Univ.-Prof. Tarja Knuuttila, MSc M.Soc.Sc PhD
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Winter term 2020
Summer term 2020
Winter term 2019
Knuuttila, T & Carillo-Escalera, N 2020, An Artefactual Perspective on Idealization: Constant Capacitance and the Hodgkin and Huxley Model. in A Cassini & J Redmond (eds), Models and Idealizations in Science: Fictional and Artifactual Approaches. Springer.



Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2019, Magnetized Memories: Analogies and Templates in Model Transfer. in S Holm (ed.), Living Machines? : Philosophical Perspectives on the Engineering Approach in Biology. Routledge.

Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2018, Models as Experimental Objects: Mathematical and Synthetic Modelling in the Study of Genetic Circuits. in IF Peschard & BC van Fraassen (eds), The Experimental Side of Modeling. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 21.



Koskinen, R & Knuuttila, T 2017, Elämä ja mahdollinen elämä: filosofisia näkökulmia. in K Enqvist (ed.), Kaikki vapaudesta. Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press, Helsinki, pp. 247-259.



Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2017, Mathematization in Synthetic Biology: Analogies, Templates and Fictions. in J Lenhard & M Carrier (eds), Mathematics as a Tool: tracing new roles of mathematics in the sciences. Springer, Cham, Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, vol. 327, pp. 37-56. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-54469-4_3


Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2016, Contrasting Cases: The Lotka-Volterra Model revisited. in T Sauer (ed.), The Philosophy of Historical Case Studies. Springer, Cham.

Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2016, Contrasting Cases: The Lotka-Volterra Model Three Times. in T Sauer & R Scholl (eds), The Philosophy of Historical Case Studies. Springer, pp. 151 - 178.



Knuuttila, T & Boon, M 2014, Bruch mit dem Epochenbruch: Der Fall der Ingenieurswissenschaften. in A Nordmann (ed.), Strukturwandel der Wissenschaft ; Science transformed?: Positionen zum Epochenbruch . Velbrück, pp. 82 - 96.

Knuuttila, T 2014, Reflexivity, Representation, and the Possibility of Constructivist Realism. in MC Galavotti (ed.), New Directions in the Philosophy of Science. Springer, Cham, pp. 297-312.


Evans, MR, Grimm, V, Johst, K, Knuuttila, T, de Langhe, R, Lessells, CM, Merz, M, O'Malley, MA, Orzack, SH, Weisberg, M, Wilkinson, DJ, Wolkenhauer, O & Benton, TG 2013, 'Do simple models lead to generality in ecology?', Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 28, no. 10, pp. 578-583. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2013.05.022

De-idealization – No Easy Reversals

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
13 Nov 202015 Nov 2020

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De-idealization – No Easy Reversals

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
11 Oct 2020

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Modeling and Representation: An Artefactual Approach

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
24 Sep 2020

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Abstraction in Systems Biology (And Beyond)

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
6 Mar 20207 Mar 2020

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How To Be Constructivist About Scientific Representation

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
17 Dec 2019

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Analogies and Templates in Model Transfer: the Statistical Physics of Associative Memory

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker), Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)
11 Sep 201914 Sep 2019

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Model-based Theorizing: An Artefactual Approach

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
11 Sep 201914 Sep 2019

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Modeling Biological Possibilities in Multiple Modalities

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
5 Aug 201910 Aug 2019

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De-idealization – No Easy Reversals

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker), Mary S. Morgan (Speaker)
12 Jun 201914 Jun 2019

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The Model-based Theoretical Strategy: Representations, Fictions and Artefacts

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
26 Mar 2019

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Representations, Fictions and Artefacts: Modeling Genetic Circuits

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
5 Mar 2019

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Model-Based Theoretical Strategy and the Artefactual Approach

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5 Feb 2019

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Mechanisms and Epistemic Artefacts: Modeling the Nerve Impulse

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker), Natalia Carillo-Escalera (Speaker)
2019

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Synthetic Models: Concrete and Fictional?

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
2019

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Multiple Modeling in Tackling Epistemic Opacity

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker), Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)
28 Nov 201830 Nov 2018

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Models and Analogies in Synthetic Biology

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16 Nov 2018

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Modelling in Multiple Modalities – Triangulating Mathematical, Synthetic and Electronic Circuits

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker), Andrea Loettgers (Speaker), Rami Koskinen (Speaker)
2 Oct 2018

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Exploring Genetic Regulation: Modeling in (Multiple) Materialities

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker), Andrea Loettgers (Speaker)
3 Sep 20187 Sep 2018

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Synthetic Biology’s Alternative Realities – Turning Fictional Systems into Concrete Ones

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker), Rami Koskinen (Speaker)
3 Sep 20187 Sep 2018

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Macro Level Modeling of Phenomena: A Challenge to the Current Mechanistic Discussion

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker), Natalia Carillo-Escalera (Speaker)
15 Mar 201817 Mar 2018

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Simple – and Thick: Abstract Models in Economics

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker), Mary S. Morgan (Speaker)
15 Mar 201817 Mar 2018

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