Michaela Massimi: Perspectival Realism
8 November 2013, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
In her talk, Massimi will review the problems and prospects of scientific perspectivism. Scientific perspectivism has been advocated as a philosophical view that can account for the use of incompatible models in science, and as a middle ground between scientific realism and relativism.
Michela Massimi is a senior lecturer in Philosophy of Science in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. She works primarily on philosophy of science, Kant, and the intersection between contemporary philosophical problems and historical and contemporary scientific practice.
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