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Evidence, explanation, and realism

essays in the philosophy of science

by Peter Achinstein

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementPeter Achinstein
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ175 .A263 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 331 p. ;
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24476363M
ISBN 100199735255
ISBN 109780199735259
LC Control Number2009029404
OCLC/WorldCa428823337

Realism has dominated the academic study of international relations since the end of World War ts claim to offer both the most accurate explanation of state behaviour and a set of policy prescriptions (notably the balance of power between states) for ameliorating the inherent destabilizing elements of international affairs. Realism (including neorealism) focuses on abiding patterns of.


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