In this paper a unified theory of models and thought experiments is proposed by considering them as fictions, á la Vaihinger. In order to reach this aim, the Hertzian and Botzmannian interpretation of theories as Bilder is reconsidered.
|Number of pages||22|
|Journal||International Studies in the Philosophy of Science|
|Publication status||Published - 1997|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- History and Philosophy of Science