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On Trying to Teach: The Mind in Correspondence
In this work, the dilemmas and challenges of teaching are addressed. The author, a clinical teacher of psychoanalysis and psychiatry, writes about how it feels to teach and relates his own teachingExpand
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Realism and Instrumentalism in 19th-Century Atomism
Sometimes a theory is interpreted realistically--i.e., as literally true--whereas sometimes a theory is interpreted instrumentalistically--i.e., as merely a convenient device for summarizing,Expand
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Coronary Artery Bypass Occlusion Secondary to Postcardiotomy Syndrome
Abstract Postcardiotomy syndrome following coronary vein bypass procedures may cause graft occlusion as a result of the associated myxedematous hyperemic inflammation that later forms denseExpand
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Quantum-Theoretical Realism: Popper and Einstein v. Kochen and Specker1
  • M. R. Gardner
  • Physics
  • The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • 1 February 1972
In his writings on quantum theory, early and late, Karl Popper has steadfastly maintained that the quantum-theoretic world-view is much closer to common sense than the theory's originators haveExpand
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Prediction of Stability in Pharmaceutical Preparations XIX: Stability Evaluation and Bioanalysis of Clofibric Acid Esters by High-Pressure Liquid Chromatography
Specific, sensitive, reversed-phase high-pressure liquid chromatographic assays of clofibric acid esters, clofibrate and etofibrate, and their hydrolysis products, clofibric acid and itsExpand
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Predicting Novel Facts
  • M. R. Gardner
  • Mathematics
  • The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • 1 March 1982
Roughly, the idea is that other things equal, the verification of a prediction supports a theory more than the explanation of something already known, or something the theory was designed to accountExpand
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Is that a fact? Empiricism revisited, or a psychoanalyst at sea.
  • M. R. Gardner
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1 December 1994
In this paper, the author has tried to illustrate a few of the long, tortuous, and illusive workings by which an analyst, in constructing the configurations called 'facts', tries to combine theExpand
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