Fictions in Science: Philosophical Essays on Modeling and Idealization

Routledge (2009)
As these essays demonstrate, within the bounds of what is empirically possible, a scientist's capacity for invention and creative thinking matches that of any ...
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Call number Q175.F474 2009
ISBN(s) 9780415990356   0415990351   9780415887922
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