Thought Experiments

[Revised entry by James Robert Brown and Yiftach Fehige on August 12, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Thought experiments are devices of the imagination used to investigate the nature
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[Revised entry by James Robert Brown and Yiftach Fehige on August 12, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Thought experiments are devices of the imagination used to investigate the nature of things. They are used for diverse reasons in a variety of areas, including economics, history, mathematics, philosophy, and the sciences, especially physics. Most often thought experiments are...

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