The philosophical novelty of computer simulation methods

Synthese 169 (3):615 - 626 (2009)
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Reasons are given to justify the claim that computer simulations and computational science constitute a distinctively new set of scientific methods and that these methods introduce new issues in the philosophy of science. These issues are both epistemological and methodological in kind.

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