Scientific Representation and the Semantic View of Theories

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Published 06-01-2006
Roman FRIGG

Abstract

Models represent their target systems in one way or another. But what does it mean for a model to represent something beyond itself? This paper details different aspects of this problem and argues that the semantic view of theories does not provide us with an adequate response to any of these.

How to Cite

FRIGG, R. (2006). Scientific Representation and the Semantic View of Theories. THEORIA, 21(1), 49–65. https://doi.org/10.1387/theoria.553
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Keywords

scientific representation, models, semantic view of theories, isomorphism, similarity.

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MONOGRAPHIC SECTION