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While it wasn't exactly well-written (I felt that the brilliant Bas Van Fraassen could be more concise), he makes such incredible points that it doesn't matter. Plod through this book at all costs. It ... Read full review
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van Fraassen's Scientific Image is one of the most difficult and engaging pieces of philosophy I've read in recent memory. It provides, at once, a compelling argument for empiricism and, in its ... Read full review
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