HPS100H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Classical Mechanics, Phlogiston Theory, Aristotelian Physics


Department
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
Course Code
HPS100H1
Professor
Hakob Barseghyan
Lecture
5

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HPS100 Lecture 5
Intro: 


Question: 

  
!"#
 
 
Scientic Realism vs Instrumentalism (Scientic Anti-Realism)

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Scientic Realism comes in two basic !avors
 $%&


 '

 $()
(

oProblems of structural realism:
o*!%&+
,
'-
o*!%.+



Conclusion%
,/
0 *%'


 '
)

oProblems of entity realism:
o*!%+
,


o*!%11
,
!!
2
!
Conclusion:*3/

Summary of Conclusion: 4
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$$ 3%&

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