Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Dimension: an entity, about which it can be stated, whether a change has taken place or could take place, for example, a displacement of an object along a single axis. In physics, e.g. degrees of freedom.
 
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Poincaré, H.
 
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Dimensions Pinker I 323
Dimensions/Poincaré: depends on the divisibility by an object - find an object with which you can break down the structure, count the dimensions of the divider and add 1 - Example: A path can be partitioned by a point, so it has a dimension, the point cannot be partitioned, area divided through line, body divided through surface etc.

Pi I
St. Pinker
Wie das Denken im Kopf entsteht München 1998


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-29