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By Günther Ludwig

ISBN-10: 3540308326

ISBN-13: 9783540308324

Written within the culture of G. Ludwig’s groundbreaking works, this booklet goals to elucidate and formulate extra exactly the primary principles of actual theories. by means of introducing a easy descriptive language of straightforward shape, during which it truly is attainable to formulate recorded proof, ambiguities of actual theories are refrained from up to attainable. during this strategy the sector of physics that are supposed to be defined by way of a idea depends on uncomplicated options in simple terms, i.e. techniques that may be defined with no conception. during this context the authors introduce a brand new inspiration of idealization and evaluation the method of learning new strategies. they suspect that, while the theories are formulated inside of an axiomatic foundation, recommendations are available to many tricky difficulties similar to the translation of actual theories, the kin among theories in addition to the creation of actual strategies. The publication addresses either physicists and philosophers of technological know-how and will motivate the reader to give a contribution to the certainty of the lasting middle of actual wisdom concerning the genuine constructions of the realm.

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We can only formulate correctly the syntax and the semantics of a basic language and provide examples. A very large area of language is the region of language where physicists speak of fairy tales with the intention of finding a new theory and of finding new realities (see Sect. 3). We make no restrictions to such a language, since we make no restrictions to finding intuitively new mathematical parts M TΣ of a physical theory and to finding the picture terms in this M TΣ (see Sect. 3). The only interesting question is to know whether this M TΣ , with the picture terms, is a good representation of the application domain (see Sect.

Denoted by A formulated in the basic language Bl . Here, it should be distinguished between recorded facts: (i) stated (the factual truth is stated) and (ii) not stated or not knowing that they were stated. Example A We have a finite collection of sentences such as ‘the object a1 has the property marked spot and the object a2 has the property marked spot and between a1 , a2 and the real number α ∈ J1 there is the distance relation δ(a1 , a2 , α)’. , α ∈ J1 ) is due to the fact that we use pre-theories.

An , α1 , . . , αn ). Before we can formulate sentences of the form (p) and (r), it is necessary to establish the objects, their properties and relations. Before we can begin to develop a physical theory, we must have the possibility of such determinations of realities without using the intended new theory. This does not mean that we do not use any theory. , already known theories. We will discuss later how we can use theories to detect new realities (see Sect. 3). , where we can state realities directly by our senses.

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