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Measurements, philosophy: A) the problem of measuring is discussed in the context of interpretations of quantum mechanics. B) the comparison of D. Davidson's attribution of linguistic meanings to measurement is taken up in other theories.
 
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Pattern/meter/measure/scale/measuring/Wittgenstein: the pattern does not belong to the application, but to the language - the existence of the meter stick does not guarantee that there is something that is one meter long - to define the scale is a decision, no discovery - Example: the Greenwich foot is itself not one foot long.
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Original meter/Wittgenstein/Flor: precisely because it is a paradigm - a means for the production of the language game, it is not something that is produced in the language game.

W II
L. Wittgenstein
Vorlesungen 1930-35 Frankfurt 1989

W III
L. Wittgenstein
Das Blaue Buch - Eine Philosophische Betrachtung Frankfurt 1984

W IV
L. Wittgenstein
Tractatus Logico Philosophicus Frankfurt/M 1960


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-25