Are you a scientific realist or an instrumentalist?
- September 5, 2018
- Kyle Stanford, logic and philosophy of science, via Patheos Blogs, Sep. 5, 2018
One of the essays, by University of California at Irvine philosopher P. Kyle Stanford, concerns the different ways scientific theories, and theory itself, is interpreted. In “Reading Nature,” Stanford investigates the development of two opposing approaches to science: realism and instrumentalism.
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