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Halvorson, Hans and Tsementzis, Dimitris (2015) Categories of scientific theories. [Preprint]

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We discuss ways in which category theory might be useful in philosophy of science, in particular for articulating the structure of scientific theories. We argue, moreover, that a categorical approach transcends the syntax-semantics dichotomy in 20th century analytic philosophy of science.

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Item Type: Preprint
Additional Information: Forthcoming in Categories for the Working Philosopher, edited by Elaine Landry
Keywords: categorical logic, topos theory, semantic view of theories
Subjects: General Issues > Structure of Theories
Depositing User: Hans Halvorson
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2015 14:23
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2016 04:08
Item ID: 11596
Subjects: General Issues > Structure of Theories
Date: 29 July 2015

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