Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Instrumentalism, science theory: the assumption that theories are useful tools for achieving goals. It is therefore secondary whether these theories are true. When comparing theories, truth ultimately plays the decisive role.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Fraassen, Bas Instrumentalism   Fraassen, Bas
Genz, H. Instrumentalism   Genz, H.
Peacocke, Christopher Instrumentalism   Peacocke, Christopher

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-21