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nomology

the study of laws - as much those of physics as legal science - or legislations.
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Now, it should also be clear that NOMOLOGICAL COVARIATION alone is too weak a relation for grounding semantic relations, because there are too many things mental states nomologically covary with.
This is precisely what I wish to dispute; my claim is that there is nothing nomologically impossible in the notion of an event which is neither determined nor random, an encounter with which would inevitably crash the fantastic devices in question.
Two possible worlds may be nomologically accessible to each other in some parts but not in other parts (7).
53) Chalmers is describing this case in order to argue that it is nomologically impossible.
On the contrary, he argues that there is a lawful relation between the two, so that despite their metaphysical possibility it turns out that zombies are not nomologically possible.
He doesn't, however, address the crucial question: by what standards are the nomologically exceedingly remote worlds with ideal gases and massless test particles 'close' to ours?
In an overall sense, the ANOVA analysis suggested that the primary models (academic and professional) were; nomologically validated, as they matched a priori expectations.
Briefly, the Consequence Argument holds that if determinism is true, then all choices are unalterable, necessary "consequences" of prior, nomologically sufficient events functioning as causal conditions, in which case there cannot be free will; that is, determinism and free will are incompatible, so, if determinism is true, it must be hard determinism.
Thus, our aim was to construct a structural model consisting of significant relationships, valid for the entire model, that is, nomologically valid.
In all the nomologically possible worlds by reference to our world, the relevant instances of P, P', and P" will thus be accompanied by the instantiation of M, as in Scenarios 2b, 4b, or 5b.
Thus there is a set of possibilia that could be called "broadly logically possible"; this set is identical with the set of possibilia that are nomologically possible.
Given the current setup of the device, the basket, and their immediate environment, it is nomologically necessary that, if and only if the device is activated, an R-particle will be shot into the basket.