Review of Symbolic Logic 9 (3):556-582 (2016)

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Hans Halvorson
Princeton University
Thomas William Barrett
University of California at Santa Barbara
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Logicians and philosophers of science have proposed various formal criteria for theoretical equivalence. In this paper, we examine two such proposals: definitional equivalence and categorical equivalence. In order to show precisely how these two well-known criteria are related to one another, we investigate an intermediate criterion called Morita equivalence.
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