Science can only deal with structure-determined systems, with composite entities, i.e. with systems whose structures determine what will happen. [In proposing a generative mechanism as an explanation for the phenomenon to be explained science always proposes a structure-determined entity] [...] "It is constitutive for science that we can handle only structure-determined systems and that instructive interactions do not take place".

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