Peacocke, Creation and the World of Science, 21-22. His exact phrase at that time was a
"skeptical and qualified realism" and he attributes the term "critical realism"
to Barbour, Myths, Models and Paradigms
Note 38 includes helpful references to the discussion in philosophy of
science at the time. In earlier
writings Peacocke adopts a realist perspective, though without a detailed
discussion. See A. R. Peacocke, Science
and the Christian Experiment (London: Oxford University Press, 1971).
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