|Interpretation: A) Making statements about other statements, whereby new vocabulary may be introduced. If no new vocabulary is introduced, new information can be obtained by changing the syntactic grouping.|
B) In logic, interpretation is the insertion of values (objects) instead of the constants or free variables.
_____________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.
Thomas S. Kuhn on Interpretation - Dictionary of Arguments
Interpretation/Theory/Science/Kuhn: The transformation from phlogiston to oxygen does not look like an interpretation - how could it when there were no unchanging data to be interpreted by the scientists - the scientist is less of an interpreter than someone who wears erecting lenses.
Interpretation/Kuhn: Both in the metaphorical and in the literal sense of "seeing", interpretation begins where perception ends._____________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. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Chicago 1962
Die Struktur wissenschaftlicher Revolutionen Frankfurt 1973