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Modelling Beyond Application : Epistemic and Non-epistemic Values in Modern Science

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SVETLOVA, Ekaterina, 2014. Modelling Beyond Application : Epistemic and Non-epistemic Values in Modern Science. In: International Studies in the Philosophy of Science. 28(1), pp. 79-98. ISSN 0269-8595. eISSN 1469-9281. Available under: doi: 10.1080/02698595.2014.915656

@article{Svetlova2014Model-35144, title={Modelling Beyond Application : Epistemic and Non-epistemic Values in Modern Science}, year={2014}, doi={10.1080/02698595.2014.915656}, number={1}, volume={28}, issn={0269-8595}, journal={International Studies in the Philosophy of Science}, pages={79--98}, author={Svetlova, Ekaterina} }

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