Images of Empiricism: Essays on Science and Stances, with a Reply from Bas C. Van Fraassen. Mind Association Occasional Series.

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Thirteen specially written essays discuss topics from the work of Bas van Fraassen, one of the most important contemporary philosophers of science. The central and unifying theme of the volume is empiricism, an approach which van Fraassen developed most fully in The Scientific Image and The Empirical Stance. Thirteen of the world's leading experts in the field examine van Fraassen's defence of scientific anti-realism (which he sees as a core tenet of empiricism), as well as his claim that adopting a philosophical position ...

Images of Empiricism: Essays on Science and Stances, with a Reply from Bas C. Van Fraassen 2008, OUP UK, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199218844

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