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Richard David-Rus
University of Bucharest
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    Understanding Without Explanation: A Still Open Issue.Richard David-Rus - 2021 - Filozofia Nauki 29 (3):80-106.
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    Explanation and Understanding Through Scientific Models.Richard David-Rus - unknown
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    On Understanding Through Agent-Based Models.Richard David-Rus - 2017 - Balkan Journal of Philosophy 9 (1):53-62.
    The aim of this paper is to argue that it is more plausible to approach understanding from a special type of model—the ABS/IBMs models—as a non-explanatory form following some suggestions advanced by Lipton. I will first look to the type of explanation that some authors claimed is disclosed by these models: Weisberg’s analysis of IBMs in ecology and Grüne-Yanoff’s analysis of the Anasazi model. I argue that their analyses fail to show that these models qualify as explanatory understandings. This brings (...)
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    Explanation Through Scientific Models: Reframing the Explanation Topic.Richard David-Rus - 2011 - Logos and Episteme 2 (2):177-189.
    Once a central topic of philosophy of science, scientific explanation attracted less attention in the last two decades. My aim in this paper is to argue for a newsort of approach towards scientific explanation. In a first step I propose a classification of different approaches through a set of dichotomic characteristics. Taken into account the tendencies in actual philosophy of science I see a local, dynamic and non-theory driven approach as a plausible one. Considering models as bearers of explanations will (...)
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    Proceedings of the EENPS 2018 Conference in Bratislava: Introduction.Duško Prelević & Richard David-Rus - forthcoming - Filozofia Nauki:5-6.
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    Proceedings of the EENPS 2018 Conference in Bratislava: Introduction.Duško Prelević & Richard David-Rus - 2019 - Filozofia Nauki 27 (4):5-6.
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