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Andersen, Holly (2011) The Case of Regularity in Mechanistic Causal Explanation. In: [2011] Mechanisms: Les Mécaniciens: Salon des Refusés (Pittsburgh; 9 April 2011).

Bennett, Andrew (2010) Process Tracing and Causal Inference. In: [2011] Reasoning with Cases in the Social Sciences (Pittsburgh; 11-12 November 2011).

Björnsson, Gunnar and Persson, Karl (2009) Judgments of moral responsibility – a unified account. In: [2009] Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 35th Annual Meeting (Bloomington, IN; June 12-14).

Bod, Rens (2004) From Theory to Technology: Rules versus Exemplars. In: [2004] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 19th Biennial Meeting - PSA2004: Contributed Papers (Austin, TX; 2004) > PSA 2004 Workshops. (Unpublished)

Bursten, Julia R. (2012) Reconsidering Explanation: Lessons from Nanosynthesis. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Casini, Lorenzo (2014) How to Model Mechanistic Hierarchies. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Conference, Synopsis (2007) Synopsis: Causality, Mechanisms, and Psychology. In: [2007] Workshop: Causality, Mechanisms, and Psychology (Pittsburgh, PA; 24 February, 2007).

Craig, David (2007) A Theory of Theories. In: [2007] LSE-Pitt Conference: Confirmation, Induction and Science (London, 8 - 10 March, 2007).

Cuffaro, Michael E. (2014) How-Possibly Explanations in Quantum Computer Science. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Currie, Adrian (2012) Narratives & Mechanisms. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Del Pinal, Guillermo and Nathan, Marco J. (2014) Associative Bridge Laws and the Psycho-Neural Interface. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Eronen, Markus (2012) No Levels, No Problems: Downward Causation in Neuroscience. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Faye, Jan (2007) Interpretation in the Natural Sciences. In: [2007] EPSA07: 1st Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Madrid, 15-17 November, 2007).

Fenton, Andrew (2008) Re-conceiving nonhuman animal knowledge through contemporary primate cognitive studies. In: [2008] Biological Explanations of Behavior: Philosophical Perspectives (Hannover, Germany; 12-15 June, 2008).

Fischer, Robert (2012) TRUE Is False and Why It Matters. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Frost-Arnold, Greg (2008) The Limits of Scientific Explanation and the No-Miracles Argument. In: [2008] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 21st Biennial Mtg (Pittsburgh, PA) > PSA 2008 Contributed Papers.

Goodwin, William (2009) SUSTAINING A CONTROVERSY: THE NON-CLASSICAL ION DEBATE. In: [2009] International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry Annual Meeting (Philadelphia, August 13-15, 2009).

Goodwin, William Mark (2006) Visual Representations in Science. In: [2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Contributed Papers.

Griesel, Carsten (2008) The Type-Token Distinction and the Mind and Brain Sciences. In: [2008] Reduction and the Special Sciences (Tilburg, April 10-12, 2008).

Hagar, Amit (2007) Length Matters (I) - The Einstein--Swann Correspondence and the Constructive Approach to the Special Theory of Relativity. In: [2007] &HPS1: Integrated History and Philosophy of Science 1.

Hagar, Amit (2007) Length Matters (I): The Einstein-Swann Correspondence and the Constructive Approach to STR. In: [2007] &HPS1: Integrated History and Philosophy of Science 1.

Hattiangadi, Jagdish (2006) On the True Method of Induction or Investigative Induction: Real But Invisible. In: [2007] LSE-Pitt Conference: Confirmation, Induction and Science (London, 8 - 10 March, 2007).

Haug, Matthew C. (2010) Abstraction and Explanatory Relevance, or Why Do the Special Sciences Exist? In: [2010] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 22nd Biennial Mtg (Montréal, QC) > PSA 2010 Contributed Papers.

Hindriks, Frank (2007) Concretization, Explanation, and Mechanisms. In: [2007] Models and Simulations 2 (Tilburg, NL).

Imbert, Cyrille (2012) Relevance, not Invariance, Explanatoriness, not Manipulability: Discussion of Woodward on Explanatory Relevance. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Instructions, Submission (2009) Submission instructions for [2009] Evidence, Science, and Public Policy (Sydney, March 26-28). In: [2009] Evidence, Science, and Public Policy (Sydney, March 26-28).

Jackson, John (2008) Definitional Argument in Evolutionary Psychology and Cultural Anthropology. In: [2008] Biological Explanations of Behavior: Philosophical Perspectives (Hannover, Germany; 12-15 June, 2008).

Kaiser, Marie I. (2014) On the Limits of Causal Modeling: Spatially-Structurally Complex Phenomena. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

King, Martin (2014) Idealization and Structural Explanation in Physics. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Knuuttila, Tarja and Loettgers, Andrea (2012) Synthetic Modeling and Mechanistic Account: Material Recombination and Beyond. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Kuhlmann, Meinard (2006) How Do Microscopic Models of Financial Markets Explain? In: [2006] Models and Simulations (Paris, 2006). (Unpublished)

Kuorikoski, Jaakko (2009) Simulation and the Sense of Understanding. In: [2009] Models and Simulations 3 (Charlottesville, Virginia; March 5-7, 2009).

Kuorikoski, Jaakko (2008) Varieties of Modularity for Causal and Constitutive Explanations. In: [2008] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 21st Biennial Mtg (Pittsburgh, PA) > PSA 2008 Contributed Papers.

Kuorikoski, Jaakko and Pöyhönen, Samuli (2012) Understanding non-modular functionality – lessons from genetic algorithms. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Marcus, Russell (2007) Intrinsic Explanation and Field's Dispensabilist Strategy. In: [2008] Reduction and the Special Sciences (Tilburg, April 10-12, 2008).

Morita, Kunihisa (2009) A Role of Models in Scientific Explanation. In: [2009] Metaphysics of Science (Melbourne, July 2-5, 2009).

Northcott, Robert (2008) Innateness and Science. In: [2008] Biological Explanations of Behavior: Philosophical Perspectives (Hannover, Germany; 12-15 June, 2008).

Northcott, Robert (2014) Opinion polling and election predictions. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Nyrup, Rune (2014) How Explanatory Reasoning Justifies Pursuit: A Peircean View of IBE. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Nyrup, Rune (2014) Pursuing and accepting hypotheses: a Peircean view of IBE. In: [2014] Meeting of the Nordic Network for Philosophy of Science (Lund, Sweden; 27-28 March 2014).

O'Malley, Maureen A. and Brigandt, Ingo and Love, Alan C. and Crawford, John W. and Gilbert, Jack A. and Knight, Rob and Mitchell, Sandra D. and Rohwer, Forest (2014) Multilevel Research Strategies and Biological Systems. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Symposia.

Persson, Johannes (2007) Mechanism-as-activity and the threat of polygenic effects. In: [2007] EPSA07: 1st Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Madrid, 15-17 November, 2007).

Persson, Johannes (2009) Three conceptions of explaining how possibly—and one reductive account. In: [2009] EPSA09: 2nd Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Amsterdam, 21-24 October, 2009) > EPSA 2009 Contributed Papers.

Persson, Johannes (2009) Three conceptions of explaining how possibly—and one reductive account. In: [2009] EPSA09: 2nd Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Amsterdam, 21-24 October, 2009) > EPSA 2009 Contributed Papers.

Pietsch, Wolfgang (2013) Big Data – The New Science of Complexity. In: [2013] 6th Munich-Sydney-Tilburg Conference on Models and Decisions (Munich; 10-12 April 2013).

Potochnik, Angela (2006) Optimality Modeling and Explanatory Generality. In: [2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Contributed Papers.

Povich, Mark (2014) Mechanisms and Model-based fMRI. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Powers, Jack (2014) Atrazine Research and Criteria of Characterizational Adequacy. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Páez, Andrés (2006) The Epistemic Value of Explanation. In: [2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Contributed Papers.

Reutlinger, Alexander (2013) Why Is There Universal Macro-Behavior? Renormalization Group Explanation As Non-causal Explanation. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Symposia.

Reydon, Thomas (2008) How to Fix Kind Membership: A Problem for HPC-Theory and a Solution. In: [2008] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 21st Biennial Mtg (Pittsburgh, PA) > PSA 2008 Contributed Papers.

Saatsi, Juha and Pexton, Mark (2013) Reassessing Woodward's account of explanation: regularities, counterfactuals, and non-causal explanations. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Schupbach, Jonah N. (2010) Comparing Probabilistic Measures of Explanatory Power. In: [2010] The Future of Philosophy of Science (Tilburg, NL; April 14-16, 2010).

Shapiro, Lawrence (2004) Can Psychology Be A Unified Science? In: [2004] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 19th Biennial Meeting - PSA2004: Contributed Papers (Austin, TX; 2004) > PSA 2004 Contributed Papers. (Unpublished)

Sheredos, Benjamin and Burnston, Daniel and Abrahamsen, Adele and Bechtel, William (2012) Why do biologists use so many diagrams? In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Silberstein, Michael and Chemero, Tony (2012) Constraints on Localization and Decomposition as Explanatory Strategies in the Biological Sciences. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Stoyanov, Drozdstoj (2012) The Pitt model of trans-disciplinary validity: challenges and prospects. In: [2012] Seventh Quadrennial Fellows Conference of the Center for Philosophy of Science (12-14 June 2012; Mugla, Turkey).

Sustar, Predrag (2006) Neo-Functional Analysis: Phylogenetical Restrictions on Causal Role Functions. In: [2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Contributed Papers.

Tabb, Kathryn (2014) Psychiatric Progress and The Assumption of Diagnostic Discrimination. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Tabery, James (2008) Difference Mechanisms. In: [2008] Biological Explanations of Behavior: Philosophical Perspectives (Hannover, Germany; 12-15 June, 2008).

Theurer, Kari L. (2013) Seventeenth-Century Mechanism: An Alternative Framework for Reductionism. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Thornburg, M. Hayden (2012) New Work for a Theory of Emergence. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Van Camp, Wesley (2011) On Kinematic vs. Dynamic Approaches to Special Relativity. In: [2010] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 22nd Biennial Mtg (Montréal, QC) > PSA 2010 Contributed Papers.

Vromen, Jack, J. (2008) MICRO-FOUNDATIONS IN STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: SQUARING COLEMAN’S DIAGRAM. In: [2008] Reduction and the Special Sciences (Tilburg, April 10-12, 2008).

Waskan, Jonathan (2011) Intelligibility and the CAPE: Combatting Anti-Psychologism about Explanation. In: [2011] Epistemology of Modeling & Simulation: Building Research Bridges between the Philosophical and Modeling Communities (Pittsburgh; 1-3 April 2011).

Waskan, Jonathan (2011) Intelligibility and the CAPE: Combatting Anti-psychologism about Explanation. In: [2011] Mechanisms: Les Mécaniciens: Salon des Refusés (Pittsburgh; 9 April 2011).

Wayne, Andrew (2012) Causal relations and explanatory strategies in physics. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Wayne, Andrew (2010) Expanding the Scope of Explanatory Idealization. In: [2010] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 22nd Biennial Mtg (Montréal, QC) > PSA 2010 Contributed Papers.

Weber, Erik and De Vreese, Leen and Van Bouwel, Jeroen (2011) How to Study Scientific Explanation? In: [2011] 3rd Biennial Conference of the Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (June 22-24, 2011; Exeter, UK).

Weber, Erik and Van Bouwel, Jeroen and Lefevere, Merel (2010) The Role of Unification in Explanations of Facts. In: [2009] EPSA09: 2nd Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Amsterdam, 21-24 October, 2009) > EPSA 2009 Contributed Papers.

Weber, Marcel (2014) On the Incompatibility of Dynamical Biological Mechanisms and Causal Graph Theory. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Xavier, de Donato-Rodríguez and Jesús, Zamora-Bonilla (2009) EXPLANATION AND MODELIZATION IN A COMPREHENSIVE INFERENTIAL ACCOUNT. In: [2009] EPSA09: 2nd Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Amsterdam, 21-24 October, 2009) > EPSA 2009 Contributed Papers.

Zednik, Carlos (2014) Are Systems Neuroscience Explanations Mechanistic? In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

de Regt, Henk W. (2006) Modelling Molecules: Beyond the Epistemic-Pragmatic Dichotomy. In: [2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Contributed Papers.

van Riel, Raphael (2008) From Water to H2O – What Reduction is About. In: [2008] Reduction and the Special Sciences (Tilburg, April 10-12, 2008).

Other

Bogen, Jim (2002) Analyzing Causality: The opposite of Counterfactual is Factual. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Cohnitz, Daniel (2002) Explanations are like salted peanuts. Why you can't cut the route toward further reduction. Mentis.

Cuffaro, Michael E. On the Physical Explanation for Quantum Computational Speedup. Western Libraries.

De Regt, Henk and Dieks, Dennis (2002) A Contextual Approach to Scientific Understanding. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Franceschi, Paul (2005) A Dichotomic Analysis of the Surprise Examination Paradox. UNSPECIFIED.

Kallfelz, William (2005) Contracting Batterman's Asymptotic 'No-Man's Land:' Reduction Rejoins Explanation. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Kuehne, Ulrich J. (1997) Gedankenexperiment und Erklärung / Thought Experiment and Scientific Explanation. UNSPECIFIED.

Kuehne, Ulrich J. (1997) Wie erklärt man mit unsichtbaren Händen? / How Can Invisible Hands Explain? UNSPECIFIED.

Liu, Chuang (2000) Coordination of Space and Unity of Science. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Mathen, Jolly (2005) On the Inherent Incompleteness of Scientific Theories. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Maxwell, Nicholas (2002) The Need for a Revolution in the Philosophy of Science. UNSPECIFIED.

Pooley, Oliver (2004) Comments on Sklar's ``Barbour's Relationist Metric of Time''. UNSPECIFIED.

Wayne, Andrew (2009) Emergence and Singular Limits. UNSPECIFIED.

Whitcomb, Dennis (2004) Kitcher, Correspondence, and Success. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Preprint

Acuña, Pablo and Dieks, Dennis (2013) Another Look at Empirical Equivalence and Underdetermination of Theory Choice. [Preprint]

Andersen, Holly (2013) The Representation of Time in Agency. [Preprint]

Arroyo-Santos, Alfonso and Olson, Mark E. (2011) Metaphors as surrogate variables. The case of adaptive radiation. [Preprint]

Arroyo-Santos, Alfonso and Olson, Mark E. and Vergara-Silva, Francisco (2011) Practice-oriented controversies and borrowed epistemic support in current evolutionary biology: phylogeography as a case study. [Preprint]

Ballinger, Clint (2008) Classifying Contingency in the Social Sciences: Diachronic, Synchronic, and Deterministic Contingency. [Preprint]

Batterman, Robert (2009) Emergence, Singularities, and Symmetry Breaking. [Preprint]

Batterman, Robert (2004) Response to Belot's "Whose Devil? Which Details?". [Preprint]

Batterman, Robert W. (2011) The Tyranny of Scales. [Preprint]

Bechtel, William (2012) From molecules to behavior and the clinic: Integration in Chronobiology. [Preprint]

Bechtel, William (2013) Investigating Neural Representations: The Tale of Place Cells. [Preprint]

Bechtel, William (2012) Understanding Biological Mechanisms: Using Illustrations from Circadian Rhythm Research. [Preprint]

Bechtel, William and Abrahamsen, Adele (2013) Diagrams as Vehicles for Scientific Reasoning. [Preprint]

Bechtel, William and Abrahamsen, Adele (2012) Thinking Dynamically About Biological Mechanisms: Networks of Coupled Oscillators. [Preprint]

Betz, Gregor (2011) Justifying Inference to the Best Explanation as a Practical Meta-Syllogism on Dialectical Structures. [Preprint]

Bevers, Brett (2011) Can Many-Worlds Survive a Quantum Doomsday. [Preprint]

Bod, Rens (2004) Explaining New Phenomena in Terms of Previous Phenomena. [Preprint]

Bogen, Jim (2006) Causally Productive Activities. [Preprint]

Bogen, Jim (2001) What We Talk About When We Talk About Causality. [Preprint]

Bogen, Jim and Machamer, Peter (2010) Mechanistic Information and Causal Continuity. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2011) Explanation in Biology: Reduction, Pluralism, and Explanatory Aims. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2009) Scientific Reasoning Is Material Inference: Combining Confirmation, Discovery, and Explanation. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2013) Systems Biology and the Integration of Mechanistic Explanation and Mathematical Explanation. [Preprint]

Brown, Harvey R. and Pooley, Oliver (2004) Minkowski space-time: a glorious non-entity. [Preprint]

Brown, Harvey R. and Pooley, Oliver (1999) The origin of the spacetime metric: Bell's `Lorentzian pedagogy' and its significance in general relativity. [Preprint]

Burian, Richard (2008) Selection Does Not Operate Primarily on Genes. [Preprint]

Butterfield, Jeremy (2010) Emergence, Reduction and Supervenience: a Varied Landscape. [Preprint]

Butterfield, Jeremy (2010) Less is Different: Emergence and Reduction Reconciled. [Preprint]

Callender, Craig (2005) An Answer in Search of a Question: 'Proofs' of the Tri-Dimensionality of Space. [Preprint]

Callender, Craig (2004) Measures, Explanations and the Past: Should 'Special' Initial Conditions be Explained? [Preprint]

Catton, Philip (2001) The Most Measured Understanding of Spacetime. [Preprint]

Chart, David (2001) Inference to the Best Explanation, Bayesianism, and Feminist Bank Tellers. [Preprint]

Chemero, Tony and Silberstein, Michael (2007) After the Philosophy of Mind: Replacing Scholasticism with Science. [Preprint]

Clarke, Christopher (2014) Multi-Level Selection and the Explanatory Value of Mathematical Decompositions. [Preprint]

Clarke, Christopher (2014) Multi-Level Selection and the Explanatory Value of Mathematical Decompositions. [Preprint]

Clifton, Rob (1998) Scientific Explanation in Quantum Theory. [Preprint]

Clifton, Rob (2001) The Subtleties of Entanglement and its Role in Quantum Information Theory. [Preprint]

Clifton, Rob and Pope, Damian (2001) On the Nonlocality of the Quantum Channel in the Standard Teleportation Protocol. [Preprint]

Colombo, Matteo and De Langhe, Rogier (2014) Bayesian cognitive science, under-considered alternatives, and the value of specialization. [Preprint]

Colombo, Matteo and Hartmann, Stephan (2014) Bayesian Cognitive Science, Unification, and Explanation. [Preprint]

Colombo, Matteo and Hartmann, Stephan and van Iersel, Robert (2013) Models, Mechanisms, and Coherence. [Preprint]

Colombo, Matteo and Postma, Marie and Sprenger, Jan (2014) Explanatory Value and Probabilistic Reasoning: An Empirical Study. [Preprint]

Davies, E Brian (2006) Scientific Understanding. [Preprint]

Dorato, Mauro (2014) Dynamical versus structural explanations in scientific revolutions. [Preprint]

Dorato, Mauro and Felline, Laura (2009) Scientific Explanation and Scientific Structuralism. [Preprint]

Dorato, Mauro and Felline, Laura (2010) Scientific Explanation and Scientific Structuralism. [Preprint]

Ducheyne, Steffen (2007) The General Scholium: Some Notes on Newton's Published and Unpublished Endeavours. [Preprint]

Ducheyne, Steffen (2005) Mathematical Models in Newton’s Principia: A New View of the “Newtonian Style”. [Preprint]

Ducheyne, Steffen (2004) Newton's Idea and Practice of Unification. [Preprint]

Ducheyne, Steffen (2010) The Status of Hypothesis and Theory. [Preprint]

Ducheyne, Steffen (2009) Understanding (in) Newton’s Argument for Universal Gravitation. [Preprint]

Egg, Matthias and Esfeld, Michael (2013) Non-local common cause explanations for EPR. [Preprint]

Farr, Matt and Reutlinger, Alexander (2013) A Relic of a Bygone Age? Causation, Time Symmetry and the Directionality Argument. [Preprint]

Faye, Jan (2004) The Pragmatic-Rhetorical Theory of Explanation. [Preprint]

Felline, Laura (2010) Scientific Explanation between Principle and Constructive Theories. [Preprint]

Forge, John (2001) Reflections on Structuralism and Scientific Explanation. [Preprint]

Franceschi, Paul (2007) Le paradoxe des deux enveloppes et le choix de l'indifférence. [Preprint]

Fraser, Doreen (2012) SSB: QSM vs. QFT. [Preprint]

Friederich, Simon (2013) In defence of non-ontic accounts of quantum states. [Preprint]

Gilead, Amihud (2014) Singularity and Uniqueness: Why Is Our Immune System Subject to Psychological and Cognitive Traits? [Preprint]

Glennan, Stuart (2007) Mechanisms, Causes and the Layered Model of the World. [Preprint]

Glynn, Luke (2013) Is There High-Level Causation? [Preprint]

Goddiksen, Mads (2014) Explanatory standards in biology and physics textbooks: The case of polymers. [Preprint]

Goddiksen, Mads (2014) An empirical method for the study of exemplar explanations. [Preprint]

Goodwin, William (2008) Visual Representations in Science. [Preprint]

Goodwin, William Mark (2006) Diagrams and Explanation in Organic Chemistry. [Preprint]

Green, Christopher D. (1998) Are Connectionist Models Theories of Cognition? [Preprint]

Green, Christopher D. and Vervaeke, John (1996) What Kind of Explanation, If Any, Is a Connectionist Net? [Preprint]

Green, Sara (2014) A philosophical evaluation of adaptationism as a heuristic strategy. [Preprint]

Grüne-Yanoff, Till (2007) The Explanatory Potential of Artificial Societies. [Preprint]

Gurova, Lilia (2010) Fodor vs. Darwin: A Methodological Follow-Up. [Preprint]

Hagar, Amit and Hemmo, Meir (2005) Explaining the Unobserved: Why Quantum Mechanics Is Not only About Information. [Preprint]

Hardy-Vallée, Benoit (2007) Decision-Making: A Neuroeconomic Perspective. [Preprint]

Harinen, Totte (2014) Mutual Manipulability and Causal Inbetweenness. [Preprint]

Healey, Richard (2013) How quantum theory helps us explain. [Preprint]

Healey, Richard (2011) How to Use Quantum Theory Locally to Explain "Non-local" Correlations. [Preprint]

Hemmo, Meir and Shenker, Orly (2010) Probability and Typicality in Deterministic Physics. [Preprint]

Jan, Faye (2009) Explanation and Interpretation in the Sciences of Man. [Preprint]

Johnson, Monte and Wilson, Catherine (2006) Lucretius and the History of Science. [Preprint]

Jones, Nicholaos and Wolkenhauer, Olaf (2012) Diagrams as Locality Aids for Explanation and Model Construction in Cell Biology. [Preprint]

Karaca, Koray (2011) The Construction of the Higgs Mechanism and the Emergence of the Electroweak Theory. [Preprint]

Knox, Eleanor (2012) Abstraction and its Limits: Finding Space for Novel Explanation. [Preprint]

Kuhlmann, Meinard (2011) Mechanisms in Dynamically Complex Systems. [Preprint]

Lamm, Ehud and Kammar, Ohad (2014) Inferring Co-Evolution. [Preprint]

List, Christian and Menzies, Peter (2008) Non-Reductive Physicalism and the Limits of the Exclusion Principle. [Preprint]

Liu, Chuang and Emch, Gerard G. (2004) Explaining Quantum Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking. [Preprint]

Longy, Françoise (2007) Artifacts and Organisms: A Case for a New Etiological Theory of Functions. [Preprint]

MACHAMER, PETER (2009) Explaining Mechanisms. [Preprint]

Maxwell, Nicholas (2004) Does Probabilism Solve the Great Quantum Mystery? [Preprint]

Maxwell, Nicholas (2012) Has Science Established that the Cosmos is Physically Comprehensible? [Preprint]

Maxwell, Nicholas (2007) Is the Quantum World Composed of Propensitons? [Preprint]

Maxwell, Nicholas (2004) Non-Empirical Requirements Scientific Theories Must Satisfy: Simplicity, Unification, Explanation, Beauty. [Preprint]

Maxwell, Nicholas (2000) SIMPLICITY. [Preprint]

Maxwell, Nicholas (2003) Three Philosophical Problems about Consciousness and their Possible Resolution. [Preprint]

Menon, Tarun and Callender, Craig (2011) Turn and Face the Strange... Ch-ch-changes: Philosophical Questions Raised by Phase Transitions. [Preprint]

Mizrahi, Moti (2011) Why the Ultimate Argument for Scientific Realism Ultimately Fails. [Preprint]

Morett, Fernando (2014) The Vera Causa Principle in the 18th Century Moral Philosophy. [Preprint]

Mosterin, Jesus (2004) Anthropic Explanations in Cosmology. [Preprint]

Muller, Herbert FJ (2003) Effect of Working Ontology on Some Conceptual Puzzles. [Preprint]

Patton, Lydia (2014) Methodology of the Sciences. [Preprint]

Reutlinger, Alexander (2014) Are Causal Facts Really Explanatorily Emergent? Ladyman and Ross on Higher-level Causal Facts and Renormalization Group Explanation. [Preprint]

Rickles, Dean (2010) Mirror Symmetry and Other Miracles in Superstring Theory. [Preprint]

Ross, Lauren N. (2014) Dynamical Models and Explanation in Neuroscience. [Preprint]

Rubbens, Peter (2014) Evaluation of the OPERA Collaboration and the Faster than Light Neutrino Anomaly. [Preprint]

Räz, Tim (2014) Mathematical Explanations in Euler’s Königsberg. [Preprint]

Sapienza, Carmen (2008) Selection Does Operate Primarily on Genes: In Defense of the Gene as the Unit of Selection. [Preprint]

Saunders, Simon (2004) Complementarity and Scientific Rationality. [Preprint]

Schindler, Samuel (2013) Explanatory fictions--for real? [Preprint]

Schindler, Samuel (2013) Kuhnian theory-choice, the GWS model, and the neutral current. [Preprint]

Schindler, Samuel (2013) Mechanistic explanation: asymmetry lost. [Preprint]

Schindler, Samuel (2014) Scientific discovery: that-what’s and what-that’s. [Preprint]

Scholl, Raphael (2014) Inference to the Best Explanation in the Catch-22: How much autonomy for Mill’s method of difference? [Preprint]

Schupbach, Jonah N. and Sprenger, Jan (2010) The Logic of Explanatory Power. [Preprint]

Shenker, Orly R. (2000) Interventionism in Statistical Mechanics: Some Philosophical Remarks. [Preprint]

Sirtes, Daniel (2010) A Pragmatic-Ontic Account of Mechanistic Explanation. [Preprint]

Skipper, Robert and Millstein, Roberta (2004) Thinking About Evolutionary Mechanisms: Natural Selection. [Preprint]

Skow, Brdford (2013) Are There Non-Causal Explanations (of Particular Events)? [Preprint]

Solé, Albert (2013) Bohmian mechanics without wave function ontology. [Preprint]

Stoica, Ovidiu Cristinel (2008) World Theory. [Preprint]

Székely, Gergely (2008) On Why-Questions in Physics. [Preprint]

Tabery, James (2003) Synthesizing Activities and Interactions in the Concept of a Mechanism. [Preprint]

Walker, Mark and Cirkovic, Milan (2003) Anthropic Reasoning and the Contemporary Design Argument in Astrophysics: A Reply to Robert Klee. [Preprint]

Wayne, Andrew (2010) Emergence and Singular Limits. [Preprint]

Weatherall, James Owen (2012) Inertial motion, explanation, and the foundations of classical spacetime theories. [Preprint]

Weatherall, James Owen (2011) On (Some) Explanations in Physics. [Preprint]

Weisberg, Michael (2002) Qualitative Theory and Chemical Explanation. [Preprint]

Woodward, James (2014) Explanation in Neurobiology: An Interventionist Perspective. [Preprint]

Woodward, James (2014) A Functional Account of Causation. [Preprint]

Woodward, James (2014) Intervening in the Exclusion Argument. [Preprint]

Woodward, James (2011) Laws, Causes, and Invariance. [Preprint]

Woodward, James (2008) Mental Causation and Neural Mechanisms. [Preprint]

Woodward, James (2014) Methodology, Ontology, and Interventionism. [Preprint]

Wronski, Leszek (2010) The Common Cause Principle. Explanation via Screening off. [Preprint]

Zednik, Carlos (2014) Heuristics, Descriptions, and the Scope of Mechanistic Explanation. [Preprint]

de Regt, Henk and Dieks, Dennis (2003) A Contextual Approach to Scientific Understanding. [Preprint]

hunean, philippe (2006) Naturalising purpose: From comparative anatomy to the ‘adventures of reason’. [Preprint]

huneman, philippe (2006) Evolutionary theory in philosophical focus. [Preprint]

koepke, william (2002) On the Coupling Constants of the Linear Approximation of Gravity and its Generalization. [Preprint]

Published Article

Andersen, Holly (2011) The Case for Regularity in Mechanistic Causal Explanation. [Published Article]

Andersen, Holly (2011) Mechanisms, Laws, and Regularities. [Published Article]

Andersen, Holly (2012) Mechanisms: what are they evidence for in evidence-based medicine? [Published Article]

Andersen, Holly (2014) A field guide to mechanisms: part I. [Published Article]

Andersen, Holly (2014) A field guide to mechanisms: part II. [Published Article]

Cuffaro, Michael (2010) The Kantian framework of complementarity. [Published Article]

Gebharter, Alexander and Schurz, Gerhard (2014) Editors' Introduction. [Published Article]

Gijsbers, Victor (2014) Unification as a Measure of Natural Classification. [Published Article]

Green, Sara and Wolkenhauer , Olaf (2013) Tracing organizing principles: Learning from the history of systems biology. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2012) Review of Wolfgang Spohn, The Laws of Belief: Ranking Theory and Its Philosophical Applications (Oxford University Press 2012). [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2013) Structural Equations and Beyond. [Published Article]

Molinini, Daniele (2014) Deductive Nomological Model and Mathematics: Making Dissatisfaction more Satisfactory. [Published Article]

Pradeu, Thomas (2013) Immunity and the emergence of individuality. [Published Article]

Pradeu, Thomas (2011) A Mixed Self: The Role of Symbiosis in Development. [Published Article]

Räz, Tim (2013) On the Application of the Honeycomb Conjecture to the Bee’s Honeycomb. [Published Article]

Schurz, Gerhard (2014) Unification and Explanation: Explanation as a Prototype Concept. A Reply to Weber and van Dyck, Gijsberg, and de Regt. [Published Article]

Slutsky, David (2010) Confusion and dependence in uses of history. [Published Article]

Soler-Toscano, Fernando (2014) El giro dinámico en la epistemología formal: el caso del razonamiento explicativo. [Published Article]

Tamir, Michael (2012) Proving the Principle: Taking Geodesic Dynamics too Seriously in Einstein's Theory. [Published Article]

Weber, Erik and Lefevere, Merel (2014) The Role of Unification in Micro-Explanations of Physical Laws. [Published Article]

Woodward, James (2013) Mechanistic Explanation:Its Scope and Limits. [Published Article]

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