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# oct 6 lecture - be incorrect because you sometimes find...

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Laws 1. Cross section / synchronic / co-existential (snapshot) a. Non Metrical (Properties) b. Metrical (Quantity) 2. Temporal / Sequential / Diachronic a. Non metrical (Properties) b. Metrical (Quantity) Cross-sectional laws describe a relationship  at that point in time Temporal laws describe the development of the features of a system as time goes by Metrical laws “for any X, if X is a system of a certain sort, here is the equation in accordance  with which that system behaves”. Laws are all universal conditional statements. Universally, if a certain set of conditions C is  realized then another set of conditions E is realized as well. Strictly speaking this may seem to
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Unformatted text preview: be incorrect because you sometimes find statements recognized by scientists as laws of nature but are not universal. Instead they state that a thing cannot happen. They are called principles of impotence . Some believe that all laws are principles of impotence. All laws of physics can be considered as limiting; any physical law can be equivalently stated as either a universal law or a limitation. In other words, “All A B = ~B → → ~A”....
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