The Metaphysics of Scientific Realism 9780773594760

A defining work on the scientific chacterization of reality.

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The Metaphysics of Scientific Realism
 9780773594760

Table of contents :
Cover
Title
Copyright
Dedication
Contents
Preface
Introduction
1. Science and metaphysics
2. The ontology of scientific realism
3. Essentialist realism
4. Quantum mechanical realism
5. Causal powers and categorical dimensions
6. Realism as first philosophy
7. Realism in ethics
Bibliography
Index

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