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

Alrøe, Hugo Fjelsted and Noe, Egon (2011) The paradox of scientific expertise: A perspectivist approach to knowledge asymmetries. Fachsprache - International Journal of Specialized Communication , XXXIV (3–4). pp. 152-167.

Amaral, M. M. (2014) Some remarks on relational nature of gauge symmetry. [Preprint]

Archer, Edward (2015) The Childhood Obesity Epidemic as a Result of Nongenetic Evolution: The Maternal Resources Hypothesis. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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Benétreau-Dupin, Yann (2011) An Empiricist Criterion of Meaning. [Preprint]

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

Bhakthavatsalam, Sindhuja (2017) Duhemian Good Sense and Agent Reliabilism. [Preprint]

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

Bitbol, Michel (2002) Form and actuality. M. Mugur-Schächter & A. Van der Merwe (eds.), Quantum mechanics, mathematics, cognition and action. pp. 389-430. ISSN 978-0-306-48144-4

Bogen, James and Woodward, Jim (1993) Evading the IRS. [Preprint]

Bogen, Jim (2015) Empiricism and After. [Preprint]

Bogen, Jim (2000) 'Two as Good as One Hundred'--Poorly Replicated Evidence is Some 19th Century Neuroscientific Research. [Preprint]

Bostrom, Nick (2002) Self-Locating Belief in Big Worlds: Cosmology’s Missing Link to Observation. [Preprint]

Brown, Matthew J. (2008) Inquiry, Evidence, and Experiment: The ``Experimenter's Regress'' Dissolved. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Butterfield, Jeremy (2013) On Under-determination in Cosmology. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics.

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

Chang, Hasok (2004) A Case for Old-Fashioned Observability, and a Reconstructed Constructive Empiricism. In: UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)

Cirkovic, Milan M. (2016) Anthropic arguments outside of cosmology and string theory. [Preprint]

Cirkovic, Milan M. (2017) Is Contact a Process? [Preprint]

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

Curiel, Erik (2009) General Relativity Needs No Interpretation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Curiel, Erik (2016) On the Existence of Spacetime Structure. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.

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Dawid, Richard (2015) Bayesian Perspectives on the Discovery of the Higgs Particle. [Preprint]

Dawid, Richard (2013) Higgs Discovery and the Look Elsewhere Effect. [Preprint]

Dawid, Richard (2014) Higgs Discovery and the Look Elsewhere Effect. [Preprint]

Dawid, Richard (2015) Modelling Scientific Confirmation. [Preprint]

Dawid, Richard (2008) ON THE CONFLICTING ASSESSMENTS OF THE CURRENT STATUS OF STRING THEORY. [Preprint]

Dawid, Richard and Hartmann, Stephan and Sprenger, Jan (2012) The No Alternatives Argument. [Preprint]

Dawid, Richard and Hartmann, Stephan and Sprenger, Jan (2013) The No Alternatives Argument. [Preprint]

De Haro, Sebastian and Teh, Nicholas and Butterfield, Jeremy (2016) Comparing Dualities and Gauge Symmetries. [Preprint]

Dorato, Mauro (2016) Bohr’s Relational Holism and the Classical-Quantum Interaction. [Preprint]

Duarte Calvo, Antonio (2017) The Methodology of Abduction in the Case of the Discovery of the Megatherium. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 32 (2). pp. 191-209. ISSN 2171-679X

Ducheyne, Steffen (2007) The General Scholium: Some Notes on Newton's Published and Unpublished Endeavours. [Preprint]

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

Ducheyne, Steffen (2010) Testing Universal Gravitation in the Laboratory, or the Significance of Research on the mean Density of the Earth and Big G, 1798-1898: Changing Pursuits and long-term methodological-experimental Continuity. [Preprint]

de Swart, Jaco and Bertone, Gianfranco and van Dongen, Jeroen (2017) How dark matter came to matter. Nature Astronomy, 1 (0059). ISSN 2397-3366

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Elliott, Kevin (2008) Varieties of Exploratory Experimentation in Nanotoxicology. [Preprint]

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

Friedman, Michael (2009) Carnap on Theoretical Terms: Structuralism without Metaphysics. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Frigg, Roman and Thompson, Erica and Werndl, Charlotte (2015) Philosophy of Climate Science Part I: Observing Climate Change. Philosphy Compass.

Frigg, Roman and Thompson, Erica and Werndl, Charlotte (2015) Philosophy of Climate Science Part II: Modelling Climate Change. Philosophy COmpass, 10 (12). pp. 965-977.

Frost-Arnold, Greg and Harker, David and Magnus, P. D. and Manchak, John and Norton, John and Pitts, J. Brian and Stanford, Kyle and Tulodziecki, Dana (2009) Synopsis and Discussion. Workshop: Underdetermination in Science 21-22 March, 2009. Center for Philosophy of Science. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

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Gandenberger, Gregory (2009) Producing a Robust Body of Data with a Single Technique. [Preprint]

Gao, Shan (2011) An exceptionally simple argument against the many-worlds interpretation. [Preprint]

Gao, Shan (2011) An exceptionally simple argument against the many-worlds interpretation. [Preprint]

Giovanelli, Marco (2014) "But One Must not Legalize the Mentioned Sin". Phenomenological vs. Dynamical Treatment of Rods and Clocks in Einstein's Thought. [Preprint]

Giovanelli, Marco (2014) "But One Must not Legalize the Mentioned Sin". Phenomenological vs. Dynamical Treatment of Rods and Clocks in Einstein's Thought. Studies In History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies In History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 48. pp. 20-44. ISSN 13552198

Giovanelli, Marco (2013) Collision of Traditions. The Emergence of Logical Empiricism Between the Riemannian and Helmholtzian Traditions. [Preprint]

Giovanelli, Marco (2012) Erich Kretschmann as a Proto-Logical-Empiricist: Adventures and Misadventures of the Point-Coincidence Argument. Studies In History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies In History and Philosophy of Modern Physics. ISSN 13552198

Giulini, Domenico (2013) Does cosmological expansion affect local physics? [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]

Grosholz, Emily / R (2013) Reference and Analysis in the Study of Time. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

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Halvorson, Hans (2015) Scientific Theories. [Preprint]

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

Healey, Richard (2003) Change Without Change, and How to Observe it in General Relativity. UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)

Healey, Richard A. (2013) Observation and Quantum Objectivity. [Preprint]

Hey, Spencer Phillips (2014) Theory Testing and Implication in Clinical Trials. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Hoehn, Philipp (2017) Reflections on the information paradigm in quantum and gravitational physics. [Preprint]

Hoehn, Philipp A (2017) Quantum theory from rules on information acquisition. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

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

Hricko, Jonathon (2013) Hypothetical Entities and Realistic Interpretation: The Case of the Muriatic Radical. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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Israel-Jost, Vincent (2009) Data processing in observation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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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]

Karaca, Koray (2016) A Case Study in Experimental Exploration: Exploratory Data Selection at the Large Hadron Collider. [Preprint]

Ketland, Jeffrey (2002) Empirical Adequacy and Ramsification. [Preprint]

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

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

Leitgeb, Hannes (2009) New Life for Carnap's Aufbau? In: UNSPECIFIED.

Leonelli, Sabina (2008) On the Locality of Data and Claims about Phenomena. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

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

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

Lutz, Sebastian (2011) Auxiliary Assumptions, Unification, and Intelligent Design: A Defense of Contrastive Testability. [Preprint]

Lutz, Sebastian (2014) Carnap on Empirical Significance. [Preprint]

Lutz, Sebastian (2013) Criteria of Empirical Significance: A Success Story. [Preprint]

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

Lutz, Sebastian (2013) Empirical Adequacy in the Received View. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Lutz, Sebastian (2013) Empirically Adequate but Observably False Theories. [Preprint]

Lutz, Sebastian (2011) Empiricism and Intelligent Design I: Three Empiricist Challenges. [Preprint]

Lutz, Sebastian (2011) Empiricism and Intelligent Design II: Analyzing Intelligent Design. [Preprint]

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

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

Lutz, Sebastian (2011) On Likelihoodism and Intelligent Design. [Preprint]

Lutz, Sebastian (2011) On a Contrastive Criterion of Testability I: Defining Contrastive Testability. [Preprint]

Lutz, Sebastian (2011) On a Contrastive Criterion of Testability II: The Material Inadequacy of Contrastive Testability. [Preprint]

Lutz, Sebastian (2013) The Semantics of Scientific Theories. [Preprint]

Lutz, Sebastian (2015) What Was the Syntax-Semantics Debate in the Philosophy of Science About? [Preprint]

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

Lutz, Sebastian (2017) Newman’s Objection is Dead; Long Live Newman’s Objection! [Preprint]

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Mathen, Jolly (2005) On the Inherent Incompleteness of Scientific Theories. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

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

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

Maxwell, Nicholas (2014) Three Criticisms of Newton's Inductive Argument in the Principia. Advances in Historical Studies, 3. pp. 2-11.

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

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

McCabe, Gordon (2003) The Structure and Interpretation of Cosmology. [Preprint]

Meketa, Irina (2012) THE FALSE DICHOTOMY BETWEEN EXPERIMENT AND OBSERVATION: THE CASE OF COMPARATIVE COGNITION. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Miller, Michael (2015) Haag's theorem, apparent inconsistency, and the empirical adequacy of quantum field theory. [Preprint]

Miller, Michael (2016) Mathematical Structure and Empirical Content. [Preprint]

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

Miyake, Teru (2010) Underdetermination in Geophysics. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Mizrahi, Moti (2014) Constructive Empiricism: Normative or Descriptive? [Preprint]

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

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

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Nelson, William (2013) Local and global definitions of time: Cosmology and quantum theory. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Norton, John D. (2003) A Little Survey of Induction. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2003) Must Evidence Underdetermine Theory? [Preprint]

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O'Malley, Maureen (2008) Exploratory experimentation and scientific practice: Metagenomics and the proteorhodopsin case. [Preprint]

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Perovic, Slobodan (2011) Theory-Ladenness of Observation in the Experimental Context. [Preprint]

Piccinini, Gualtiero (2001) Mind Gauging: Introspection as a Public Epistemic Resource. [Preprint]

Pitts, J. Brian (2017) Equivalent Theories Redefine Hamiltonian Observables to Exhibit Change in General Relativity. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 34. 055008. ISSN 1361-6382, Print ISSN 0264-9381

Pitts, J. Brian (2016) What Are Observables in Hamiltonian Theories? Testing Definitions with Empirical Equivalence. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Pradeu, Thomas and Jaeger, Sébastien and Vivier, Eric (2013) The speed of change: towards a discontinuity theory of immunity? Nature Reviews Immunology, 13. pp. 764-769.

Primas, Hans and Esfeld, Michael (1997) A Critical Review of Wigner's Work on the Conceptual Foundations of Quantum Theory. [Preprint]

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

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Randrup, Axel (2004) Cognition and Biological Evolution An Idealist Approach resolves a Fundamental Paradox. [Preprint] (Unpublished)

Randrup, Axel Abraham (2003) Idealist Philosophy: What is Real ? Conscious Experience Seen as Basic to All Ontology. An Overview. UNSPECIFIED.

Randrup, Axel, Abraham (2002) Science and Spirituality Relations Between Two Modes of Cognition: Rational-Scientific and Intuitive-Spiritual. UNSPECIFIED.

Rickles, Dean (2010) Mirror Symmetry and Other Miracles in Superstring Theory. [Preprint]

Roberts, Bryan W. (2017) Observables, Disassembled. [Preprint]

Roberts, Bryan W. (2017) Unreal Observables. Philosophy of Science.

Robus, Olin M. (2014) Does Science License Metaphysics? In: UNSPECIFIED.

Rochefort-Maranda, Guillaume (2011) Constructive Empiricism and the Closure Problem. Erkenntnis. ISSN 0165-0106

Rochefort-Maranda, Guillaume (2016) How we load our data sets with theories and why we do so purposefully. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A.

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Saint-Mont, Uwe (2017) Induction: The glory of science and philosophy. [Preprint]

Sarma, Gopal P. (2016) Collecting Systematic, Introspective Reports of Pharmacological Effects and Side-Effects. [Preprint]

Schindler, Samuel (2009) Bogen and Woodward’s data-phenomena distinction, forms of theory-ladenness, and the reliability of data. [Preprint]

Schindler, Samuel (2007) The Heuristic Account and the Periodic Table. [Preprint]

Schindler, Samuel (2008) How to Discern a Physical Effect from Background Noise: The Discovery of Weak Neutral Currents. [Preprint]

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

Schindler, Samuel (2007) Model, Theory, and Evidence in the Discovery of the DNA Structure. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Schindler, Samuel (2014) Scientific discovery: that-what’s and what-that’s. [Preprint]

Schindler, Samuel (2012) Theory-laden experimentation. [Preprint]

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

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

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

Shandera, Sarah (2013) Response to `Local and global definitions of time: Cosmology and quantum theory'. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Soler, Léna (2009) Tacit Aspects of Experimental Practices: What Epistemological Consequences? In: UNSPECIFIED.

Stein, Howard (2014) On Metaphysics and Method in Newton. [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]

Surovell, Jonathan/R (2017) Empirical Significance, Predictive Power, and Explication. [Preprint]

Suárez, Mauricio (2014) A Critique of Empiricist Propensity Theories. [Preprint]

Suárez, Mauricio (2015) Deflationary Representation, Inference, and Practice. [Preprint]

Suárez, Mauricio (2013) Fictions, Conditionals, and Stellar Astrophysics. [Preprint]

Suárez, Mauricio (2009) Fictions, Inference, and Realism. [Preprint]

Suárez, Mauricio (2009) Scientific Representation. [Preprint]

Suárez, Mauricio (2010) Fictions, Inference, and Realism. [Preprint]

Swazo, Norman (2015) A Critical Engagement of Bostrom’s Computer Simulation Hypothesis. [Preprint]

Szabo, Laszlo E. (2010) Empirical Foundation of Space and Time. [Preprint]

Szabo, Laszlo E. (2010) Lorentzian theories vs. Einsteinian special relativity - a logico-empiricist reconstruction. [Preprint]

Szabo, Laszlo E. (2010) Lorentzian theories vs. Einsteinian special relativity - a logico-empiricist reconstruction.

Szabo, Laszlo E. (2012) Mathematical Facts in a Physicalist Ontology. Parallel Processing Letters , 22. 1240009-(12 pages).

Szabo, Laszlo E. (2017) Meaning, Truth, and Physics. In G. Hofer-Szabó, L. Wronski (eds.) Making it Formally Explicit.

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

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Teller, Paul (2013) Measurement Accuracy Realism. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Toon, Adam (2013) Empiricism for cyborgs. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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Van Dyck, Maarten (2009) On the epistemological foundations of the law of the lever. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Part A, 40 (3). pp. 315-318.

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 (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 (2016) Philosophy of Science and Information. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Information. pp. 249-262.

Votsis, Ioannis (2015) Unification: Not Just a Thing of Beauty. Theoria. pp. 97-114.

van Dongen, Jeroen (2007) Emil Rupp, Albert Einstein and the canal ray experiments on wave-particle duality: Scientific fraud and theoretical bias. [Preprint]

van Dongen, Jeroen (2007) The interpretation of the Einstein-Rupp experiments and their influence on the history of quantum mechanics. [Preprint]

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Walsh, Kirsten (2014) Phenomena in Newton's Principia. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Waters, C. Kenneth (2007) The Nature and Context of Exploratory Experimentation: An Introduction to Three Case Studies of Exploratory Research. [Preprint]

Werndl, Charlotte (2015) Determinism and Indeterminism. [Preprint]

Werndl, Charlotte (2016) Determinism. [Preprint]

Wilhelm, Isaac (2016) Chaos Regained: On the Possibility of a New Era of Orbital Dynamics. [Preprint]

Wilkins, John S. (2009) Species are not theoretical objects, or, On what there is in biology. [Preprint]

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

Wylie, Alison (2016) Legacy Data, Radiocarbon Dating, and RObustness Reasoning. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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