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Deductionism assimilates nature to conceptual artifacts (models, equations), and tacitly holds that real physical systems are such artifacts. Some physical concepts represent properties of deductive systems rather than of nature. Properties of mathematical or deductive systems can thereby sometimes falsely be ascribed to natural systems.
Keywords formal deductive system  time reversibility  mathematical model  Wigner  idealization  determinism  nomological machine  causal necessity
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