In this sequel to the highly acclaimed Scientific Realism: How Science Tracks Truth, Psillos discusses recent developments in scientific realism and explores realist theses and commitments. He examines the structuralist turn in the philosophy of science and offers a framework within which inference to the best explanation can be defended.
Stathis Psillos is Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Athens, Greece. He is the author of Scientific Realism: How Science Tracks Truth (1999), Causation and Explanation (2002) and Philosophy of Science A-Z (2007). He edited with Martin Curd The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science (2008). He has published over sixty articles in various areas in the philosophy of science. In 2007, he was elected President of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA).