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Physics as metaphor

Jones, Roger S.

Physics as metaphor

by Jones, Roger S.

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physics -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roger S. Jones.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC6 .J62 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3502181M
    ISBN 100452006201
    LC Control Number82022490

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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Maybe because I have read many of the books Jones cites or the background I have in math and physics, I found the book rather superficial, Physics as metaphor book over the front half.

The Cosmic Egg and Alan Watts' works among others do a much better job /5(2). "Physics As Metaphor" borrows skillfully from the writings of other scientists and philosophers of science, like Barfield, Polyani, Poincare, Kuhn, and many others, and at the end of the book there is a comprehensive guide to the sources the author used to formulate the ideas in the book.

Perhaps the most meaningful chapter in Jones's book is /5(4). The Role of Metaphor in Scientific Thought and Physics Education David Brookes, Rutgers University Email: [email protected] Outline Analogies in quantum mechanics and cognitive-historical analysis Metaphors and cognitive linguistics Heat & Thermodynamics A very short note on ontologyFile Size: 2MB.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, Roger S. (Roger Stanley), Physics as metaphor. New York: New American Library, [], © Paradox is always at the level of metaphor, never reality. Bobby Matherne, I had scribbled the above statement in the margins of the Preface page back in when I read this book.

I had been studying metaphor intensively and this book represented a chance for me to combine two fields of expertise, namely, Physics and Metaphor. Physics As Metaphor: Roger S. Jones: Books - Skip to main content.

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A well-chosen metaphor does wonders to explain concepts, to persuade and to ensure buy-in into any given matter. So says Paul Thibodeau of Oberlin College in the US, lead author of an article in.

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The book’s metaphor for various organizational and psychological components of your organization leverages the laws of physics which tech entrepreneurs should really be able to relate to; any entrepreneur should be able to see how entropy impacts their organization.

There isn't one. There are some metaphors that describe certain aspects of quantum mechanics in limited situations, which I'm sure you've heard, such as the "Electron Cloud" and "Waves-Particle Duality", and the pop-sci explanation of Heisenberg.

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Sub-problems are designed as following: 1. Which metaphors are used by high school students to describe physics, physics lesson and physics teacher concepts?

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