Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Hacking, Ian
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Seeing I 309 ff
View / Microscope / Hacking: diffraction instead of refraction, therefore, not a "real vision" (resolution into two separate images) - no real dioptric images! - I 314 else: Telescope: genuine vision - I 317 microscope: stronger interaction (coloring, etc.) - I 318 but you do not need a theory to use a microscope, just to build it - I 334 we need biochemistry to use our microscope - 346 / Microscope: no seeing - nevertheless not begging, we are convinced that the structures are in place - I 437 elimination of faults is no improvement in the theory
I 324
View /vision/ seeing/ theory / explanation / hacking: what you see is best explained by Fourier analysis - but you do not need the explanation to see.

Hack I
I. Hacking
Einf├╝hrung in die Philosophie der Naturwissenschaften Stuttgart 1996

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-31