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Scientific realism and human emancipation

Author: Roy Bhaskar
Publisher: London : Verso, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book starts from an assessment of the impasse of contemporary philosophy of science which stems from an incomplete critique of positivism. It then proceeds to a systematic exposition of scientific realism in the form of transcendental realism. This highlights a conception of science as explanatory of a structured differentiated and changing world.
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Bhaskar, Roy, 1944-
Scientific realism and human emancipation.
London : Verso, 1986
(OCoLC)624509641
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Bhaskar
ISBN: 0860911438 9780860911432 086091853X 9780860918530
OCLC Number: 15235267
Notes: Spine title: Scientific realism & human emancipation.
Description: 308 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Scientific realism & human emancipation
Responsibility: Roy Bhaskar.

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This book starts from an assessment of the impasse of contemporary philosophy of science which stems from an incomplete critique of positivism. It then proceeds to a systematic exposition of scientific realism in the form of transcendental realism. This highlights a conception of science as explanatory of a structured differentiated and changing world.

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