Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Invariance / Physics / / Field: only the invariant (e.g. under Galilean transformation) properties are physically relevant. - E.g. gravitational potential: here the laws are not generally invariant under reflection. - Then we need a predicate "Grav-Less" to formulate the laws nominalistically.

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

Fie III
H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26