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    Evidential Diversity and the Triangulation of Phenomena.Jaakko Kuorikoski & Caterina Marchionni - 2016 - Philosophy of Science 83 (2):227-247.
    The article argues for the epistemic rationale of triangulation, namely, the use of multiple and independent sources of evidence. It claims that triangulation is to be understood as causal reasoning from data to phenomenon, and it rationalizes its epistemic value in terms of controlling for likely errors and biases of particular data-generating procedures. This perspective is employed to address objections against triangulation concerning the fallibility and scope of the inference, as well as problems of independence, incomparability, and discordance of evidence. (...)
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    Robustness Analysis Disclaimer: Please Read the Manual Before Use!Jaakko Kuorikoski, Aki Lehtinen & Caterina Marchionni - 2012 - Biology and Philosophy 27 (6):891-902.
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    Modeling Model Selection in Model Pluralism.Till Grüne-Yanoff & Caterina Marchionni - 2018 - Journal of Economic Methodology 25 (3):265-275.
    ABSTRACTIn his recent book, Rodrik [. Economics rules. Why economics works, when it fails, and how to tell the difference. Oxford University Press] proposes an account of model pluralism according to which multiple models of the same target are acceptable as long as one model is more useful for one purpose and another is more useful for another purpose. How, then, is the right model for the purpose selected? Rodrik roughly outlines a selection procedure, which we formalize to enhance understanding (...)
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    Explanatory Pluralism and Complementarity: From Autonomy to Integration.Caterina Marchionni - 2008 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 38 (3):314-333.
    Philosophers of the social sciences are increasingly convinced that macro-and micro-explanations are complementary. Whereas macro-explanations are broad, micro-explanations are deep. I distinguish between weak and strong complementarity: Strongly complementary explanations improve one another when integrated, weakly complementary explanations do not. To demonstrate the explanatory autonomy of different levels of explanation, explanatory pluralists mostly presuppose the weak form of complementarity. By scrutinizing the notions of explanatory depth and breadth, I argue that macro- and micro-accounts of the same phenomenon are more often (...)
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    Playing with Networks: How Economists Explain. [REVIEW]Caterina Marchionni - 2013 - European Journal for Philosophy of Science 3 (3):331-352.
    Network theory is applied across the sciences to study phenomena as diverse as the spread of SARS, the topology of the cell, the structure of the Internet and job search behaviour. Underlying the study of networks is graph theory. Whether the graph represents a network of neurons, cells, friends or firms, it displays features that exclusively depend on the mathematical properties of the graph itself. However, the way in which graph theory is implemented to the modelling of networks differs significantly (...)
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    On the Structure of Explanatory Unification: The Case of Geographical Economics.Uskali Mäki & Caterina Marchionni - 2009 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 40 (2):185-195.
    A newly emerged field within economics, known as geographical economics claims to have provided a unified approach to the study of spatial agglomerations at different spatial scales by showing how these can be traced back to the same basic economic mechanisms. We analyze this contemporary episode of explanatory unification in relation to major philosophical accounts of unification. In particular, we examine the role of argument patterns in unifying derivations, the role of ontological convictions and mathematical structures in shaping unification, the (...)
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    Toward a Framework for Selecting Behavioural Policies: How to Choose Between Boosts and Nudges.Till Grüne-Yanoff, Caterina Marchionni & Markus A. Feufel - 2018 - Economics and Philosophy 34 (2):243-266.
  8. Is Geographical Economics Imperializing Economic Geography?Uskali Mäki & Caterina Marchionni - 2011 - Journal of Economic Geography 11 (4):645-665.
    Geographical economics (also known as the ‘new economic geography’) is an approach developed within economics dealing with space and geography, issues previously neglected by the mainstream of the discipline. Some practitioners in neighbouring fields traditionally concerned with spatial issues (descriptively) characterized it as—and (normatively) blamed it for—intellectual imperialism. We provide a nuanced analysis of the alleged imperialism of geographical economics and investigate whether the form of imperialism it allegedly instantiates is to be resisted and on what grounds. From both descriptive (...)
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    Contrastive Explanation and Unrealistic Models: The Case of the New Economic Geography.Caterina Marchionni - 2006 - Journal of Economic Methodology 13 (4):425-446.
    The contrastive approach to explanation is employed to shed light on the issue of the unrealisticness of models and their assumptions in economics. If we take explanations to be answers to contrastive questions of the form, then unrealistic elements such as omissions and idealizations are (at least partly) dependent on the selected contrast. These contrast?dependent assumptions are shown to serve the function of fixing the shared causal background between the fact and the foil. It is argued that looking at the (...)
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    Introduction: Methodologies of Bounded Rationality.Till Grüne-Yanoff, Caterina Marchionni & Ivan Moscati - 2014 - Journal of Economic Methodology 21 (4):325-342.
    The modelling of bounded rationality is currently pursued by approaches that exhibit a wide diversity of methodologies. This special issue collects five contributions that discuss different methodological aspects of these approaches. In our introduction, we map the variety of methodological positions with respect to three questions. First, what kinds of evidence do the respective approaches consider relevant for modelling bounded rationality? Second, what kind of modelling desiderata do the respective approaches focus on? And third, how do the respective approaches justify (...)
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    Economics as Robustness Analysis.Jaakko Kuorikoski, Aki Lehtinen & Caterina Marchionni - unknown
    All economic models involve abstractions and idealisations. Economic theory itself does not tell which idealizations are truly fatal or harmful for the result and which are not. This is why much of what is seen as theoretical contribution in economics is constituted by deriving familiar results from different modelling assumptions. If a modelling result is robust with respect to particular modelling assumptions, the empirical falsity of these particular assumptions does not provide grounds for criticizing the result. In this paper we (...)
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    Unification and Mechanistic Detail as Drivers of Model Construction: Models of Networks in Economics and Sociology.Jaakko Kuorikoski & Caterina Marchionni - 2014 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 48:97-104.
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    Triangulation Across the Lab, the Scanner and the Field: The Case of Social Preferences.Jaakko Kuorikoski & Caterina Marchionni - 2016 - European Journal for Philosophy of Science 6 (3):361-376.
    This paper deals with the evidential value of neuroeconomic experiments for the triangulation of economically relevant phenomena. We examine the case of social preferences, which involves bringing together evidence from behavioural experiments, neuroeconomic experiments, and observational studies from other social sciences. We present an account of triangulation and identify the conditions under which neuroeconomic evidence is diverse in the way required for successful triangulation. We also show that the successful triangulation of phenomena does not necessarily afford additional confirmation to general (...)
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    Model-Based Explanation in the Social Sciences: Modeling Kinship Terminologies and Romantic Networks.Caterina Marchionni - 2013 - Perspectives on Science 21 (2):175-180.
    Read argues that modeling cultural idea systems serves to make explicit the cultural rules through which "cultural idea systems" frame behaviors that are culturally meaningful. Because cultural rules are typically "invisible" to us, one of the anthropologists' tasks is to elicit these rules, make them explicit and then use them to build explanations for patterns in cultural phenomena. The main example of Read's approach to cultural idea systems is the formal modeling of kinship terminologies. I reconstruct Read's modeling strategy as (...)
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    What is Mechanistic Evidence, and Why Do We Need It for Evidence-Based Policy?Caterina Marchionni & Samuli Reijula - 2019 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 73:54-63.
    It has recently been argued that successful evidence-based policy should rely on two kinds of evidence: statistical and mechanistic. The former is held to be evidence that a policy brings about the desired outcome, and the latter concerns how it does so. Although agreeing with the spirit of this proposal, we argue that the underlying conception of mechanistic evidence as evidence that is different in kind from correlational, difference-making or statistical evidence, does not correctly capture the role that information about (...)
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  16. I modelli in economia.Alessandra Basso & Caterina Marchionni - 2015 - Aphex 11.
    The paper reviews the philosophical literature on the epistemology of modelling in contemporary economics. In particular, it focuses on open questions concerning the epistemic role of models, the validity of inferences from the models to the world, and the legitimacy of their use for purposes of explanation, prediction and intervention.
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    Review of Popper and Economic Methodology. Contemporary Challenges. [REVIEW]Caterina Marchionni - 2009 - Economics and Philosophy 25 (2):223-229.
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    The Ultimate/Proximate Distinction in Recent Accounts of Human Cooperation.Jack Vromen & Caterina Marchionni - 2009 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 71 (1):87-117.
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    Economics as Usual: Geographical Economics Shaped by Disciplinary Constraints.Uskali Mäki & Caterina Marchionni - 2011 - In John B. Davis & D. Wade Hands (eds.), The Elgar Companion to Recent Economic Methodology. Edward Elgar Publishers. pp. 188.
    Is economics a proper science at all? Or if it qualifies as a science, does it underperform, does it fail to fulfil its scientific duties? Does it perhaps just pretend to proceed as a science by applying principles and techniques that are not suitable for addressing its proper subject matter and for meeting the legitimate expectations? There is a long and live tradition of economics-bashing and economics apology in posing and answering such questions. One popular current in this tradition is (...)
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    Neuroeconomics: Hype or Hope?Caterina Marchionni & Jack Vromen - 2010 - Journal of Economic Methodology 17 (2):103-106.
    (2010). ‘Neuroeconomics: hype or hope?’. Journal of Economic Methodology: Vol. 17, Neuroeconomics: Hype or Hope?, pp. 103-106. doi: 10.1080/13501781003756667.
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    What is the Problem with Model-Based Explanation in Economics?Caterina Marchionni - 2017 - Disputatio 9 (47):603-630.
    The question of whether the idealized models of theoretical economics are explanatory has been the subject of intense philosophical debate. It is sometimes presupposed that either a model provides the actual explanation or it does not provide an explanation at all. Yet, two sets of issues are relevant to the evaluation of model-based explanation: what conditions should a model satisfy in order to count as explanatory and does the model satisfy those conditions. My aim in this paper is to unpack (...)
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    Geographical Economics and its Neighbours—Forces Towards and Against Unification.Caterina Marchionni - 2012 - In Uskali Mäki, Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard & John Woods (eds.), Philosophy of Economics. North Holland. pp. 425.
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    Introduction to the Special Issue: Papers From the IX INEM Conference in Helsinki.Aki Lehtinen, Uskali Mäki & Caterina Marchionni - 2014 - Journal of Economic Methodology 21 (1):1-2.
    Following an established tradition, the current special issue collects five articles that originate from papers presented at the IX Conference of the International Network for Economic Method. The conference took place in Helsinki on 1–3 September 2011 and was hosted by TINT (Trends and Tensions in Intellectual Integration), University of Helsinki. The conference was successful both in terms of the number of participants and the quality of the presentations. Although the sample of papers that made it to this special issue (...)
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    Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Economics, Edited by Harold Kincaid and Don Ross. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009, 688 Pp. [REVIEW]Caterina Marchionni - 2010 - Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics 3 (2):95.
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    Introduction:'Neuroeconomics: Hype or Hope?'.Jack J. Vromen & Caterina Marchionni - 2010 - Journal of Economic Methodology 17 (2).
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    No Title Available: Reviews.Caterina Marchionni - 2009 - Economics and Philosophy 25 (2):223-229.
  27. Scientific Unification in Economics.Caterina Marchionni - 2009 - Humana Mente 3 (10).
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    Explanatory Pluralism and Complementarity. From Autonomy to Integration.Marchionni Caterina - 2008 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 38 (3):314-333.
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    Economic Modelling as Robustness Analysis.J. Kuorikoski, A. Lehtinen & C. Marchionni - 2010 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 61 (3):541-567.
    We claim that the process of theoretical model refinement in economics is best characterised as robustness analysis: the systematic examination of the robustness of modelling results with respect to particular modelling assumptions. We argue that this practise has epistemic value by extending William Wimsatt's account of robustness analysis as triangulation via independent means of determination. For economists robustness analysis is a crucial methodological strategy because their models are often based on idealisations and abstractions, and it is usually difficult to tell (...)
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  30. Generative Explanation and Individualism in Agent-Based Simulation.C. Marchionni & P. Ylikoski - 2013 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 43 (3):323-340.
    Social scientists associate agent-based simulation (ABS) models with three ideas about explanation: they provide generative explanations, they are models of mechanisms, and they implement methodological individualism. In light of a philosophical account of explanation, we show that these ideas are not necessarily related and offer an account of the explanatory import of ABS models. We also argue that their bottom-up research strategy should be distinguished from methodological individualism.
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    Abduction: A Categorical Characterization.Fernando Tohmé, Gianluca Caterina & Rocco Gangle - 2015 - Journal of Applied Logic 13 (1):78-90.
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    Iconicity and Abduction: A Categorical Approach to Creative Hypothesis-Formation in Peirce's Existential Graphs.G. Caterina & R. Gangle - 2013 - Logic Journal of the IGPL 21 (6):1028-1043.
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    Consequences of a Diagrammatic Representation of Paul Cohen's Forcing Technique Based on CS Peirce's Existential Graphs.Gianluca Caterina & Rocco Gangle - 2010 - In W. Carnielli L. Magnani (ed.), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology. pp. 429--443.
  34. Las expectativas regionales oriente-occidente en el Marco de la apertura petrolera.Clemencia Caterina, Juliana Ferrer & Ruben Araujo - 1999 - Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 1 (2):251-260.
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    The Sheet of Indication: A Diagrammatic Semantics for Peirce’s EG-Alpha.Gianluca Caterina & Rocco Gangle - 2015 - Synthese 192 (4):923-940.
    Following the guiding thread of Peirce’s use of diagrammatic syntax in his system of existential graphs , which depends crucially on the role of the Sheet of Assertion, we introduce the notion of Sheet of Indication as the basis for a general diagrammatic semantics applicable to a wide range of diagrams. We then show how Peirce’s EG-alpha graphs may be understood as instances of SIs and how logically coherent models of the graphs are represented in the SI semantics.
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    Iconicity and Abduction.Rocco Gangle & Gianluca Caterina - 2016 - New York, USA: Springer.
  37. As Artes Mechanicae Em Hugo E S. Bernardo.Antonio Marchionni - 2004 - Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia 60 (3):661-685.
    In modern times, the philosophical and theological meaning of work acquires an urgency anticipated by the Marxistic materialism and the Christian spirituality, as witnessed by the Economic-philosophical Manuscripts of Karl Marx and the encyclical letter Laborems Exercens of John Paul II. But this preoccupation was already present in earlier times. In Greco-Roman history there were aulical preconceptions about the work of man 's hands, but there were also religious associations of workers where work was celebrated. The fact that God incarnated (...)
     
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    On the Connection Between Agent-Based Simulation and Methodological Individualism.Francesco Di Iorio & Shu-Heng Chen - 2019 - Social Science Information 58 (2):354-376.
    This paper investigates the relationship between methodological individualism and agent-based simulation. We use a thesis defended by Caterina Marchionni and Petri Ylikoski as the starting point of our approach. According to this thesis, since MI is often considered to be a reductionist orientation, it is confusing and meaningless to assume that ABS, which is a non-reductionist and emergentist explanatory model, is committed to MI. We criticise this view and focus on the problem of the proper definition of MI. (...)
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  39. Maria Caterina demuru il carteggio carducci-chiarini: Viaggio tra le memorie di un'amicizia E di Una passione letteraria.Il Carteggio Carducci-Chiarini & Viaggio Tra le Memorie di Un - forthcoming - Annali Della Facoltà di Lettere E Filosofia.
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    Caterina Zanfi: Bergson und die deutsche Philosophie. 1907–1932.Ugo Balzaretti - 2019 - Philosophischer Literaturanzeiger 72 (2):117-127.
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    Individui Universali. Il Realismo di Gualtiero di Mortagne Nel XII Secolo by Caterina Tarlazzi.Giorgio Pini - 2019 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 57 (3):555-556.
    Walter of Mortagne taught at Reims and Laon, where he become bishop and died in 1174. He is the author of two theological treatises and ten letters. Tarlazzi’s book is a careful study of his realism concerning universals. As the author notes, his views must be reconstructed from indirect evidence. We know from John of Salisbury that he was the main proponent of an original position according to which universals are real items in the world but are identical with individuals. (...)
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    Caterina Zanfi: Bergson und die deutsche Philosophie. 1907–1932. Mit einem Vorwort von Frédéric Worms. In der Übersetzung von Peter Nickl. Freiburg 2018. Karl Alber Verlag. 336 S. [REVIEW]Peter M. Steiner - 2018 - Philosophische Rundschau 65 (4):338.
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    Henrietta McBurney, Ian Rolfe, Caterina Napoleone and Paula Findlen, with Carlo Violani, Onno Wijnands, Arturo Morales-Muñiz, Eufrasia Roselló-Izquierdo, Arthur McGregor and Kathie Way, Birds, Other Animals and Natural Curiosities . London: Royal Collection Trust , 2017. Pp. 927. ISBN 978-1-9094-0060-3. €170.00. [REVIEW]Sachiko Kusukawa - 2018 - British Journal for the History of Science 51 (3):518-520.
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    Caterina Zanfi: Bergson Und Die Deutsche Philosophie.Viola Nordsieck - 2018 - Internationales Jahrbuch für Philosophische Anthropologie 8 (1):347-360.
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    Salvo Burci, Liber Suprastella. Salvo Burci, Caterina Bruschi.Mark Gregory Pegg - 2005 - Speculum 80 (1):199-201.
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    Santa Caterina a Galatina. Un monumento per la “latinizzazione” della Puglia greco-bizantina o per le ambizioni autonomistiche dei Del Balzo Orsini?Ulrike Ritzerfeld - 2018 - Convivium 5 (1):142-157.
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    Fra Mauro's World Map. Piero Falchetta, Jeremy Scott, Caterina Balletti.Alan M. Stahl - 2008 - Speculum 83 (2):432-433.
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    Walter Shaw Sparrow (Hrsg.): Women Painters of the World, From the Time of Caterina Vigri 1413-1463 to Rosa Bonheur and the Present Day, Hacker Art Books New York 1976, 332 Pp., Zahlr. Abb. [REVIEW]Michael Thomas - 1978 - Zeitschrift für Religions- Und Geistesgeschichte 30 (2):168-170.
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    Caterina Sforza: A Renaissance Virago. Ernst Breisach.William Percy - 1969 - Speculum 44 (4):622-623.
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    Economia E Territorio: Il Patrimonium Beati Petri Nella Tuscia.Joselita Raspi Serra, Caterina Laganara Fabiano.David Whitehouse - 1992 - Speculum 67 (1):210-211.
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