The philosopher Patrick Suppes has developed a unique and influential approach to studying the foundations of science - he combines an understanding of the main principles of scientific theories in axiomatic terms and formal models with a hands-on approach. This book searches for a common thread in Suppes' multifaceted work.
Roberta Ferrario is a researcher at the Institute for Cognitive Sciences and Technologies of the Italian Research Council. She works at the Laboratory for Applied Ontology in Trento, Italy. Viola Schiaffonati is assistant professor in the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione of the Politecnico di Milano.
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