Human Simulation as a Humble Approach

  • Andreas Tolk
Part of the New Approaches to the Scientific Study of Religion book series (NASR, volume 7)


This epilogue to Human Simulation places the volume’s contributions into the context of the use of models in science, the potential of computational execution of concepts and ideas by using simulation, and the epistemological constraints of such efforts. It proposes that bringing social scientists, humanities scholars, and supporting simulationists together creating human simulations will push the boundaries of what we know and what we can do, moving the frontier between what is theoretically possible and what is practically feasible in support of applicable research methods.


Philosophy of science Epistemology of simulation Computational constraints 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The MITRE CorporationHamptonUSA

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