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Philosophical and Foundational Issues in Measurement Theory

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Philosophical and Foundational Issues in Measurement Theory
Title
Philosophical and Foundational Issues in Measurement Theory
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eng
Summary
Measurement theory has only recently become recognized as a legitimate, specialized field of inquiry. This text covers a wide range of issues of central concern to contemporary measurement theorists, and a broad range of philosophical perspectives are represented. The formalist, representationalist approach defines measurement as the assignment of numbers to entities and events to represent their properties and relations. It also states that measurement theory is supposed to analyze the concept of a scale of measurement, describe various types of scales and their uses, and formulate the condit
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Savage, C. Wade
Dewey number
530.1/6
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC39
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Ehrlich, Philip
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  • Physical measurements
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Physical measurements
Label
Philosophical and Foundational Issues in Measurement Theory
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Publication
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; PHILOSOPHICAL AND FOUNDATIONAL ISSUES IN MEASUREMENT THEORY; Copyright; Contents; About the Contributors; 1 A Brief Introduction to Measurement Theory and to the Essays; 2 Intrinsic Archimedeanness and the Continuum; 3 Qualitative Axioms for Random-Variable Representation of Extensive Quantities; 4 On the EmpiricaI Status of Measurement Axioms: The Case of Subjective Probability; 5 Measuring Errors of Measurement; 6 The Structuralist View of Measurement: An Extension of Received Measurement Theories; 7 Synthetic Physics and Nominalist Realism
  • 8 Quantitative Nonnumerical Relations in Science: Eudoxus, Newton, and Maxwell9 Conventionalism in Measurement Theory; 10 Are There Objective Grounds for Measurement Procedures?; 11 Measurement from Empiricist and Realist Points of View; Author Index; Subject Index
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852757709
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1 online resource (241 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781134758661
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852757709
Label
Philosophical and Foundational Issues in Measurement Theory
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; PHILOSOPHICAL AND FOUNDATIONAL ISSUES IN MEASUREMENT THEORY; Copyright; Contents; About the Contributors; 1 A Brief Introduction to Measurement Theory and to the Essays; 2 Intrinsic Archimedeanness and the Continuum; 3 Qualitative Axioms for Random-Variable Representation of Extensive Quantities; 4 On the EmpiricaI Status of Measurement Axioms: The Case of Subjective Probability; 5 Measuring Errors of Measurement; 6 The Structuralist View of Measurement: An Extension of Received Measurement Theories; 7 Synthetic Physics and Nominalist Realism
  • 8 Quantitative Nonnumerical Relations in Science: Eudoxus, Newton, and Maxwell9 Conventionalism in Measurement Theory; 10 Are There Objective Grounds for Measurement Procedures?; 11 Measurement from Empiricist and Realist Points of View; Author Index; Subject Index
Control code
852757709
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134758661
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852757709

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