Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Observation sentence also protocol sentence or basis sentence: Description of a sensually perceived event. Observation sentences are not irreversible and not independent of theories because of the vocabulary used in them.
 
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Field, Hartry
 
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Observation Sentences I 264
Observation sentences / Field: include mathematical entities! - I 265 we have no means for a non-modal and non-Platonic formulation of observation sentences.

Fie I
H. Field
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989

Fie II
H. Field
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001

Fie III
H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-29