EPSA Philosophy of Science: Amsterdam 2009


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, October2009.

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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, October2009.

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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 Jesu's 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. Scientific 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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