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

Bach, Theodore (2022) On the Limitations and Criticism of Experimental Philosophy. [Preprint]

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

Bitbol, Michel (2008) CONSCIOUSNESS, SITUATIONS, AND THE MEASUREMENT PROBLEM OF QUANTUM MECHANICS. [Preprint]

Brown, James Robert (2021) Rigour and Thought Experiments: Burgess and Norton. [Preprint]

Buzzoni, Marco (2017) Kantian Accounts of Thought Experiments. [Preprint]

Coninx, Sabrina and Willemsen, Pascale and Reuter, Kevin (2022) Pain Linguistics: A Case for Pluralism. [Preprint]

Curiel, Erik (2014) If Metrical Structure Were Not Dynamical, Counterfactuals in General Relativity Would Be Easy. [Preprint]

Curiel, Erik (2014) Why Rigid Designation Cannot Stand on Scientific Ground. [Preprint]

Dieks, Dennis and Lam, Sander (2007) Complementarity in the Bohr-Einstein Photon Box. [Preprint]

Dulani, Saakshi (2024) Black Hole Paradoxes: A Unified Framework for Information Loss. [Preprint]

El Skaf, Rawad (2021) Probing Theoretical Statements with Thought Experiments. [Preprint]

El Skaf, Rawad (2018) The function and limit of Galileo’s falling bodies thought experiment: Absolute weight, Specific weight and the Medium’s resistance. [Preprint]

El Skaf, Rawad and Palacios, Patricia (2022) What Can we Learn (and not Learn) from Thought Experiments in Black Hole Thermodynamics? [Preprint]

El Skaf, Rawad and Stuart, Michael T. (2023) Scientific Models and Thought Experiments: Same Same but Different. [Preprint]

Ellerman, David (2019) Quantum Mechanics over Sets: A pedagogical model with non-commutative finite probability theory as its quantum probability calculus. [Preprint]

Finkelman, Leonard (2018) De-extinction and the Conception of Species. [Preprint]

Finkelstein, J. (2008) Sleeping Beauty: theme and variations. [Preprint]

Fischer, Eugen and Herbelot, Aurelie (2022) How understanding shapes reasoning: Experimental argument analysis with methods from psycholinguistics and computational linguistics. [Preprint]

Fischer, Eugen and Sytsma, Justin (2022) Projects and Methods of Experimental Philosophy. [Preprint]

Franceschi, Paul (2005) Sleeping Beauty and the Problem of World Reduction. [Preprint]

Franceschi, Paul (2016) The Simulation Argument and the Reference Class Problem : a Dialectical Contextualism Analysis. [Preprint]

French, Steven (2020) Imagination in Scientific Practice. [Preprint]

French, Steven and Murphy, Alice (2021) The Value of Surprise in Science. [Preprint]

Gao, Shan (2023) Is decoherence necessary for the emergence of many worlds? [Preprint]

Gao, Shan (2020) A thought experiment in many worlds. [Preprint]

Gerig, Austin (2012) The Doomsday Argument in Many Worlds. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul E. and Machery, Edouard and Linquist, Stefan (2008) The Vernacular Concept of Innateness. [Preprint]

Groisman, Berry (2007) The end of Sleeping Beauty’s nightmare. [Preprint]

Groisman, Berry (2007) The end of Sleeping Beauty’s nightmare. [Preprint]

Healey, Richard (2022) Securing the Objectivity of Relative Facts in the Quantum World. [Preprint]

Healey, Richard A. (2021) Scientific Objectivity and its Limits. [Preprint]

Hermida, Margarida (2023) Thought experiments, sentience, and animalism. [Preprint]

Islas, Damian (2017) Evaluating the Cognitive Success of Thought Experiments. [Preprint]

Janković, Srdja and Katić, Ana and Cirkovic, Milan M. (2022) Gaia as Solaris: An Alternative Default Evolutionary Trajectory. [Preprint]

Kaaronen, Roope Oskari (2018) Exploration and Exploitation in Scientific Inquiry: Towards a Society of Explorers. [Preprint]

Kastner, Ruth (2021) Unitary Interactions Do Not Yield Outcomes: Attempting to Model ``Wigner's Friend''. [Preprint]

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

LaCroix, Travis (2022) Moral Dilemmas for Moral Machines. [Preprint]

Leon, Antonio (2008) Criticism of Benacerraf's criticism of modern eleatics. [Preprint]

Leon, Antonio (2006) Hilbert's machine and the Axiom of Infinity. [Preprint]

Leon, Antonio (2010) On bifurcated supertasks and related questions. [Preprint]

Mallah, Jacques (2009) Many-Worlds Interpretations Can Not Imply ‘Quantum Immortality’. [Preprint]

Mayo-Wilson, Conor and Zollman, Kevin J.S. (2020) The Computational Philosophy: Simulation as a Core Philosophical Method. [Preprint]

Md Amin, Mohamed Eusuff (2021) Is Rationalism Necessitates Dualism? [Preprint]

Moruzzi, Caterina (2020) Measuring Creativity: An Account of Natural and Artificial Creativity. [Preprint]

Mulder, Ruward A. and Muller, F.A. (2022) Modal-Logical Reconstructions of Thought Experiments. [Preprint]

Murphy, Alice (2022) Form and Content: A Defence of Aesthetic Value in Science. [Preprint]

Murphy, Alice (2024) Imagination and Creativity in the Scientific Realm. [Preprint]

Murphy, Alice (2019) Towards a Pluralist Account of the Imagination in Science. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2006) Discovering the Relativity of Simultaneity How did Einstein take "The Step"? [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2012) Paradoxes of Sailing. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2016) How Einstein Did Not Discover. [Preprint]

Norton, John D. (2017) Maxwell's Demon Does Not Compute. [Preprint]

Paul, L. A. (2012) Is our ordinary way of choosing to have children rational? [Preprint]

Pfister, Rolf (2023) Conditionals, Insignificant Relevance, and Inferentialism. [Preprint]

Poliseli, Luana (2020) The emergence of scientific understanding in current ecological research practice. [Preprint]

Richmond, Andrew (2023) What really lives in the swamp? Kinds and the illustration of scientific reasoning. [Preprint]

Salis, Fiora and Frigg, Roman (2017) Capturing the Scientific Imagination. [Preprint]

Sarma, Gopal (2016) Reductionism and the Universal Calculus. [Preprint]

Scheyer, Peter (2019) Corrupting Effectiveness: Utilitarianism and Moral Impartiality toward Future Persons in Pragmatic Evaluation of Altruistic Interventions. [Preprint]

Schindler, Samuel and Saint-Germier, Pierre (2019) Are thought experiments “disturbing”? The case of armchair physics. [Preprint]

Schlaepfer, Guillaume and Weber, Marcel (2018) Thought Experiments in Biology. [Preprint]

Seevinck, M.P. (2008) Parts and Wholes. An Inquiry into Quantum and Classical Correlations. [Preprint]

Shanahan, Daniel (2015) The de Broglie Wave as Evidence of a Deeper Wave Structure. [Preprint]

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

Slezak, Peter (2013) Realizing Newcomb's Problem. [Preprint]

Solomon, Monica (2022) Newton's Example of the Two Globes. [Preprint]

Stamenkovic, Philippe (2023) On the (lack of) usefulness of professional philosophy of science. [Preprint]

Starikova, Irina and Giaquinto, Marcus (2016) THOUGHT EXPERIMENTS IN MATHEMATICS. [Preprint]

Stoica, Ovidiu Cristinel (2008) Convergence and free-will. [Preprint]

Stuart, Michael T. (2020) The Material Theory of Induction and the Epistemology of Thought Experiments. [Preprint]

Stuart, Michael T. (2020) The Productive Anarchy of Scientific Imagination. [Preprint]

Stuart, Michael T. (2024) The Qualitative Study of Scientific Imagination. [Preprint]

Stuart, Michael T. (2022) Scientists are Epistemic Consequentialists about Imagination. [Preprint]

Stuart, Michael T. (2022) Sharpening the tools of imagination. [Preprint]

Stuart, Michael T. (2021) Telling Stories in Science: Feyerabend and Thought Experiments. [Preprint]

Stuart, Michael T. (2019) Towards a dual process epistemology of imagination. [Preprint]

Stuart, Michael T. and Sargeant, Hannah (2023) Inclusivity in the Education of Scientific Imagination. [Preprint]

Stuart, Michael T. and Sargeant, Hannah (2024) The Role of Imagination in Making Water from Moon Rocks: How Scientists Use Imagination to Break Constraints on Imagination. [Preprint]

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

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

Suárez, Mauricio (2015) Scientific Representation, Denotation, and Fictional Entities. [Preprint]

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

Sytsma, Justin and Livengood, Jonathan (2010) A New Perspective Concerning Experiments on Semantic Intuitions. [Preprint]

Sękowski, Krzysztof (2022) Concept Revision, Concept Application and the Role of Intuitions in Gettier Cases. [Preprint]

Tappenden, Paul (2011) A Metaphysics for Semantic Internalism. [Preprint]

Vaidman, Lev (2020) There is no new problem for quantum mechanics: a comment on Meehan (2020). [Preprint]

Vaidman, Lev (2021) Wave function realism and three dimensions. [Preprint]

Weinstein, Galina (2022) Maxwell’s demon and impossibility statements: Einstein on perpetuum mobile of the second kind. [Preprint]

Weinstein, Galina (2023) Navigating the Conjectural Labyrinth of the Black Hole Information Paradox. [Preprint]

Weinstein, Galina (2023) Reframing the Event Horizon: The Harlow-Hayden Computational Approach to the Firewall Paradox. [Preprint]

Conference or Workshop Item

Brun, Georg (2017) Thought Experiments in Ethics. In: UNSPECIFIED.

El Skaf, Rawad (2018) The function and limit of Galileo’s falling bodies thought experiment: Absolute weight, Specific weight and the Medium’s resistance. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

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

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

Kuehne, Ulrich J. (2009) A Short History of the Method of Thought Experiments in Science. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Ludwig, Kirk (2016) Thought Experiments and Experimental Philosophy. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Marco, Buzzoni (2009) Empirical Thought Experiments: A Trascendental-Operational View. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

McGinnis, Jon (2016) Experimental thoughts about thought experiments in medieval Islam. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

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

Peacock, Kent A. (2016) Happiest Thoughts: Great Thought Experiments of Modern Physics. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Poellinger, Roland (2013) Unboxing the Concepts in Newcomb’s Paradox: Causation, Prediction, Decision in Causal Knowledge Patterns. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Przywara, Pawel (2006) 'Husserl's and Carnap's Theories of Space'. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Reagan, Andy (2009) Does the Rational Theory of Addiction Suffer Explanatory Impotence? In: UNSPECIFIED.

Rohwer, Forest and Barott, Katie (2012) Viral Information. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Star, Sarah (2009) Revisiting Ontology and Its Consequences. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Stuart, Michael T. (2017) How Thought Experiments Increase Understanding. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Stuart, Michael T. and Fehige, Yiftach and Brown, James R. (2018) Thought Experiments: State of the Art. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Wiltsche, Harald A. (2016) Phenomenology and Thought Experiments. Thought Experiments as Anticipation Pumps. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Zilhão, António (2012) Moore's Problem. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Published Article or Volume

Altschul, Jon (2015) Burge on Perception and the Disjunction Problem. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 30 (2). pp. 251-269. ISSN 2171-679X

Azhar, Feraz and Guth, Alan H. and Namjoo, Mohammad Hossein (2021) A Bayesian View on the Dr. Evil Scenario.

Bacelar Valente, Mario (2018) What do light clocks say to us regarding the so-called clock hypothesis? THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 33 (3). pp. 435-446. ISSN 2171-679X

Bach, Theodore (2019) Why the Empirical Study of Non-Philosophical Expertise Does Not Undermine the Status of Philosophical Expertise. Erkenntnis, 86 (4). pp. 999-1023.

Bokulich, Alisa and Frappier, Mélanie (2017) On the Identity of Thought Experiments: Thought Experiments Rethought. The Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments.

Conitzer, Vincent (2018) A Puzzle about Further Facts. Erkenntnis. ISSN 0165-0106

Donhauser, Justin (2017) Invisible disagreement: an inverted qualia argument for realism. Philosophical Studies, 174 (3). pp. 593-606.

Eder, Anna-Maria and Lawler, Insa and van Riel, Raphael (2018) Philosophical Methods Under Scrutiny: Introduction to the Special Issue "Philosophical Methods". Synthese.

El Skaf, Rawad (2021) Probing Theoretical Statements with Thought Experiments. Synthese. ISSN 1573-0964

El Skaf, Rawad (2017) What notion of possibility should we use in assessing scientific thought experiments? Lato Sensu, revue de la Société de philosophie des sciences, 4 (1). pp. 19-30. ISSN 2295-8029

Frigg, Roman (2021) Scientific Modelling and Make-Believe. Art, Representation, and Make-Believe. Essays on the Philosophy of Kendall L. Walton. pp. 367-383.

Frigg, Roman and Nguyen, James (2021) Seven Myths about the Fiction View of Models. Models and Idealizations in Science. Artifactual and Fictional Approaches. pp. 133-157.

Frigg, Roman and Salis, Fiora (2020) Of Rabbits and Men. Fictionalism in Philosophy.

Jalobeanu, Dana (2014) Elements of natural history in Sidereus Nuncius. Revue Roumaine de Philosophie, 58 (1). pp. 55-78. ISSN 1220-5400

Larroulet Philippi, Cristian (2023) Well-Being Measurements and the Linearity Assumption: A Response to Wodak. Australasian Journal of Philosophy.

Loaiza, Juan R. (2017) Molyneux’s Question in Berkeley’s Theory of Vision. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 32 (2). pp. 231-247. ISSN 2171-679X

Patton, Lydia (2019) New Water in Old Buckets: Hypothetical and Counterfactual Reasoning in Mach’s Economy of Science”. Ernst Mach – Life, Work, Influence. ISSN 978-3-030-04377-3

Plutynski, A (2011) In Defense of Rationalist Science. Science at the Frontiers: Perspectives on the History and Philosophy of Science. pp. 35-51.

Potters, Jan and Leuridan, Bert (2017) Studying Scientific Thought Experiments in Their Context: Albert Einstein and Electromagnetic Induction. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 58. pp. 1-11. ISSN 1355-2198

Pérez Otero, Manuel (2017) Theories of Reference, Experimental Philosophy, and the Calibration of Intuitions. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 32 (1). pp. 41-62. ISSN 2171-679X

Salimkhani, Kian (2019) Explaining Unification in Physics Internally. Synthese. ISSN 1573-0964

Salis, Fiora and Nguyen, James and Frigg, Roman (2020) Models and Denotation. Abstract Objects: For and Against. pp. 197-219.

Sarma, Gopal P. (2015) Reconsidering Written Language. Interdisciplinary Description of Complex Systems, 13 (3). pp. 397-404.

Sartori, Lorenzo (2022) Putting the ‘Experiment’ back into the ‘Thought Experiment’. Synthese, 201 (34). ISSN 1573-0964

Schmidt, Stephen J. (2020) Resources and the acceptability of the Repugnant Conclusion. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 35 (1). pp. 113-128. ISSN 2171-679X

Shanahan, Daniel (2014) A Case for Lorentzian Relativity. Foundations of Physics, 44. pp. 349-367. ISSN 0015-9018

Shanahan, Daniel (2014) A Case for Lorentzian Relativity. Foundations of Physics, 44. pp. 349-367. ISSN 0015-9018

Stuart, Michael T. and Fehige, Yiftach (2021) Motivating the History of the Philosophy of Thought Experiments. HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science, 11. pp. 212-221.

Vaidman, Lev (2001) Sleeping Beauty in Quantumland. Quantum Theory: Reconsidereation of Foundations, , A. Khrennikov, (ed). . pp. 408-412.

Walter, Scott A. (2018) Figures of light in the early history of relativity (1905-1914). Beyond Einstein: Perspectives on Geometry, Gravitation, and Cosmology in the Twentieth Century (Einstein Studies 14). pp. 3-50.

Weinert, Friedel (2016) Hypothetical, not Fictional Worlds. Kairos, Journal of Philosophy of Science, 17 (1). pp. 110-136. ISSN 1647-659X

Zuradzki, Tomasz (2014) Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and rational choice under risk or uncertainty. Journal of Medical Ethics, 40 (11). pp. 774-778. ISSN 1473-4257

Other

Horowitz, Tamara and Massey, Gerald (1991) THOUGHT EXPERIMENTS IN SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY. UNSPECIFIED.

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

Schrenk, Markus Andreas (2004) Galileo vs Aristotle on Free Falling Bodies. UNSPECIFIED.

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

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

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