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Duhem, Pierre
 
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Certainty I 237
Certainty/indeterminacy/Duhem: Accuracy in detail can only be attained by the physical laws by sacrificing something of the firm and absolute certainty of the laws of the ordinary mind.
There is some kind of compensation between accuracy and safety.

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


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