Philosophy of Science

  • “A Case for Scientific Realism” by Ernan McMullin
  • “A Confutation of Convergent Realism” by Larry Laudan
  • “Baye’s Theorem and the History of Science” by Wesley Salmon
  • “Constructive Empiricism” by Bas van Fraassen
  • “Counterexamples to the D-N and I-S Models of Explanation” by Wesley Salmon
  • “Dissolving the Problem of Induction” by Peter Strawson
  • “Empirical Equivalence and Underdetermination” by Laudan and Leplin
  • “Empiricism, Semantics, and Ontology” by Rudolf Carnap
  • “Empiricist Criteria of Cognitive Significance: Problems and Changes” by Carl Hempel
  • “Experimental Laws and Theories” by Ernest Nagel
  • “Explanation, Reduction, and Empiricism” by Paul Feyeraband
  • “Explanatory Unification” by Philip Kitcher
  • “Explanatory Unification and the Causal Structure of the World” by Philip Kitcher
  • “Laws of Nature” by John Earman
  • “On Induction” by Bertrand Russell
  • “On Observation” by NR Hanson
  • “Science and Pseudoscience” by Imre Lakatos
  • “Science: Conjectures and Refutations” by Karl Popper
  • “Scientific Explanation” by Carl Hempel
  • “Scientific Explanation: Causation and Unification” by Wesley Salmon
  • “Scientific Realism versus Constructive Empiricism: A Dialogue” by Gary Gutting
  • “Seeing and Seeing As” by N. Russell Hanson
  • “Special Sciences” by Jerry Fodor
  • “The Cognitive Status of Theories” by Ernest Nagel
  • “The Current Status of Scientific Realism” by Richard Boyd
  • “The Future of Philosophy” by Moritz Schlick
  • “The Grue Paradox” by Peter Achinstein
  • “The Logic of Conditionals” by JL Mackie
  • “The Natural Ontological Attitude” by Arthur Fine
  • “The New Riddle of Induction” by Nelson Goodman
  • “The Ontological Status of Theoretical Entities” by Grover Maxwell
  • “The Pragmatic Vindication of Empiricism” by Hans Reichenbach
  • “The Pragmatics of Explanation” by Bas van Fraassen
  • “The Raven Paradox” by Carl Hempel
  • “The Statistical Relevance of Model of Explanation” by Wesley Salmon
  • “Theories, Theorists, and Theoretical Change” by Philip Kitcher
  • “Theory and Observation” by Rudolf Carnap
  • “Two Dogmas of Empiricism” by WVO Quine
  • “Two Models of Scientific Explanation” by Carl Hempel
  • “What Theories Are Not” by Hilary Putnam
  • “Why Ask, Why?” by Wesley Salmon


Constructive Empiricism” “Intertheory Relations in Physics” “Models in Science” “Science and Pseudoscience” “Scientific Progress” “Scientific Realism” “Scientific Revolutions” “Structural Realism” “The Incommensurability of Scientific Theories” “The Social Dimensions of Scientific Knowledge” “The Unity of Science” “Theory and Observation in Science” “Underdetermination of Scientific Theories” SeP entries


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