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EPSA11 Perspectives and Foundational Problems in Philosophy of Science

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Table of contents

Part I. Philosophy of Science: Formal Philosophy of Science

1. Evidence, Argument and Prediction
Nancy Cartwright

2. Models, Simulations, and Analogical Inference
Ilkka Niiniluoto

3. Intuitionistic Semantics for Fitch’s Paradox
Doukas Kapantaïs

4. Correlation and Truth
Peter Brössel

5. The Limits of Probabilism
Wolfgang Pietsch

Part II. Philosophy of Science: Idealization, Representation and Explanation

6. How Organization Explains
Jaakko Kuorikoski, Petri Ylikoski

7. Mechanistic Explanation: Asymmetry Lost
Samuel Schindler

8. Deflationism on Scientific Representation
Chuang Liu

9. Idealization in Physics Modeling
Demetris Portides

10. Explanatory Models Versus Predictive Models: Reduced Complexity Modeling in Geomorphology
Alisa Bokulich

Part III. Philosophy of Science: Realism, Anti-realism and Special Science Laws

11. The Ultimate Argument Against Convergent Realism and Structural Realism: The Impasse Objection
Paul Hoyningen-Huene

12. Doing Away with the No Miracles Argument
Simon Fitzpatrick

13. Theory-Parts for Scientific Realists
Alberto Cordero

14. Natural Kinds and Concept Eliminativism
Samuli Pöyhönen

15. Against the Statistical Account of Special Science Laws
Andreas Hüttemann, Alexander Reutlinger

Part IV. Philosophy of the Physical Sciences: Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics

16. How to Use Quantum Theory Locally to Explain EPR-Bell Correlations
Richard Healey

17. Modal Interpretations and Consecutive Measurements
Juan Sebastián Ardenghi, Olimpia Lombardi, Martín Narvaja

18. Why I Am Not an Everettian
Foad Dizadji-Bahmani

19. The Emergence of Integrability in Gauge Theories
Nazim Bouatta, Jeremy Butterfield

Part V. Philosophy of the Physical Sciences: Perspectives on Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking

20. Model Landscapes in the Higgs Sector
Arianna Borrelli, Michael Stöltzner

21. Practical Unification of Solid-State and Particle Physics in the Construction of the Higgs Mechanism
Koray Karaca

Part VI. Philosophy of the Physical Sciences: Philosophy of Space and Time

22. A Critical Note on Time in the Multiverse
Svend E. Rugh, Henrik Zinkernagel

23. A New View of “Fundamentality” for Time Asymmetries in Modern Physics
Daniel Wohlfarth

Part VII. Philosophy of the Physical Sciences: From Physics to Metaphysics

24. How to Combine and Not to Combine Physics and Metaphysics
Mauro Dorato

25. How (Not) To Be a Humean Structuralist
Kerry McKenzie

Part VIII. Philosophy of the Physical Sciences: Philosophy of Chemistry

26. What Does Hydrogen Bonding Say About the Nature of the Chemical Bond?
Paul Needham

27. The Metaphysics of Molecular Structure
Robin Findlay Hendry

Part IX. Philosophy of the Life Sciences

28. Description, Explanation, and Explanatory Depth in Developmental Biology
Christopher H. Pearson

29. Synthetic Genomics and the Causal Role of Genes: What has been Shown and Why it Matters
Bettina Schmietow, Lorenzo Savio

Part X. Philosophy of the Life Sciences: Biological Knowledge and Structural Realism

30. Eschewing Entities: Outlining a Biology Based Form of Structural Realism
Steven French

31. Must Structural Realism Cover the Special Sciences?
Holger Lyre

Part XI. Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences

32. Principles Versus Mechanisms in Cognitive Science
Lilia Gurova

33. Computationalism, Connectionism, Dynamicism and Beyond: Looking for an Integrated Approach to Cognitive Science
Víctor M. Verdejo

34. Qualia Change and Colour Science
Lieven Decock, Igor Douven

35. Explanatory Coherence, Partial Truth and Diagnostic Validity in Psychiatry
Panagiotis Oulis

Part XII. Philosophy of the Social Sciences

36. Performativity: Saving Austin from MacKenzie
Uskali Mäki

37. Beyond Motivation and Metaphor: ‘Scientific Passions’ and Anthropomorphism
Lisa M. Osbeck, Nancy J. Nersessian

38. A Way of Saving Normative Epistemology? Scientific Knowledge Without Standpoint Theories
Maria Cristina Amoretti, Nicla Vassallo

39. The Democratic Control of the Scientific Control of Politics
Matthew J. Brown

40. Harm, Reciprocity and the Moral Domain
Alejandro Rosas

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
The European Philosophy of Science Association Proceedings
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319013060

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