Bas van Fraassen’s Approach to Representation and Models in by Wenceslao J. Gonzalez

By Wenceslao J. Gonzalez

This e-book analyzes Bas van Fraassen’s characterization of illustration and types in technology. during this regard, it offers the philosophical coordinates of his process and will pay realization to his structural empiricism as a framework for his perspectives on clinical representations and versions. those are built right here via new contributions made via van Fraassen. furthermore, there are analyses of the relation among types and truth in his method, the place the complexity of this belief is taken into account intimately. additionally, there's an exam of clinical rationalization and epistemic values judgments. This quantity features a wealth of bibliographical details on his philosophy and appropriate philosophical issues.

Bas van Fraassen is a key determine in modern philosophy of technological know-how, because the prestigious Hempel Award indicates. His perspectives on medical illustration supply new principles on the way it may be characterised, and his notion of versions exhibits a novelty that is going past different empiricists’ methods of modern instances. either elements — the characterization of medical illustration and the notion of types in technological know-how — are a part of a planned try to forge a “structural empiricism,” an alternative choice to structural realism in accordance with an elaborated model of empiricism.

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