analogist


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someone who looks for analogies or who reasons by analogy

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The war had been kept short, and American casualties were relatively low, thus containing any would-be Vietnam analogists and permitting the president to declare victory over Saddam Hussein and the legacies of Vietnam.
We use the term cyberspace not because we are bad analogists, but because many online resources mimic physical properties.
Analogists think the reformers are anthropomorphic, contributing to popular naive imaginings about God as "a person like us," while the reformers think the analogists are grafting Hellenic ideas onto biblical faith.
The main debate is between, on the one hand, propositionalists, who argue for an all-propositional, digital basis of mental images (see Pylyshyn), and, on the other, analogists, who suggest that there exists a structural isomorphism between perceptions and representations and thus assume that images are basically analogous (see Kosslyn).