Suppes’s outlines of an empirical measurement theory

  title={Suppes’s outlines of an empirical measurement theory},
  author={Marcel Boumans},
  journal={Journal of Economic Methodology},
  pages={305 - 315}
  • M. Boumans
  • Published 9 June 2016
  • Economics
  • Journal of Economic Methodology
According to Suppes, measurement theory, like any scientific theory, should consist of two parts, a set-theoretical defined structure and the empirical interpretation of that structure. An empirical interpretation means the specification – ‘coordinating definitions’ – of a ‘hierarchy of models’ between the theory and the experimental results. But in the case of measurement theory, he defined the relationship between numerical structure and the empirical structure specifically in terms of… 
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