FOM: An explanation of the method of thought experiments
rhersh at math.unm.edu
Sun Jan 4 15:18:50 EST 1998
examples where something is old in one way, new in another--or,
"the same" in one way, "different in another."
infinitesimals of Abraham Robinson (vs infinitesimals of
a fresh CD of Gregorian Chant
a "re-mastering" of a 1940 performance of Arthur Schnabel
the Faust legend, from Marlowe to Goethe to Mann
a film of Medea
red hair on a kid whose parents are dark-haired but had one red-haired
democracy in Athens, reborn in modern times ?
the atomic theory of matter (Democritus, Lucretius) reborn ? in modern times
the state of Israel
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