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an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others

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drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect

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the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater

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The patient and dignified grief that speaks through Frost and Calasso, the thinking of the analogy, is proudly free of dogmaticism, but, as Calasso himself conceded in his earlier La Folie Baudelaire, "You can simply ignore it.
Taking the Darwins as a point of entry, The Age of Analogy might be described as an intellectual history that measures the distance between Erasmus and Charles Darwin's respective theories of evolution and finds them separated by a fundamental shift in the "modes of historical engagement" pursued within scientific and literary writing.
Precisely, I will detail the kind of analogy used by scholars when they associate a biological system to an economic one.
Computational analogy and case-based reasoning (CBR) are closely related research areas.
Moreover, helping students comprehend the semantics of the target language is one of the first important skills that an analogy provides students, by not only recognizing each word in the analogy, but more importantly the relationships between the words.
Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court has lacerated the trial court judge in the Aarushi murder case, saying he acted like a film director to create a fictional scenario, used fallacious analogy and ignored the basic tenets of law.
Subsequently it turned out that magnetization occurs due to the flow of molecular (microscopic) currents inside the magnets (such a model will be called the magnetization model by molecular currents), and the electrostatic analogy is far from the nature of magnetism [1, 4].
Anderson explores complex early modern scientific discourse with rare depth and curiosity, and she shapes her audience's reading experience with a complex structure to her own book, which seeks to replicate Anderson's own process of the discovery that analogy is at the very core of both scientific and poetic discourse in the early modern period.
Despite its seeming ridiculousness, however, Trump Jr's Skittles analogy has been used plenty of times before.
The theory underlying the model is psychologist Dedre Gentner's structure-mapping theory of analogy and similarity, which has been used to explain and predict many psychology phenomena.
Bailey (2012) explains that analogy provides explicit explanatory structure by using a comparison of what we already know or experience to understand certain concepts.
The power of the central sensitization analogy the idea that pain is best thought about as a stereo with the volume turned up--has led to the science of fibromyalgia becoming "lost in translation," according to Dr.
However, the botanical lessons in her Conversations Introducing Poetry (1804) and in Darwin's The Loves of the Plants (1789), a poem which brings personified plants to life, wield analogy in a positive engagement with Linnaean botany that visualizes and recreates plants on the poetic page.
IN THIS ESSAY I EXPLICATE THE GENERAL CONTOURS of Avicenna's doctrine of the analogy of being as it is presented in his Aristotelian philosophical summa, the Book of Healing (Kitab as-Sifa'), which presents his own views on logic, natural philosophy, mathematics, and metaphysics.
While this analogy may be wishful thinking by some, a more interesting analogy might be Ross Perot in 1992, who, as a major high-tech businessman, challenged incumbent George H.