The difference between abstraction and idealization
made by Nowak gave birth to an intense and important international epistemological debate and no wonder that well-known philosophers of science like Nancy Cartwright, Ronald Giere, Francesco Coniglione, Evandro Agazzi and so on, could develop their intuitions about the relevance of idealization
in science thanks to Nowak's works.
In the light of that, if we assume that the fundamental procedure of science is Idealization
, then it's easy to notice that the growth of knowledge "consists in acquiring increasingly new information about the essential factors of the investigated magnitudes;" (26) but, as Leszek Nowak demonstrated in his works, this is not enough because if we introduce idealizing assumptions by omitting secondary factors, after that we must remove these assumptions in favour of more realistic ones, because:
MacFaul argues that the dynamic nature of drama militates against static idealizations
of friendship in the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.
that becomes stronger as the relationship develops leads to partners' deeper feelings of love and passion for one another.
In this collection of 11 articles, contributors describe their thought and research about idealization
and abstraction in science.
Separate gallery spaces in the exhibition explore different themes or philosophies related to the Pre-Raphaelite artists, including the idealization
of feminine beauty, biblical themes and the literary implications of the movement.
His readings here include a fine analysis of how the idealization
of women "is simply one more devious, indirect form of bondage" (107).
of the era is thick, and it is here that the authors risk losing younger readers more inclined to identify with the barbed rants of Kate Reddy, working mom heroine of I Don't Know How She Does It, than Jane Alpert, underground seventies radical and author of "Mother Right.
Thus, straight realism, the borrowing from folklore, idealization
, satire, and humor distinguish his style.
This is the idealization
of the father that demands that we "restore father to his rightful place" (Gottman, 1998).
One study of 10 such cases found a pattern of therapy in which idealization
, fantasies of omnipotence, and the avoidance of rupture were prominent, Hilary Rubenstein, Ph.
In one respect he reinforces the view of the revisionist school, by showing better than before how much the English idealization
of the feast was one aspect of a reaction to the insecurities provoked by industrialization and urbanization.