chapter  II
STARTING FROM SCRATCH: TREATING THE NEW IN TERMS OF THE OLD
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If we abandon the after-the-fact view of concept formation and the corollary notion that new concepts are either illusory or mysterious, what have we left? Where can we begin?

But this truism is paradoxical: consider the story ofEpaminondas, who spoiled the cake he was carrying from his Auntie to his Mammy.