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Advent to Heidegger's concept, particularly, his later section.

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However, in deference to this sort of usage we sometimes take denotation as a sub-class of designation, whenever the entity, or designatum, does exist, in the normal sense of this word. In any case, as far as science is conis no problem. Words such as 'existence', 'reality', cognates need not, and usually do not, occur within scientific theories. It does not matter whether the concepts used cerned there or its in the theory are 'abstract' or not: success of the theory in practice. what does matter is only the THE LANGUAGE OF MODERN PHYSICS 46 But to establish descriptive terms by definition or by designation does not suffice for constructing a system of physics.

Eighteenth and nineteenth centuries still far from being the prevailing one. But it continues to gain more and more ground because of the ever-widening gap between the basic concepts and laws on the one side and the consequences to be correlated with On the contrary, the scientists our experiences on the other . . of those times were for the most part convinced that the basic concepts and laws of physics were not in a logical sense free inventions of the human mind, but rather that they were derivable by a logical process, from experiments.

Of trans- formation, then give the use of these connectives, such as 'and', or', and other logical constants. This can simply be done by taking part, or all, of formal logic into the system. e. predicate) about which we want to 4 speak. Then there are semantic rules providing the interpretation. g. the individuals. Similarly the predicates designate the properties, or relations, belonging to one or more individuals. In this way reference to whatever you want to speak about is established. Further, we have rules of truth stating under which conditions a sentence of the system can be verified.

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