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Definition of the noun Underdetermination
What does Underdetermination mean as a name of something?
- The state or quality of being underdetermined
- coordinate terms: overdetermination
"Underdetermination" is a book by Thomas Bonk.
- also known as "Underdetermination: an essay on evidence and the limits of natural knowledge"
Underdetermination: In the philosophy of science, underdetermination refers to situations where the evidence available is insufficient to identify which belief we should hold about that evidence. For example, if all that was known was that exactly $10 was spent on apples and oranges, and that apples cost $1 and oranges $2, then we would know enough to eliminate some possibilities, but we would not have enough evidence to know which specific combination of apples and oranges was purchased. In this example, we would say that belief in what combination was purchased is underdetermined by the available evidence.
- also known as 不充份決定論
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Physical, Philosophical and Logical Perspectives by Diederik Aerts, Sven Aerts, Christian de Ronde
underdetermination is an obstacle to such strong forms of naturalism, which we shall call strict ontological naturalism.
Philosophies of the Sciences (2015)
A Guide by Fritz Allhoff
Underdetermination is a common topic in the philosophy of science, and so worth taking a moment to explore.
Discourse on a New Method (2010)
Reinvigorating the Marriage of History and Philosophy of Science by Mary Domski, Michael Dickson
In the case of first order theories, with disjoint T-vocabularies but coincident O- vocabularies, a Carnapian solution to the external problem of underdetermination is a consequence of standard metalogical results. English ( 1973) observed that if ...
Philosophy of Science Today (2003)
by Peter Clark, Dr. Katherine Hawley
Underdetermination is a matter of evidemial support. The realism dehate can therefore be settled by showing that one theory is better confirmed than another lGlymour : Friedman ). Since confirmation confers justification, ...
Knowledge and Reality (1999)
Selected Essays by Colin McGinn
Whether undecidability is brought in the wake of such underdetermination is a delicate question: but it does seem that, at least relative to a time, it may be ...
by Stefan Heidl
Transient underdetermination means that the choice between two theories is underdetermined by the current evidence (ibid.). The contrast would be permanent underdetermination by all possible evidence. The problem behavioural ...
by George Ritzer
Underdetermination is a kind of factual situation that could be otherwise – it could be that there were no alternative theories that fit the data (though one of the important discoveries in twentieth-century philosophy in the wake of positivism was ...
GeoSpatial Semantics (2009)
Third International Conference, GeoS 2009, Mexico City, Mexico, December 3-4, 2009, Proceedings by Krzysztof Janowicz
The idea of empirical underdetermination is a radicalization of the famous Duhem-Quine thesis. Empirical contradiction ...
Talking about God, the Universe, and Everything by Randal Rauser, Justin Schieber
(The term underdetermination refers to cases where the available evidence is not sufficient to justify a particular conclusion. For example, the fact that the driveway is wet underdetermines the conclusion that it is raining because the driveway ...
by Mervyn Hartwig
It isalsoconsistent withthequite general underdeterminationof higher-order bylower-order phenomena entailedby EMERGENCE (or the underdeterminacy ofhigher-order phenomena), of which epistemic indeterminacy (the underdetermination ...
by Thomas A. Schwandt
Underdetermination. of. Theory. by. Data. See. TheoryObservation. Distinction. Understanding. To say that we understand what others are doing or saying or that we have an understanding of them is to claim something quite different than that ...
by A. Pablo Iannone
psychoanalysis uncountable see set undecidable see philosophy of mathematics underclass see Marxism underdetermination, perceptual see perception underdetermination, theoretical see operationalism understanding Like intellect (from ...
A Nontechnical Guide for the Social Sciences by W. Paul Vogt, R. Burke Johnson
Underdetermination In philosophy science, the position that it is possible for more than one theory to fit the evidence; also called “underdetermination of theory by evidence.” Underidentified Model A *regression model or equation containing ...
by Edward Craig, Knightsbridge Professor of Philosophy Edward Craig
See also: Consciousness; Psychoanalysis, methodological issues in GEORGES REY UNDERDETERMINATION The term underdetermination refers to a broad family of arguments about the relations between theory and evidence. All share ...
L - Z; Index by Albert J. Mills, Gabrielle Durepos, Elden Wiebe
Underdetermination. A philosopher, a mathematician, and a sociologist were in a train in Scotland. They saw what appeared to be a black sheep. “All the sheep in Scotland must be black,” said the sociologist. “There's at least one black sheep ...
by Edward Craig
UNDERDETERMINATION. (§3). DUHKHA. see. SUFFERING,. BUDDHIST. VIEWS. OF. ORIGINATION. OF. DUHRING,. EUGEN. KARL. (I833-I92I). Versatile and prolific, Eugen Duhring constructed a metaphysical system uniting naturalism ...
by Elmar Waibl
underdetermination of translation_ (Quine etc) (sci) < Unbestimmtheit der Ubersetzung, radikale Ubersetzung...
Unterdeterminiertheit f - underdetermination (Quine) (epi, sci), (aes) unterdriickte Wiinsche pl ' repressed ...
by D. C. Phillips
Underdetermination of scientific theory. In E. N. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Retrieved from http://plato.stanford.edu/ archives/ win2009/entries/scientific-underdetermination/ Wilson, F. (2012). John Stuart Mill. In E. N. ...
by Robin L. Cautin, Scott O. Lilienfeld
In addition to being known as “the Duhem– Quine” problem, similar problems are associated with various labels: “underdetermination of theory by data” (the claim that data is compatible with more than one theory); “holism” (the claim that only ...
by Edward Craig
Miguel de Weyl, Hermann Thierry of Chartres Unconscious mental states Weyr, Frantisek Thomas a Kempis Underdetermination Whewell, William Thomas of York Unity of science White, Thomas Thomasius (Thomas), Christian Universal ...
by Professor Edward Craig, Edward Craig
GEORGES REY UNDERDETERMINATION The term underdetermination refers to a broad family of arguments about the relations between UNIVERSALISM IN ETHICS theory and evidence. All share the conclusion. 906.
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