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indistinguishability

Definitions

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  • n. The state of being indistinguishable

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. smilarity too close to be distinguished; exact sameness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. exact sameness

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Examples

  • This "indistinguishability" seems to me to be precisely the point that aiguy has been making in this thread (and doing an outstanding job of it, BTW).

    Aiguy's Computer

  • Allen, this same process of disintegration seems evident now … This "indistinguishability" seems to me to be precisely the point that aiguy has been making in this thread (and doing an outstanding job of it, BTW).

    Aiguy's Computer

  • Justine whines about the indistinguishability of American paper currency.

    SeeLight:

  • If American politics in the post-Reagan era has proven anything - it is the virtual indistinguishability of the two mainstream parties.

    Arlen Specter, Party Switching and Political Chameleons

  • Not to mention the expression suite-ing that results in the physical indistinguishability of voles across such a wide range of C-values.

    A Dubious "Opportunity" for IDers

  • Judging the quality of interaction by the quantity of bits exchanged is flawed, as it lays on a false premise of indistinguishability between the syntax and the semantics.

    Reinventing Dialogue

  • Earman regards some version of Bayesianism as our most promising form of inductive methodology, and he proceeds to show that challenges to the long-run reliability of our Bayesian methods can be motivated by considerations of the empirical indistinguishability (in several different and precisely specified senses) of hypotheses stated in any language richer than that of the evidence itself that do not amount simply to general skepticism about those inductive methods.

    Underdetermination of Scientific Theory

  • “Theories of Newtonian gravity and empirical indistinguishability.”

    Structural Realism

  • According to McDowell's diagnosis, the move from subjective indistinguishability to the highest common factor conception depends upon an illegitimate view of self-knowledge.

    Petty Injuries

  • He argues that subjective indistinguishability is not a transitive relation.

    Petty Injuries

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