Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Axiom: principle or rule for linking elements of a theory that is not proven within the theory. It is assumed that axioms are true and evident. Adding or eliminating axioms turns a system into another system. Accordingly, more or less statements can be constructed or derived in the new system. > System.

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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.
 
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Axioms/Hacking: mass ratios can be incorporated into axioms. E.g. The mass of the myon is 206,786 times the mass of the electron - HackingVsPutnam: but this cannot be reinterpreted according to Loewenheim because of a bundle of consistent calculations and many relationships to natural constants - these are experimentally confirmed, not just sentences.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Hack I
I. Hacking
Einführung in die Philosophie der Naturwissenschaften Stuttgart 1996


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-28