Katalog GES

Muller's Critique of the Argument for Aim-Oriented Empiricism

For over 30 years I have argued that we need to construe science as accepting a metaphysical proposition concerning the comprehensibility of the universe. In a recent paper, Fred Muller criticizes this argument, and its implication that Bas van Fraassen's constructive empiricism is untenable. In... Full description

1st Person: Maxwell, Nicholas
Source: in Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie Vol. 40, No. 1 (2009), p. 103-114
More Articles
Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2009
Keywords: Standard empiricism
Constructive empiricism
Aim-oriented empiricism
ad hoc theories
Scientific realism
F. A. Muller
B. C. van Fraassen
Online: Volltext
  Search for full text



Similar Items

Cannot find similar records

Library Services

Search Options

Quick links