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Title: Il migliore dei naturalismi possibili
Authors: De Caro, Mario
Voltolini, Alberto
Keywords: naturalism
ontology
explanation
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Citation: Mario De Caro, Alberto Voltolini, "Il migliore dei naturalismi possibili", in: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics, XI (2009) 2, pp. 179-191.
Series/Report no.: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics
XI (2009) 2
Abstract: In this paper, we first set out three requirements that each e-theory – a theory whose task is to explain data – must fulfill in order to be one such good theory: i) an ontological requirement, i.e. adequate simplicity, ii) a methological requirement, i.e. plurality of research procedures, iii) an epistemological requirement, i.e. compatibility with the best available epistemical procedures. Moreover, we will claim that from the metaphilosophical point of view, unlike scientific naturalism on the one hand and supernaturalism on the other, liberal naturalism is the only philosophical approach capable of fulfilling all such requirements.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10077/5167
ISSN: 1825-5167
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