Sehen, Sichtbarkeit und empirische Forschung

@article{Schickore1999SehenSU,
  title={Sehen, Sichtbarkeit und empirische Forschung},
  author={Jutta Schickore},
  journal={Journal for General Philosophy of Science},
  year={1999},
  volume={30},
  pages={273-287}
}
  • J. Schickore
  • Published 1 December 1999
  • Physics
  • Journal for General Philosophy of Science
Vision, Visibility, and Empirical Research. In general, natural scientists use the concept of observation in a liberal way: they talk of observing electrons, DNA, or distant quasars. Several philosophers of science have recently argued for a similar use of the concept of observation: they have claimed that the important aspects of scientific research can only be properly reconstructed in accordance with how this term is actually used in science. With reference to an example from astronomy, I… 

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