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Multiple analogies in science and philosophy

Author: Cameron Shelley
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ©2003.
Series: Human cognitive processing, v. 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A multiple analogy is a structured comparison in which several sources are likened to a target. In Multiple analogies in science and philosophy, Shelley provides a thorough account of the cognitive representations and processes that participate in multiple analogy formation. Through analysis of real examples taken from the fields of evolutionary biology, archaeology, and Plato's Republic, Shelley argues that
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Named Person: Plato.; Platón.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cameron Shelley
ISBN: 9027223637 9789027223630 1588114023 9781588114020
OCLC Number: 51978050
Description: xi, 167 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. The problem of multiple analogies --
Ch. 2. Multiple analogies and "old fourlegs" --
Ch. 3. Multiple analogies from the Mesozoic --
Ch. 4. Multiple analogies in archaeology --
Ch. 5. Multiple analogies in Plato's Republic --
Ch. 6. Modelling multiple analogies --
Historical review --
A.1. Plato --
A.2. Aristotle --
A.3. Bacon --
A.4. Mill --
A.5. Shared structure theory.
Series Title: Human cognitive processing, v. 11.
Responsibility: Cameron Shelley.

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Topics covered by this volume include: the problem of multiple analogies; multiple analogies and "old fourlegs"; multiple analogies from the Mesozoic; multiple analogies in archaeology; and multiple  Read more...

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