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Models, Theories, and Language

Faye, Jan (2005) Models, Theories, and Language. [Preprint]

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Abstract

The semantic view on theories has been much in vogue over four decades as the successor of the syntactic view. In the present paper, I take issue with this approach by arguing that theories and models must be separated and that a theory should be considered to be a linguistic systems consisting of a vocabulary and a set of rules for the use of that vocabulary.


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Faye, Jan
Keywords: Theories, Models, Realism
Subjects: General Issues > Structure of Theories
Depositing User: Jan Faye
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:16
Item ID: 3749
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3749

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