Article ID: CBB001252227

Mario Bunge's Scientific Realism (2012)


Cordero, Alberto (Author)

Science and Education
Volume: 21, no. 10
Issue: 10
Pages: 1419-1435

Publication Date: 2012
Edition Details: Part of a special issue, “Mario Bunge: Evaluations of His Systematic Philosophy”
Language: English

This paper presents and comments on Mario Bunge's scientific realism. After a brief introduction in Sects. 1 and 2 outlines Bunge's conception of realism. Focusing on the case of quantum mechanics, Sect. 3 explores how his approach plays out for problematic theories. Section 4 comments on Bunge's project against the background of the current debate on realism in contemporary analytic philosophy.


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Authors & Contributors
Matthews, Michael R.
French, Steven
Barad, Karen Michelle
Shomar, Towfic
Agassi, Joseph
Mahner, Martin
Science and Education
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
Journal for General Philosophy of Science
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
Acta Baltica historiae et philosophiae scientiarum
Duke University Press
Cambridge University Press
San Diego State University
Philosophy of science
Quantum mechanics
Philosophers of science, modern
Bunge, Mario
Bohr, Niels Henrik David
Eddington, Arthur Stanley
Beck, Guido
Heisenberg, Werner
Time Periods
20th century
21st century
20th century, late
Latin America

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