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Hallyn, Fernand. 2000. Metaphor and Analogy in the Sciences (Origins: Studies in the Sources of Scientific Creativity 1). Dordrecht: Kluwer. 252 pp.
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Table of Contents R. Harré, et al.: Apparatus as Models of Nature. J. Meheus: Analogical Reasoning in Creative Problem Solving Processes: Logico-Philosophical Perspectives. P. Machamer: The Nature of Metaphor and Scientific Description. F. Hallyn: Atoms and Letters. G. Simon: Analogies and Metaphors in Keppler. W. Shea: Looking at the Moon as another Earth. Terrestrial Analogies and Seventeenth-Century Telescopes. J.-P. van Bendegem: Analogy and Metaphor as Essential Tools for the Working Mathematician. R.E. Nuñez: Conceptual Metaphor and the Embodied Mind: What Makes Mathematics Possible? A.I. Miller: Metaphor and Scientific Creativity. G.C. Cornells: Analogical Reasoning in Modern Cosmological Thinking. D.M. Bailer-Jones: Scientific Models as Metaphors. S. Maasen: Metaphors in the Social Sciences: Making Use and Making Sense of Them.

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