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  1. A Philosophical Critique of the Distinction of Representational and Pragmatic Measurements on the Example of the Periodic System of Chemical Elements.Ave Mets - 2019 - Foundations of Science 24 (1):73-93.
    Measurement theory in is concerned with the assignment of number to objects of phenomena. Representational aspect of measurement is the extent to which the assigned numbers and arithmetics truthfully represent the underlying objects and their relations, and is characteristic to natural sciences; pragmatic aspect is the extent to which the assigned numbers serve purposes other than representing the underlying phenomena, and is characteristic to social sciences. Here I criticise this distinction of representational and pragmatic measurements on the basis of the (...)
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