Realism and Representation: Essays on the Problem of Realism in Relation to Science, Literature, and Culture

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Among the questions in contemporary cultural debate, crossing the disciplines from literature to philosophy to the history of science and the social sciences, are those concerned with realism. Is there a knowable reality? This is no mere abstract and theoretical issue; the current cultural wars surround it. The questions of realism, representation and reference are at the intellectual route of contentions within the academy about what is knowable, what are the methods by which knowledge is ever absolute or always to be ...

Realism and Representation: Essays on the Problem of Realism in Relation to Science, Literature, and Culture 1993, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299136345

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Realism and Representation: Essays on the Problem of Realism in Relation to Science, Literature, and Culture 1993, University of Wisconsin Press

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