Received view of theories

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The received view of theories is a position in the [[philosophy of Science . Recently, the received view of theories has been displaced by the semantic view of theories as the dominant position in theory formulation in the philosophy of Science.[1][2][3]


  1. Suppe, Frederick (1998). "Understanding Scientific Theories: An Assessment of Developments, 1969-1998". Philosophy of Science 67: S102–S115. doi:10.1086/392812. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  2. Halvorson, Hans (2012). "What Scientific Theories Could Not Be". Philosophy of Science 79 (2): 183–206. doi:10.1086/664745. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  3. Frigg, Roman (2006). "Scientific Representation and the Semantic View of Theories". Theoria (The University of Chicago Press) 55 (2): 183–206. Retrieved 14 February 2013.