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Bas van Fraassen

The Fortunes of Empiricism (Munstersche Vorlesungen Zur Philosophie)

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Published by Ontos Verlag .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Movements - General,
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAndreas Berg-Hildebrand (Editor), Christian Suhm (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9028994M
    ISBN 103938793147
    ISBN 109783938793145


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Bas van Fraassen is McCosh Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University. His research interests straddle philosophical logic and philosophy of science, with special interests in empiricism, (anti-)realism, probability, foundations of relativity and quantum physics, and philosophy of by: Bas C.

van Fraassen, one of the worlds foremost contributors to philosophical logic and the philosophy of science, here undertakes a fresh consideration of these questions and offers a program for renewal of the empiricist tradition/5.

Bas C. van Fraassen is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University and the McCosh Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Princeton University.

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To tackle the first problem, van Fraassen takes his clue from art and the notion of perspective which he submits to detailed scrutiny. Bas van Fraassen. San Francisco State University, Princeton University.

Verified email at - Homepage. Essays on realism and empiricism, with a reply from Bas C BC Van Fraassen. Exact Philosophy, Book review Bas C. Van Fraassen: The Empirical Stance. Yale University Press, New Haven and London,xv+p. Leon Horsten University of Leuven [email protected] July 9, This book developed out of five lectures that its author gave at Yale Univer-sity and some other institutions (Princeton University, Universit´e.

Bas van Fraassen, Princeton University and San Francisco State University April 4, Visit the Rotman website for more information on applications. The Scientific Image by Bas C. van Fraassen,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(94).

The aim of The Scientific Image is to develop an empiricist alternative to both logical positivism and scientific realism. Against positivism, the author insists on a literal interpretation of the language of science, and on an irreducibly pragmatic dimension of theory acceptance. Againstrealism he argues that the central aim of science is empirical adequacy, and that the only belief involved 4/5(3).

Bastiaan Cornelius Van Fraassen Bas van Fraassen was born in Goes, the Netherlands, on April 4,and with his family, emigrated to Canada in Bas received his B.A.

in philosophy from the University of Alberta in Bas C. van Fraassen presents an original exploration of how we represent the world. Science represents natural phenomena by means of theories, as well as in many concrete ways by such means as pictures, graphs, table-top models, and computer simulations.

Bas Van Fraassen, Scientific Representation, Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp. Xiv + Scientific Representation is the latest stage in Bas Van Fraassen’s sustained and profound defence of empiricism against scientific realism over the years. It is a long and demanding book.

Bas C. van Fraassen, one of the world's foremost contributors to philosophical logic and the philosophy of science, here undertakes a fresh consideration of these questions and offers a program for renewal of the empiricist tradition.

Bas van Fraassen rejects the current trend in philosophy of science toward scientific realism. In this book, he advocates something he calls constructive empiricism as an alternative; his constructive empiricism has a neo-positivist feel to it, but the development of his own position is not the most interesting aspect of this book/5(7).

Bas C. van Fraassen presents an original exploration of how we represent the world. Science represents natural phenomena by means of theories, as well as in many concrete ways by such means as pictures, graphs, table-top models, and computer Brand: Oxford University Press.

Keynote talk by Bas van Fraassen, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University, given at the beginning of the 10th International Quantum Interaction Conference in. This book analyzes Bas van Fraassen’s characterization of representation and models in science.

In this regard, it presents the philosophical coordinates of his approach and pays attention to his structural empiricism as a framework for his views on scientific representations and models. These are. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time and Space, Random House, New York Spanish Translation, Barcelona (Editorial Labor, S.A.), tr.

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Bas van Fraassen gives a survey of the development of the area, and Charles Daniels points to difficulties with definite descriptions in modal contexts and stories. Peter Woodruff addresses the relation between free logic and supervaluation semantics, presenting a novel condition which recovers desirable metatheoretic properties for free logic.

Bas C. van Fraassen Curriculum Vitae McCosh Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, Princeton University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, San Francisco State University Contact via ResearchGate or e-mail [email protected] This is not a CV properly speaking, but a sort of informal equivalent.

In his latest book Scientific representation: Paradoxes of Perspective, Bas van Fraassen does not rest satisfied with the merit of addressing these daunting – yet central – philosophical problems head-on, but he also offers exciting and carefully argued solutions to them.

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and a great selection of similar New, Used and 4/5(90). Read this book on Questia. After introducing the empiricist point of view in philosophy of science, and the concepts and methods of the semantic approach to scientific theories, van Fraassen discusses quantum theory in three stages.Bas C.

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Scientific Realism and Constructive Empiricism What is scientific realism? According to van Fraassen, “Science aims to give us, in its theories, a literally true story of what the world is like; and acceptance of a scientific theory involves the belief that it is true.

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