The department is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Bledin (UC Berkeley) as assistant professor, beginning Fall 2013.
“Exploration Programs: Research Programs without Theoretical Commitments,” by Genco Guralp and Raphael Künstler (Aix-Marseille University), has been accepted for presentation at the 2013 conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association. “Salience and Epistemic Egocentrism,” by John Waterman, Joshua Alexander, and Chad Gonnerman, will be published in James Beebe’s (ed.), New Directions in Experimental Epistemology (Bloomsbury). The [...]
What is meant by scientific evidence, and how can a definition of this concept be applied in the sciences to determine whether observed facts constitute evidence that a given theory is true? In this book, Peter Achinstein proposes and defends several objective concepts of evidence. He then explores the question of whether a scientific method, [...]