Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Author Item Excerpt Meta data
Cartwright, Nancy
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Reality I 202
Properties / reality / ontology / causality / Cartwright: Thesis: causality is the key to the question which properties are real. - ((s) A property must be able to be a cause or may play a causal role). Predicates / Cartwright: many predicates represent only properties in the model, characteristics which allow the derivation of real phenomenological laws.
I 203
Invariance / Cartwright: is a mathematical tool - (as well as the unitarity operator) - but rotational invariance is also an expression of a real physical characteristic - (There are more spectral lines).

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N. Cartwright
How the laws of physics lie Oxford New York 1983

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-27