The World as We Find It

Philip Kitcher

in Science, Truth, and Democracy

Published in print December 2001 | ISBN: 9780195145830
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833344 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Science

 The World as We Find It

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Provides a defence of a modest realism, arguing for the possibility that we can accurately represent some features of the world around us.

Keywords: modest realism; realism; scientific truth

Chapter.  8786 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Science

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