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A Brief Introduction to N-universes

By Paul Franceschi

Abstract

I describe in this paper the basic elements of the n-universes, a methodological tool originally introduced in Franceschi (2001) in the context of the study of Goodman's paradox. As the n-universes can be used in wide-ranging applications, such as thought experiments, I describe them from an essentially pragmatic standpoint, i.e. by describing accurately the step-by-step process which leads to a given modelisation

Topics: Philosophy of Science
Year: 2007
OAI identifier: oai:cogprints.org:5511
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