The Philosophical Novelty of Computer Simulation Methods. Humphreys, P. 169(3):615–626.
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Reasons are given to justify the claim that computer simulations and computational science constitute a distinctively new set of scientific methods and that these methods introduce new issues in the philosophy of science. These issues are both epistemological and methodological in kind.
@article{humphreysPhilosophicalNoveltyComputer2009,
  title = {The Philosophical Novelty of Computer Simulation Methods},
  author = {Humphreys, Paul},
  date = {2009-08},
  journaltitle = {Synthese},
  volume = {169},
  pages = {615--626},
  issn = {0039-7857},
  doi = {10.1007/s11229-008-9435-2},
  url = {https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-008-9435-2},
  abstract = {Reasons are given to justify the claim that computer simulations and computational science constitute a distinctively new set of scientific methods and that these methods introduce new issues in the philosophy of science. These issues are both epistemological and methodological in kind.},
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  number = {3}
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