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Understanding perspectivism : scientific challenges and methodological prospects

Author: Michela Massimi; Casey D McCoy
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2020. ©2020
Series: Routledge studies in the philosophy of science.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michela Massimi; Casey D McCoy
ISBN: 9781138503069 1138503061
OCLC Number: 1090279567
Description: viii, 200 pages 24 cm.
Contents: IntroductionMichela Massimi and Casey D. McCoyChapter 1. Pragmatism, Perspectivism, and the Historicity of Science Hasok ChangChapter 2. Explanation, interdisciplinarity, and perspectives Melinda Bonnie FaganChapter 3. What is Perspectivism, and Does it Count as Realism? Paul TellerChapter 4. Realism and Explanatory Perspectives Juha SaatsiChapter 5. Universality and the Problem of Inconsistent Models Collin RiceChapter 6. Representationalism in Measurement Theory. Structuralism or Perspectivalism? Johanna E. WolffChapter 7. Safe-and-substantive perspectivism David DanksChapter 8. Charting the Heraclitean Brain: Perspectivism and Simplification in Models of the Motor Cortex Mazviita ChirimuutaChapter 9. Cancer Modeling: the Advantages and Limitations of Multiple Perspectives Anya PlutynskiChapter 10. Perspectives, Representation, and Integration Sandra D. Mitchell
Series Title: Routledge studies in the philosophy of science.
Responsibility: edited by Michela Massimi and Casey D. McCoy.

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