Models and structures:Phenomenological and partial

James A C Ladyman, Steven French, Otávio Bueno

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In a recent paper, Suárez and Cartwright (2008) return to the example of London and London's construction of a model for superconductivity and raise a number of concerns against the account of this construction presented in French and Ladyman (1997) and elsewhere. In this discussion note, we examine the challenge they raised and offer our responses.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-46
Number of pages4
JournalStudies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
Issue number1
Early online date18 Feb 2012
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012

Structured keywords

  • Centre for Science and Philosophy
  • Centre_for_science_and_philosophy


  • models
  • structures
  • superconductivity
  • London and London model


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