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Introduction

  • Michael M. ReschEmail author
  • Andreas Kaminski
  • Petra Gehring
Conference paper

Abstract

It is quite rare to witness a radical change in science—not just the advent of a new topic or a new idea, and not just a change in a single field or scientific discipline, but a transformation of the way in which science works in general. In this kind of situation, it is difficult to understand what is going on. Our perceptions are not yet accustomed the novelty; no scholarly language has been refined and developed to reflect on what’s going on.

Keywords

Computer Simulation Language Game Single Field Epistemological Perspective Familiar Concept 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael M. Resch
    • 1
    Email author
  • Andreas Kaminski
    • 1
  • Petra Gehring
    • 2
  1. 1.High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS)University of StuttgartStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Philosophy, TU DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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