Contemporary Scientific Realism and the Challenge from the History of Science | University of Oxford

Contemporary Scientific Realism and the Challenge from the History of Science

Event date
24 Nov 2018 to 25 Nov 2018
Event time
0:00 - 0:00
Venue
1 Wellington Square
Oxford
OX1 2JA
Event type
Courses and workshops
Event cost
£77.50
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required
Scientific realists claim that science seeks the truth. But other philosophers reject this. Both sides draw on historical examples to support their claims. But scientists have often been radically mistaken. Does this challenge the realist claim?

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