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Description of research and teaching

Scientific representation, Modeling and simulation, Methodology of economics, Philosophy of systems and synthetic biology, Commodification of science

Fields of Science

  • 611 Philosophy
  • philosophy of science
  • methodology of special siences
  • 520 Other social sciences
  • science and technology studies

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2000 2017

Elämä ja mahdollinen elämä: filosofisia näkökulmia

Koskinen, R. S. & Knuuttila, T. T., Jan 2017, Kaikki vapaudesta. Enqvist, K., Hetemäki, I. & Tiilikainen, T. (eds.). Helsinki: Gaudeamus, p. 247-259 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Mathematization in Synthetic Biology: Analogies, Templates, and Fictions

Knuuttila, T. T. & Loettgers, A., 2017, Mathematics as a Tool: Tracing New Roles of Mathematics in the Sciences. Lenhard, J. & Carrier, M. (eds.). Cham: Springer International Publishing , p. 37-56 20 p. (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science; vol. 327).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

What are definitions of life good for? Transdisciplinary and other definitions in astrobiology

Knuuttila, T. & Loettgers, A., Dec 2017, In : Biology and Philosophy. 32, 6, p. 1185-1203 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Model templates within and between disciplines: from magnets to gases - and socio-economic systems

Knuuttila, T. & Loettgers, A., Oct 2016, In : European Journal for Philosophy of Science. 6, 3, p. 377-400 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Models as Experimental Objects: Mathematical and Synthetic Modeling in the Study of Genetic Circuits

Knuuttila, T. T. & Loettgers, A., 2015, (Accepted/In press) The Experimental Side of Modeling. van Fraassen, B. & Peschard, I. (eds.). The University of Chicago Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Projects 2006 2017

Activities 2004 2017

TINT Workshop "What to Make of Highly Unrealistic Models"

Rami Koskinen (Speaker: Presenter), Tarja Tellervo Knuuttila (Speaker: Presenter)
13 Oct 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Supervision of a master’s thesis by MA Lauri Calonius

Tarja Knuuttila (Supervisor)
1 Dec 201215 Apr 2013

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Ashley Kennedy

Tarja Knuuttila (Host)
26 May 201216 Jun 2012

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

California Institute of Technology

Tarja Knuuttila (Visiting researcher)
20 Feb 20126 Mar 2012

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

University of California San Diego

Tarja Knuuttila (Visiting researcher)
4 Nov 201212 Nov 2012

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution