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Realism, Convergence, and Additivity

Cory Juhl and Kevin T. Kelly
PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association
Vol. 1994, Volume One: Contributed Papers (1994), pp. 181-189
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/193023
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Realism, Convergence, and Additivity
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Abstract

In this paper, we argue for the centrality of countable additivity to realist claims about the convergence of science to the truth. In particular, we show how classical sceptical arguments can be revived when countable additivity is dropped.

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