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Theoretical terms: expressions for unobservable objects which are indirectly inferred by a theory from the application of its methods and which are in accordance with the rules of application of the vocabulary of the theory. See also unobservables, observation, observation language, observation theorems, Carnap conditional, Ramsey theorem, existence. _____________ Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.  
Author  Item  More concepts for author  

Fodor, Jerry  Theoretical Terms  Fodor, Jerry  
Fraassen, Bas van  Theoretical Terms  Fraassen, Bas van  
Genz, Hennig  Theoretical Terms  Genz, Hennig  
Lewis, David K.  Theoretical Terms  Lewis, David K.  
Peacocke, Christopher  Theoretical Terms  Peacocke, Christopher  
Putnam, Hilary  Theoretical Terms  Putnam, Hilary  
Quine, W.V.O.  Theoretical Terms  Quine, Willard Van Orman  
Ryle, Gilbert  Theoretical Terms  Ryle, Gilbert  
Schiffer, Stephen  Theoretical Terms  Schiffer, Stephen  
Schurz, Gerhard  Theoretical Terms  Schurz, Gerhard  
Sellars, Wilfrid  Theoretical Terms  Sellars, Wilfrid  
Sneed, Joseph D.  Theoretical Terms  Sneed, Joseph D.  
