Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Definition Transformation/Vollmer: a regular transformation is equivalent to the multiplication of one (or more) characteristic parameters with positive finite real numbers - the factor must not affect any properties that are represented by integers, such as dimension or quantum number.
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I 95
Invariance/perception/Vollmer: also our perception goes on invariants: Consistency of direction, consistency of size, consistency of shape - objectivity: determines invariance - E.g. charge, mass, spin, etc. Bohr: invariant particles may be called real.
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I 102
propter hoc/post hoc/Scholastic/Vollmer: E.g. when we say that the stones are getting warm because the sun shines, we say more than if we say that they are getting warm after the sun is shining.
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II 94
Definition hylemorphism/Vollmer: summarizes the mind as the form of matter (Hyle: Fabric) - the one cannot be without the other - (very general). - simply equates mind with the form.
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II 109
Notation/Music/Vollmer: only partial isomorphism: it could theoretically include ultrasonic notes.
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II 114
VsAnalogie: although colors and sounds are wave characteristics, there is no point to make the concept of an octave of colors - triad of colors: no "chord" but uniform 4. color.
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II 115
Transformability/Vollmer: further than the geometric similarity concept - narrower than the isomorphism concept - one cannot transform an atom model to the size of a planetary system, because there prevail other forces.
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II 151
Definition Impetus/Buridan/Vollmer: (1300-1385) theory, a body is set in motion, so that one adds a moving force, the impetus - Vs: this proceeds from the Aristotelian assumption that any movement needs a cause - that's wrong - inertia is uniform motion without cause.

Vo I
G. Vollmer
Die Natur der Erkenntnis Bd I Stuttgart 1988

Vo II
G. Vollmer
Die Natur der Erkenntnis Bd II Stuttgart 1988


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-28