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Surrogate Reasoning: An Artefactual Approach /
Tarja Knuuttila is Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Vienna. Previously she was Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina (USA). She holds Master’s degrees in Economics (Helsinki School of Economics) and in Social and Moral Philosophy (University of Helsinki), and a PhD in Theoretical Philosophy (University of Helsinki). She served as the Editor-in-Chief of Science & Technology Studies (2007–10) and spent 2009–10 as Visiting Research Associate at the California Institute of Technology. Knuuttila’s research is focused on scientific representation and modelling. Her approach is comparative: she has studied modelling in neuroscience, economics, and ecology, as well as in both systems and synthetic biology. Knuuttila also utilizes empirical studies as part of her philosophical agenda. She has published in numerous collections and journals, including British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Science, Erkenntnis, European Journal for Philosophy of Science, Synthese, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, The Monist, and Science & Technology Studies.
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