Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Fiction: a counterfactual assumption or history. In philosophy, it is the question how a truth value can be attributed to fictional statements. See also idealization, as if, truth, facts, counterfactuals, theories, theoretical entities, existence, ontology.
 
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fictional features / fiction / science / physics / QM / Cartwright. E.g. infinite number of degrees of freedom - E.g.correlation time = 0 - E.g. interaction with an observer - not used in quantum statistics.

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N. Cartwright
How the laws of physics lie Oxford New York 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-24