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Models and Representation

Frigg, Roman and Nguyen, James (2017) Models and Representation. [Preprint]

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Abstract

The problem of representation has generated a sizable literature, which has been growing fast in particular over the last decade. The aim of this chapter is to review this body of work and assess the strengths and weaknesses of the different proposals.


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Item Type: Preprint
Creators:
CreatorsEmailORCID
Frigg, Romanr.p.frigg@lse.ac.uk0000-0003-0812-0907
Nguyen, JamesJ.Nguyen1@lse.ac.uk
Keywords: scientific representation, models, conventionalism, similarity, isomorphism, homomorphism, embedding, inferentialism, fiction, fictionalism.
Subjects: General Issues > Data
General Issues > Conventionalism
General Issues > Models and Idealization
General Issues > Structure of Theories
Depositing User: Roman Frigg
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2017 16:02
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2017 16:02
Item ID: 12834
Subjects: General Issues > Data
General Issues > Conventionalism
General Issues > Models and Idealization
General Issues > Structure of Theories
Date: 20 February 2017
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/12834

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