Seeing is Not Necessarily Believing

  • Peter TruranEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Philosophy book series (BRIEFSPHILOSOPH)


The instruments we use to test our hypotheses themselves embody hypotheses, and consequently they embody the uncertainties that are an integral element of all hypotheses. We need also be aware of the theoretical constraints that are embodied within the devices we use to make our measurements and observations of the world.


Psychometric Test Theoretical Constraint Playing Card Visual Capability Spring Scale 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for the Philosophy of ScienceUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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