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Goodman, Nelson
 
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Measurements II VI Preface (Putnam)
... If we use such a tool, we can tell if something is grue or not, without knowing the time, by looking up whether the lamp is on. Critics might argue that the instrument actually measures the time: but in a certain understanding each measuring instrument that contains internal moving parts and depends on these movements, contains an internal clock.
III 220
Because what is displayed or measured, is never articulated (articulated: the opposite of tight).

G I
N. Goodman
Weisen der Welterzeugung Frankfurt 1984

G II
N. Goodman
Tatsache Fiktion Voraussage Frankfurt 1988

G III
N. Goodman
Sprachen der Kunst Frankfurt 1997

G IV
N. Goodman/K. Elgin
Revisionen Frankfurt 1989


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