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Abrams, Marshall (2006) How Do Natural Selection and Random Drift Interact? In: [2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Contributed Papers.

BenDaniel, David Jacob (2011) Constructibility in Quantum Mechanics. In: [2010] 16th UK and European Meeting on the Foundations of Physics (Aberdeen, 5-7 July 2010).

Boumans, Marcel (2004) Measurement Outside the Laboratory. In: [2004] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 19th Biennial Meeting - PSA2004: Contributed Papers (Austin, TX; 2004) > PSA 2004 Contributed Papers. (Unpublished)

Boumans, Marcel (2004) Measurement outside the laboratory. In: [2004] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 19th Biennial Meeting - PSA2004: Contributed Papers (Austin, TX; 2004) > PSA 2004 Contributed Papers. (Unpublished)

Brading, Katherine (2011) Unity and change in Newton's physics. In: [2011] Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Science (Toronto; 13-15 May 2011).

Cohen, Jonathan and Callender, Craig (2009) Special Sciences, Conspiracy and the Better Best System Account of Lawhood. In: [2009] Pitt-Paris II: Emergence and Reduction in the Sciences (Pittsburgh, PA, December 11-13, 2009).

Dizadji-Bahmani, Foad and Bradley, Seamus (2014) Lewis' Account of Counterfactuals is Incongruent with Lewis' Account of Laws of Nature. In: [2014] BSPS 2014: British Society for the Philosophy of Science Annual Conference 2014 (Cambridge; 10-11 July 2014).

Fenton-Glynn, Luke (2014) Ceteris Paribus Laws and Minutis Rectis Laws. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Ford, Sharon R (2009) The Viability of a Pure-Power Ontology. In: [2009] Metaphysics of Science (Melbourne, July 2-5, 2009).

Frisch, Mathias (2010) From Arbuthnot to Boltzmann: The Past-hypothesis, Special Sciences and the Best System. In: [2009] EPSA09: 2nd Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Amsterdam, 21-24 October, 2009) > EPSA 2009 Symposia.

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).

Hartmann, Bruno (2013) Physical Determination of the Action. In: [2013] Foundations of Physics 2013: The 17th UK and European Meeting on the Foundations of Physics (Munich; 29-31 July 2013).

Jantzen, Benjamin (2013) Dynamics, Symmetry, and the Levels of Selection. In: [2013] International Conference on Evolutionary Patterns (Lisbon; 27-29 May 2013).

Johansson, Ingvar (2014) Constancy and Circularity in the SI. In: [2014] Meeting of the Nordic Network for Philosophy of Science (Lund, Sweden; 27-28 March 2014).

Kowalenko, Robert (2007) A Curve-Fitting Approach to Ceteris Paribus-Laws. In: [2007] EPSA07: 1st Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Madrid, 15-17 November, 2007).

Linquist, Stefan (2014) Against Lawton’s contingency thesis, or, why the reported demise of community ecology is greatly exaggerated. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Molnár, Attila and Székely, Gergely (2013) Axiomatizing Relativistic Dynamics using Formal Thought Experiments. In: [2013] Foundations of Physics 2013: The 17th UK and European Meeting on the Foundations of Physics (Munich; 29-31 July 2013).

Nelson, William (2013) Local and global definitions of time: Cosmology and quantum theory. In: [2013] Workshop on Cosmology and Time (State College, PA; 16-17 April 2013).

Nissan-Rozen, Ittay (2014) Contrastive explanations, crystal balls and the inadmissibility of historical information. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

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).

Reutlinger, Alexander (2010) A Theory of Non-Universal Laws. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Roberts, Bryan W. (2013) Three Merry Roads to T-Violation. In: [2013] Workshop on Cosmology and Time (State College, PA; 16-17 April 2013).

Wilson, Brad (2009) From Laws to Models and Mechanisms: Ecology in the Twentieth Century. In: [2009] &HPS2: Integrated History and Philosophy of Science 2. (Notre Dame, 12-15 March 2009).

Other

Bitbol, Michel (1998) SOME STEPS TOWARDS A TRANSCENDENTAL DEDUCTION OF QUANTUM MECHANICS. UNSPECIFIED.

Bitbol, Michel, Guy, Simon (1991) PERSPECTIVAL REALISM AND QUANTUM MECHANICS. UNSPECIFIED.

Butterfield, Jeremy (2014) Our Mathematical Universe? The Mathematics Millennium Project (U.K.), Cambridge, U.K..

Chakalov, Dimi (2005) Are Gravitational Waves Directly Observable? UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Grandpierre, Attila (2003) The Dynamics of Time and Timelessness: Philosophy, Physics and Prospects for our Life. UNSPECIFIED.

Hoefer, Carl (2005) The Third Way on Objective Probability: A Skeptic's Guide to Objective Chance. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Lavenda, B.H. (2001) Relativistic Thermodynamics and the Classical Model of the Electron. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Liu, Chuang (2001) Approximations, Idealizations, and Models in Statistical Mechanics. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Liu, Chuang (2001) Laws and Models in a Theory of Idealization. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Muller, F.A. (2003) The Deep Black Sea: Observability and Modality Afloat. UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)

Pashby, Thomas (2014) Time and the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics. University of Pittsburgh.

Roberts, John T. (2009) Laws About Frequencies. UNSPECIFIED.

Schliesser, Eric (2008) Newtonian Emanation, Spinozism, Measurement, and the Baconian Origins of the Laws of Nature. UNSPECIFIED.

Szabó, László E. (2003) On the meaning of Lorentz covariance. UNSPECIFIED.

Vaas, Ruediger (2006) Dark Energy And Life's Ultimate Future. UNSPECIFIED.

Wilson, Alastair (2006) Modal Metaphysics and the Everett Interpretation. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Wilson, Jessica Metaphysical Emergence: Weak and Strong. unpublished stable ms..

Preprint

Abbott, Russ (2009) The reductionist blind spot. [Preprint]

Abbott, Russ (2008) The reductionist blind spot. [Preprint]

Asoulin, Eran (2013) The Creative Aspect of Language Use and the Implications for Linguistic Science. [Preprint]

Atkinson, David (2006) A Relativistic Zeno Effect. [Preprint]

Backmann, Marius and Reutlinger, Alexander (2014) Better Best Systems – Too Good To Be True. [Preprint]

Ballinger, Clint (2008) Initial Conditions and the ‘Open Systems’ Argument against Laws of Nature. [Preprint]

Binder, Bernd (2003) A Natural Mass Unit Hidden in the Planck Action Quantum. [Preprint]

Binder, Bernd (2003) Natural Nonlinear Quantum Units and Human Artificial Linear System of Units. [Preprint]

Bishop, Robert (2011) Fluid Convection, Constraint and Causation. [Preprint]

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

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

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

Cei, Angelo and French, Steven (2010) Getting Away from Governance: A Structuralist Approach to Laws and Symmetries. [Preprint]

Cirkovic, Milan (2002) The Thermodynamical Arrow of Time: Reinterpreting the Boltzmann-Schuetz Argument. [Preprint]

Curiel, Erik (2014) Classical Black Holes Are Hot. [Preprint]

Curiel, Erik (2014) A Primer on Energy Conditions. [Preprint]

Davies, E Brian (2007) The Mechanical Philosophy 1660 - 1675. [Preprint]

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

Dorato, Mauro and Esfeld, Michael (2009) GRW as an ontology of dispositions. [Preprint]

Dorato, Mauro and Laudisa, Federico (2014) Realism and instrumentalism about the wave function. How should we choose? [Preprint]

Ducheyne, Steffen (2006) Lessons From Galileo: The Pragmatic Model of Shared Characteristics of Scientific Representation. [Preprint]

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

Ellerman, David (2014) Partitions and Objective Indefiniteness in Quantum Mechanics. [Preprint]

Esfeld, Michael (2014) Quantum Humeanism, or: physicalism without properties. [Preprint]

Farr, Matt (2011) On A- and B-Theoretic Elements of Branching Spacetimes. [Preprint]

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

Fenton-Glynn, Luke (2014) Unsharp Best System Chances. [Preprint]

Fleming, Gordon / N (2011) On the Quantum Deviations from Einstein Dilation of Unstable Quanton* Decay Evolution and Lifetimes. [Preprint]

French, Steven and McKenzie, Kerry (2011) Thinking Outside the Toolbox: Towards a More Productive Engagement Between Metaphysics and Philosophy of Physics. [Preprint]

Gao, Shan (2014) Notes on the ontology of Bohmian mechanics. [Preprint]

Gao, Shan (2013) Space-time, relativity and quantum mechanics: In search of a deeper connection. [Preprint]

Gao, Shan (2013) Three possible implications of spacetime discreteness. [Preprint]

Gao, Shan (2011) The Wave Function and Its Evolution. [Preprint]

Gao, Shan (2001) The basis of indeterminism. [Preprint]

Gildenhuys, Peter (2008) Causal Equations without Ceteris Paribus Clauses. [Preprint]

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

Glynn, Luke and Dardashti, Radin and Thebault, Karim P Y and Frisch, Mathias (2013) Unsharp Humean Chances in Statistical Physics: A Reply to Beisbart. [Preprint]

Gomori, Marton and Szabo, Laszlo E. (2011) Is the relativity principle consistent with classical electrodynamics? Towards a logico-empiricist reconstruction of a physical theory. [Preprint]

Gomori, Marton and Szabo, Laszlo E. (2009) Is the relativity principle consistent with electrodynamics? Towards a logico-empiricist reconstruction of a physical theory. [Preprint]

Gomori, Marton and Szabo, Laszlo E. (2009) Is the relativity principle consistent with electrodynamics? Towards a logico-empiricist reconstruction of a physical theory. [Preprint]

Grandpierre, Attila (2002) The Fundamental Principles of Existence and the Origin of Physical Laws. [Preprint]

Grandpierre, Attila (2002) The Fundamental Principles of Existence and the Origin of Physical Laws. [Preprint]

Groisman, Berry (2007) What is Dialectic? Some remarks on Popper’s criticism. [Preprint]

Harokopos, Efthimios (2003) Virtual Gravity and the Duality of Reality. [Preprint]

Hoefer, Carl (2004) Causality and Determinism: Tension, or Outright Conflict? [Preprint]

Hoefer, Carl (2003) Humean Effective Strategies. [Preprint]

Hoefer, Carl (2007) The Third Way on Objective Probability: A Skeptic's Guide to Objective Chance. [Preprint]

Holster, Andrew (2004) Time Flow Physics: Introduction to a unified theory based on time flow. [Preprint]

Huggett, Nick (2002) Mirror Symmetry: What is it for Relational Space to be Orientable? [Preprint]

Hüttemann, Andreas and Reutlinger, Alexander (2013) Against the Statistical Account of Special Science Laws. [Preprint]

Iurato, Giuseppe (2013) Some historical aspects concerning the rise of the first exact measurements of the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon. [Preprint]

Iurato, Giuseppe (2014) The emergence of resonance dual models: a first look at some early historical prolegomena of a related formal technique. [Preprint]

Kallfelz, William Ontic Structural Realism, Information, and Natural Necessity: Where Naturalism and Analytic Metaphysics Can Find Common Ground. [Preprint]

Kantorovich, Aharon (2006) Particles vs. Structures: Weak Ontic Structuralism. [Preprint]

Lipkin, Arkadiy (2012) The “Object Theoretic Operational” View of Natural Science. [Preprint]

Lisker, Roy (2002) On Counter-Intuitive Science. [Preprint] (Unpublished)

Liu, Chuang (2006) How we can be free from physics. [Preprint]

Lyre, Holger (2009) Humean Perspectives on Structural Realism. [Preprint]

Lyre, Holger (2009) The “Multirealization” of Multiple Realizability. [Preprint]

Lyre, Holger (2011) Structural Invariants, Structural Kinds, Structural Laws. [Preprint]

Majid, Shahn (2007) Algebraic Approach to Quantum Gravity: relative realism. [Preprint]

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

Muller, F.A. and Seevinck, M.P. (2009) Discerning Elementary Particles. [Preprint]

Nasmith, Benjamin B (2011) Presentism in a World Denied Instantaneous Signals. [Preprint]

Pemberton, John M. and Cartwright, Nancy (2014) Ceteris paribus laws need machines to generate them. [Preprint]

Primas, Hans (2003) Time-Entanglement Between Mind and Matter. [Preprint]

Reutlinger, Alexander (2013) Can Interventionists be Neo-Russellians? Interventionism, the Open Systems Argument and the Arrow of Entropy. [Preprint]

Reutlinger, Alexander (2014) Do Statistical Laws Solve the ‘Problem of Provisos’? [Preprint]

Reutlinger, Alexander (2012) Getting Rid of Interventions. [Preprint]

Rickles, Dean (2008) Econophysics and Financial Market Complexity. [Preprint]

Roberts, John (2009) Laws about Frequencies. [Preprint]

Roberts, John (2008) A Puzzle about Laws, Symmetries and Measurability. [Preprint]

Roberts, John (2009) Some Laws of Nature are Metaphysically Contingent. [Preprint]

Roberts, John T. (2009) Laws About Frequencies. [Preprint]

Scholz, Erhard (2014) Paving the way for transitions --- a case for Weyl geometry. [Preprint]

Schrenk, Markus (2014) Better Best Systems and the Issue of CP-Laws. [Preprint]

Scoular, Spencer (2013) The Universal Arrow of Time. [Preprint]

Seevinck, M.P. (2010) Can quantum theory and special relativity peacefully coexist? [Preprint]

Seevinck, M.P. and Uffink, J. (2010) Not throwing out the baby with the bathwater: Bell's condition of local causality mathematically 'sharp and clean'. [Preprint]

Soltau, Andrew (2011) Times Two. [Preprint]

Spurrett, David Jon (2000) Cartwright on Laws and Composition. [Preprint]

Stein, Howard (2014) Newton: Philosophy of Inquiry and Metaphysics of Nature. [Preprint]

Stemmer, Nathan (2004) THE GOODMAN PARADOX: THREE DIFFERENT PROBLEMS AND A NATURALISTIC SOLUTION TO TWO OF THEM. [Preprint]

Stenger, Victor J. (2007) Where do the laws of physics come from? [Preprint]

Sterrett, Susan G. (2001) Physical Models and Fundamental Laws: Using One Piece of the World to Tell About Another (Pavia MBR'01 version). [Preprint]

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

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

Thebault, Karim P Y and Smart, Benjamin T H (2013) On the Metaphysics of Least Action. [Preprint]

Tosh, Nick (2014) Finite frequentism in a big world. [Preprint]

Wheeler, Billy (2014) Laws, Natural Properties and Algorithmic Compression. [Preprint]

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

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

Published Article

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

Bitbol, Michel (2011) Traces of Objectivity: Causality and Probabilities in Quantum Physics. [Published Article]

Dorato, Mauro (2012) Mathematical biology and the existence of biological laws. [Published Article]

Dorato, Mauro (2011) TRUTH, LAWS AND THE PROGRESS OF SCIENCE. [Published Article]

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

Glynn, Luke (2010) Deterministic Chance. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2011) Lewis Causation Is a Special Case of Spohn Causation. [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]

Hüttemann, Andreas (2014) Scientific Practice and Necessary Connections. [Published Article]

Kroedel, Thomas and Huber, Franz (2013) Counterfactual Dependence and Arrow. [Published Article]

Psillos, Stathis (2014) Regularities, Natural Patterns and Laws of Nature. [Published Article]

Reutlinger, Alexander (2011) A Theory of Non-Universal Laws. [Published Article]

Reutlinger, Alexander and Schurz, Gerhard and Hüttemann, Andreas (2011) Ceteris Paribus Laws. [Published Article]

Schrenk, Markus (2007) Can Capacities rescue us from cp Laws. [Published Article]

Schrenk, Markus (2010) From Reductionist Semantics to a Realist Ontology of Dispositions. [Published Article]

Schrenk, Markus (2011) Interfering with Nomological Necessity. [Published Article]

Schrenk, Markus (2010) The Powerlessness of Necessity. [Published Article]

Shanahan, Daniel (2014) A Case for Lorentzian Relativity. [Published Article]

Shanahan, Daniel (2014) A Case for Lorentzian Relativity. [Published Article]

Szabo, Laszlo E. (2012) Mathematical Facts in a Physicalist Ontology. [Published Article]

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

Terekhovich, Vladislav E. (2012) Probabilistic and Geometric Languages in the Context of the Principle of Least Action. [Published Article]

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

schrenk, markus (2010) ANTIDOTES FOR DISPOSITIONAL ESSENTIALISM. [Published Article]

schrenk, markus (2006) A Lewisian Theory for Special Science Laws. [Published Article]

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