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A Framework for Metaphysical Explanation in Physics

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Publications

Anthropic Contingency

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

Classifying Dependencies

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

Explanations of and in Time

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

Super-Humeanism: insufficiently naturalistic and insufficiently explanatory

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: Metascience, Issue 27/3, 2018, Page(s) 427-431, ISSN 0815-0796
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

The Quantum Revolution in Philosophy, by Richard Healey

Author(s): Alastair Wilson
Published in: Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2018, ISSN 1538-1617

Making Things Up, by Karen Bennett

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

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

Author(s): Katie Robertson
Published in: Synthese, Issue 196/5, 2019, Page(s) 1783-1808, ISSN 0039-7857
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
DOI: 10.1093/bjps/axy020