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Explanation, explanatory success, and realism

Author: Mark R Webb
Publisher: 1996.
Dissertation: Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Notre Dame, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Bas C Van Fraassen; Arthur Fine; Larry Laudan; Arthur Fine; Larry Laudan; Bas C Van Fraassen
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Mark R Webb
OCLC Number: 969893113
Notes: Ernan McMullin Bequest.
Thesis directed by Ernan McMullin for the Department of Philosophy.
Reproduction Notes: A photocopy. Ann Arbor, Mich.: c UMI, d 1998. e 23 cm.
Description: v, 264 leaves ; 29 cm.
Contents: Unobservables, objectivity, and modality --
Explanatory power and the pragmatics of explanation --
Ontology : truth or consequences --
Van Fraassen and the theoretical virtues --
NOA is NO-alternative --
Metatheorem 2.
Responsibility: by Mark R. Webb.

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