By Parallel Reasoning: The Construction and Evaluation of Analogical Arguments

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By Parallel Reasoning is the first comprehensive philosophical examination of analogical reasoning in more than forty years designed to formulate and justify standards for the critical evaluation of analogical arguments. It proposes a normative theory with special focus on the use of analogies in mathematics and science. In recent decades, research on analogy has been dominated by computational theories whose objective has been to model analogical reasoning as a psychological process. These theories have devoted little ...

By Parallel Reasoning: The Construction and Evaluation of Analogical Arguments 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195325539

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