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Introduction to the edited volume “Scientific Understanding and Representation: Modeling in the Physical Sciences”

Kareem Khalifa, Kareem and Lawler, Insa and Shech, Elay (2022) Introduction to the edited volume “Scientific Understanding and Representation: Modeling in the Physical Sciences”. Scientific Understanding and Representation: Modeling in the Physical Sciences.

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Abstract

This chapter gives an overview of the various themes and issues discussed in the volume. It includes summaries of all chapters and places the contributions, some of which are part of a critical conversation format, in the context of the larger literature and debates.


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Item Type: Published Article or Volume
Creators:
CreatorsEmailORCID
Kareem Khalifa, Kareemkkhalifa@middlebury.edu
Lawler, Insairlawler@uncg.edu0000-0002-1250-6020
Shech, Elayeshech@gmail.com
Keywords: scientific representation scientific models idealization explanation realism
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Explanation
General Issues > Models and Idealization
Specific Sciences > Physics
General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
General Issues > Social Epistemology of Science
Depositing User: Dr. Insa Lawler
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2022 13:48
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2022 13:48
Item ID: 21548
Journal or Publication Title: Scientific Understanding and Representation: Modeling in the Physical Sciences
Publisher: Routledge
Official URL: https://www.routledge.com/Scientific-Understanding...
DOI or Unique Handle: https://www.routledge.com/Scientific-Understanding-and-Representation-Modeling-in-the-Physical-Sciences/Lawler-Khalifa-Shech/p/book/9781032054957
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Explanation
General Issues > Models and Idealization
Specific Sciences > Physics
General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
General Issues > Social Epistemology of Science
Date: 13 December 2022
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/21548

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