Neutral Analogies

Some articles on analogies:

Mary Hesse
... Her publication Models and Analogies in Science is a widely cited and accessible introduction to the topic ... Hesse argues, contra Duhem, that models and analogies are integral to understanding scientific practice in general and scientific advancement in ... ball model of the dynamical theory of gases and models of light based on analogies to sound and water waves ...

Famous quotes containing the words analogies and/or neutral:

    There must be a solemn and terrible aloneness that comes over the child as he takes those first independent steps. All this is lost to memory and we can only reconstruct it through analogies in later life....To the child who takes his first steps and finds himself walking alone, this moment must bring the first sharp sense of the uniqueness and separateness of his body and his person, the discovery of the solitary self.
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    The United States must be neutral in fact as well as in name.... We must be impartial in thought as well as in action ... a nation that neither sits in judgment upon others nor is disturbed in her own counsels and which keeps herself fit and free to do what is honest and disinterested and truly serviceable for the peace of the world.
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