Structural Realism

[Revised entry by James Ladyman on January 10, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Structural realism is considered by many realists and antirealists alike as the most defensible form of
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[Revised entry by James Ladyman on January 10, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Structural realism is considered by many realists and antirealists alike as the most defensible form of scientific realism. There are now many forms of structural realism and an extensive literature about them. There are interesting connections with debates in metaphysics, philosophy of physics and philosophy of mathematics. This entry is intended to be a comprehensive survey of the field....

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