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Prediction and Identifiability

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There are many possible variants of the notion of determinism which can be connected with the logical properties of empirical theories. There has of course been a great deal of discussion about determinism in the philosophical literature but only a few attempts at a precise formulation of this notion. Noteworthy formulations can nevertheless be found in Montague (1961) and in Wójcicki (1973).

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Rantala, V. (1977). Prediction and Identifiability. In: Butts, R.E., Hintikka, J. (eds) Basic Problems in Methodology and Linguistics. The University of Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science, vol 11. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-0837-1_7

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