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Models as epistemic artefacts: Toward a non-representationalist account of scientific representation

@inproceedings{Knuuttila2005ModelsAE,
  title={Models as epistemic artefacts: Toward a non-representationalist account of scientific representation},
  author={Tarja Knuuttila},
  year={2005}
}
  • Tarja Knuuttila
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • This study seeks to situate the philosophical discussion on models and scientific representation within the larger context of questioning representation that is taking place in other fields, especially in science and technology studies. It addresses four related questions: (i) What kinds of different reactions there have been to the puzzle of representation? (ii) From where do the seeming epistemological difficulties concerning representation stem? (iii) How can representation be approached in… CONTINUE READING

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