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Essays on Realism and Rationalism, Musgrave, Alan
Author Name:    Musgrave, Alan

Title:   Essays on Realism and Rationalism

Binding:   Softcover

Book Condition:   Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:   Amsterdam Rodopi (1999)

ISBN Number:   9042004185 / 9789042004184

Seller ID:   18349

No signatures. A price sticker on rear cover. ; [xiv], 367 pages. Page dimensions: 220 x 148mm. Illustration of Karl Popper on front cover. Philosophy, philosophy of science, epistemology. Alan Musgrave was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Otago, New Zealand. "This volume contains sixteen papers defending a version of realism (critical realism) and a version of rationalism (critical rationalism). All of the papers have been published previously. All of the papers have been revised for the present volume, chiefly to correct minor errors and to eliminate overlaps between them." - from the author's Preface. Chapter titles include: The Myth of Astronomical Instrumentalism; The Ultimate Argument for Scientific Realism; Wittgensteinian Instrumentalism; Realism Versus Constructive Empiricism; The T-Scheme Plus Epistemic Truth Equals Idealism; Logical versus Histotical Theories of Confirmation; Facts and Values in Science Studies; Critical Rationalism. ; Series in the Philosophy of Karl R. Popper and Critical Rationalism. Volume XII.


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