McGrath - INTRO_20 - Models and Analogies in Science

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Category IRC Short
Speakers McGrath, Alister
Year 2021

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The natural sciences use models or analogies to help visualize our world, and help us make sense of it. So what advantages does this bring? And what are its risks? In this presentation, Alister McGrath considers the place of models and analogies in modern science, and explores its possible explanatory gains and costs.