Ideas from 'Psychophysical and theoretical identifications' by David Lewis [1972], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Papers in Metaphysics and Epistemology' by Lewis,David [CUP 1999,0-521-58787-5]].

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26. Natural Theory / D. Laws of Nature / 4. Regularities / b. Best system theory
Laws are the best axiomatization of the total history of world events or facts
A number of systematizations might tie as the best and most coherent system
If simplicity and strength are criteria for laws of nature, that introduces a subjective element