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  • Vol. 56, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1966
  • pp: 133–134

On the Nature of a Physical Theory

H. L. ARMSTRONG  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 133-134 (1966)

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H. L. ARMSTRONG, "On the Nature of a Physical Theory," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 56, 133-134 (1966)

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  1. R. A. Houstoun, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 55, 1186 (1965).
  2. Aristotle Topics Book 1, Chap. 17 (The quotations are all taken from the Oxford translation, and are in the volume The Basic Works of Aristotle (Random House, New York, 1941). Topics was translated by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge).
  3. Aristotle On time Soul Book 3, Chap. 4. Translated by J. A. Smith.
  4. Posterior Analytics Book 1, Chap 2. Translated by G. R. G. Mure.
  5. "Thesis" means "a placing"-"a laying down."
  6. "Axios" means "worthy"-here of belief without proof.

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