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"... one of the main functions of an analogy or model is to suggest extensions of the theory by considering extensions of the analogy, since more is known about the analogy than is known about the subject matter of the theory itself." is a quote by English science philosopher Mary B. Hesse. The quote is found in her 1952 paper "Operational Definition and Analogy in Physical Theories" British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (1952).
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Date Of Record Creation 2009-08-17 11:10:02
Date Of Record Release 2009-08-17 11:10:02
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Author Name Mary B. Hesse
Author Organization Cambridge University

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