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

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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Gribbin I 99
Analogy/Physics/Thermodynamics/Electrodynamics/Gribbin: Kelvin discovered that the heat flux through solid bodies and the local pattern of electrical forces are mathematically analogous. - But that does not mean that electricity was "like heat". The analogies are purely mathematical.

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.
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Gribbin I
John Gribbin
Schrödinger’s Kitten and the Search for Reality, London 1995
German Edition:
Schrödingers Kätzchen und die Suche nach der Wirklichkeit Frankfurt/M. 1998

Gribbin II
John Gribbin
In Search of Schrödinger’s Cat, London 1984
German Edition:
Auf der Suche nach Schrödingers Katze. Quantenphysik und WIrklichkeit München 1987

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