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  • The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series
  • Bas C. Van Fraassen
  • English
  • 23 December 2019
  • 9780300103069

3 thoughts on “The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series

  1. says:

    This is an important work in the philosophy of science one that most scientists and philosophers should read Science itself built on

  2. says:

    Basically Van Fraassen is extremely skeptical of science and research results However he is not nearly as skeptical of Christianity His arguments in favor of empiricism as he calls it would seem to if genuinely applied to Christianity make it utterly pointless to believe in such a religion The book honestly reminded me of Christian books like The Reason for God where they try to loosen your confidence in science's importance and naturali

  3. says:

    I don't agree with some of his ideas but he has some good insight into empiricism and a very helpful analysis of the fuzziness of the concept of material

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The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series

Hilosophical problems of scientific and conceptual revolutions and on the not unrelated ruptures between religious and secular ways of seeing or conceiving of ourselves He explores what it is to be or not be secular and points the way toward a new relationship between secularism and science within philosop.

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Could not be defined by common doctrines but embodies a certain stance in philosophy van Fraassen says This stance is displayed first of all in a searing recurrent critiue of metaphysics and second in a focus on experience that reuires a voluntarist view of belief and opinion Van Fraassen focuses on the p.

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What is empiricism and what could it be Bas C van Fraassen one of the world’s foremost contributors to philosophical logic and the philosophy of science here undertakes a fresh consideration of these uestions and offers a program for renewal of the empiricist tradition The empiricist tradition is not and.

About the Author: Bas C. Van Fraassen

Bastiaan Cornelis van Fraassen is a Dutch American philosopher noted for his seminal contributions to philosophy of science He is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University and the McCosh Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Princeton University