Models as Mediators: Perspectives on Natural and Social Science

@inproceedings{Morgan1999ModelsAM,
  title={Models as Mediators: Perspectives on Natural and Social Science},
  author={M. S. Morgan and M. Morrison},
  year={1999}
}
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… Expand
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