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Title Philosophical and foundational issues in measurement theory / edited by C. Wade Savage, Philip Ehrlich
Published Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 231 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. A brief introduction to measurement theory and to the essays / C. Wade Savage and Philip Ehrlich -- 2. Intrinsic Archimedeanness and the continuum / R. Duncan Luca and Louis Narens -- 3. Qualitative axioms for random-variable representation of extensive quantities / Patrick Suppes and Mario Zanotti -- 4. On the empirical status of measurement axioms : the case of subjective probability / Ernest W. Adams -- 5. Measuring errors of measurement / Henry E. Kyburg, Jr. -- 6. The structuralist view of measurement : an extension of received measurement theories / Wolfgang Balzer -- 7. Synthetic physics and nominalist realism / John P. Burgess -- 8. Quantitative nonnumerical relations in science : Eudoxus, Newton, and Maxwell / Arnold Koslow -- 9. Conventionalism in measurement theory / Brian Ellis -- 10. Are there objective grounds for measurement procedures? / Karel Berka -- 11. Measurement from empiricist and realist points of view / Zoltan Domotor
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Subject Physical measurements.
Physical measurements.
Form Electronic book
Author Ehrlich, Philip.
Savage, C. Wade.
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