|Observation: detecting characteristics and behavior of objects by whatsoever contact with the object unlike conclusions from past processes or assumeded or imperceptible parts or hidden parameters. See also hidden variable, observation language, theories.|
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Non-inferential/Observation: E.g. bubble chamber/Physicist: this report depends on collateral beliefs, does not show that they are conclusions themselves.
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000
Begründen und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001