@misc{cogprints4619, month = {November}, title = {A " RIP VAN WINKLE HYPOTHESIS " TO RESOLVE THE REALISM - ANTIREALISM DEBATE}, author = {Dr. Afsar Abbas}, year = {2005}, keywords = {realism, antrealism, no-miracles agument}, url = {http://cogprints.org/4619/}, abstract = { The intensity of debate between the realists and antirealists shows no sign of abating. Here a new hypothesis is proposed to resolve the issue. The requirement of consistency and continuity are built-in in the methodology of this hypothesis. This new hypothesis supports realism. } }