Volume 1 2000

Metaphor and Analogy in the Sciences

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ISBN: 978-90-481-5559-0 (Print) 978-94-015-9442-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-16

    Apparatus as Models of Nature

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    Pages 17-34

    Analogical Reasoning in Creative Problem Solving Processes: Logico-Philosophical Perspectives

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    Pages 35-52

    The Nature of Metaphor and Scientific Description

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    Pages 53-69

    Atoms and Letters

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    Pages 71-82

    Analogies and Metaphors in Kepler

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    Pages 83-103

    Looking at the Moon as Another Earth: Terrestrial Analogies and Seventeenth-Century Telescopes

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    Pages 105-123

    Analogy and Metaphor as Essential Tools for the Working Mathematician

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    Pages 125-145

    Conceptual Metaphor and the Embodied Mind: What Makes Mathematics Possible?

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    Pages 147-164

    Metaphor and Scientific Creativity

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    Pages 165-180

    Analogical Reasoning in Modern Cosmological Thinking

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    Pages 181-198

    Scientific Models as Metaphors

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    Pages 199-244

    Metaphors in the Social Sciences: Making Use and Making Sense of Them