Prof Ronald N Giere

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Contact Me

giere@umn.edu


Educational Background & Specialties

Specialties

  • nature of scientific representation and judgment
  • philosophy of science
  • use of models in science
Courses Taught
  • Phil 8670 - Seminar: Philosophy of Science
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Fellow, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Science: 2002 - 2003
  • President, Philosophy of Science Association: 1992 - 1994
Publications
  • Science without Laws. Giere, Ronald, University of Chicago Press, 1999.
  • Explaining Scientific Revolutions: Giere, Ronald, Issues and Images in thePhilosophy of Science, 1997.
  • Visual Models and Scientific Judgment: Giere, Ronald, University of Toronto Press, Picturing Knowledge: Historical and Philosophical Problems Concerning the Use of Art in Science, 269-302, 1996.
  • Explaining Science: A Cognitive Approach. Giere, Ronald, University of Chicago Press, 1988.
  • Using Models to Represent Reality: Giere, Ronald, Model-Based Reasoning in Scientific Discovery, 41-57 , 1999.
Awards
  • Science Foundation Grant
  • Tri Delta Fellow, National Humanities Center, 1997 - 1998