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  1. “Pani Z Pieskiem” (“Lady with Pooch”): Ludwik Fleck’s Uses of Images in His Epistemological Works.Kamola Jadwiga - 2016 - Transversal: International Journal for the Historiography of Science 1:79.
    Ludwik Fleck was a bilingual academic conversant with the medical and philosophical vocabulary in both Polish and German. This paper pays tribute to Fleck’s academic bilingualism and focuses on his uses of images in the original versions of his epistemological works “Some Specific Features of the Medical Way of Thinking”, “Crisis of Reality”, “Scientific Observation and Perception in General” and “To Look, To See, To Know”. Images are understood as actual artifacts as well as literary metaphors that structure Fleck’s thinking (...)
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  • Scientific Images as Circulating Ideas: An Application of Ludwik Fleck’s Theory of Thought Styles.Nicola Mößner - 2016 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 47 (2):307-329.
    Without doubt, there is a great diversity of scientific images both with regard to their appearances and their functions. Diagrams, photographs, drawings, etc. serve as evidence in publications, as eye-catchers in presentations, as surrogates for the research object in scientific reasoning. This fact has been highlighted by Stephen M. Downes who takes this diversity as a reason to argue against a unifying representation-based account of how visualisations play their epistemic role in science. In the following paper, I will suggest an (...)
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