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Models as Mediators: Perspectives on Natural and Social Science
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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. Expand
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Models as Mediating Instruments
Models are one of the critical instruments of modern science. We know that models function in a variety of different ways within the sciences to help us to learn not only about theories but alsoExpand
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Models as Mediators
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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. Expand
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Reconstructing Reality: Models, Mathematics, and Simulations
Preface Part One: Mathematics, Explanation and Understanding Chapter One: Abstraction and Idealisation: Understanding via Models Chapter Two: From the Pure to the Concrete: How Mathematics YieldsExpand
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Emergent Physics and Micro-Ontology*
This article examines ontological/dynamical aspects of emergence, specifically the micro-macro relation in cases of universal behavior. I discuss superconductivity as an emergent phenomenon, showingExpand
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Models, measurement and computer simulation: the changing face of experimentation
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The paper presents an argument for treating certain types of computer simulation as having the same epistemic status as experimental measurement. Expand
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Symmetries in Physics: Spontaneous symmetry breaking: theoretical arguments and philosophical problems
Introduction Arguments regarding the ontological status of symmetries typically involve questions such as the following: how does the mathematics of symmetry relate to the matter of the physicalExpand
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Account Planners' Views on How Their Work Is and Should Be Evaluated
Account planning in the United States is now part of the mainstream agency landscape. The planning field has evolved from the original British conceptualization of the 1960s and 1970s. Now plannersExpand
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