Univ.-Prof. Tarja Knuuttila, MSc M.Soc.Sc PhD
T: +43-1-4277-46430
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Winter term 2019
Summer term 2019



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. Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 21, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.



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. Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science , vol. 327, Springer, Cham, 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 & 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




Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2013, Synthetic biology as an engineering science? analogical reasoning, synthetic modelling, and integration. in H Andersen (ed.), New Challenges to Philosophy of Science. The Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective , vol. 4, Springer Netherlands, pp. 163-177. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-5845-2_14

Knuuttila, T & Johansson, H 2013, Hommage à Holmberg/ Pédofil of Boa Vista: Representation, Laboratory and Field Studies. in L Beloff (ed.), Field Notes – From Landscape to Laboratory. Finnish Bioart Society, pp. 18 - 33.

Knuuttila, T 2013, Kaupallistuneen tieteen normit. in Talous ja filosofia. Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press.

Knuuttila, T 2013, Metamorphoses of Meaning: The Concept of the Ideal from a Semiotic Perspective. in A Levant (ed.), Dialectics of the Ideal: Evald Ilyenkov and Creative Soviet Marxism. Brill, pp. 145 - 164.

Morgan, MS & Knuuttila, T 2012, Models and Modelling in Economics. in U Mäki (ed.), Philosophy of Economics. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 49-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-51676-3.50003-8


Knuuttila, T & Loettgers, A 2012, The Productive Tension: Mechanisms vs. Templates in Modeling the Phenomena. in P Humphreys (ed.), Representations, Models, and Simulations. Routledge, New York, pp. 3-24.



Boon, M & Knuuttila, T 2011, Breaking up with Epochal Break: The Case of Engineering Sciences. in A Nordmann (ed.), Science Transformed: Debating Claims of an Epochal Break. Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, Pa., pp. 66-79.


Knuuttila, T & Kuorikoski, J 2011, Idealized Representations, Inferential Devices and Cross-Disciplinary Tools: Theoretical Models in Social Sciences. in I Jarvie (ed.), The Sage Handbook of the Philosophy of Social Science. Sage Publications Ltd., pp. 530-550.

Knuuttila, T 2011, In the Grey Area: University Research and Commercial Activity – The Case of Language Technology. in J Dzisah (ed.), The Age of Knowledge: The Dynamics of Universities, Knowledge and Society. Studies in critical social sciences , vol. 37, pp. 289-310.

Knuuttila, T & Lehtinen, A 2010, Johdanto: Representaatio – Tiedon kivijalasta tieteiden työkaluksi. in T Knuuttila & AP Lehtinen (eds), Representaatio: Tiedon kivijalasta tieteiden työkaluksi. Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press, Helsinki.

Knuuttila, T 2010, Not Just Underlying Structures: Towards a Semiotic Approach to Scientific Representation. in M Bergman & H Rydenfelt (eds), Ideas in Action: Proceedings of the Applying Peirce Conference., 12, Nordic Studies in Pragmatism, no. 1.

Knuuttila, T & Lehtinen, A 2010, Representaatio: Tiedon kivijalasta tieteiden työkaluksi. Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press.


Knuuttila, T 2010, Some Consequences of the Pragmatic Approach to Representation. in M Suárez (ed.), EPSA Epistemology and Methodology of Science: Launch of the European Philosophy of Science Association. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 139-148.

Knuuttila, T 2010, Totuudenmukaisia esityksiä vai monikäyttöisiä välineitä? Mallit tieteellisinä representaatioina. in T Knuuttila & AP Lehtinen (eds), Representaatio: Tiedon kivijalasta tieteiden työkaluksi. Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press, Helsinki, pp. 331 - 350.

Boon, M & Knuuttila, T 2009, Models as Epistemic Tools in Engineering Sciences. in A Meijers (ed.), Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 693-726. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-51667-1.50030-6



Boon, M & Knuuttila, T 2009, Models as Epistemic Tools in Engineering Sciences: A Pragmatic Approach. in A Meijers (ed.), Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences: Handbook of the Philosophy of Science. Elsevier, Amsterdam [u.a.], pp. 693-726.

Knuuttila, T 2009, Representation, Idealization, and Fiction in Economics: From the Assumptions Issue to the Epistemology of Modelling. in M Suárez (ed.), Fictions in Science: Philosophical Essays on Modeling and Idealization. Routledge, New York, pp. 205 - 231.

Knuuttila, T 2009, The Absent Encyclopedia: Meaning-Making According to Umberto Eco. in E Tarasti (ed.), Communication: Understanding/Misunderstanding : proceedings of the 9th Congress of the IASS/AIS - Helsinki-Imatra, 11-17 June, 2007 Proceedings of the 9th Congress of the International Association of Semiotic Studies. Acta semiotica Fennica, Helsinki.

Knuuttila, T & Merz, M 2009, Understanding by Modeling: An Objectual Approach. in HWD Regt (ed.), Scientific Understanding: Philosophical Perspectives. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 146-168.

Tuunainen, J & Knuuttila, T 2008, Determining the norms of science: From epistemological criteria to local struggle on organizational rules? in J Välimaa (ed.), Cultural Perspectives on Higher Education. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp. 143-158. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6604-7_10

Johansson, H & Knuuttila, T 2008, Mitä vitriinissä oikein tapahtuu? Hommage à Holmberg tieteellisen ja taiteellisen representaation jäljillä. in H Johansson (ed.), Hommage à Lauri Anttila. Kuvataideakatemia, Helsinki, pp. 40 - 76.

Knuuttila, T 2008, Models and modeling. in WA Darity (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. vol. 5, Macmillan Reference USA, Detroit.


Knuuttila, T 2007, Language Technological Models as Epistemic Artefacts: The Case of Constraint Grammar Parser. in Computation, Information, Cognition: The Nexus and the Liminal. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 280-290.

Knuuttila, T 2007, Rahan tarjonta ja inflation kausaatio: Kausaalinen prioriteetti taloustieteellisessä esimerkkitapauksessa. in H Gylling (ed.), Syy. Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press, Helsinki, pp. 175 - 188.

Knuuttila, T, Rusanen, A-M & Honkela, T 2007, Self-Organizing Maps as Travelling Computational Templates. in International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2007: IJCNN 2007 ; 12 - 17 Aug. 2007, Orlando, Florida, USA . pp. 1231-1236, Orlando, United States, 12/08/07. https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2007.4371134






Knuuttila, T & Honkela, T 2006, Questioning External and Internal Representation: The Case of Scientific Models. in L Magnani & R Dossena (eds), Computing, Philosophy, and Cognition: proceedings of the European Computing and Philosophy Conference (ECAP 2004). College Publications, London, pp. 209-227.

Knuuttila, T 2006, Realismi ja representaatio kansantaloustieteessä: Oletusten realistisuudesta mallinnuksen epistemologiaan. in M-L Kakkuri-Knuuttila & K Rolin (eds), Soveltava yhteiskuntatiede ja filosofia. Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press, Helsinki, pp. 241 - 267.

Miettinen, R, Tuunainen, J, Knuuttila, T & Mattila, E 2006, Tieteestä tuotteeksi? Yliopistotutkimus muutosten ristipaineessa. Yliopistopaino, Helsinki.

Knuuttila, T & Ryynänen, M 2005, Ainakin neljä Ecoa. in T Knuuttila & M Ryynänen (eds), Umberto Eco: Teräsmies, James Joyce ja vesinokkaeläin. Yliopistopaino, Helsinki, pp. 7 - 18.

Knuuttila, T 2005, Is Representation Really in Crisis? in M Gane (ed.), Umberto Eco. Sage Publications Ltd., London, pp. 113-129.

Knuuttila, T 2005, Kulttuurin koodista semiosiksen sarastukseen: Umberto Eco semiootikkona. in T Knuuttila & M Ryynänen (eds), Umberto Eco: Teräsmies, James Joyce ja vesinokkaeläin. Yliopistopaino, Helsinki, pp. 19 - 54.

Veivo, H & Knuuttila, T 2005, Modelling, Theorizing and Interpretation in Cognitive Literary Studies. in H Veivo (ed.), Cognition and Literary Interpretation in Practice. Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press, Helsinki, pp. 283-306.



Hynna, K, Creutz, M, Knuuttila, T & Honkela, T 2005, On Representation of Action within Real-World Situations. in T Honkela (ed.), Adaptive and Statistical Approaches in Conceptual Modelling. Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, pp. 56-70.

Knuuttila, T 2005, Subjekti, halu ja Edellisen päivän saari. in T Knuuttila & M Ryynänen (eds), Umberto Eco: Teräsmies, James Joyce ja vesinokkaeläin. Yliopistopaino, Helsinki, pp. 201 - 229.

Knuuttila, T & Ryynänen, M 2005, Umberto Eco: Teräsmies, James Joyce ja vesinokkaeläin. Yliopistopaino, Helsinki.

Knuuttila, T 2004, What is a Model a Model of. in E Tarasti (ed.), From nature to psyche: proceedings from the ISI Summer Congresses at Imatra in 2001-2002 . Acta semiotica Fennica, International Semiotics Institute, Helsinki, pp. 182-191.


Honkela, T, Hynna, K & Knuuttila, T 2003, Framework for Modelling Partial Conceptual Autonomy of Adaptive and Communicative Agents. in R Alterman (ed.), Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society 2003: July 30 - August 2, 2003, Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publ, pp. 569-574, Annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society , Boston, United States, 30/07/03.


Knuuttila, T 2003, The Encyclopedia and Semiosis: An Artifactual Perspective. in E Tarasti (ed.), Understanding/Misunderstanding: Contributions to the Study of the Hermeneutics of Signs. International Semiotics Institute, Imatra, pp. 92 - 102.


Knuuttila, T & Ryynänen, M 2002, 'Ecoistin elämää', Synteesi, no. 1, pp. 80.





Knuuttila, T 2000, Alter Eco: Toisen teema Umberto Econ romaanissa 'Edellisen päivän saari'. in E Tarasti (ed.), Ymmärtämisen merkit: Samuuden ja toiseuden ikoneja suomalaisessa kulttuurissa. Acta semiotica Fennica, vol. 8, International Semiotics Institute, pp. 210-226.

Knuuttila, T 2000, Semiosis and the Concept of the Ideal. in V Oittinen (ed.), Evald Ilyenkov’s Philosophy Revisited: [Proceedings of the Ilyenkov symposium in Helsinki 7th - 8th September 1999]. Kikimora Publications. Series B, vol. 13, Aleksanteri Institute, Helsinki, pp. 189 - 204.

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

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
26 Mar 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Model-Based Theoretical Strategy and the Artefactual Approach

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
5 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Mechanisms and Epistemic Artefacts: Modeling the Nerve Impulse

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

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Synthetic Models: Concrete and Fictional?

Tarja Knuuttila (Speaker)
2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


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