Theoria 21 (55):7-19 (2006)

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The aim of this paper is to defend the structural concept of representation, as defined by homomorphisms, against its main objections, namely: logical objections, the objection from misrepresentation, theobjection from failing necessity, and the copy theory objection. The logical objections can be met by reserving the relation
Keywords Content  Homomorphism  Representation  Science  Structure  Target
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