On the Preferability of Epistemic Structural Realism

@article{Morganti2004OnTP,
  title={On the Preferability of Epistemic Structural Realism},
  author={Matteo Morganti},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2004},
  volume={142},
  pages={81-107}
}
In the last decade, structural realism has been presented as the most promising strategy for developing a defensible realist view of science. Nevertheless, controversy still continues in relation to the exact meaning of the proposed structuralism. The stronger version of structural realism, the so-called ontic structural realism, has been argued for on the basis of some ideas related to quantum mechanics. In this paper, I will first outline these arguments, mainly developed by Steven French and… CONTINUE READING

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