EPSA11 Perspectives and Foundational Problems in Philosophy of Science

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ISBN: 978-3-319-01305-3 (Print) 978-3-319-01306-0 (Online)

Table of contents (40 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Philosophy of Science: Formal Philosophy of Science

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      Evidence, Argument and Prediction

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      Pages 19-27

      Models, Simulations, and Analogical Inference

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      Pages 29-39

      Intuitionistic Semantics for Fitch’s Paradox

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      Pages 41-54

      Correlation and Truth

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      Pages 55-65

      The Limits of Probabilism

  3. Philosophy of Science: Idealization, Representation and Explanation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-80

      How Organization Explains

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      Pages 81-91

      Mechanistic Explanation: Asymmetry Lost

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      Pages 93-102

      Deflationism on Scientific Representation

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      Pages 103-113

      Idealization in Physics Modeling

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      Pages 115-128

      Explanatory Models Versus Predictive Models: Reduced Complexity Modeling in Geomorphology

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

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-129

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      Pages 131-139

      The Ultimate Argument Against Convergent Realism and Structural Realism: The Impasse Objection

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      Pages 141-151

      Doing Away with the No Miracles Argument

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      Pages 153-165

      Theory-Parts for Scientific Realists

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      Pages 167-179

      Natural Kinds and Concept Eliminativism

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      Pages 181-192

      Against the Statistical Account of Special Science Laws

  5. Philosophy of the Physical Sciences: Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Pages 195-205

      How to Use Quantum Theory Locally to Explain EPR-Bell Correlations

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      Pages 207-217

      Modal Interpretations and Consecutive Measurements

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      Pages 219-228

      Why I Am Not an Everettian

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      Pages 229-238

      The Emergence of Integrability in Gauge Theories

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

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 239-239

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      Pages 241-252

      Model Landscapes in the Higgs Sector

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