On the pragmatic equivalence between representing data and phenomena

Abstract

Van Fraassen (2008) argues that data provide the target-end structures required by structuralist accounts of scientific representation. But models represent phenomena not data. Van Fraassen agrees, but argues that there is no pragmatic difference between taking a scientific model to accurately represent a physical system and accurately represent data… (More)

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