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Semantic information and the correctness theory of truth

Luciano Floridi

in The Philosophy of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199232383
eISBN:
9780191594809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232383.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The chapter develops a correctness theory of truth (CTT) for semantic information to explain how well-formed and meaningful data may become truthful. After the introduction, Section 8.2 defends the ... More


Legitimating Simulation: Methodological Issues of Verification and Validation

Margaret Morrison

in Reconstructing Reality: Models, Mathematics, and Simulations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199380275
eISBN:
9780199380299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380275.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

In order to properly assess the status of simulation knowledge our focus should include the degree of uncertainty inherent in different aspects of the simulation outputs. Related to the question of ... More


Reconstructing Reality: Models, Mathematics, and Simulations

Margaret Morrison

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199380275
eISBN:
9780199380299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380275.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

Attempts to understand various aspects of the empirical world often rely on modelling processes that involve a reconstruction of the system(s) under investigation. Typically the reconstruction uses ... More


Without it there’s Nothing: The Necessity of Simulation in the Higgs Search

Margaret Morrison

in Reconstructing Reality: Models, Mathematics, and Simulations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199380275
eISBN:
9780199380299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380275.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

This chapter explores the extensive use of simulation in the search for the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Too often we assume that although simulation can be an important part of ... More


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