## Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments | |||

Axiom: principle or rule for linking elements of a theory that is not proven within the theory. It is assumed that axioms are true and evident. Adding or eliminating axioms turns a system into another system. Accordingly, more or less statements can be constructed or derived in the new system. > System. | |||

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Hacking, Ian Books on Amazon |
Axioms | I 182 Axioms/Hacking: mass ratios can be incorporated into axioms. E.g. The mass of the myon is 206,786 times the mass of the electron - HackingVsPutnam: but this cannot be reinterpreted according to Loewenheim because of a bundle of consistent calculations and many relationships to natural constants - these are experimentally confirmed, not just sentences. |
Hack I I. Hacking Einführung in die Philosophie der Naturwissenschaften Stuttgart 1996 |

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-26