Palgrave-Macmillan (2012)

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Adam Toon
University of Exeter
Abstract
Models as Make-Believe offers a new approach to scientific modelling by looking to an unlikely source of inspiration: the dolls and toy trucks of children's games of make-believe.
Keywords Philosophy of science  Scientific models  Imagination  Scientific representation  Chemical models
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Reprint years 2012
Call number Q175.32.M38.T66 2013
ISBN(s) 9780230301214
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