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By Melanie Frappier,Letitia Meynell,James Robert Brown

From Lucretius throwing a spear past the boundary of the universe to Einstein racing opposed to a beam of sunshine, notion experiments stand as a desirable problem to the need of knowledge within the empirical sciences. Are those experiments, carried out uniquely in our mind's eye, easily rhetorical units or conversation instruments or are they a vital a part of medical perform? This quantity surveys the present nation of the controversy and explores new avenues of study into the epistemology of notion experiments.

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