Reduction Considered Harmful

Let us use as another example one of Newton’s laws, “F = ma” . This is an equation and therefore also a Model, not much different from A-containers-of-B-items-how-many-items : It states that whenever we have an accelerating mass we can compute the force causing this acceleration by multiplying the mass and the acceleration.

Yes, but at what velocity?

via Reduction Considered Harmful.

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