Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics

Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology

Theoretical and Cognitive Issues

Editors: Magnani, Lorenzo (Ed.)

  • Recent advances in Model-Based Reasoning research and in its applications to science and technology
  • Proceedings of Model-Based Reasoning 2012 ITALY (MBR_012)
  • Written by leading experts in the field
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This book contains contributions presented during the international conference on Model-Based Reasoning (MBR´012), held on June 21-23 in Sestri Levante, Italy.  Interdisciplinary researchers discuss in this volume how scientific cognition and other kinds of cognition make use of models, abduction, and explanatory reasoning in order to produce important or creative changes in theories and concepts. Some of the contributions analyzed the problem of model-based reasoning in technology and stressed the issues of scientific and technological innovation. The book is divided in three main parts: models, mental models, representations; abduction, problem solving and practical reasoning; historical, epistemological and technological issues.

 

The volume is based on the papers that were presented at the international

 

Table of contents (34 chapters)

  • Some Ways of Thinking

    Tversky, Barbara

    Pages 3-8

  • Against Fictionalism

    Woods, John

    Pages 9-42

  • Fear-Driven Inference: Mechanisms of Gut Overreaction

    Thagard, Paul (et al.)

    Pages 43-53

  • Living in the Model: The Cognitive Ecology of Time—A Comparative Study

    Sinha, Chris

    Pages 55-73

  • How Scientific Models Differ from Works of Fiction

    Portides, Demetris

    Pages 75-87

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eBook $269.00
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Hardcover $349.00
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Softcover $349.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-662-51055-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology
Book Subtitle
Theoretical and Cognitive Issues
Editors
  • Lorenzo Magnani
Series Title
Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics
Series Volume
8
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-37428-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-37428-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-37427-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-51055-1
Series ISSN
2192-6255
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 639
Number of Illustrations and Tables
75 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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