Taking models seriously and being a linguistic realist

@article{Arroyo2022TakingMS,
  title={Taking models seriously and being a linguistic realist},
  author={Raoni Wohnrath Arroyo and Gilson Olegario da Silva},
  journal={Principia: an international journal of epistemology},
  year={2022}
}
Carnap’s conception of linguistic frameworks is widespread; however, it is not entirely clear nor consensual to pinpoint what is the influence in his stance within the traditional realist/anti-realist debate. In this paper, we place Carnap as a proponent of a scientific realist stance, by presenting what he called “linguistic realism”. Some possible criticisms are considered, and a case study is offered with wave function realism, a popular position in the philosophy of quantum mechanics. 
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