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3. ‘Ancient Skepticism, Voluntarism, and Science’, International Journal for the Study of Skepticism (2015). [Introduction PDF]

2. ‘Explanation, Inference, Testimony, and Truth: Essays Dedicated to the Memory of Peter Lipton’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (ed.) (2010). [Introduction PDF]

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40. ‘Last Chance Saloons for Natural Kind Realism’, American Philosophical Quarterly (forthcoming).

39. ‘Risk, Reward, and Scientific Ontology: Reply to Bryant, Psillos, and Slater’, Dialogue (forthcoming 2021) 60.

38. ‘Realist Representations of Particles: The Standard Model, Top-Down and Bottom-Up’, in T. D. Lyons & P. Vickers (eds.), Contemporary Scientific Realism and the Challenge from the History of Science (forthcoming 2021). [PDF]

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36. ‘Physics, Metaphysics, Dispositions, and Symmetries – à la French’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (2019) 74: 10-15 (A4 column format). [PDF]

35. ‘Feelings in Guts and Bones: Reply to Lewis, Magnus, and Strevens’, Metascience (2018) 27: 379-387. [PDF] (Related papers by Lewis, Magnus, and Strevens.)

34. ‘Truth and the Sciences’, in M. Glanzberg (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Truth, pp. 602-624, Oxford University Press (2018). [PDF]

33. ‘What is Scientific Realism?’ (with Bas C. van Fraassen), Spontaneous Generations: A Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science (2018) 9: 12-25. [PDF]

32. ‘Realism, Antirealism, Epistemic Stances, and Voluntarism’, in J. Saatsi (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism, pp. 225-236, Routledge (2018). [PDF]

31. ‘Inferência Metafísica e a Experiência do Observável’, Principia: An International Journal of Epistemology (2017) 21: 189-207. [PDF]

30. ‘Reflections on New Thinking about Scientific Realism’, Synthese (2017) 194: 3379-3392. [PDF]

29. ‘Saving the Scientific Phenomena: What Powers Can and Cannot Do’, in J. D. Jacobs (ed.), Putting Powers to Work, pp. 24-37, Oxford University Press (2017). [PDF]

28. ‘Scientific Realism’ (version II: revised and updated), in E. N. Zalta (ed.), The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2017). [URL]

27. ‘Case Studies, Selective Realism, and Historical Evidence’, in M. Massimi, J.-W. Romeign, & G. Schurz, EPSA15 Selected Papers, pp. 13-23, Springer (2017). [PDF]

26. ‘Particles, Causation, and the Metaphysics of Structure’, Synthese (2017) 194: 2273-2289. [PDF]

25. ‘L’existence des lois: les pouvoirs causaux dans la nature’, in B. Feltz (ed.), La nature en éclats: Les défis d’un nouveau rapport la nature (2015), Academia. [PDF]

24. ‘Suspension of Belief and Epistemologies of Science’, International Journal for the Study of Skepticism 5 (2015): 168-192. [PDF]

23. ‘On the Prospects of Naturalized Metaphysics’, in D. Ross, J. Ladyman, & H. Kincaid (eds.), Scientific Metaphysics, pp. 27-50, Oxford University Press (2013). [PDF]

22. ‘Realism in the Desert and in the Jungle: Reply to French, Ghins, and Psillos’, Erkenntnis 78 (2013): 39-58. [PDF] (Related papers by French, Ghins, and Psillos.)

21. ‘Dispositions for Scientific Realism’, in R. Groff & J. Greco (eds.), Powers and Capacities in Philosophy: The New Aristotelianism, pp. 113-127, Routledge (2013). [PDF]

20. ‘Selektywny sceptycyzm: realizm w stosunku do przedmiotów teoretycznych, realizm strukturalny, semirealizm’, Studia Philosophica Wratislaviensia VII (2012): 163-191. [PDF]

19. ‘Ontological Priority: The Conceptual Basis of Non-Eliminative, Ontic Structural Realism’, in E. M. Landry & D. P. Rickles (eds.), Structural Realism: Structure, Object, and Causality (2012), Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science, Springer. [PDF]

18. ‘Scientific Realism and Ontological Relativity’, The Monist 94 (2011): 157-180. [PDF]

17. ‘Scientific Realism’, in E. N. Zalta (ed.), The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2011). [URL]

16. ‘A Puzzle about Voluntarism about Rational Epistemic Stances’, Synthese (2011) 178: 37-48. [PDF]

15. ‘Perspectivism, Inconsistent Models, and Contrastive Explanation’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (2010) 41: 405-412 (A4 column format). [PDF]

14. ‘Truth and Representation in Science: Two Inspirations from Art’, in R. Frigg & M. C. Hunter (eds.), Beyond Mimesis and Convention: Representation in Art and Science(2010), Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Springer. [PDF]

13. ‘Metaphysics Between the Sciences and Philosophies of Science’, in P. D. Magnus & J. Busch (eds.) New Waves in Philosophy of Science (2010), Palgrave Macmillan. [PDF]

12. ‘Informational versus Functional Theories of Scientific Representation’, Synthese (2009) 72: 197-213. [PDF]

11. ‘What You Don’t Know Can’t Hurt You: Realism and the Unconceived’, Philosophical Studies (2008) 137: 149-158. [PDF]

10. ‘Inessential Aristotle: Powers without Essences’, in R. Groff (ed.) Revitalizing Causality: Realism about Causality in Philosophy and Social Science (2008), Routledge. [PDF]

9. ‘Six Degrees of Speculation: Metaphysics in Empirical Contexts’, in B. Monton (ed.) Images of Empiricism (2007), Oxford University Press. [PDF]

8. ‘Causal Realism: Events and Processes’, Erkenntnis (2005) 63: 7-31. [PDF]

7. ‘Structuralism as a Form of Scientific Realism’, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science (2004) 18: 151-171. [PDF]

6. ‘Stance Relativism: Empiricism versus Metaphysics’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (2004) 35: 173-184. [PDF]

5. ‘The Structuralist Conception of Objects’, Philosophy of Science (2003) 70: 867-878. [PDF]

4. ‘The Dispositional Essentialist View of Properties and Laws’, International Journal of Philosophical Studies (2003) 11: 393-413. [PDF]

3. ‘The Semantic or Model-Theoretic View of Theories and Scientific Realism’, Synthese (2001) 127: 325-345. [PDF]

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4. Review of E. Agazzi & M. Pauri (eds.), The Reality of the Unobservable: Observability, Unobservability and Their Impact on the Issue of Scientific Realism, in British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (2003) 54: 359-363. [PDF]

3. Review of N. Cartwright, The Dappled World: A Study in the Boundaries of Science, in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (2003) 66: 244-247. [PDF]

2. Review of C. Norris, Quantum Theory and the Flight From Realism: Philosophical Responses to Quantum Mechanics, in Metascience (2001) 10: 483-487. [PDF]

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