1999

Model-Based Reasoning in Scientific Discovery

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-7181-6 (Print) 978-1-4615-4813-3 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-1

  2. Models, Mental models, and Representations

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      Pages 3-3

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      Pages 5-22

      Model-Based Reasoning in Conceptual Change

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      Pages 23-40

      Tracing the Development of Models in the Philosophy of Science

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      Pages 41-57

      Using Models to Represent Reality

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      Pages 59-73

      Models and Diagrams within the Cognitive Field

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      Pages 75-83

      Theories,Models,and Representations

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      Pages 85-99

      How Scientists Build Models In Vivo Science as a Window on the Scientific Mind

  3. Discovery Processes and Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-101

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      Pages 103-123

      A Simulation of Model-Based Reasoning about Disparate Phenomena

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      Pages 125-137

      Scientific Discovery and Technological Innovation: Ulcers, Dinosaur Extinction, and the Programming Language Java

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      Pages 139-148

      A Hierarchy of Models and Electron Microscopy

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      Pages 149-164

      Expansion and Justification of Models: the Exemplary Case of Galileo Galilei

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      Pages 165-179

      Simplifying Bayesian Inference: The General Case

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      Pages 181-196

      Complexity versus Complex Systems: A New Approach to Scientific Discovery

  4. Creative Inferences and Abduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-197

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      Pages 199-217

      Model-Based Reasoning in Creative Processes

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      Pages 219-238

      Model-Based Creative Abduction

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      Pages 239-254

      Abduction and Geometrical Analysis. Notes on Charles S. Peirce and Edgar Allan Poe

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      Pages 255-269

      The Hierarchy of Models in Simulation

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      Pages 271-292

      Abducting Explanation

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      Pages 293-310

      Fictionalism and the Logic of “As If” Conditionals

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      Pages 311-325

      Scientific Modeling: A Multilevel Feedback Process

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 327-343