Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Laws / Physics / scalar quantities / scalar / temperature / Field: physical laws for scalar variables are often formulated as laws on a scalar T, that maps the quadruple of real numbers (space-time localization) to real numbers (e.g. temperature) - function T: (scalar) then has the form T = y  ° f - 1. several space points mapped to a point on the scale - f -1: inverse of the function: (archetype instead of image): because it is processed twice: the second time backwards) - f (x): x coordinates of in space - f -1 (x): images of the coordinates on the line R).

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.

Fie I
H. Field
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989

Fie II
H. Field
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001

H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-22