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Historical Context and Philosophy of Science: Reply to Peter Simons' 'Coincidence and Kite-Flying'

Sterrett, Susan (2009) Historical Context and Philosophy of Science: Reply to Peter Simons' 'Coincidence and Kite-Flying'. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    This essay responds to a review of my book Wittgenstein Flies A Kite: A Story of Models of Wings and Models of the World by Peter Simons that appears in the March 2009 issue of the journal Metascience. The revised version contains additional clarifications.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: Wittgenstein, physical similarity, physically similar systems, Tractatus, model, scale model, dimensional analysis, dimensionless parameter
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Symmetries/Invariances
    Depositing User: Dr Susan G. Sterrett
    Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2009
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:17
    Item ID: 4488
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/4488

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