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Field, Hartry
 
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Laws III 59
Laws / Physics / scalar quantities / scalar / temperature / Field: physical laws for scalar variables are often formulated as laws on a scalar T, that maps the quadruple of real numbers (space-time localization) to real numbers (e.g. temperature) - function T: (scalar) then has the form T = y  ° f - 1. several space points mapped to a point on the scale - f -1: inverse of the function: (archetype instead of image): because it is processed twice: the second time backwards) - f (x): x coordinates of in space - f -1 (x): images of the coordinates on the line R).

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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