Science fictions: Comment on Godfrey-Smith

Philosophical Studies 143 (1):117 - 125 (2009)
Abstract
This is a comment on Peter Godfrey-Smith’s, “Models and Fictions in Science”. The comments explore problems he raises if we treat model systems as fictions in a naturalized and deflationary framework.
Keywords Hans Vaihinger  Models  Fictions  Peter Godfrey-Smith
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    Alisa Bokulich (2008). Can Classical Structures Explain Quantum Phenomena? British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 59 (2):217-235.
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    Stephen M. Downes (2011). Scientific Models. Philosophy Compass 6 (11):757-764.
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