Quotation by Hans Reichenbach

The predicate of truth-value of a proposition, therefore, is a mere fictive quality; its place is in an ideal world of science only, whereas actual science cannot make use of it. Actual science instead employs throughout the predicate of weight.
Hans Reichenbach (1891–1953), German-born U.S. philosopher. Originally published 1938. Experience and Prediction, sect. 22, University of Chicago Press (1961).
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