A new twist to the No Miracles Argument for the success of science

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J. D. Trout has recently developed a new defense of scientific realism, a new version of the No Miracles Argument. I critically evaluate Trout's novel defense of realism. I argue that Trout's argument for scientific realism and the related explanation for the success of science are self-defeating. In the process of arguing against the traditional realist strategies for explaining the success of science, he inadvertently undermines his own argument.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftStudies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A
Vol/bind69
Sider (fra-til)86-89
Antal sider4
ISSN0039-3681
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StatusUdgivet - jun. 2018

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