Still resisting: replies to my critics

K. Brad Wray: Resisting scientific realism, Cambridge University Press, 2018, 224 pp., $105 HB

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Wray, K.B. Still resisting: replies to my critics. Metascience (2020) doi:10.1007/s11016-020-00490-7

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