Troubles with Theoretical Virtues: Resisting Theoretical Utility Arguments in Metaphysics

Bueno, O and Shalkowski, SA (2019) Troubles with Theoretical Virtues: Resisting Theoretical Utility Arguments in Metaphysics. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. ISSN 0031-8205

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Authors/Creators:
  • Bueno, O
  • Shalkowski, SA
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2019 Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, LLC. This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Bueno, O. and Shalkowski, S. A. (2019), Troubles with Theoretical Virtues: Resisting Theoretical Utility Arguments in Metaphysics. Philos Phenomenol Res., which has been published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1111/phpr.12597. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Keywords: theoretical utility; consistency; coherence; explanatory power; indispensability; inference to the best explanation; truth
Dates:
  • Accepted: 19 March 2019
  • Published (online): 16 May 2019
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures (Leeds) > School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science (Leeds) > School of Philosophy (Leeds)
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British AcademySG163177
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2019 17:34
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2019 11:43
Status: Published online
Publisher: Wiley
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1111/phpr.12597

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