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    • How many thoughts can fit in the form of a proposition? 

      Sterrett, Susan G. (2004--06-2)
      I argue here that Frege’s eventual view on the relation between sentences and the thoughts they express is that, ideally, a sentence expresses exactly one thought, and a thought is expressed by exactly one (canonical) ...
    • Kinds of models 

      Sterrett, Susan G. (2003-03-20)
      In this paper, I survey a broad variety of models with an eye to asking what kind of model each is in the following sense: in virtue of what is each of them regarded as a model? It will be seen that when we classify models ...
    • Models of machines and models of phenomena 

      Sterrett, Susan G. (Taylor & Francis, 2006-01)
      Experimental engineering models have been used both to model general phenomena, such as the onset of turbulence in fluid flow, and to predict the performance of machines of particular size and configuration in particular ...
    • Pictures of Sound: Wittgenstein on gramophone records and the logic of depiction 

      Sterrett, Susan G. (Elsevier, 2005-06)
      I consider the way Wittgenstein employed some kinds of sound recordings (but not others) in discussing logical form in the Tractatus logico-philosophicus. The year that Ludwig Wittgenstein was born in Vienna, 1889, nearby ...
    • Sounds like light: Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity and Mach's work in Acoustics and Aerodynamics 

      Sterrett, Susan G. (Elsevier, 1998-03-11)
      Ernst Mach is the only person whom Einstein included on both the list of physicists he considered his true precursors, and the list of the philosophers who had most affected him. Einstein scholars have been less generous ...