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Andreas, H. (2011) A Structuralist Theory of Belief Revision. [Published Article]

Andreas, Holger (2010) A Modal View of the Semantics of Theoretical Sentences. [Published Article]


Barrett, Jeffrey Alan (2014) On the Coevolution of Theory and Language and the Nature of Successful Inquiry. [Published Article]

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

Bevers, Brett (2011) Everett's "Many-Worlds" Proposal. [Published Article]

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: [2009] SPSP 2009: Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (Minnesota, June 18-20, 2009).

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. [Published Article]

Broessel, Peter and Huber, Franz (2014) Bayesian Confirmation: A Means With No End. [Published Article]

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: [2008] Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Underdetermination Workshop (Düsseldorf April 10-12, 2008).

Cheon, Hyundeuk (2014) Meta-incommensurability Revisited. [Published Article]


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: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

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

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

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: [2008] Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Underdetermination Workshop (Düsseldorf April 10-12, 2008).

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: [2013] Workshop on Cosmology and Time (State College, PA; 16-17 April 2013).

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: [2008] 24th Regional Conference on the History and Philosophy of Science (Boulder, Oct. 10-12, 2008).

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

French, Steven (2009) Metaphysical Underdetermination: Why Worry? In: [2008] Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Underdetermination Workshop (Düsseldorf April 10-12, 2008).

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]


Hadzidaki, Pandora (2009) Bohr's Atomic Model and Paraconsistent Logic. In: [2009] EPSA09: 2nd Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Amsterdam, 21-24 October, 2009) > EPSA 2009 Contributed Papers.

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.

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: [2008] Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Underdetermination Workshop (Düsseldorf April 10-12, 2008).

Huber, Franz (2008) Assessing Theories, Bayes Style. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2013) Belief First. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2013) Belief Revision I: The AGM Theory. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2013) Belief Revision II: Ranking Theory. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2009) Belief and Degrees of Belief. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2007) The Consistency Argument for Ranking Functions. [Published Article]

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

Huber, Franz (2008) Hempel’s Logic of Confirmation. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2008) Inductive Logic. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2007) The Logic of Theory Assessment. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2014) New Foundations for Counterfactuals. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2007) The Plausibility-Informativeness Theory. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2006) Ranking Functions and Rankings on Languages. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2009) Rankings Functions. [Published Article]

Huber, Franz (2006) Review of Vincent F. Hendricks, Mainstream and Formal Epistemology (Cambridge University Press 2006). [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 (2014) What Should I Believe About What Would Have Been the Case? [Published Article]

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: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Ivanova , Milena (2011) Friedman's Relativised A Priori and Structural Realism: In Search of Compatibility. [Published Article]


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]


Ladyman, James (2009) Structural Realism versus Standard Scientific Realism: The Case of Phlogiston and Dephlogisticated Air. In: [2008] Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Underdetermination Workshop (Düsseldorf April 10-12, 2008).

Leconte, Gauvain (2014) Predictive success, partial truth and skeptical realism. In: [2014] New Thinking about Scientific Realism (Cape Town, South Africa; 5-9 August 2014).


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

Luigi, Scorzato (2012) On the role of simplicity in science. [Published Article]


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: [2007] LSE-Pitt Conference: Confirmation, Induction and Science (London, 8 - 10 March, 2007).

Maxwell, Nicholas (2000) SIMPLICITY. [Preprint]

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

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

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. [Published Article]

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]

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]


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]

Patton, Lydia (2012) Experiment and Theory Building. [Published Article]

Patton, Lydia (2015) Incommensurability and the Bonfire of the Meta-Theories: Response to Mizrahi. [Published Article]

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: [2008] Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Underdetermination Workshop (Düsseldorf April 10-12, 2008).

Psillos, Stathis (2015) Evidence: Wanted, alive or dead. In: [2015] Science, Values, and the 'Death of Evidence' in Canada.


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

Roberts, Bryan W. (2010) Group Structural Realism. [Published Article]

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: [2009] SPSP 2009: Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (Minnesota, June 18-20, 2009).

Romeyn, Jan-Willem (2004) Theory Change and Bayesian Statistical Inference. In: [2004] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 19th Biennial Meeting - PSA2004: Contributed Papers (Austin, TX; 2004) > PSA 2004 Contributed Papers. (Unpublished)

Rosaler, Joshua (2015) "Formal" vs. "Empirical" Approaches to Quantum-Classical Reduction. [Published Article]

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: [2010] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 22nd Biennial Mtg (Montréal, QC) > PSA 2010 Contributed Papers.

Räz, Tim and Sauer, Tilman (2015) Outline of a dynamical inferential conception of the application of mathematics. [Published Article]


Samaroo, Ryan (2015) Friedman's 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]

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: [2008] Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Underdetermination Workshop (Düsseldorf April 10-12, 2008).

Scorzato, Luigi (2015) From measurability to a model of scientific progress. [Preprint]

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

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)


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: [2011] 3rd Biennial Conference of the Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (June 22-24, 2011; Exeter, UK).


Van Dyck, Maarten (2008) Dynamics of Reason and the Kantian Project. In: [2008] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 21st Biennial Mtg (Pittsburgh, PA) > PSA 2008 Contributed Papers.

Vanderburgh, William L. (2004) The Methodological Value of Coincidences: Further Remarks on Dark Matter and the Astrophysical Warrant for General Relativity. In: [2004] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 19th Biennial Meeting - PSA2004: Contributed Papers (Austin, TX; 2004) > PSA 2004 Contributed Papers. (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: [2007] EPSA07: 1st Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Madrid, 15-17 November, 2007).

Votsis, Ioannis (2009) Saving the Intuitions: Polylithic Reference. In: [2008] Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Underdetermination Workshop (Düsseldorf April 10-12, 2008).

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

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]

Worrall, John (2009) Underdetermination, Realism and Empirical Equivalence. In: [2008] Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Underdetermination Workshop (Düsseldorf April 10-12, 2008).

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


Zenker, Frank and Gärdenfors, Peter (2014) Communication, Rationality, and Conceptual Changes in Scientific Theories. In: [2014] Meeting of the Nordic Network for Philosophy of Science (Lund, Sweden; 27-28 March 2014).

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