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Observation sentence also protocol sentence or basis sentence: Description of a sensually perceived event. Observation sentences are not irreversible and not independent of theories because of the vocabulary used in them.
 
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Lakatos, Imre
 
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Observation Sentences Hacking I 193
Science theory/Hacking: around 1965 it was in vogue: that there is no principle distinction between theoretical statements and observation statements. (Lakatos).

Laka I
I. Lakatos
The Methodology of Scientific Research Programmes: Volume 1: Philosophical Papers (Philosophical Papers (Cambridge)) Cambridge 1980

Hack I
I. Hacking
Einf├╝hrung in die Philosophie der Naturwissenschaften Stuttgart 1996


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-29