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    An Examination of Some Aspects of Howard Stein's Work
    Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 66 1-13. 2019.
    Some understand Stein’s “Yes, but…” as an entry in the realism—instrumentalism debate (RID) itself, albeit one dissatisfied with then-extant positions. In this paper, however, I argue the opposite: Stein’s conception of science and his approach to its history and philosophy actually preclude the RID. First, I characterize Stein as persistently attending to his own historical and philosophical methods. I then describe his conception of science as both a dialectic and an enterprise, and I draw fro…Read more