Scientific representation begins with an inquiry into the nature of representation in general drawing on such diverse sources as platos dialogues the development of perspectival drawing in the renaissance and the geometric styles of modelling in modern physics. Scientific representation paradoxes of perspective bas c van fraassen a highly original investigation of a fascinating topic a major new work from one of todays leading philosophers. Scientific representation paradoxes of perspective bas c van fraassen scientific representation paradoxes of perspective analysis volume 70 issue 3 1 july 2010 and the role of indexical judgement centre stage in the analysis of scientific representation 2 the problem of coordination. Bas c van fraassen scientific representation paradoxes of perspective oxford university press 2008 408pp 5000 hbk isbn 9780199278220 reviewed by gabriele contessa carleton university most philosophers of science today seem to agree on two points the first is that scientific models . Get this from a library scientific representation paradoxes of perspective bas c van fraassen the author presents an original exploration of how we represent the world he investigates the nature of representation in both science and art defends a distinctive position in contemporary
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