Three Strategies for Salvaging Epistemic Value in Deep Neural Network Modeling
Some how-possibly explanations have epistemic value because they are epistemically possible; we cannot rule out their truth. One …
Philosophical methodology in theoretical modelling: the case of herd behaviour
Naturalism is the view according to which philosophy should solve its problems using the empirical scientific methodology. It assumes a …
Learning and understanding with models: same same but different?
This paper is about two proposals that have been made about the possible epistemic function of highly idealized models. Some argue that …