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PENN, Willian. Pure process realism. Manuscrito: Revista Internacional de Filosofia, Campinas, SP, v. 47, n. 1, p. e2023–0051, 2024. Disponível em: Acesso em: 23 jun. 2024.


Descrevo as principais características do realismo puro do processo - realismo sobre os processos que são identificados pela dinâmica experimental estruturada por modelos científicos - mostrando que a visão atende aos critérios do realismo científico. Defendo que o realismo de processo resolve muitas das preocupações dos antirrealistas, incluindo os problemas de idealização, subdeterminação, contextualidade, multiplicidade e a meta-indução pessimista. Mostro essa resolução no contexto de um modelo polêmico da física: o modelo de Bohr do átomo. Em seguida, generalizo essa discussão para uma coleção de conclusões e restrições sobre o realismo de processo como uma visão, a fim de distingui-lo ainda mais do realismo ortodoxo, paradigmático de substância ou de coisa. Portanto, o realismo de processo puro é demonstrado como uma forma de realismo compatível com o empirismo.

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