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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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Kuhn, Thomas
 
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Observation Language I 138
Observation Language/Kuhn: Might even be developed - not all logical and not perception-related expressions would have to be eliminated - what comes out of this would be a language that conceals a wealth of expectations as to nature.
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II 508
Theory/Science/Comparison/Progress/Observation Language/Kuhn: Comparability of theories would require a neutral observation language. - It does not exist, however. - >Incommensurability.

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Th. Kuhn
Die Struktur wissenschaftlicher Revolutionen Frankfurt 1973


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-24