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Abbott, Russ (2007) Bits don’t have error bars. [Preprint]

Abrams, Marshall (2014) Coherence, Muller’s Ratchet, and the Maintenance of Culture. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Accorinti, Hernán Lucas and Martínez, Juan Camilo (2016) About the Independence of Models with respect to Theories: a case study of quantum chemistry. [Published Article or Volume]

Afriat, Alexander (2006) Duhem, Quine and the other dogma. [Preprint]

Afriat, Alexander (2008) Duhem, Quine and the other dogma. [Preprint]

Alrøe, Hugo Fjelsted and Kristensen, Erik Steen (2002) Towards a systemic research methodology in agriculture: Rethinking the role of values in science. [Preprint]

Andersen, Holly (2015) Complements, not competitors: causal and mathematical explanations. [Preprint]

Andersen, Holly (2012) When to expect violations of causal faithfulness and why it matters. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Andersson, Claes (2009) Inverse Ontomimetic Simulation: a window on complex systems. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Armendt, Brad (2012) Pragmatic Interests and Imprecise Belief. [Preprint]

Arnold, Eckhart (2006) The Dark Side of the Force: When computer simulations lead us astray and ``model think'' narrows our imagination --- Pre conference draft for the Models and Simulation Conference, Paris, June 12-14 ---. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Arnold, Eckhart (2010) Tools of Toys? On Specific Challenges for Modeling and the Epistemology of Models and Computer Simulations in the Social Sciences. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Arroyo-Santos, Alfonso and Olson, Mark E. and Vergara-Silva, Francisco (2013) Practice-oriented controversies and borrowed epistemic credibility in current evolutionary biology: phylogeography as a case study. [Preprint]

Atanasova, Nina (2015) Validating Animal Models. [Published Article or Volume]

Atkinson, David and Peijnenburg, Jeanne (2013) A Consistent Set of Infinite-Order Probabilities. [Preprint]

Austin, Christopher J. (2016) The Ontology of Organisms: Mechanistic Modules or Patterned Processes? [Preprint]


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

Barberousse, Anouk and Franceschelli, Sara and Imbert, Cyrille (2007) Cellular Automata, Modeling, and Computation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Bartlett, Steven James (2015) THE SPECIES PROBLEM AND ITS LOGIC: Inescapable Ambiguity and Framework-relativity. [Preprint]

Batterman, Robert (2004) Critical Phenomena and Breaking Drops: Infinite Idealizations in Physics. [Preprint]

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

Batterman, Robert (2008) On the Explanatory Role of Mathematics in Empirical Science. [Preprint]

Batterman, Robert (2006) On the Specialness of Special Functions (The Nonrandom Effusions of the Divine Mathematician). [Preprint]

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

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

Batterman, Robert (2016) Philosophical Implications of Kadanoff's work on the Renormalization Group. [Published Article or Volume]

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

Beck, Micah (2016) On The Hourglass Model, The End-to-End Principle and Deployment Scalability. [Preprint]


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

Birch, Jonathan (2013) Hamilton's rule and its discontents. [Preprint]

Birch, Jonathan (2014) Propositional content in signalling systems. [Preprint]

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

Bod, Rens (2004) From Theory to Technology: Rules versus Exemplars. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Boesch, Brandon (2016) There Is A Special Problem of Scientific Representation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Boon, Mieke (2004) How Science is applied in Technology: Explaining Basic Sciences in the Engineering Sciences. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Bouatta, Nazim and Butterfield, Jeremy (2012) On emergence in gauge theories at the 't Hooft limit. [Preprint]

Boumans, Marcel (2004) Measurement Outside the Laboratory. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Boumans, Marcel (2004) Measurement outside the laboratory. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Boumans, Marcel (2009) Modeling Strategies for Measuring Phenomena In- and Outside the Laboratory. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Bourrat, Pierrick (2013) From Survivors to Replicators: Evolution by Natural Selection Revisited. [Preprint]

Boyer-Kassem, Thomas (2014) Layers of Models in Computer Simulations. [Preprint]

Boyer-Kassem, Thomas and Imbert, Cyrille (2015) Scientific collaboration: do two heads need to be more than twice better than one? [Preprint]

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

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

Brigandt, Ingo and Green, Sara and O'Malley, Maureen (2016) Systems Biology and Mechanistic Explanation. [Preprint]

Brusse, Carl and Bruner, Justin (2017) Responsiveness and robustness in the David Lewis signaling game. [Preprint]

Bursten, Julia (2016) Multiscale Modeling in Nanoscience: Beyond Hierarchical Relations. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Butterfield, Jeremy (2010) Against Pointillisme: a Call to Arms. [Preprint]

Butterfield, Jeremy (2004) Between Laws and Models: Some Philosophical Morals of Lagrangian Mechanics. [Preprint]

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

Butterfield, Jeremy (2013) Reduction, Emergence and Renormalization. [Published Article or Volume]

Byron (formerly Baker), Jason M. (2005) Adaptive speciation: The role of natural selection in mechanisms of geographic and non-geographic speciation. UNSPECIFIED.


Callender, Craig (2010) Hot and Heavy Matters in the Foundations of Statistical Mechanics. [Preprint]

Callender, Craig and Cohen, Jonathan (2005) There Is No Special Problem About Scientific Representation. [Preprint]

Carrara, Massimiliano and Chiffi, Daniele (2013) The Knowability Paradox in the light of a Logic for Pragmatics. [Preprint]

Casini, Lorenzo (2014) How to Model Mechanistic Hierarchies. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Casini, Lorenzo (2015) How to Model Mechanistic Hierarchies. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Castellani, Elena (2011) Early string theory as a challenging case study for philosophers. [Preprint]

Chakravartty, Anjan (2007) Truth and Representation in Science: Two Inspirations from Art. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Chen, Szu-Ting (2013) Representation as a Process of Model-Building: A Case from Economics. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Chirimuuta, M. (2016) Crash Testing an Engineering Framework in Neuroscience: Does the Idea of Robustness Break Down? In: UNSPECIFIED.

Cohnitz, Daniel (2004) When are Discussions of Thought Experiments Poor Ones? A Comment on Peijnenburg and Atkinson. [Preprint]

Colombo, Matteo (2015) Why Build a Virtual Brain? Large-scale Neural Simulations as Test-bed for Artificial Computing Systems. [Preprint]

Contessa, Gabriele (2005) Disentangling Scientific Representation. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Contessa, Gabriele (2007) Representation, Interpretation, and Surrogative Reasoning. [Preprint]

Contessa, Gabriele (2006) Scientific Representation, Smilarity and Prediction. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Craig, David (2007) A Theory of Theories. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Cunningham, Thomas (2013) To Save the Semantic View: An Argument for Returning to Suppes' Interpretation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Curiel, Erik (2015) On the Existence of Spacetime Structure. [Preprint]

Curiel, Erik (2005) On the Formal Consistency of Theory and Experiment, with Applications to Problems in the Initial-Value Formulation of the Partial-Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics. [Preprint]

Curiel, Erik (2011) On the Propriety of Physical Theories as a Basis for Their Semantics. [Preprint]

Curiel, Erik (2016) On the Existence of Spacetime Structure. [Published Article or Volume]

Currie, Adrian (2012) Narratives & Mechanisms. In: UNSPECIFIED.


Dardashti, Radin and Thebault, Karim P Y and Winsberg, Eric (2014) Confirmation via Analogue Simulation: What Dumb Holes Could Tell Us about Gravity. [Preprint]

Dardashti, Radin and Hartmann, Stephan and Thebault, Karim P Y and Winsberg, Eric (2015) Confirmation via Analogue Simulation: A Bayesian Analysis. [Preprint]

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

De Bianchi, Silvia (2011) The aims of representative practices: Symmetry as a case study. [Preprint]

De Bianchi, Silvia (2011) The aims of representative practices: Symmetry as a case-study. In: UNSPECIFIED.

De Donato-Rodríguez, Xavier and Arroyo-Santos, Alfonso (2012) The structure of idealization in biological theories: the case of the Wright-Fisher model. [Published Article or Volume]

De Donato-Rodríguez, Xavier (2015) Wenceslao J. González (ed.): Bas van Fraassen’s Approach to Representation and Models in Science. [Published Article or Volume]

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

Dorato, Mauro and Rossanese, Emanuele (2017) Feynman's Diagrams, Pictorial Representations and Styles of Scientific Thinking. [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]

Ducheyne, Steffen (2012) Scientific Representations as Limiting Cases. [Published Article or Volume]

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

Durán, Juan (2016) Varying the explanatory span: scientific explanation in computer simulations. [Preprint]

da Costa, Newton C. A. and Krause, Décio and Bueno, Otávio (2010) ISSUES IN THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE, I: LANGUAGES, STRUCTURES, AND MODELS. [Preprint]

de Regt, Henk W. (2006) Modelling Molecules: Beyond the Epistemic-Pragmatic Dichotomy. In: UNSPECIFIED.


Earman, John (2016) The Role of Idealizations in the Aharonov-Bohm Effect. [Preprint]

Elay, Shech (2012) What is the “Paradox of Phase Transitions?”. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Ellerman, David (2014) On Concrete Universals: A Modern Treatment using Category Theory. [Preprint]

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

Elliott, Kevin and McKaughan, Daniel (2013) Non-Epistemic Values and the Multiple Goals of Science. [Preprint]

Elliott-Graves, Alkistis (2012) Abstract and Complete. In: UNSPECIFIED.


Fagan, Melinda B. (2015) Crucial Stem Cell Experiments? Stem Cells, Uncertainty, and Single-Cell Experiments. [Published Article or Volume]

Fahmi, Marco (2007) The Ontological Commitments of Mathematical Models. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Fang, Wei (2016) Concrete Models and Holistic Modelling. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Fenton-Glynn, Luke (2014) Ceteris Paribus Laws and Minutis Rectis Laws. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Fenton-Glynn, Luke (2016) Probabilistic Actual Causation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Fisher, Grant (2016) Diagnostics and the 'deconstruction' of models. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Fletcher, Samuel C. (2013) Model Verification and the Likelihood Principle. [Preprint]

Fletcher, Samuel C. (2013) Similarity, Topology, and Physical Significance in Relativity Theory. [Preprint]

Fletcher, Samuel C. (2011) What Counts as a Newtonian System? The View from Norton’s Dome. [Preprint]

Floridi, Luciano (2007) A Defence of Informational Structural Realism. [Preprint]

Fraser, Doreen (2009) Quantum Field Theory: Underdetermination, Inconsistency, and Idealization. [Preprint]

French, Steven (2015) Realism and Its Representational Vehicles. [Preprint]

French, Steven (2009) Shifting to Structures in Physics and Biology: A Prophylactic for Promiscuous Realism. [Preprint]

French, Steven (2016) Identity Conditions, Idealisations and Isomorphisms: A Defence of the Semantic Approach. [Preprint]

Frigg, Roman (2010) Fiction and Scientific Representation. [Published Article or Volume]

Frigg, Roman (2007) Models and Fiction. [Preprint]

Frigg, Roman (2010) Models and Fiction. [Published Article or Volume]

Frigg, Roman (2003) Self-Organised Criticality – What It Is and What It Isn’t. [Published Article or Volume]

Frigg, Roman and Bradley, Seamus and Du , Hailiang and Smith, Leonard A. (2014) Laplace’s Demon and the Adventures of His Apprentices. [Published Article or Volume]

Frigg, Roman and Reiss, Julian (2007) The Philosophy of Simulation: Hot New Issues or Same Old Stew? [Preprint]

Frigg, Roman and Smith, Leonard A. and Stainforth, David A. (2013) The Myopia of Imperfect Climate Models: The Case of UKCP09. [Published Article or Volume]

Frigg, Roman and Smith, Leonard A. and Stainforth, David A. (2015) An Assessment of the Foundational Assumptions in High-Resolution Climate Projections: The Case of UKCP09. [Preprint]

Frigg, Roman and Thompson, Erica and Werndl, Charlotte (2015) Philosophy of Climate Science Part II: Modelling Climate Change. [Published Article or Volume]

Frisch, Mathias (2007) Discussion Note: Conceptual Problems in Classical Electrodynamics. UNSPECIFIED.


Garcia, Pio (2006) Beyond the dichotomy in vivo - in vitro: in silico. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Gebharter, Alexander (2016) Another problem with RBN models of mechanisms. [Published Article or Volume]

Gelfert, Axel (2005) Mathematical Rigor in Physics: Putting Exact Results in Their Place. In: UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)

Gelfert, Axel (2008) Rigorous Results, Cross-Model Justification, and the Transfer of Empirical Warrant: The Case of Many-Body Models in Physics. [Preprint]

Gelfert, Axel (2006) Simulating Many-Body Models in Physics: Rigorous Results, 'Benchmarks', and Cross-Model Justification. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Giere, Ronald (2009) Representing with Physical Models. [Preprint]

Giere, Ronald N (2008) Why Scientific Models are not Works of Fiction. [Preprint]

Gildenhuys, Peter (2014) Probability in Classical Population Genetics. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Giunti, Marco (2006) Emulation, Reduction, and Emergence in Dynamical Systems. [Preprint]

Glennan, Stuart (2000) A Model of Models. [Preprint]

Glynn, Luke (2013) Of Miracles and Interventions. [Published Article or Volume]

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

Goldberg, David E. (2009) Engineering rigor and its discontents: Philosophical reflection as curative to math-physics envy. [Preprint]

Goodwin, William (2009) Global Climate Modeling as Applied Science. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Goodwin, William (2008) How does the Theologizing of Physics Contribute to Global Warming? [Preprint]

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

Green, Sara (2013) When one model is not enough: Combining epistemic tools in systems biology. [Preprint]

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

Green, Sara and Batterman, Robert (2016) Biology meets Physics: Reductionism and Multi-scale Modeling of Morphogenesis. [Preprint]

Green, Sara and Serban, Maria and Scholl, Raphael and Jones, Nicholaos and Brigandt, Ingo and Bechtel, William (2016) Network Analyses in Systems Biology: New Strategies for Dealing with Biological Complexity. [Preprint]

Gruene-Yanoff, Till (2007) Agent-Based Models As Policy Decision Tools. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Grüne-Yanoff, Till (2012) Appraising Non-Representational Models. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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


Haber, Matthew H. (2012) Multilevel Lineages and Multidimensional Trees: The Levels of Lineage and Phylogeny Reconstruction. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Hadzidaki, Pandora (2009) Bohr's Atomic Model and Paraconsistent Logic. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Hartmann, Bruno (2013) Physical Determination of the Action. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Hartmann, Stephan (2005) Idealization in Quantum Field Theory. [Preprint]

Hartmann, Stephan (2007) Modeling High-Temperature Superconductivity: Correspondence at Bay? [Preprint]

Hartmann, Stephan (2007) Modeling in Philosophy of Science. [Preprint]

Hartmann, Stephan (2005) Models and Stories in Hadron Physics. [Preprint]

Hartmann, Stephan (2005) Models as a Tool for Theory Construction: Some Strategies of Preliminary Physics. [Preprint]

Hartmann, Stephan (2005) The World as a Process: Simulations in the Natural and Social Sciences. [Preprint]

Healey, Richard (2007) Perfect Symmetries. [Preprint]

Heidelberger, Michael (2004) Models in Fluid Dynamics. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Himmelreich, Johannes and Alexander, J. McKenzie and Thompson, Christopher (2014) Epistemic landscapes, optimal search and the division of cognitive labor. [Preprint]

Hindriks, Frank (2007) Concretization, Explanation, and Mechanisms. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Hochstein, Eric (2016) Categorizing the Mental. [Published Article or Volume]

Hochstein, Eric (2015) Giving up on Convergence and Autonomy: Why the Theories of Psychology and Neuroscience are Codependent as well as Irreconcilable. [Published Article or Volume]

Hochstein, Eric (2013) Intentional Models as Essential Scientific Tools. [Published Article or Volume]

Hochstein, Eric (2012) Minds, models and mechanisms: a new perspective on intentional psychology. [Published Article or Volume]

Hochstein, Eric (2015) One mechanism, many models: a distributed theory of mechanistic explanation. [Published Article or Volume]

Hodesdon, Kate (2013) Mathematical Representation: Playing a Role. [Preprint]

Hood, S. Brian (2016) Disambiguating Latent Variables. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Houkes, Wybo and Zwart, Sjoerd D. (2012) Transfer and templates in scientific modeling. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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


Imbert, Cyrille (2014) Realism about the complexity of physical systems without realist commitments to their scientific representations: How to get the advantages of theft without honest toil. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Isaac, Alistair (2013) Model Uncertainty and Policy Choice: A Plea for Integrated Subjectivism. In: UNSPECIFIED.


Jones, Nicholaos (2008) Against Pluralistic and Inexact Ontologies. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Jones, Nicholaos (2013) Don't Blame the Idealizations (revised version). [Published Article or Volume]

Jones, Nicholaos (2008) General relativity and the standard model: Why evidence for one does not disconfirm the other. [Preprint]

Jones, Nicholaos (2006) Resolving the Bayesian Problem of Idealization. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Justus, James (2006) Ecological and Lyapunov Stability. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Justus, James (2004) Qualitative Scientific Modeling and Loop Analysis. In: UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)


Kaiser, Marie I. (2014) On the Limits of Causal Modeling: Spatially-Structurally Complex Phenomena. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

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

Karaca, Koray (2017) Lessons from the Large Hadron Collider for model-based experimentation: The concept of a model of data acquisition and the scope of the hierarchy of models. [Preprint]

Kennedy, Ashley (2010) Models and Scientific Explanation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

King, Martin (2014) Idealization and Structural Explanation in Physics. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Knuuttila, Tarja (2004) Models, Representation, and Mediation. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Knuuttila, Tarja and Boon, Mieke (2009) How do models give us knowledge? The case of Carnot’s ideal heat engine. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Knuuttila, Tarja and Loettgers, Andrea (2010) Modeling and experimenting: The combinational strategy in synthetic biology. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Knuuttila, Tarja and Loettgers, Andrea (2012) Synthetic Modeling and Mechanistic Account: Material Recombination and Beyond. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Knuuttila, Tarja and Loettgers, Andrea (2011) Synthetic Modeling and the Functional Role of Noise. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Knuuttila, Tarja and Loettgers, Andrea (2013) Varieties of Noise: Analogical Reasoning in Synthetic Biology. [Preprint]

Korolev, Alexandre (2006) Indeterminism, Asymptotic Reasoning, and Time Irreversibility in Classical Physics. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Korolev, Alexandre (2007) The Norton-Type Lipschitz-Indeterministic Systems and Elastic Phenomena: Indeterminism as an Artefact of Infinite Idealizations. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Koskinen, Rami (2016) Synthetic Biology and the Search for Alternative Genetic Systems: Taking How-Possibly Models Seriously. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Kowalenko, Robert (2007) A Curve-Fitting Approach to Ceteris Paribus-Laws. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Krause, Decio (2007) Entity, but no Identity. [Preprint]

Krause, Décio (2005) Separability and Non-Individuality : Is it possible to conciliate (at least a form of) Einstein's realism with quantum mechanics? [Preprint]

Krause, Décio and Arenhart, Jonas R. B. and Moraes, Fernando T. F. (2010) Axiomatization and Models of Scientific Theories. [Preprint]

Krohs, Ulrich (2006) A priori measurable worlds. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Kuhlmann, Meinard (2006) How Do Microscopic Models of Financial Markets Explain? In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Kuorikoski, Jaakko (2009) Simulation and the Sense of Understanding. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Kuorikoski, Jaakko and Lehtinen, Aki and Marchionni, Caterina (2007) Economics as robustness analysis. In: UNSPECIFIED.


Lamm, Ehud (2016) Cultural group selection and holobiont evolution – a comparison of structures of evolution. [Preprint]

Lappi, Otto and Rusanen, Anna-Mari (2009) Models as information carrying artifacts. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Laudisa, Federico (2015) Is really science what naturalism says it is? [Preprint]

Lawhead, Jon (2015) Structural Modeling Error and the System Individuation Problem. [Preprint]

Le Bihan, Soazig (2008) Defending the Semantic View: What it takes. [Published Article or Volume]

Le Bihan, Soazig (2008) Understanding Quantum Phenomena. UNSPECIFIED.

Leconte, Gauvain (2014) Predictive success, partial truth and skeptical realism. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Lenhard, Johannes (2014) Autonomy and Automation. Computational modeling, reduction, and explanation in quantum chemistry. [Preprint]

Lenhard, Johannes (2016) Holism, or the Erosion of Modularity - a Methodological Challenge for Validation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Lenhard, Johannes (2016) Thought Experiments and Simulation Experiments: Exploring Hypothetical Worlds. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Levy, Arnon (2012) Fictional Models de Novo and de Re. [Preprint]

Ling, Maurice HT (2012) Re-creating the Philosopher’s Mind: Artificial Life from Artificial Intelligence. [Published Article or Volume]

Lisker, Roy (1998) Time, Euclidean Geometry and Relativity. [Preprint] (Unpublished)

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

Liu, Chuang (2013) Fictional Models in Science. [Preprint]

Liu, Chuang (2014) Fictionalism, Realism, Empiricism on Scientific Models. [Preprint]

Liu, Chuang (2007) Idealization, Confirmation, and Scientific Realism. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Liu, Chuang (2014) Re-inflating the Conception of Scientific Representation. [Preprint]

Liu, Chuang (2013) Symbols versus Models. [Preprint]

Liu, Chuang (2011) Variations on A Theme by Duhem. [Preprint]

Liu, Chuang (2015) Symbolic versus Modelistic Elements in Scientific Modeling. [Published Article or Volume]

Ludwig, David (2013) Mediating Objects. Scientific and Public Functions of Models in Nineteenth-Century Biology. [Preprint]

Luk, Robert (2010) Understanding scientific study via process modeling. [Published Article or Volume]

Lutz, Sebastian Criteria of Empirical Significance: Foundations, Relations, Applications. Zeno Institute of Philosophy, Utrecht University.

Lutz, Sebastian (2014) Generalizing Empirical Adequacy I: Multiplicity and Approximation. [Preprint]

Lutz, Sebastian (2011) Generalizing Empirical Adequacy II: Partial Structures. [Preprint]

Lutz, Sebastian (2012) What's Right With a Syntactic Approach to Theories and Models? [Preprint]

Lynds, Peter (2003) Subjective Perception of Time and a Progressive Present Moment: The Neurobiological Key to Unlocking Consciousness. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)


Mattingly, James and Warwick, Walter (2006) Projectible Predicates in Analogue and Simulated Systems. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Mayo-Wilson, Conor (2014) Structural Chaos. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Mintz-Woo, Kian (2016) Climate Economics and Normative Expertise. [Preprint]

Miyake, Teru (2014) Reference Models: Using Models to Turn Data into Evidence. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Molnár, Attila and Székely, Gergely (2013) Axiomatizing Relativistic Dynamics using Formal Thought Experiments. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Mosterin, Jesus (2004) How Set Theory Impinges on Logic. UNSPECIFIED.

Mueller-Wille, Staffan (2009) Exemplars, Records, Tools: Organisms in Botanical Research, c. 1750-1850. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Muller, F.A. (2009) The Insidiously Enchanted Forest. [Preprint]

Muller, F.A. (2003) Refutability Revamped: How Quantum Mechanics Saves the Phenomena. UNSPECIFIED.

Muller, Thomas (2001) Branching space-time, modal logic, and the counterfactual conditional. [Preprint]

Munoz, François and huneman, philippe (2016) From the neutral theory to a comprehensive and multiscale theory of ecological equivalence. [Preprint]

Muntean, Ioan (2014) Genetic Algorithms in Scientific Discovery: A New Epistemology? In: UNSPECIFIED.


Northcott, Robert (2014) Opinion polling and election predictions. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Northcott, Robert and Alexandrova, Anna (2014) Armchair Science. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Norton, John D. (2011) Approximation and Idealization: Why the Difference Matters. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2006) The Dome: An Unexpectedly Simple Failure of Determinism. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Norton, John D. (2012) Infinite Idealizations. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2002) On Thought Experiments: Is There More to the Argument? [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2002) Why Thought Experiments Do Not Transcend Empiricism. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2016) The Impossible Process: Thermodynamic Reversibility. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2016) Thermodynamically Reversible Processes in Statistical Physics. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2016) The Worst Thought Experiment. In: UNSPECIFIED.


O'Connor, Cailin (2015) Evolving to Generalize: Trading Precision for Speed. [Preprint]

O'Connor, Cailin and Weatherall, James Owen (2016) Black Holes, Black Scholes, and Prairie Voles: an Essay Review of Simulation and Similarity by Michael Weisberg. [Preprint]

O'Connor, Cailin (2016) Games and Kinds. [Preprint]

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