This article, shaped by the author's interest in convergences between art and science, presents scientists and philosophers of science who explore that convergence. However, since their expertise lies in science, they each speak from a principally scientific point of view. In fact, a common ground that emerges among them is an overt interest in point of view, which takes the form of examining the modeler's investment in and engagement with the model. Each speaker finds some potential there, rather than limitations. Since artists tend to project their subjectivity explicitly into their work and also to be aware of how the forms or media they use influence the representations they make, the interviewees' approaches to modeling do offer points of connection between art and science.

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