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Title The experimental side of modeling / Isabelle F. Peschard and Bas C. van Fraassen, editors
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (viii, 325 pages)
Series Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science ; volume 21
Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 21.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Models of Experiments; 2. Dynamics, Data, and Noise in the Cognitive Sciences; 3. Articulating the World: Experimental Practice and Conceptual Understanding; 4. Modeling/Experimentation: The Synthetic Strategy in the Study of Genetic Circuits; 5. Will Your Policy Work? Experiments versus Models; 6. Causal Content and Global Laws: Grounding Modality in Experimental Practice; 7. Experimental Flukes and Statistical Modeling in the Higgs Discovery; 8. Values and Evidence in Model-Based Climate Forecasting
9. Validating Idealized ModelsSymposium on Measurement; 10. Introduction: The Changing Debates about Measurement; 11. Measurement Accuracy Realism; 12. Let's Take the Metaphysical Bull by the Horns; 13. Taking the Metaphysical Bull by the Horns: Completing the Job; Contributors; Index of Names; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Index of Subjects; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 13, 2018)
Subject Science -- Experiments -- Methodology
Science -- Methodology.
Experimental design.
REFERENCE -- Questions & Answers.
Experimental design.
Science -- Experiments -- Methodology.
Science -- Methodology.
Form Electronic book
Author Peschard, Isabelle F., editor
Van Fraassen, Bas C., 1941- editor.
LC no. 2018011026
ISBN 9781452957456