Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Indistinguishability: when indistinguishability is used as an epistemic concept, an identity cannot be deduced from a given indistinguishability, e.g. in the case of mistaken material samples or color hues close to each other. If indistinguishability is determined with respect to a selected property, it is unproblematic. In the case of elementary particles, a complete description does not always lead to distinguishability. See also Leibniz's Law, Leibniz Principle, identity, partial identity, identification, distinctions, four dimensionalism.

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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.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Armstrong, D.M. Indistinguishability   Armstrong, D.M.
Fraassen, Bas Indistinguishability   Fraassen, Bas
Kant, I. Indistinguishability   Kant, I.
Lewis, David Indistinguishability   Lewis, David
Stalnaker, R. Indistinguishability   Stalnaker, R.
Strawson, Peter F. Indistinguishability   Strawson, Peter F.
Wiggins, D. Indistinguishability   Wiggins, D.
Wittgenstein, L. Indistinguishability   Wittgenstein, L.


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