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Identifiable Collections of Countable Structures

Daniel N. Osherson and Scott Weinstein
Philosophy of Science
Vol. 56, No. 1 (Mar., 1989), pp. 94-105
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/187543
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Abstract

A model of idealized scientific inquiry is presented in which scientists are required to infer the nature of the structure that makes true the data they examine. A necessary and sufficient condition is presented for scientific success within this paradigm.

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