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Creating scientific concepts

Author: Nancy J Nersessian
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account that analyzes the dynamic reasoning processes implicated in a fundamental problem of creativity in science: how does genuine novelty emerge from existing representations?

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nersessian, Nancy J.
Creating scientific concepts.
Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008013831
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy J Nersessian
OCLC Number: 748881194
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Awards: Winner of Patrick Suppes Prize in the Philosophy of Science 2011
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Nancy Nersessian.

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"It should be obvious: scientists are human beings and their scientific theories reflect normal human mechanisms of thought, called frames and metaphors by some cognitive scientists and models and Read more...

 
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