Ok So I’m basically an Epistemological Anarchist but not entirely.
I lean strongly towards Instrumentalism. BUT I think that Eliminative Materialism goes too far.
Theory Theory rather is what I place there as a normal and natural part of how humans function. I also think the ways-of-science are currently the most fruitful approach.
Kuhn’s concept of “Normal Science” is good: that scientists do as they do, following broad consensus within their fields and that every once in a while there is a loss of consensus among normal science from which there is a paradigm shift.
But now that Paradigm Shift has become a “thing-in-itself being sought after, norms of Paradigm Shift are established.
But so long as there is method and care, progress will continue, even as the daily “Paradigm Shift” announcements grow us weary of such things as most turn out to be donkey dust.