Coordination and Measurement: What We Get Wrong About What Reichenbach Got Right

@inproceedings{Padovani2017CoordinationAM,
  title={Coordination and Measurement: What We Get Wrong About What Reichenbach Got Right},
  author={F. Padovani},
  year={2017}
}
In his Scientific Representation (2008), van Fraassen argues that measuring is a form of representation. In fact, every measurement pinpoints its target in accordance with specific operational rules within an already-constructed theoretical space, in which certain conceptual interconnections can be represented. Reichenbach’s 1920 account of coordination is particularly interesting in this connection. Even though recent reassessments of this account do not do full justice to some important… Expand
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