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Realism & antirealism

Author: William P Alston
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2002.
Series: Cornell paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout the past century, a debate has raged over the thesis of realism and its alternatives. In this volume of original essays, a group of philosophers explores the ongoing controversy.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Realism & antirealism.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606911162
Online version:
Realism & antirealism.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)609036620
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William P Alston
ISBN: 0801440289 9780801440281 0801487900 9780801487903
OCLC Number: 50034804
Description: viii, 303 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Realism, antirealism, and common sense / Caleb Miller --
Realism and irrealism: a dialogue / Mark S. McLeod --
Dividing the world into objects / Andrew Cortens --
Pluralism, metaphysical realism, and ultimate reality / Michael P. Lynch --
The God's I point of view / Michael J. Murray --
What metaphysical realism is not / William P. Alston --
On the metaphysical implications of alethic realism / Ren ̌van Woudenberg --
Why god is not a semantic realist / David Leech Anderson --
Cooperative, coordinative, and coercive epistemologies / Christopher Tollefsen --
"In your light, we see light": the continuing viability of a Christocentric epistemology / Laura A. Smit --
Thomism with a realist face: a response to Hilary Putnam / Gavin T. Colvert --
Realist reference to God: analogy or univocity? / Philip A. Rolnick --
Van Fraassen's constructive empiricist philosophy of science and religious belief: prospects for a unified epistemology / Anne L. Hiskes --
Truth in fiction: the whole story / Frances Howard-Snyder --
Fiction as a kind of philosophy / Kelly James Clark.
Series Title: Cornell paperbacks.
Other Titles: Realism and antirealism
Responsibility: edited by William P. Alston.

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