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  1. Missing systems and the face value practice.Martin Thomson-Jones - 2010 - Synthese 172 (2):283-299.
    Call a bit of scientific discourse a description of a missing system when (i) it has the surface appearance of an accurate description of an actual, concrete system (or kind of system) from the domain of inquiry, but (ii) there are no actual, concrete systems in the world around us fitting the description it contains, and (iii) that fact is recognised from the outset by competent practitioners of the scientific discipline in question. Scientific textbooks, classroom lectures, and journal articles abound (...)
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  2. Models and the Semantic View.Martin Thomson-Jones - 2006 - Philosophy of Science 73 (5):524-535.
    I begin by distinguishing two notions of model, the notion of a truth-making structure and the notion of a mathematical model (in one specific sense). I then argue that although the models of the semantic view have often been taken to be both truth-making structures and mathematical models, this is in part due to a failure to distinguish between two ways of truth-making; in fact, the talk of truth-making is best excised from the view altogether. The result is a version (...)
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    Modeling without Mathematics.Martin Thomson-Jones - 2012 - Philosophy of Science 79 (5):761-772.
    Inquiries into the nature of scientific modeling have tended to focus their attention on mathematical models and, relatedly, to think of nonconcrete models as mathematical structures. The arguments of this article are arguments for rethinking both tendencies. Nonmathematical models play an important role in the sciences, and our account of scientific modeling must accommodate that fact. One key to making such accommodations, moreover, is to recognize that one kind of thing we use the term ‘model’ to refer to is a (...)
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    Structuralism About Scientific Representation.Martin Thomson-Jones - 2011 - In Alisa Bokulich & Peter Bokulich (eds.), Scientific Structuralism. Springer Science+Business Media. pp. 119--141.
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    Scientific Representation: Paradoxes of Perspective.Martin Thomson-Jones - 2011 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 89 (3):567 - 570.
    Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Volume 89, Issue 3, Page 567-570, September 2011.
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    Introduction: Models and Simulations 6.Martin Thomson-Jones & Adam Toon - 2016 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 56:111-112.
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    Preface.Martin Thomson-Jones - 2009 - Philosophical Studies 143 (1):1-1.
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  8. Models, Methods, and Evidence: Topics in the Philosophy of Science. Proceedings of the 38th Oberlin Colloquium in Philosophy. Oberlin Colloquium in Philosophy.Martin Thomson-Jones (ed.) - 2008
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  9. Models, Methods, and Evidence: Topics in the Philosophy of Science. Proceedings of the 38th Oberlin Colloquium in Philosophy.Martin Thomson-Jones (ed.) - 2008
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