Paul Ernst
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Would that classify him as a non realist with respect to scientific truth? Paul Ernst

Gal gilboa Scientific discourse is meaningless to true or false. Field of science discourse refers to confirmation or refutation only.
Cyrille I agree with Gal gilboa.
I would simply add that his approach is close to sociologic constructivism, which means that he tries to understand the social and psychological mecanisms of scientific research.
Other than that, I would classify his relation to science as an instrumental one. Scientific "truths" are only good as long as they serve us well, an instrument of some sort. When a new paradigm emerges, it's because it is a more useful instrument to understand the world.

There's no truth to be found in science.
Mitchell Barrington The answer, unequivocally, is that he is an anti-realist. The entire book attacks the conception of science as cumulative or progressive, and he does not believe that verisimilitude (the idea of being closer or further from the truth) is even a coherent concept.
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