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Scientific Realism: How Science Tracks Truth

Psillos, S. (1999) Scientific Realism: How Science Tracks Truth, London: Routledge.

Is structural realism possible?

Psillos, S. (2001) “Is structural realism possible?” Philosophy of Science, 68 (Supplementary Volume): S13–S24.

Explanation and Prediction

Reichenbach, H. (1938) Explanation and Prediction. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Towards a history of epistemic things, synthesizing proteins in the test tube

Rheinberger, H.J. (1997). Towards a history of epistemic things, synthesizing proteins in the test tube. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Engaging Science: How to Understand it Practices Philosophically

Rouse, J. (1996) Engaging Science: How to Understand it Practices Philosophically, Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

How Scientific Practice Matters: Reclaiming Philosophical Naturalism

Rouse, J. (2002) How Scientific Practice Matters: Reclaiming Philosophical Naturalism, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

On the Pessimistic Induction and Two Fallacies

Saatsi, J. (2005) “On the Pessimistic Induction and Two Fallacies”, Philosophy of Science, 72: 1088–1098.

Discover and Explanationin Biology and Medicine

Schaffner, K. (1993) Discover and Explanationin Biology and Medicine. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Time, Reality, and Relativity

Sklar, L. (1981) “Time, Reality, and Relativity”, in R. Healey (ed.), Reduction, Time, and Reality, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Ontology with Human Subjects Testing: An Empirical Investigation of Geographic Categories

Smith, B. and D. Mark. (1999) “Ontology with Human Subjects Testing: An Empirical Investigation of Geographic Categories”, American Journal of Economics and Sociology 58: 245–272.

“Mission Statement”, Society for the Philosophy of Science in Practice

SPSP (2014) “Mission Statement”, Society for the Philosophy of Science in Practice

Pyrrhic victories for scientific realism

Stanford, K. (2003) “Pyrrhic victories for scientific realism,” Journal of Philosophy, 11: 551–572.

Exceeding Our Grasp: Science, History, and the Problem of Unconceived Alternatives

Stanford, K. (2006) Exceeding Our Grasp: Science, History, and the Problem of Unconceived Alternatives, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Beyond Versus: The Struggle to Understand the Interaction of Nature and Nurture

Tabery, J. (2014) Beyond Versus: The Struggle to Understand the Interaction of Nature and Nurture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Metaphysics

van Inwagen, P. (2013) "Metaphysics", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2013 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.)

What was Classical Genetics?

Waters, C.K. (2004) "What was Classical Genetics?” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 35: 783–809.

Beyond Theoretical Reduction and Layer-cake Antireduction: How DNA Retooled Genetics and Transformed Biological Practice

Waters, C.K. (2008) “Beyond Theoretical Reduction and Layer-cake Antireduction: How DNA Retooled Genetics and Transformed Biological Practice”, in Michael Ruse (ed.) Oxford Handbook to the Philosophy of Biology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, pp. 238–62.

Okasha’s Unintended Argument for Toolbox Theorizing

Waters, C.K. (2011) “Okasha’s Unintended Argument for Toolbox Theorizing”, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 82(1): 232-240.

Shifting Attention From Theory to Practice in Philosophy of Biology

Waters, C.K. (2014) “Shifting Attention From Theory to Practice in Philosophy of Biology” in M.C. Galavotti, D. Dieks, W.J. Gonzalez, S. Hartmann, T. Uebel, and M. Weber (eds.) New Directions in the Philosophy of Science. Berlin: Springer International Publishing, pp. 121-39.

Genes Made Molecular

Waters, C.K. (1994) "Genes Made Molecular", Philosophy of Science, 61 (1994): 163–85.

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