Table of contents for Representing and intervening : introductory topics in the philosophy of natural science / Ian Hacking.


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Analytical table of contents
Preface
Introduction: rationality
Part I. Representing: 1. What is scientific realism?
2. Building and causing
3. Positivism
4. Pragmatism
5. Incommensurability
6. Reference
7. Internal realism
8. A surrogate for truth
Part II. Intervening: 9. Experiment
10. Observation
11. Microscopes
12. Speculation, calculation, models, approximations
13. The creation of phenomena
14. Measurement
15. Baconian topics
16. Experimentation and scientific realism
Further reading
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Science Philosophy