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By G√ľnther Ludwig

Written within the culture of G. Ludwig's groundbreaking works, this publication goals to elucidate and formulate extra exactly the basic rules of actual theories. through introducing a simple descriptive language of straightforward shape, within which it truly is attainable to formulate recorded evidence, ambiguities of actual theories are shunned up to attainable. during this method the sphere of physics that are meant to be defined by means of a thought will depend on simple recommendations in simple terms, i.e. techniques that may be defined with out a conception. during this context the authors introduce a brand new proposal of idealization and evaluation the method of gaining knowledge of new options. they suspect that, whilst the theories are formulated inside an axiomatic foundation, recommendations are available to many tricky difficulties similar to the translation of actual theories, the family among theories in addition to the creation of actual innovations. The booklet addresses either physicists and philosophers of technological know-how and will motivate the reader to give a contribution to the knowledge of the lasting center of actual wisdom concerning the genuine constructions of the realm.

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