Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Syntax: Syntax is a collective term for systems that regulate the composition of signs into linear combinations (strings), as opposed to the semantics interpreting these strings. Syntax questions concern the permissibility, in short, the existence of combinations, not the resulting being true or false of the interpreted formulas. See also proof theory, existence, morphology, semantics, pragmatics, linguistics.

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Syntax / Theory / Fraassen: the syntactic approach distinguishes between observation terms and theoretical terms (TT). - Later, between "old" and "new" vocabulary. FraassenVs: The empirical importance (of observational consequences) can not be isolated - if they would be isolated, the extended theory would say the same thing about what is observable and how the observed behaves and nothing else.


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B. van Fraassen
The Scientific Image Oxford 1980


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