Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Observability: this is about the question of the limits of the observability of objects of science. See also theoretical terms, observation language, observation terms, observation sentence, existence, reality.

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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.

 
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Observability/Observation/Feyerabend: it is not self-evident that things are observable at all! E.g. how should we not notice the movement of an accumulation of matter as large as the earth? And yet it escapes us. E.g. it escapes us just as well that the stone describes a very extensive circular orbit.


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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.

Fe I
P. Feyerabend
Wider den Methodenzwang Frankfurt 1997

Fe II
P. Feyerabend
Erkenntnis für freie Menschen Frankfurt 1979


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-24