Models And Analogies In Science.

HESSE, Mary B. [Brenda] (1924-):

Editorial: London & New York: Sheed and Ward, 1963., 1963
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3 leaves, 150 pp, 1 leaf (ads). Original cloth. Near Fine, in near fine dust jacket (unclipped). Newman History and Philosophy of Sceince Series 14. Hesse 'emphasized three particular types of inductive inference that have played a vital role in both contemporary science and the history of science. These three forms may be referred to as inferences based on analogies, inferences based on models, and inferences based on metaphors. Analogical arguments involve comparisons between individuals A and B with the aim of attributing a known property of A to B. Thus an object or set of objects A may be known to have a property of having a frequency, but B was not known to have this property. But in virtue of the other similarities between A and B, we attributed frequency to B. She claimed that the wave theory of sound developed in much this way. For Hesse, the history of scientific breakthroughs was full of such analogies, and failing to appreciate their significance would lead to a misunderstanding of the logic of science. Analogies were as necessary for science as hypotheses' (Encyclopedia of World Biography). N° de ref. de la librería 19215

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Título: Models And Analogies In Science.

Editorial: London & New York: Sheed and Ward, 1963.

Año de publicación: 1963

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: 1st Edition

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