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The Semantic View of Theories , Scientific Structuralism and Structural Realism A Minimal Construal of Scientific Structuralism

@inproceedings{Brading2005TheSV,
  title={The Semantic View of Theories , Scientific Structuralism and Structural Realism A Minimal Construal of Scientific Structuralism},
  author={K. Brading and E. Landry},
  year={2005}
}
The focus of this paper is the recent revival of interest in structuralist approaches to science and, in particular, the structural realist position in philosophy of science. The challenge facing scientific structuralists is three-fold: i) to characterize scientific theories in ‘structural’ terms, and to use this characterization ii) to establish a theory-world connection (including an explanation of applicability) and iii) to address the relationship of ‘structural continuity’ between… Expand
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