Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Analogy: formal parallelism. Intends show that from a similar case, similar conclusions can be drawn.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
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I 349
Analogies/Physics/Electricity/Mechanics: Suppose we wanted to study the behavior of a complex system of several interrelated springs: then it is most practical to build a corresponding electric circuit to simulate the system. Instead of replacing the springs by strength, current and other levels can be regulated more easily. (>Analog computer, simulation).
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Analogy/Aanalog/Theory/Principle of the Shortest Time/Fermat/Identity/Physics/Feynman: apparently, the statement of the shortest time and the statement that angles are equal in reflection, and that the sinuses of the angles are proportional at refraction, are the same.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Fey
R. Feynman
Vom Wesen physikalischer Gesetze München 1993

Fey I
R. Feynman
Vorlesungen über Physik I München 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-26