Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Philosophy of Science MattersThe Philosophy of Peter Achinstein$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Gregory J. Morgan

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199738625

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738625.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 17 January 2021

What's So Great about an Objective Concept of Evidence?

What's So Great about an Objective Concept of Evidence?

(p.124) 10 What's So Great about an Objective Concept of Evidence?
Philosophy of Science Matters

Helen Longino

Oxford University Press

This essay argues (1) that Achinstein's objective account of evidence does have some utility for scientists, but (2) that it requires supplementation to achieve that utility, and (3) that the philosophical claims (in which this chapter is interested) are not really supported by the analysis.

Keywords:   evidence, contextualism, objective concept

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .