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Models as Mediators: Perspectives on Natural and Social Science
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Models as Mediators: Perspectives on Natural and Social Science (Hardback)

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Models as Mediators discusses the ways in which models function in modern science, particularly in the fields of physics and economics. Models play a variety of roles in the sciences: they are used in the development, exploration and application of theories and in measurement methods. They also provide instruments for using scientific concepts and principles to intervene in the world. The editors provide a framework which covers the construction and function of scientific models, and explore the ways in which they enable us to learn about both theories and the world. The contributors to the volume offer their own individual theoretical perspectives to cover a wide range of examples of modelling, from physics, economics and chemistry. These papers provide ideal case-study material for understanding both the concepts and typical elements of modelling, using analytical approaches from the philosophy and history of science.

Science & MathematicsScience: general issuesPhilosophy of science Publisher: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: 21/10/1999 ISBN-13: 9780521650977  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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