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A Framework for Metaphysical Explanation in Physics

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A Minimalist Ontology of the Natural World, by Michael Esfeld and Dirk-André Deckert

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: dialectica, Forthcoming, 2020, ISSN 0012-2017
Publisher: Dialectica

Super-Humeanism: insufficiently naturalistic and insufficiently explanatory

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: Metascience, 27/3, 2018, Page(s) 427-431, ISSN 0815-0796
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1007/s11016-018-0326-y

Causation, Explanation, and the Metaphysics of Aspect, by Bradford Skow

Author(s): Alastair WIlson
Published in: Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2019, ISSN 1538-1617
Publisher: University of Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters

The Quantum Revolution in Philosophy, by Richard Healey

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2018, ISSN 1538-1617
Publisher: University of Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters

Making Things Up, by Karen Bennett

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: Mind, 128/510, 2018, Page(s) 588-600, ISSN 0026-4423
Publisher: Oxford University Press
DOI: 10.1093/mind/fzy047

Breaking the explanatory circle

Author(s): Michael Townsen Hicks
Published in: Philosophical Studies, Forthcoming, 2020, Page(s) 533–557, ISSN 0031-8116
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
DOI: 10.1007/s11098-020-01444-9

In Search of the Holy Grail: How to Reduce the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Author(s): Katie Robertson
Published in: The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Forthcoming, 2020, ISSN 0007-0882
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Counterpossible Reasoning in Physics

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: Philosophy of Science, 00318248, 2021, ISSN 0031-8248
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
DOI: 10.1086/714706

Understanding and scientific progress: lessons from epistemology

Author(s): Nicholas Emmerson
Published in: Synthese, 00397857, 2022, ISSN 0039-7857
Publisher: D. Reidel Pub. Co.
DOI: 10.1007/s11229-022-03501-8

Asymmetry, Abstraction, and Autonomy: Justifying Coarse-Graining in Statistical Mechanics

Author(s): Katie Robertson
Published in: The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 71/2, 2018, Page(s) 547-579, ISSN 0007-0882
Publisher: Oxford University Press
DOI: 10.1093/bjps/axy020

Necessity First

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: Argumenta, 24652334, 2022, ISSN 2465-2334
Publisher: Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy
DOI: 10.14275/2465-2334/202214.wia

Isolation, not locality

Author(s): Heather Demarest, Michael Townsen Hicks
Published in: Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 2020, ISSN 0031-8205
Publisher: International Phenomenological Society
DOI: 10.1111/phpr.12731

A Defence of Manipulationist Noncausal Explanation: The Case for Intervention Liberalism

Author(s): Nicholas Emmerson
Published in: Erkenntnis, 01650106, 2022, ISSN 0165-0106
Publisher: Reidel
DOI: 10.1007/s10670-021-00497-4

Stars and steam engines: To what extent do thermodynamics and statistical mechanics apply to self-gravitating systems?

Author(s): Katie Robertson
Published in: Synthese, 196/5, 2019, Page(s) 1783-1808, ISSN 0039-7857
Publisher: D. Reidel Pub. Co.
DOI: 10.1007/s11229-018-02032-5

Asymmetry, Abstraction, and Autonomy: Justifying Coarse-Graining in Statistical Mechanics

Author(s): Katie Robertson
Published in: The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 2018, ISSN 0007-0882
Publisher: Oxford University Press
DOI: 10.1093/bjps/axy020

How chance explains

Author(s): Michael Townsen Hicks; Alastair Wilson
Published in: Noûs, 00294624, 2021, ISSN 0029-4624
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
DOI: 10.1111/nous.12401

Proceedings of the Third Conference of the GWP

Author(s): Michael Townsen Hicks, Andreas Hüttemann, Martin Voggenauer
Published in: Journal for the General Philosophy of Science, 2023
Publisher: Springer

How Could the Big Bang Arise From Nothing?

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: The Conversation, 2022
Publisher: The Conversation

Humean Laws for Human Agents

Author(s): Michael Townsen Hicks, Siegfried Jaag, Christian Löw
Published in: 2022
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Levels of Explanation

Author(s): Katie Robertson, Alastair Wilson
Published in: 2023
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Modal Naturalism

Author(s): Amanda Bryant, Alastair Wilson
Published in: Cambridge Elements in Metaphysics, 2023
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Anthropic Contingency

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: The Nature of Contingency: Quantum Physics as Modal Realism, by Alastair Wilson, 2020
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Classifying Dependencies

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: The Foundation of Reality: Fundamentality, Space and Time, eds. David Glick, George Darby & Anna Marmodoro, 2020
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Explanations of and in Time

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: Philosophy Beyond Spacetime, eds. Chris Wüthrich, Baptiste Le Bihan and Nick Huggett, 2020
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Democracy for Laws

Author(s): Michael Townsen Hicks
Published in: Levels of Explanation, 2023
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Plenitude and Recombination

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: Perspectives on the Philosophy of David K. Lewis, 2022, ISBN 9780192845443
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Fundamentality and Levels in Everettian Quantum Mechanics

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: Quantum Mechanics and Fundamentality, 2022, Page(s) 397-415, ISBN 978-3-030-99642-0
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-99642-0_26