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Observation language: a language that does not use any terms of a theory and therefore would be neutral, is taken to be impossible by most authors. See also experiments, theoretical terms, theoretical entities, theories, descriptions.
 
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Fraassen, Bas
 
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Observation Language I 56
Phenomenon / Fraassen: are preserved by being shown to be fragments of a larger unit - Vsobservation language: you can not describe phenomena apart from the rest of the world

Fr I
B. van Fraassen
The Scientific Image Oxford 1980


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-25