The Experimental Side of Modeling
by Isabelle F. Peschard, Bas C. Fraassen
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press 2018
Number of pages: 360
Offering a radically new conception of the role of data in the scientific modeling process, this cutting-edge volume offers a multifaceted view on experiments as designed and shaped in interaction with the modeling process. Highlighting the mediating role of models and the model-dependence of data measurement, it proposes a normative and conceptual innovation in scientific modeling.
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Science and technology have had a major impact on society, and their impact is growing. The authors cover the impact of science on society from the time of man's first significant scientific invention to that of expected future scientific advances.
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