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Abrams, Marshall (2009) Toward a Mechanistic Interpretation of Probability. In: UNSPECIFIED.


Badino, Massimiliano (2005) The Foundational Role of Ergodic Theory. [Preprint]

Badino, Massimiliano (2011) Mechanistic Slumber vs. Statistical Insomnia: The early phase of Boltzmann's H-theorem (1868-1877). [Published Article or Volume]

Badino, Massimiliano (2006) Probability and Statistics in Boltzmann's Early Papers on Kinetic Theory. [Preprint]

Badino, Massimiliano (2005) Probability and Statistics in Boltzmann's Early Papers on Kinetic Theory. [Preprint]

Badino, Massimiliano (2006) Was there a statistical Turn ? The Interaction between Mechanics and Probability in Boltzmann's Theory of Non Equilibrium (1872-1877). [Preprint]

Baker, David John (2010) Broken Symmetry and Spacetime. [Preprint]

Baker, David John (2015) Review of David Albert, After Physics. [Published Article or Volume]

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

Batterman, Robert (2006) Reduction and Renormalization. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Beisbart, Claus (2013) Good just isn't good enough - Humean chances and Boltzmannian statistical physics. [Preprint]

Belot, Gordon (2016) Undermined. [Preprint]

Berkovitz, Joseph and Frigg, Roman and Kronz, Fred (2006) The Ergodic Hierarchy, Randomness and Hamiltonian Chaos. [Preprint]

Bishop, Robert (2003) Brussels-Austin Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics in the Early Years: Similarity Transformations between Deterministic and Probabilistic Descriptions. [Preprint]

Bishop, Robert (2003) Brussels-Austin Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics in the Later Years: Large Poincaré Systems and Rigged Hilbert Space. [Preprint]

Bishop, Robert C and Atmanspacher, Harald (2006) Contextual Emergence in the Description of Properties. [Preprint]

Bitbol, Michel (2002) Form and actuality. [Published Article or Volume]

Brown, Harvey R and Uffink, Jos (2001) The Origins of Time-asymmetry in Thermodynamics: The Minus First Law. [Preprint]

Brown, Harvey R. (2011) Curious and sublime: the connection between uncertainty and probability in physics. [Preprint]

Brown, Harvey R. and Myrvold, Wayne (2008) Boltzmann's H-theorem, its limitations, and the birth of (fully) statistical mechanics. [Preprint]

Bub, Jeffrey (2000) Maxwell's Demon and the Thermodynamics of Computation. UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)

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

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

Butterfield, Jeremy and Bouatta, Nazim (2011) Emergence and Reduction Combined in Phase Transitions. [Preprint]

Butterfield, Jeremy and Bouatta, Nazim (2013) Renormalization for Philosophers. [Preprint]


Callender, Craig (2007) The Emergence and Interpretation of Probability in Bohmian Mechanics. [Preprint]

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

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

Callender, Craig (2008) The Past Hypothesis Meets Gravity. [Preprint]

Callender, Craig (2001) Taking Thermodynamics Too Seriously. [Preprint]

Campisi, Michele (2007) Mechanical Proof of the Second Law of Thermodynamics Based on Volume Entropy. [Preprint]

Campisi, Michele and Hänggi, Peter (2011) Fluctuation, Dissipation and the Arrow of Time. [Preprint]

Caprara, Sergio and Vulpiani, Angelo (2016) Chaos and Stochastic Models in Physics: Ontic and Epistemic Aspects. [Published Article or Volume]

Charlotte, Werndl (2011) On the Observational Equivalence of Continuous-Time Deterministic and Indeterministic Descriptions. [Published Article or Volume]

Chibbaro, Sergio and Rondoni, Lamberto and Vulpiani, Angelo (2014) On the foundations of statistical mechanics: ergodicity, many degrees of freedom and inference. [Preprint]

Chiribella, Giulio and Scandolo, Carlo Maria (2015) Entanglement and thermodynamics in general probabilistic theories. [Published Article or Volume]

Chiribella, Giulio and Scandolo, Carlo Maria (2015) Operational axioms for diagonalizing states. [Published Article or Volume]

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

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

Curiel, Erik (2014) Are Classical Black Holes Hot or Cold? [Preprint]

Curiel, Erik (2014) Classical Black Holes Are Hot. [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 (2014) Why Rigid Designation Cannot Stand on Scientific Ground. [Preprint]


Davey, Kevin (2006) Justification in Statistical Mechanics. [Preprint]

Davey, Kevin (2008) What is Gibb's Canonical Distribution? In: UNSPECIFIED.

Dieks, Dennis (2012) Is There a Unique Physical Entropy? Micro versus Macro. [Preprint]

Dieks, Dennis (2014) The Logic of Identity: Distinguishability and Indistinguishability in Classical and Quantum Physics. [Preprint]

Dieks, Dennis and van Dongen, Jeroen and de Haro, Sebastian (2014) Emergence in Holographic Scenarios for Gravity. [Preprint]

Dieks, Dennis and van Dongen, Jeroen and de Haro, Sebastian (2015) Emergence in Holographic Scenarios for Gravity. [Published Article or Volume]

Dizadji-Bahmani, Foad and Frigg, Roman and Hartmann, Stephan (2010) Confirmation and Reduction: A Bayesian Account. [Preprint]

Dizadji-Bahmani, Foad and Frigg, Roman and Hartmann, Stephan (2010) Who's Afraid of Nagelian Reduction? [Preprint]

de Haro, Sebastian (2015) Dualities and Emergent Gravity: Gauge/Gravity Duality. [Published Article or Volume]

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


Edens, Bram (2001) Semigroups and Symmetry: an investigation of Prigogine's theories. [Preprint]

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

Elga, Adam (2005) Isolation and folk physics. [Preprint]

Esfeld, Michael (2005) Popper on irreversibility and the arrow of time. [Preprint]


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

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

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

Frigg, Roman (2008) Chance in Boltzmannian Statistical Mechanics. [Published Article or Volume]

Frigg, Roman (2008) A Field Guide to Recent Work on the Foundations of Statistical Mechanics. [Preprint]

Frigg, Roman (2003) In What Sense is the Kolmogorov-Sinai Entropy a Measure for Chaotic Behaviour? - Bridging the Gap Between Dynamical Systems Theory and Communication Theory. UNSPECIFIED.

Frigg, Roman (2007) Probability in Boltzmannian Statistical Mechanics. [Preprint]

Frigg, Roman (2010) Probability in Boltzmannian Statistical Mechanics. [Published Article or Volume]

Frigg, Roman (2007) Typicality and the Approach to Equilibrium in Boltzmannian Statistical Mechanics. [Preprint]

Frigg, Roman (2009) Typicality and the Approach to Equilibrium in Boltzmannian Statistical Mechanics. [Preprint]

Frigg, Roman (2012) What is Statistical Mechanics? [Preprint]

Frigg, Roman (2010) Why Typicality Does Not Explain the Approach to Equilibrium. [Published Article or Volume]

Frigg, Roman and Werndl, Charlotte (2011) Explaining Thermodynamic-Like Behaviour In Terms of Epsilon-Ergodicity. [Preprint]

Frisch, Mathias (2007) Does a Low-Entropy Constraint Prevent Us from Influencing the Past? UNSPECIFIED.

Frisch, Mathias (2010) From Arbuthnot to Boltzmann: The Past-hypothesis, Special Sciences and the Best System. In: UNSPECIFIED.


Gijsbers, Victor (2004) The contingent law: A tale of Maxwell's Demon. [Preprint]

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

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]

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


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

Huggett, Nick (2002) Quarticles and the Identity of Indiscernibles. [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.


Jones, Nicholaos and Coffey, Kevin (2006) Synopsis of the Robert and Sarah Boote Conference in Reductionism and Anti-Reductionism in Physics. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)


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

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


Ladyman, James and Presnell, Stuart and Short, Anthony J. (2006) The Use of the Information Theoretic Entropy in Thermodynamics. [Preprint]

Ladyman, James and Presnell, Stuart and Short, Anthony J. and Groisman, Berry (2006) The Connection between Logical and Thermodynamic Irreversibility. [Preprint]

Lavis, David (2007) Boltzmann, Gibbs and the Concept of Equilibrium. [Preprint]

Lazarovici, Dustin and Reichert, Paula (2014) Typicality, Irreversibility and the Status of Macroscopic Laws. [Preprint]

Leeds, Stephen (2010) Interventionism in Statistical Mechanics. UNSPECIFIED.

List, Christian and Pivato, Marcus (2015) Emergent Chance. [Published Article or Volume]

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

Liu, Chuang (2002) The Meaning of Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking (I): From a simple classical model. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Liu, Chuang (2002) Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking (II): Variations in Complex Models. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

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


Mainwood, Paul (2006) Is More Different? Emergent Properties in Physics. [Published Article or Volume]

Maroney, Owen (2007) Does a computer have an arrow of time? [Preprint]

Maroney, Owen (2009) Thermodynamic Constraints on Fluctuation Phenomena. [Preprint]

Marsland III, Robert and Brown, Harvey R. and Valente, Giovanni (2014) Ambiguities in order-theoretic formulations of thermodynamics. [Preprint]

McCoy, C.D. (2015) An Alternative Interpretation of Probability Measures in Statistical Mechanics. [Preprint]

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

Michael, Stöltzner (2002) Vienna Indeterminism II: From Exner's Synthesis to Frank and von Mises. [Preprint]

Myrvold, Wayne C. (2010) Deterministic Laws and Epistemic Chances. [Preprint]

Myrvold, Wayne C. (2014) Probabilities in Statistical Mechanics. [Preprint]

Myrvold, Wayne C. (2012) Probabilities in Statistical Mechanics: What are they? [Preprint]

Myrvold, Wayne C. (2011) Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics: A Maxwellian View. [Preprint]


Nguyen, D. N. (2015) Arrows without time: a shape-dynamic account of the time-asymmetry of causation. [Preprint]

Norsen, Travis (2010) Scientific Cumulativity and Conceptual Change: The Case of 'Temperature'. [Preprint]

North, Jill (2010) An Empirical Approach to Symmetry and Probability. [Preprint]

North, Jill (2011) Time in Thermodynamics. [Published Article or Volume]

North, Jill (2003) Understanding the Time-Asymmetry of Radiation. UNSPECIFIED.

North, Jill (2002) What is the Problem about the Time-Asymmetry of Thermodynamics?--A Reply to Price. UNSPECIFIED.

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

Norton, John D. (2005) Atoms, Entropy, Quanta: Einstein’s Miraculous Argument of 1905. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2013) Brownian Computation is Thermodynamically Irreversible. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2004) Eaters of the Lotus: Landauer's Principle and the Return of Maxwell's Demon. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2007) Einstein’s Miraculous Argument of 1905: The Thermodynamic Grounding of Light Quanta. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2013) The End of the Thermodynamics of Computation: A No Go Result. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Norton, John D. (2014) The Simplest Exorcism of Maxwell's Demon: The Quantum Version. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2011) Waiting for Landauer. [Preprint]

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


Oikonomou, Thomas and Bagci, Gokhan B (2013) Clausius versus Sackur-Tetrode entropies. [Preprint]

Okon, Elias and Sudarsky, Daniel (2016) A (not so?) novel explanation for the very special initial state of the universe. [Preprint]

Oldofredi, Andrea and Lazarovici, Dustin and Deckert, Dirk-André and Esfeld, Michael (2016) From the universe to subsystems: Why quantum mechanics appears more stochastic than classical mechanics. [Preprint]


Parker, Daniel (2009) The H-Theorem, Molecular Disorder and Probability: Perspectives from Boltzmann’s Lectures on Gas Theory. [Preprint]

Parker, Daniel (2011) Information-Theoretic Statistical Mechanics Without Landauer's Principle. [Preprint]

Parker, Daniel (2011) On an Unbelievably Short Proof of the Second Law. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Parker, Daniel (2005) Thermodynamic Irreversibility: Does the Big Bang Explain what it Purports to Explain? In: UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)

Pietsch, Wolfgang (2015) Causal Interpretations of Probability. [Preprint]

Pniower, Justin (2005) Particles, Objects, and Physics. UNSPECIFIED.

Podnieks, Karlis (2010) The Limits of Modeling. [Preprint]

Price, Huw (2011) Does Time-Symmetry Imply Retrocausality? How the Quantum World Says "Maybe". [Preprint]

Price, Huw (2005) Recent Work on the Arrow of Radiation. [Preprint]

Price, Huw and Weslake, Brad (2008) The Time-Asymmetry of Causation. [Preprint]

Punin, Peter (2016) Group-theoretic Atemporality in Physics and its Boundaries (Another look at reversibility, irreversibility, and their philosophical implications). [Preprint]


ROVELLI, Carlo (2015) Is Time’s Arrow Perspectival? [Preprint]

ROVELLI, Carlo (2013) Relative information at the foundation of physics (Second prize in the 2013 FQXi context "It From Bit or Bit From It?"). [Preprint]

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

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

Reutlinger, Alexander (2016) Do Renormalization Group Explanations Conform to the Commonality Strategy? [Preprint]

Reutlinger, Alexander (2015) Is There A Monist Theory of Causal and Non-Causal Explanations? The Counterfactual Theory of Scientific Explanation. [Preprint]

Reutlinger, Alexander (2013) Why Is There Universal Macro-Behavior? Renormalization Group Explanation As Non-causal Explanation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Rosaler, Joshua (2015) Interpretation Neutrality in the Classical Domain of Quantum Theory. [Preprint]

Rosaler, Joshua (2015) Interpretation Neutrality in the Classical Domain of Quantum Theory. [Published Article or Volume]

Rosinger, Elemer Elad (2009) Aspects of Information in Physics. [Preprint]


Saunders, Simon (2006) Are quantum particles objects? [Preprint]

Saunders, Simon (2000) Space-Time and Probability. UNSPECIFIED.

Saunders, Simon (2000) Tense and Indeterminateness. [Preprint]

Saunders, Simon (1997) Time, Quantum Mechanics, and Probability. UNSPECIFIED.

Shalizi, Cosma Rohilla and Moore, Cristopher (2003) What Is a Macrostate? Subjective Observations and Objective Dynamics. [Preprint]

Shan, Gao (2011) Is Gravity an Entropic Force? [Published Article or Volume]

Shenker, Orly and Hemmo, Meir (2006) Maxwell's Demon. [Preprint]

Shenker, Orly and Hemmo, Meir (2006) Von Neumann's Entropy Does Not Correspond to Thermodynamic Entropy. UNSPECIFIED.

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

Shenker, Orly R. (2000) Logic and Entropy. [Preprint]

Shenker, Orly R. and Hemmo, Meir (2006) Prediction and retrodiction in Boltzmann's approach to classical statistical mechanics. [Preprint]

Shenker, Orly R. and Hemmo, Meir (2004) Quantum Decoherence and the Approach to Equilibrium (II). [Preprint]

Shenker, Orly R. and Hemmo, Meir (2001) Quantum Decoherence and the Approach to Equilibrium (Part 1). [Preprint]

Short, Tony and Ladyman, James and Groisman, Berry and Presnell, Stuart (2005) The Connection between Logical and Thermodynamical Irreversibility. [Preprint]

Silagadze, Zurab (2007) Maxwell's demon through the looking glass. [Preprint]

Sklar, Lawrence (2006) Varieties of Explanatory Autonomy. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Skow, Bradford (2011) Does Temperature Have a Metric Structure? [Preprint]



Tamir, Michael (2012) Geodesic Universality in General Relativity. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Thebault, Karim P Y and Bradley, Seamus and Reutlinger, Alexander (2015) Modelling Inequality. [Preprint]

Torretti, Roberto (2006) Can science advance effectively through philosophical criticism and reflection? [Preprint]


Uchii, Soshichi (1999) Theory Reduction: the case of the kinetic theory of gases. [Preprint]

Uffink, Jos (2001) Bluff your Way in the Second Law of Thermodynamics. [Preprint]

Uffink, Jos (2006) Compendium of the foundations of classical statistical physics. [Preprint]


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

Versteegh, Marijn A.M. and Dieks, Dennis (2010) The Gibbs Paradox and the Distinguishability of Identical Particles. [Preprint]

van Lith, Janneke (2001) Ergodic Theory, Interpretations of Probability and the Foundations of Statistical Mechanics. [Preprint]

van Lith, Janneke (2001) Essay Review: Probability in Classical Statistical Physics. [Preprint]


Wallace, David (2012) The Arrow of Time in Physics. [Preprint]

Wallace, David (2009) Gravity, entropy, and cosmology: in search of clarity. [Preprint]

Wallace, David (2001) Implications of quantum theory in the foundations of statistical mechanics. [Preprint]

Wallace, David (2013) Inferential vs. Dynamical Conceptions of Physics. [Preprint]

Wallace, David (2011) The Logic of the Past Hypothesis. [Preprint]

Wallace, David (2013) Probability in physics: stochastic, statistical, quantum. [Preprint]

Wallace, David (2013) Recurrence Theorems: a Unified Account. [Preprint]

Wallace, David (2013) Thermodynamics as Control Theory. [Preprint]

Wallace, David (2013) What statistical mechanics actually does. [Preprint]

Weinert, Friedel (2008) Minkowski Space-time and Thermodynamics. [Preprint]

Weinert, Friedel (2013) Temporal Arrows in Space-Time. [Published Article or Volume]

Weinstein, Steven (2003) Objectivity, information, and Maxwell's demon. [Preprint]

Weinstein, Steven (2012) Patterns in the Fabric of Nature. [Published Article or Volume]

Werndl, Charlotte (2009) Justifying Definitions in Mathematics—Going Beyond Lakatos. [Preprint]

Werndl, Charlotte (2013) Justifying Typicality Measures of Boltzmannian Statistical Mechanics and Dynamical Systems. [Preprint]

Werndl, Charlotte (2011) Observational Equivalence of Deterministic and Indeterministic Descriptions and the Role of Different Observations. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Werndl, Charlotte (2011) On Choosing Between Deterministic and Indeterministic Models: Underdetermination and Indirect Evidence. [Preprint]

Werndl, Charlotte and Frigg, Roman (2012) Demystifying Typicality. [Preprint]

Werndl, Charlotte and Frigg, Roman (2015) Reconceptualising equilibrium in Boltzmannian statistical mechanics and characterising its existence. [Preprint]

Werndl, Charlotte and Frigg, Roman (2014) Rethinking Boltzmannian Equilibrium. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Werndl, Charlotte and Frigg, Roman (2016) When Does a Boltzmannian Equilibrium Exist? [Preprint]

Winsberg, Eric (2002) Laws and Statistical Mechanics. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)


Yaghmaie, Aboutorab (2012) Reflexive, Symmetric and Transitive Scientific Representations. [Preprint]

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