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Explanation and Understanding in a Model-Based Model of Cognition
This article is an experiment. Consider a minimalist model of cognition (models, means of model-building and history of their evolution). In this model, explanation could be defined as a means allowing to advance: production ...
Towards a General Definition of Modeling
What is a model? Surprisingly, in philosophical texts, this question is asked (sometimes), but almost never – answered. Instead of a general answer, usually, some classification of models is considered. The broadest possible ...
Philosophy of Modeling: Some Neglected Pages of History
Read the published version at https://dspace.lu.lv/dspace/handle/7/46695. The work done in the philosophy of modeling by Vaihinger (1876), Craik (1943), Rosenblueth and Wiener (1945), Apostel (1960), Minsky (1965), ...