Perspectives on Science 21 (2):143-156 (2013)

Till Grüne-Yanoff
Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
Philosophers of science studying scientific practice often consider it a methodological requirement that their conceptualization of "model" closely connects with the understanding and use of models by practicing scientists. Occasionally, this connection has been explicitly made (Hutten 1954, Suppes 1961, Morgan and Morrison 1999, Bailer-Jones 2002, Lehtinen and Kuorikoski 2007, Kuorikoski 2007, Morgan 2012a). These studies have been dominated by a focus on the—relatively similar forms of—mathematical models in physics and economics. Yet it has become increasingly evident that the way models are conceptualized is very different in some other sciences, where philosophers' accounts of models' characteristics and ..
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