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Aims, Domains, and Models in Science

Perkins, TJ (2024) Aims, Domains, and Models in Science. In: UNSPECIFIED.


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There is a common view of modeling in the philosophical literature that ties modeling tightly to theorizing. In this paper, I demonstrate that conceptual models and modeling strategies widen the suite of aims associated with modeling such that modeling cannot be unified by practices of theorizing. Using conceptual models, I advocate for a view of modeling that takes seriously domain-specific goals and how they interface with modeling strategies such that modeling practices resist easy unification.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Perkins, TJ0000-0002-2009-875X
Keywords: models, ecology, theory, representation, practice
Subjects: General Issues > Models and Idealization
Depositing User: TJ Perkins
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2024 03:02
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2024 03:02
Item ID: 23495
Subjects: General Issues > Models and Idealization
Date: 2024

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