Towards the formal study of models in the non-formal sciences

@article{Apostel2004TowardsTF,
  title={Towards the formal study of models in the non-formal sciences},
  author={Leo Apostel},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2004},
  volume={12},
  pages={125-161}
}
I. The function of models in the empirical sciences II. Structure and purpose: conditions of a structural nature which models should satisfy in order to accomplish their function. III. Generalisation and specialisation of the classical definition of model, in view of the above requirements: (a) the algebraic model concept (b) the semantic model concept (c) the syntactical model concept the algebraic model concept the semantic model concept the syntactical model concept IV. Attempt towards… CONTINUE READING
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