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    • The Empirical Stance

    • The Terry Lectures Series
    • By: Bas C. van Fraassen
    • Narrated by: Thomas M. Perkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What is empiricism and what could it be? Bas C. van Fraassen, one of the world's foremost contributors to philosophical logic and the philosophy of science, here undertakes a fresh consideration of these questions and offers a program for renewal of the empiricist tradition. The empiricist tradition is not and could not be defined by common doctrines, but embodies a certain stance in philosophy, van Fraassen says. This stance is displayed first of all in a searing, recurrent critique of metaphysics.

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    • By Berel Dov Lerner on 04-20-17

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