Empirical Adequacy and Ramsification

@inproceedings{Ketland2003EmpiricalAA,
  title={Empirical Adequacy and Ramsification},
  author={Jeffrey Ketland},
  year={2003}
}
Structural realism has been proposed as an epistemological position interpolating between realism and sceptical anti-realism about scientific theories. The structural realist who accepts a scientific theory Θ thinks that Θ is empirically correct, and furthermore is a realist about the ‘structural content’ of Θ. But what exactly is ‘structural content’? One proposal is that the ‘structural content’ of a scientific theory may be associated with its Ramsey sentence R(Θ). However, Demopoulos and… CONTINUE READING
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