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Philosophy - Epistemology & Philosophy of Science | EPSA Philosophy of Science: Amsterdam 2009

EPSA Philosophy of Science: Amsterdam 2009

de Regt, Henk W., Hartmann, Stephan, Okasha, Samir (Eds.)

2012, XIV, 458 p.

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This is a collection of high-quality research papers in the philosophy of science, deriving from papers presented at the second meeting of the European Philosophy of Science Association in Amsterdam, October 2009.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » philosophy of science - scientific methodology

Related subjects » Epistemology & Philosophy of Science

Table of contents 

1.      Modeling Strategies for Measuring Phenomena In- and Outside the Laboratory.- Marcel Boumans,- 2.      Mating Intelligence, Moral Virtues, and Methodological Vices.-

Tomislav Bracanovic.- 3. Rejected Posits, Realism, and the History of Science, Alberto Cordero.- 4. Explanation and Modelization in a Comprehensive Inferential Account.- Xavier de Donato-Rodríguez and Jesús Zamora-Bonilla.- 5.      Experimental Standards: Evaluating Success in Stem Cell Biology.- Fagan, Melinda.- 6.      Modeling Scientific Evidence: The Challenge of Specifying Likelihoods.-Patrick Forber.- 7.      Persistence in Minkowski Space-Time.- Cord Friebe.- 8.      Genuine versus Deceptive Emotional Displays, Jonathan Grose,- 9.      Tales of Tools and Trees: Phylogenetic Analysis and Explanation in Evolutionary Archaeology,- Wybo Houkes,  

10.  Sustaining a Rational Disagreement,- Christoph Kelp and Igor Douven,-  

11.  Philosophical Accounts of Causal Explanation and the Scientific Practice of Psychophysics,Tim Christian Kietzmann,- 12.  Meta-analysis as Judgment Aggregation, Berna Kilinc,- 13.  The Uninvited Guest: 'Local Realism' and the Bell Theorem, Federico Laudisa,- 14.  On Tins and Tin-openers, Michael Liston,-  

15.  The Problem of Identifying the System and the Environment in the Phenomenon of Decoherence

Olimpia Lombardi, Sebastian Fortin and Mario Castagnino,- 

16.  Formal and Material Theories in Philosophy of Science: A Methodological Interpretation, Alan Love,- 

17.  Axiological Scientific Realism and Methodological Prescription, Timothy D. Lyons,- 

18.  Consensus Formation in Networked Groups, Carlo Martini,- 19.  Mirror Neurons and Social Cognition: An Expanded Simulationist Framework, John Michael,-  

20.  Identity in Physics: Statistics and the (Non-)Individuality of Quantum Particles, Matteo Morganti,-  

21.  The Fiber Bundle at the Gates of Metaphysics. Challenging Maudlin's Proposal,- Ioan Muntean,-  

22.  The Phase Rule and the Notion of Substance, Paul Needham,- 23.  Pattern and Process in Eco-Devo: Descriptions and Explanations, Laura Nuño de la Rosa and Arantza Etxeberria, -           

24.  Three Conceptions of Explaining How Possibly - And One Reductive Account, Johannes Persson,-

25.  An Improper Introduction to Epistemic Utility Theory,

Richard Pettigrew,-  

26.  Defending Underdetermination or Why the Historical Perspective Makes a Difference, Wolfgang Pietsch,-  

27.  An Information Semantic Account of Scientific Models,

Anna-Mari Rusanen and Otto Lappi, - 

28.  Scienti?c Realism and Historical Evidence: Shortcomings of the Current State of Debate, Juha Saatsi,-  

29.  Venetian Sea Levels, British Bread Prices and the Principle of the Common Cause: A Reassessment, Iñaki San Pedro, -

30.  Coincidences and How to Reason About Them, Elliott Sober, - 

31.  Stopping Rules and Data Monitoring in Clinical Trials, Roger Stanev,-  

32.  Two Comments on the Common Cause Principle in Algebraic Quantum Field Theory, Chrysovalantis Stergiou,- 

33.  The Role of Unification in Explanations of Facts,

Erik Weber, Jeroen Van Bouwel and Merel Lefevere,-  

34.  Calibration, Paul Weirich,-  

35.  Observational Equivalence of Deterministic and Indeterministic Descriptions and the Role of Different Observations,Charlotte Werndl,-  

36.  Demarcating Presentism, Christian Wuthrich. 

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