3. Fresnel’s Theory of Light and the Luminiferous Ether (under construction)

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LITERATURE 

Lyons, T. D. (2002): ‘Scientific Realism and the Pessimistic Meta-Modus Tollens’, in S. Clarke and T. D. Lyons (eds), Recent Themes in the Philosophy of Science: Scientific Realism and Commonsense, Dordrecht: Kluwer, pp.63–90.

Saatsi, Juha. (2005): 'Reconsidering the Fresnel-Maxwell Theory Shift: How the Realist can have her Cake and EAT it Too', Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 36(3), pp.509-538.

Worall, J. (1994): 'How to Remain (Reasonably) Optimistic: Scientific Realism and the "Luminiferous Ether"', PSA 1994, pp.334-342.

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