Martin Kusch (Vienna): A Philosophical Introduction to Scientific Realism

Donnerstag, 08. März 2018 16:00

Ort: Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG

This talk will give a general introduction to debates over scientific realism. It will cover the main ingredients and variants of scientific realism -- including the distinction between entity realism and structural realism -- and discuss some standard arguments for and against these ingredients and variants.

This talk is part of a Lecture series on foundations of physics: scientific realism (260020 VO, 2.5 ECTS, ufind.univie.ac.at/en/course.html) organised by the students of natural science of the University of Vienna (see naturwissenschaftscafe.wordpress.com)

Location:

Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG

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