The Realist Predicament with Evolutionary Epistemology

Persian Journal for the Methodology of Social Sciences and Humanities 21 (82):171-193 (2015)
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Abstract

Evolutionary epistemology seems to have difficulties with the realistic approach towards science. The present article suggests that, unlike the jusificationist approaches, critical rationalism, due to its distinctive conception of rationality, objectivity, and the role of truth in scientific activity, provides the required capacity for the compatibility of the realist perspective and evolutionary epistemology.

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Alireza Mansouri
Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies

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