Supervenient bridge laws

Philosophy of Science 45 (2):227-249 (1978)
Abstract
I invoke the conceptual machinery of contemporary possible-world semantics to provide an account of the metaphysical status of "bridge laws" in intertheoretic reductions. I argue that although bridge laws are not definitions, and although they do not necessarily reflect attribute-identities, they are supervenient. I.e., they are true in all possible worlds in which the reducing theory is true
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Paul R. Teller (1984). The Poor Man's Guide to Supervenience and Determination. Southern Journal of Philosophy Supplement 22 (S1):137-62.
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