Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Duhem, Pierre
 
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Signs I 198
Sign/Symbol/Fact/Duhem: There can be a connection between an abstract symbol and a concrete fact, but never perfect equality.
E.g. "This wire is flowed through by a current of so and so much amps" does not express a single fact but an immense number of possible facts.

Duh I
P. Duhem
Ziel und Struktur der physikalischen Theorien Hamburg 1998


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-30