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|Natural Constants||III 43
Constants of nature / causation / explanation / Field: it only seems as if we needed real numbers to explain E.g. the lunar orbit. - But numbers have no causal role. (> Extrinsic explanation) - The constant of nature plays a very different role in the explanation than e.g. an electron. - the synthetic theory explains the equivalence of extrinsic and intrinsic explanation.
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980