Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Theoretical entities: Theoretical entities are accepted unobservable objects within a theory which are indirectly derived from observations in connection with the methods of the theory and the application rules of their vocabulary. See also observation language, observability, theoretical terms, unobservable, existence assumption, theories, Ramsey sentence, Carnap sentence, theories.

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
Cartwright, Nancy Theoretical Entities   Cartwright, Nancy
Craig, W.L. Theoretical Entities   Craig, W.L.
Field, Hartry Theoretical Entities   Field, Hartry
Fraassen, Bas Theoretical Entities   Fraassen, Bas
Lewis, David Theoretical Entities   Lewis, David
Sellars, Wilfrid Theoretical Entities   Sellars, Wilfrid

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-22