Science as Representation : Flouting the Criteria Bas

  • C. van Fraassen
  • Published 2005

Abstract

Criteria of adequacy for scientific representation of the phenomena pertain to accuracy and truth. But that representation is selective and may require distortion even in the selected parameters; this point is intimately connected with the fact that representation is intentional, and its adequacy relative to its particular purpose. Since observation and… (More)

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