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Allori, Valia (2016) Scientific Realism and Primitive Ontology. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Andreas, H. (2011) A Structuralist Theory of Belief Revision. Journal of Logic, Language, and Information, 20 (2). 205-232 .

Andreas, Holger (2010) A Modal View of the Semantics of Theoretical Sentences. Synthese, 174 (3). pp. 367-383.

Angeloni, Roberto (2017) Cassirer’s Functional-Based Approach in the Reconstruction of the First Quantum Theory. [Preprint]

Angeloni, Roberto (2017) History of Science as a Facilitator for the Study of Physics: A Repertoire from the History of Contemporary Physics. [Preprint]


Badino, Massimiliano (2016) How to Make Selective Realism More Selective (and More Realist Too). In: UNSPECIFIED.

Barrett, Jeffrey A. (2014) Description and the Problem of Priors. Erkenntins, 79 (6). pp. 1343-1353.

Barrett, Jeffrey A. (2014) On the Coevolution of Theory and Language and the Nature of Successful Inquiry. Erkenntnis, 79 (4). pp. 821-834.

Barrett, Thomas William and Halvorson, Hans (2015) Morita Equivalence. [Preprint]

Bevers, Brett (2011) Everett's "Many-Worlds" Proposal. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 42 (1). pp. 3-12. ISSN 1355-2198

Bokulich, Alisa (2004) Open or Closed? Dirac, Heisenberg, and the Relation between Classical and Quantum Mechanics. [Preprint]

Bovens, Luc and Hartmann, Stephan (2005) Belief Expansion, Contextual Fit and the Reliability of Information Sources. [Preprint]

Bradley, Seamus (2013) Rational theory choice: Arrow undermined, Kuhn vindicated. [Preprint]

Bradner, Alexandra (2009) On the Very Idea of a Style of Reasoning. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Brendel, Mátyás (2006) Carnap and the Rationality of Theory Choice. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2009) The Epistemic Goal of a Concept: Accounting for the Rationality of Semantic Change and Variation. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2004) The Role a Concept Plays in Science - The Case of Homology. [Preprint]

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

Brigandt, Ingo (2004) An alternative to Kitcher's theory of conceptual progress and his account of the change of the gene concept. [Preprint]

Broessel, Peter and Eder, Anna-Maria and Huber, Franz (2013) Evidential Support and Instrumental Rationality. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 87 (2). pp. 279-300.

Broessel, Peter and Huber, Franz (2014) Bayesian Confirmation: A Means With No End. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.

Burian, Richard M. (2008) On microRNA and the Need for Exploratory Experimentation in Post-Genomic Molecular Biology. [Preprint]


Carrier, Martin (2009) Underdetermination as an Epistemological Test Tube: Expounding Hidden Values of the Scientific Community. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Chen, Ruey-Lin and Hricko, Jonathon (2016) Experimental Individuation and Retail Arguments. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Cheon, Hyundeuk (2014) Meta-incommensurability Revisited. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 29 (2). pp. 243-259. ISSN 2171-679X

Colombo, Matteo and Elkin, Lee and Hartmann, Stephan (2016) Bayesian Cognitive Science, Monopoly, and Neglected Frameworks. [Preprint]


Delhotel, Jean-Michel (2014) Retention Myths vs. Well-Managed Resources: Promises and Failings of Structural Realism. [Preprint]

Doppelt, Gerald (2012) Does Structural Realism Provide the Best Explanation of the Predictive Success of Science? In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Dorato, Mauro (2011) TRUTH, LAWS AND THE PROGRESS OF SCIENCE. Manuscrito. Rev. Int. Fil.,, 34 (1). pp. 185-204. ISSN 0100-6045

Duncan, Anthony and Janssen, Michel (2012) (Never) Mind your p's and q's: Von Neumann versus Jordan on the Foundations of Quantum Theory. [Preprint]


Elliott, Kevin (2012) Epistemic and Methodological Iteration in Scientific Research. [Preprint]

Elliott, Kevin (2010) Ignorance, Uncertainty, and the Development of Scientific Language. [Preprint]


Fahrbach, Ludwig (2009) How the Growth of Science Ended Theory Change. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Fleming, Gordon N. (2013) Response to Pashby: Time operators and POVM observables in quantum mechanics. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Fleming, Gordon N. (2013) Response to Pashby: Time operators and POVM observables in quantum mechanics. [Preprint]

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

Franklin, Allan (2008) Are the Laws of Physics Inevitable? In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Fraser, Doreen and Koberinski, Adam (2016) The Higgs mechanism and superconductivity: A case study of formal analogies. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics. ISSN 1355-2198

French, Steven (2009) Metaphysical Underdetermination: Why Worry? In: UNSPECIFIED.

French, Steven (2017) Models and Meaning Change: An Introduction to the Work of Mary Hesse. [Preprint]

Friederich, Simon and Harlander, Robert V. and Karaca, Koray (2014) Philosophical perspectives on ad hoc-hypotheses and the Higgs mechanism. [Preprint]

Fuchs, Christian (2004) Science as a Self-Organizing Meta-Information System. [Preprint]


Giere, Ronald (2010) Contingency, Conditional Realism, and the Evolution of the Sciences. [Preprint]

Goldhaber, Michael H (2011) The Value of Ignorance in the Progress of Science: A Revision to Kuhn on Why Revolutions in Science Must Happen. [Preprint]

Greaves, Hilary and Myrvold, Wayne (2008) Everett and evidence. [Preprint]

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

Guay, Alexandre and Pradeu, Thomas (2017) Right out of the box: How to situate metaphysics of science in relation to other metaphysical approaches. Synthese. ISSN 1573-0964


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

Hagar, Amit (2007) Length Matters (I): The Einstein-Swann Correspondence and the Constructive Approach to STR. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Hagar, Amit and Hemmo, Meir (2006) Explaining the Unobserved: Why Quantum Theory Ain't Only About Information. [Preprint]

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

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

Hedrich, Reiner (2006) The Internal and External Problems of String Theory - A Philosophical View. [Preprint]

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

Hoyningen-Huene, Paul (2009) Reconsidering the Miracle Argument on the Supposition of Transient Underdetermination. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Hricko, Jonathon (2016) How and How Not to Be Whiggish About 'Phlogiston'. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Huber, Franz (2008) Assessing Theories, Bayes Style. Synthese, 161 (1). pp. 89-118.

Huber, Franz (2013) Belief First. The Reasoner, 7 (7). p. 82.

Huber, Franz (2013) Belief Revision I: The AGM Theory. Philosophy Compass, 8 (7). pp. 604-612.

Huber, Franz (2013) Belief Revision II: Ranking Theory. Philosophy Compass, 8 (7). pp. 613-621.

Huber, Franz (2009) Belief and Degrees of Belief. Degrees of Belief. pp. 1-33.

Huber, Franz (2007) The Consistency Argument for Ranking Functions. Studia Logica, 86 (2). pp. 299-329.

Huber, Franz (2014) For True Conditionalizers Weisberg's Paradox is a False Alarm. [Preprint]

Huber, Franz (2008) Hempel’s Logic of Confirmation. Philosophical Studies, 139 (2). pp. 181-189.

Huber, Franz (2008) Inductive Logic. Encyclopedia of American Philosophy. pp. 475-478.

Huber, Franz (2007) The Logic of Theory Assessment. Journal of Philosophical Logic, 36 (5). pp. 511-538.

Huber, Franz (2014) New Foundations for Counterfactuals. Synthese, 191 (10). pp. 2167-2193.

Huber, Franz (2007) The Plausibility-Informativeness Theory. New Waves in Epistemology. pp. 164-191.

Huber, Franz (2006) Ranking Functions and Rankings on Languages. Artificial Intelligence, 170 (4-5). pp. 462-471.

Huber, Franz (2009) Rankings Functions. Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence. pp. 1351-1355.

Huber, Franz (2006) Review of Vincent F. Hendricks, Mainstream and Formal Epistemology (Cambridge University Press 2006). Philosophy in Review. pp. 257-259.

Huber, Franz (2012) Review of Wolfgang Spohn, The Laws of Belief: Ranking Theory and Its Philosophical Applications (Oxford University Press 2012). Philosophy of Science. pp. 584-588.

Huber, Franz (2014) What Should I Believe About What Would Have Been the Case? Journal of Philosophicl Logic.

Huber, Franz (2014) What is the Permissibility Solution a Solution of? -- A Question for Kroedel. [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.

Ivanova, Milena and Farr, Matt (2015) Conventional Principles in Science: On the Foundations and Development of the Relativized A Priori. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 52 (B). pp. 111-113.

Ivanova , Milena (2011) Friedman's Relativised A Priori and Structural Realism: In Search of Compatibility. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science , 25.


Kao, Molly (2017) Unification beyond justification: a strategy for theory development. [Preprint]

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

Karaca, Koray (2012) The Strong and Weak Senses of Theory-Ladenness of Experimentation: Theory-Driven versus Exploratory Experiments in the History of High-Energy Particle Physics. [Preprint]

Kovalerchuk, Boris and Perlovsky, Leonid and Wheeler, Gregory (2011) Modeling of Phenomena and Dynamic Logic of Phenomena. [Preprint]

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

Kuehne, Ulrich J. (1995) Thought Experiments and the Inference to a Coherent Explanation. [Preprint]

Künstler, Raphaël (2012) Aggregating Judgement in Scientifc Practice. [Preprint]


Ladyman, James (2009) Structural Realism versus Standard Scientific Realism: The Case of Phlogiston and Dephlogisticated Air. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Lamm, Ehud (2016) Big Dreams for Small Creatures: Ilana and Eugene Rosenberg’s path to the Hologenome Theory. [Preprint]

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


List, Christian (2008) Group Communication and the Transformation of Judgments: An Impossibility Result. [Preprint]

Luigi, Scorzato (2012) On the role of simplicity in science. Synthese. ISSN 1573-0964


Maxwell, Nicholas (2006) Aim-Oriented Empiricism: David Miller's Critique. [Preprint]

Maxwell, Nicholas (2001) Comprehensibility rather than Beauty. [Preprint]

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

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


Maxwell, Nicholas (2001) Popper, Kuhn, Lakatos, and Aim-Oriented Empiricism. UNSPECIFIED.

Maxwell, Nicholas (2005) Practical Certainty and Cosmological Conjectures. [Preprint]

Maxwell, Nicholas (2005) A Priori Conjectural Knowledge in Physics: The Comprehensibility of the Universe. [Preprint]

Maxwell, Nicholas (2007) The Problem of Induction and Metaphysical Assumptions Concerning the Comprehensibility and Knowability of the Universe. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Maxwell, Nicholas (2000) SIMPLICITY. [Preprint]

Maxwell, Nicholas (2004) Scientific Metaphysics. [Preprint]

Maxwell, Nicholas (2012) Unification and Revolution: A Paradigm for Paradigms. [Preprint]

Maxwell, Nicholas (2012) In Praise of Natural Philosophy: A Revolution for Thought and Life. Philosophia, 40 (4). pp. 705-715.

Maxwell, Nicholas (2015) What’s Wrong With Aim-Oriented Empiricism? Acta Baltica Historiae et Philosophiae Scientiarum, 3 (2). pp. 5-31. ISSN 2228-2009

Meacham, Chris (2003) Sleeping Beauty and the Dynamics of De Se Beliefs. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Meier, Thomas (2012) A logical Reconstruction of Leonard Bloomfield's Linguistic Theory. [Preprint]

Midwinter, Charles and Janssen, Michel (2012) Kuhn Losses Regained: Van Vleck from Spectra to Susceptibilities. [Preprint]

Miller, Michael (2015) The origins of Schwinger's Euclidean Green's functions. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 50. pp. 5-12.

Mizrahi, Moti (2013) Kuhn’s Incommensurability Thesis: What’s the Argument? [Preprint]

Mizrahi, Moti (2013) What is Scientific Progress? Lessons from Scientific Practice. [Preprint]

Mizrahi, Moti and Buckwalter, Wesley (2013) The Role of Justification in the Ordinary Concept of Scientific Progress. [Preprint]

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

Morett, Fernando (2016) Is Everyone Self-Interested? Hume versus Mandeville. [Preprint]

Muller, F.A. (2003) Can Constructive Empiricism Adopt the Concept of Observabililty? UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)


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

Norton, John D. (2012) Dense and Sparse Meaning Spaces. [Preprint]

Nyrup, Rune (2016) A Pursuit Worthiness Account of Analogies in Science. In: UNSPECIFIED.


Oddie, Graham (2016) What Accuracy Could Not Be. [Preprint]


Papa-Grimaldi, Alba (1996) Why Mathematical Solutions of Zeno’s Paradoxes Miss The Point: Zeno’s One and Many Relation and Parmenides’ Prohibition. UNSPECIFIED.

Parker, Matthew W. (2008) Philosophical Method and Galileo's Paradox of Infinity. [Preprint]

Pashby, Thomas (2012) Dirac's Prediction of the Positron: A Case Study for the Current Realism Debate. pp. 440-475.

Patton, Lydia (2012) Experiment and Theory Building.

Patton, Lydia (2015) Incommensurability and the Bonfire of the Meta-Theories: Response to Mizrahi. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, 4 (7). pp. 51-58.

Patton, Lydia (2015) Methodological Realism and Modal Resourcefulness: Out of the Web and Into the Mine. [Preprint]

Pinto de Oliveira, J. C. (2010) Carnap, Kuhn, and revisionism (II): On "Structure" and the philosophical change. [Preprint]

Pinto de Oliveira, J. C. Kuhn and Gombrich: Creativity, continuity and discontinuity in science and art. [Preprint]

Pitts, J. Brian (2015) Space-time Philosophy Reconstructed via Massive Nordström Scalar Gravities? Laws vs. Geometry, Conventionality, and Underdetermination. [Preprint]

Psillos, Stathis (2009) Choosing the Realist Framework. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Psillos, Stathis (2015) Evidence: Wanted, alive or dead. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Psillos, Stathis (2016) The Realist Turn in the Philosophy of Science. [Preprint]

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


Rickles, Dean (2010) Quantum Gravity Meets &HPS. [Preprint]

Roberts, Bryan W. (2010) Group Structural Realism. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 61 (4).

Roberts, Bryan W. (2009) How Galileo dropped the ball and Fermat picked it up. [Preprint]

Rogier, De Langhe and Matthias, Greiff (2009) Standards and the distribution of cognitive labour. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Romero, Felipe (2016) Can the Behavioral Sciences Self-Correct? A Social Epistemic Study. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, 60. 55 - 69.

Romeyn, Jan-Willem (2004) Theory Change and Bayesian Statistical Inference. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Rosaler, Joshua (2015) "Formal" vs. "Empirical" Approaches to Quantum-Classical Reduction. Topoi, 34 (2). pp. 325-338.

Rosaler, Joshua (2015) Interpretation Neutrality in the Classical Domain of Quantum Theory. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 53. pp. 54-72. ISSN 1355-2198

Rosaler, Joshua (2016) Reduction as an A Posteriori Relation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Rowbottom, Darrell Patrick (2005) The Empirical Stance vs. The Critical Attitude. UNSPECIFIED.

Ruphy, Stephanie (2010) From Hacking’s plurality of styles of scientific reasoning to « foliated » pluralism, a philosophically robust form of ontologico-methodological pluralism. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Räz, Tim and Sauer, Tilman (2015) Outline of a dynamical inferential conception of the application of mathematics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 49. pp. 57-72.


Saatsi, Juha (2016) What is theoretical progress of science? [Preprint]

Samaroo, Ryan (2015) Friedman's Thesis. [Preprint]

Sankey, Howard (2016) The Demise of the Incommensurability Thesis. [Preprint]

Schindler, Samuel (2013) The Kuhnian mode of HPS. [Preprint]

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

Schindler, Samuel (2016) A theory of everything. Review of Richard Dawid: String theory and the scientific method. [Preprint]

Schindler, Samuel (2017) Theoretical Fertility McMullin-style. European Journal for Philosophy of Science, 7 (1). pp. 151-173. ISSN 1879-4912

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

Schurz, Gerhard (2009) Structural Correspondence, Indirect Reference, and Partial Truth: Phlogiston Theory and Newtonian Mechanics. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Scorzato, Luigi (2015) Science and Illusions. [Preprint]

Scorzato, Luigi (2015) A simple model of scientific progress - with examples. [Preprint]

Scoular, Spencer (2013) The Need for Empirically-Led Synthetic Philosophy. [Preprint]

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

Skoyles, John (2008) The logic of scientific debate: Epistemological quality control practices and Bayesian inference – a neoPopperian perspective. [Preprint]

Sneed, Joseph D. (1983) Notes on the Structure of Scientific Literature. [Preprint]

Sprenger, Jan (2014) A Novel Solution to the Problem of Old Evidence. [Preprint]

Sterrett, S. G. (1998) Sounds Like Light: Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity and Mach's Work in Acoustics and Aerodynamics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 29 (1). pp. 1-35. ISSN 1355-2198

Stotz, Karola and Griffiths, Paul E. and Knight, Rob (2004) How Biologists Conceptualize Genes: An empirical study. [Preprint]

Szabó, László E. (2003) Does special relativity theory tell us anything new about space and time? . (Unpublished)

Sznajderhaus, Nahuel (2016) On the Received Realist View of Quantum Mechanics. [Preprint]


Thebault, Karim P Y (2012) Symmetry, Ontology and the Problem of Time: On the Interpretation and Quantisation of Canonical Gravity. [Preprint]

Thebault, Karim P.Y. (2014) Quantization as a guide to ontic structure. [Preprint]

Thorén, Henrik and Persson, Johannes (2011) Philosophy of Interdisciplinarity: Problem‐Feeding, Conceptual Drift, and Methodological Migration. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Tulodziecki, D. (2017) Against Selective Realism(s). [Preprint]

Tulodziecki, Dana (2016) Against Selective Realism(s). In: UNSPECIFIED.


Van Dyck, Maarten (2008) Dynamics of Reason and the Kantian Project. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Vanderburgh, William L. (2004) The Methodological Value of Coincidences: Further Remarks on Dark Matter and the Astrophysical Warrant for General Relativity. In: UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)

Votsis, Ioannis (2010) How not to be a Realist or why we Ought to Make it Safe for Closet Structural Realists to Come out. [Preprint]

Votsis, Ioannis (2007) Making Contact with Observations. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Votsis, Ioannis (2009) Saving the Intuitions: Polylithic Reference. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Votsis, Ioannis (2009) Structural Realism: Continuity and its Limits. [Preprint]

Votsis, Ioannis (2014) Objectivity in Confirmation: Post Hoc Monsters and Novel Predictions. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 45 (1). pp. 70-78.

van Fraassen, Bas C. (1999) Structure: its shadow and substance. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)


Wallace, David M W (2001) In defence of naivete: The conceptual status of Lagrangian quantum field theory. [Preprint]

Weatherall, James Owen and Gilbert, Margaret (2015) Collective Belief, Kuhn, and the String Theory Community. [Preprint]

Wiegman, Isaac (2016) What Basic Emotions Really Are: Encapsulated or Integrated? In: UNSPECIFIED.

Worrall, John (2009) Underdetermination, Realism and Empirical Equivalence. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Wright, Cory (2000) Eliminativist Undercurrents in the New Wave Model of Psychoneural Reduction. UNSPECIFIED.

Wright, Aaron S. (2017) Fresnel's Laws, ceteris paribus. [Preprint]


Zenker, Frank and Gärdenfors, Peter (2014) Communication, Rationality, and Conceptual Changes in Scientific Theories. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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