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    Stuart Umpleby, Tatiana Medvedeva & Alisa Oyler (2004). The Technology of Participation as a Means of Improving Universities in Transitional Economies. World Futures 60 (1 & 2):129 – 136.
    Group process methods for problem solving and planning are now widely used in organizations in the United States. Such methods, which involve active participation by employees, are not often used in Russia. We believe these methods would help Russia move from a centrally planned, authoritarian style of management to a more participatory, information-sharing style of management. Accordingly, two training sessions were held with faculty members at universities in Irkutsk and Novosibirsk. This article describes how these meetings were arranged, the results (...)
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    David Oyler (1979). Proofs for the Existence of God in Gabriel Marcel's Concrete Philosophy. Modern Schoolman 56 (3):217-235.
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    Elizabeth Oyler (2009). Tonsuring the Performer: Image, Text, and Narrative in the Ballad-Drama Shizuka. Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 36 (2):295-317.
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    David Oyler (1991). Intentionality of Feelings. Philosophy Today 35 (4):339-350.
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    Elizabeth Oyler (2009). Tonsuring the Performer. Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 36 (2):295-317.
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    Alisa L. Carse (2010). Forgiving Grave Wrongs Alisa L. Carse and Lynne Tirrell. In Christopher Allers & Marieke Smit (eds.), Forgiveness in Perspective. Rodopi Press 66--43.
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    Dimitri Ginev (2015). Alisa Bokulich and Peter Bokulich : Scientific Structuralism. Erkenntnis 80 (3):681-687.
    In drawing on Poincare’s conventionalism, Cassirer’s neo-Kantianism, Duhem’s methodological conservatism, and Russell’s holist doctrine of scientific knowledge, Worrall (1989) launched in his classical paper a new position in realism debate. The champions of structural realism have managed to combine a sense in which the development of science is cumulative with a picture of theory change that coheres with the argument of the “pessimistic meta-induction”. Twenty two years after the publication of Worrall’s paper, the volume under review presents an exciting recapitulation (...)
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    Gordon Belot & Lina Jansson (2010). Alisa Bokulich, Reexamining the Quantum-Classical Relation: Beyond Reductionism and Pluralism , Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2008) ISBN 978-0-521-85720-8 Pp. X+195. [REVIEW] Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 41 (1):81-83.
  9. M. Berry (2010). Alisa Bokulich * Reexamining the Quantum-Classical Relation: Beyond Reductionism and Pluralism. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 61 (4):889-895.
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    N. P. Landsman (2010). Review of Alisa Bokulich, Reexamining the Quantum-Classical Relation: Beyond Reductionism and Pluralism. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2010 (1).
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    Travis Norsen (2011). Review of Alisa Bokulich, Gregg Jaeger (Eds.), Philosophy of Quantum Information and Entanglement. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2011 (2).
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    Allan Walstad (2001). Alisa Bokulich is an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at Boston University. She Received Her Ph. D.(2001) in History and Philoso-Phy of Science From the University of Notre Dame. Her Primary Area of Re-Search, Within the Philosophy of Physics, is on the Relationship Between Classical and Quantum Mechanics. [REVIEW] Perspectives on Science 9 (3).
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    I. Cohen (1947). Benjamin Silliman, 1779-1864, Pathfinder in American Science by John F. Fulton; Elizabeth H. Thomson; The Early Work of Willard Gibbs in Applied Mechanics, Comprising the Text of His Hitherto Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis and Accounts of His Mechanical Inventions by Willard Gibbs; Lynde Phelps Wheeler; Everett Oyler Waters; Samuel William Dudley; Yale Science. The First Hundred Years, 1701-1801 by Louis W. McKeehan. [REVIEW] Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 38:117-119.
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    Brian Hepburn (2011). Alisa Bokulich . Reexamining the Quantum-Classical Relation . New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. X+195. $74.00 (Cloth). [REVIEW] Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 1 (1):142-146.
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    Nancy Patterson Sevcenko (1985). Heinrich L. Nickel, Medieval Architecture in Eastern Europe. Trans. Alisa Jaffa. New York: Holmes & Meier, 1983. Pp. 209; 81 Drawings, 206 Black-and-White and Color Photographs. $47.50. First Published in 1981 as Osteuropäische Baukunst des Mittelalters by Edition Leipzig. [REVIEW] Speculum 60 (2):443-445.
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  16. Alisa Bokulich (2011). How Scientific Models Can Explain. Synthese 180 (1):33 - 45.
    Scientific models invariably involve some degree of idealization, abstraction, or nationalization of their target system. Nonetheless, I argue that there are circumstances under which such false models can offer genuine scientific explanations. After reviewing three different proposals in the literature for how models can explain, I shall introduce a more general account of what I call model explanations, which specify the conditions under which models can be counted as explanatory. I shall illustrate this new framework by applying it to the (...)
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    Alisa Bokulich (2015). A. Douglas Stone. Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian. [REVIEW] Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 5 (1):177-79.
    While everyone knows of Einstein’s brilliant work on relativity theory and many know of his later opposition to quantum theory as immortalized in his remark “He [God] does not play dice,” few outside of limited academic circles know of Einstein’s many seminal contributions to the development of quantum theory. In this highly accessible and enjoyable popular science book, Douglas Stone seeks to revise our popular conception of Einstein and bring the story of his profound and revolutionary insights into quantum theory (...)
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  18. Alisa Bokulich (2008). Reexamining the Quantum-Classical Relation: Beyond Reductionism and Pluralism. Cambridge University Press.
    Classical mechanics and quantum mechanics are two of the most successful scientific theories ever discovered, and yet how they can describe the same world is far from clear: one theory is deterministic, the other indeterministic; one theory describes a world in which chaos is pervasive, the other a world in which chaos is absent. Focusing on the exciting field of 'quantum chaos', this book reveals that there is a subtle and complex relation between classical and quantum mechanics. It challenges the (...)
     
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    Alisa Bokulich (2012). Distinguishing Explanatory From Nonexplanatory Fictions. Philosophy of Science 79 (5):725-737.
    There is a growing recognition that fictions have a number of legitimate functions in science, even when it comes to scientific explanation. However, the question then arises, what distinguishes an explanatory fiction from a nonexplanatory one? Here I examine two cases—one in which there is a consensus in the scientific community that the fiction is explanatory and another in which the fiction is not explanatory. I shall show how my account of “model explanations” is able to explain this asymmetry, and (...)
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    Alisa Bokulich (2008). Can Classical Structures Explain Quantum Phenomena? British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 59 (2):217-235.
    In semiclassical mechanics one finds explanations of quantum phenomena that appeal to classical structures. These explanations are prima facie problematic insofar as the classical structures they appeal to do not exist. Here I defend the view that fictional structures can be genuinely explanatory by introducing a model-based account of scientific explanation. Applying this framework to the semiclassical phenomenon of wavefunction scarring, I argue that not only can the fictional classical trajectories explain certain aspects of this quantum phenomenon, but also that (...)
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    Alisa Bokulich (2006). Heisenberg Meets Kuhn: Closed Theories and Paradigms. Philosophy of Science 73 (1):90-107.
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    Alisa Mandrigin (2015). The Self and Self-Knowledge, by Annalisa Coliva. Mind 124 (495):904-907.
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  23. Alisa Bokulich (2001). Rethinking Thought Experiments. Perspectives on Science 9 (3):285-307.
    : An examination of two thought experiments in contemporary physics reveals that the same thought experiment can be reanalyzed from the perspective of different and incompatible theories. This fact undermines those accounts of thought experiments that claim their justificatory power comes from their ability to reveal the laws of nature. While thought experiments do play a genuine evaluative role in science, they do so by testing the nonempirical virtues of a theory, such as consistency and explanatory power. I conclude that, (...)
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    Alisa Bokulich & Peter Bokulich (eds.) (2011). Scientific Structuralism. Springer Science+Business Media.
    This book will be of particular interest to those philosophers, scientists, and mathematicians who are interested in the foundations of science.
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    Alisa Bokulich (2003). Horizontal Models: From Bakers to Cats. Philosophy of Science 70 (3):609-627.
    At the center of quantum chaos research is a particular family of models known as quantum maps. These maps illustrate an important “horizontal” dimension to model construction that has been overlooked in the literature on models. Three ways in which quantum maps are being used to clarify the relationship between classical and quantum mechanics are examined. This study suggests that horizontal models may provide a new and fruitful framework for exploring intertheoretic relations.
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    Alisa Bokulich (2014). Metaphysical Indeterminacy, Properties, and Quantum Theory. Res Philosophica 91 (3):449-475.
    It has frequently been suggested that quantum mechanics may provide a genuine case of ontic vagueness or metaphysical indeterminacy. However, discussions of quantum theory in the vagueness literature are often cursory and, as I shall argue, have in some respects been misguided. Hitherto much of the debate over ontic vagueness and quantum theory has centered on the “indeterminate identity” construal of ontic vagueness, and whether the quantum phenomenon of entanglement produces particles whose identity is indeterminate. I argue that this way (...)
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  27. Françoise Baylis, Elisabeth Boetzkes, Alisa L. Carse, Jocelyn Downie, Lisa Handwerker, Helen Bequaert Holmes, Nikki Jones, Hilde Lindemann Nelson, Julien S. Murphy, Barbara Nicholas, Wendy A. Rogers, Mary V. Rorty, Laura Shanner, Susan Sherwin, Anita Silvers, Rosemarie Tong & Susan Wolf (1999). Embodying Bioethics: Recent Feminist Advances. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Medical issues affecting health care have become everyday media events. In response to mounting public concern, growing numbers of bioethicists are being appointed to medical school faculties and public policy panels. However the ideas voiced in these forums are seldom informed by feminist perspectives. In this important book, a distinguished group of feminist scholars and activists discuss crucial bioethics topics in a feminist light. Among the subjects explored are the care/justice debates, transforming bioethics, practice, and reproduction. The book also covers (...)
     
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    Alisa Bokulich (2015). Maxwell, Helmholtz, and the Unreasonable Effectiveness of the Method of Physical Analogy. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 50:28-37.
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  29. Alisa L. Carse & Lynne Tirrell (2010). Forgiving Grave Wrongs. In Christopher Allers & Marieke Smit (eds.), Forgiveness In Perspective. Rodopi Press
    We introduce what we call the Emergent Model of forgiving, which is a process-based relational model conceptualizing forgiving as moral and normative repair in the wake of grave wrongs. In cases of grave wrongs, which shatter the victim’s life, the Classical Model of transactional forgiveness falls short of illuminating how genuine forgiveness can be achieved. In a climate of persistent threat and distrust, expressions of remorse, rituals and gestures of apology, and acts of reparation are unable to secure the moral (...)
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    Alisa L. Carse (2005). The Moral Contours of Empathy. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 8 (1-2):169 - 195.
    Morally contoured empathy is a form of reasonable partiality essential to the healthy care of dependents. It is critical as an epistemic aid in determining proper moral responsiveness; it is also, within certain richly normative roles and relationships, itself a crucial constitutive mode of moral connection. Yet the achievement of empathy is no easy feat. Patterns of incuriosity imperil connection, impeding empathic engagement; inappropriate empathic engagement, on the other hand, can result in self-effacement. Impartial moral principles and constraints (...)
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    Alisa Bokulich (2004). Open or Closed? Dirac, Heisenberg, and the Relation Between Classical and Quantum Mechanics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 35 (3):377-396.
    This paper describes a long-standing, though little-known, debate between Paul Dirac and Werner Heisenberg over the nature of scientific methodology, theory change, and intertheoretic relations. Following Heisenberg’s terminology, their disagreements can be summarized as a debate over whether the classical and quantum theories are “open” or “closed.” A close examination of this debate sheds new light on the philosophical views of two of the great founders of quantum theory.
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    Alisa L. Carse (1995). Pornography: An Uncivil Liberty? Hypatia 10 (1):155 - 182.
    Pornographic speech harms women by playing a key role in sustaining the social conditions through which women's liberty and equality are undercut. Though there is a principled moral and constitutional basis for pursuing a legal strategy in fighting pornography, we should not overestimate the effectiveness of the law or underestimate its potential dangers. The struggle against pornography must be waged through education, expressive exploration, and protest, not through the law.
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    Alisa L. Carse (1991). The 'Voice of Care': Implications for Bioethical Education. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 16 (1):5-28.
    This paper examines the ‘justice’ and ‘care’ orientations in ethical theory as characterized in Carol Gilligan's research on moral development and the philosophical work it has inspired. Focus is placed on challenges to the justice orientation – in particular, to the construal of impartiality as the mark of the moral point of view, to the conception of moral judgment as essentially principle-driven and dispassionate, and to models of moral responsibility emphasizing norms of formal equality and reciprocity. Suggestions are made about (...)
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    Alisa L. Carse & Hilde Lindemann Nelson (1996). Rehabilitating Care. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 6 (1):19-35.
    : The feminist ethic of care has often been criticized for its inability to address four problems--the problem of exploitation as it threatens care givers, the problem of sustaining care-giver integrity, the dangers of conceiving the mother-child dyad normatively as a paradigm for human relationships, and the problem of securing social justice on a broad scale among relative strangers. We argue that there are resources within the ethic of care for addressing each of these problems, and we sketch strategies for (...)
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    Timothy Williamson (1997). Imagination, Stipulation and Vagueness. Philosophical Issues 8:215-228.
    Russian translation of Williamson T. Imagination, Stipulation and Vagueness // Philosophical Issues, 8, 1997. Translated by Alisa Veruk, Nina Zubkova with kind permission of the author.
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    Francois-Igor Pris, On Heisenberg's Notion of a Closed Theory (2013).
    I claim that Heisenberg’s notion of a closed theory and its analysis by Erhard Scheibe fit well with the philosophy of later Wittgenstein or its generalization. The notion of a closed theory corresponds to the notions of a form of life and rule/concept. I suggest the possibility of reconciling the views of Heisenberg, Dirac, and Bohr about inter-theoretical relations within a rational naturalistic pragmatism à la Wittgenstein and Robert Brandom’s analytic interpretation of Kantian synthetic unity of apperception. In particular, I (...)
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    Alisa L. Carse (1998). Impartial Principle and Moral Context: Securing a Place for the Particular in Ethical Theory. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 23 (2):153 – 169.
    This essay critically assesses two strategies of accommodation used by defenders of impartialism in ethics to argue that the care orientation represents no genuine challenge to impartialist theoretical paradigms. One strategy focuses on impartiality as a constraint on moral deliberation, the other as a constraint on moral justification. While highlighting respects in which the commitment to impartiality is more consonant with the care orientation than many advocates of care have acknowledged, this essay attempts to clarify crucial ways in which each (...)
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    Hilde Lindemann Nelson & Alisa L. Carse (1996). Rehabilitating Care. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 6 (1):19-35.
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    Alisa Bokulich (2014). Pluto and the 'Planet Problem': Folk Concepts and Natural Kinds in Astronomy. Perspectives on Science 22 (4):464-490.
    The 2006 decision by the International Astronomical Union to strip Pluto of its status as a planet generated considerable uproar not only in scientific circles, but among the lay public as well. After all, how can a vote by 424 scientists in a conference room in Prague undermine what every well-educated second grader knows is a scientific fact? The Pluto controversy provides a new and fertile ground in which to revisit the traditional philosophical problems of natural kinds and scientific change. (...)
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    Alisa L. Carse (1999). Pornography's Many Meanings: A Reply to C. M. Concepcion. Hypatia 14 (1):101-111.
    : C.M. Concepcion's review of "Pornography: An Uncivil Liberty?" (Carse 1995) fundamentally misconstrues the position defended in that article. This paper examines possible sources of this misconstrual, focusing critical attention on the narrowly crafted, morally loaded notion of "pornography" that figures centrally in the original argument under review. Pornography is not a category of speech that can be characterized as having one crucial meaning or message, nor is the message of pornography easily identifiable in instances of pornographic speech. This raises (...)
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    Alisa Bokulich (2014). How the Tiger Bush Got Its Stripes: ‘How Possibly’ Vs. ‘How Actually’Model Explanations. The Monist 97 (3):321-338.
    Simulations using idealized numerical models can often generate behaviors or patterns that are visually very similar to the natural phenomenon being investigated and to be explained. The question arises, when should these model simulations be taken to provide an explanation for why the natural phenomena exhibit the patterns that they do? An important distinction for answering this question is that between ‘how-possibly’ explanations and ‘how-actually’ explanations. Despite the importance of this distinction there has been surprisingly little agreement over how exactly (...)
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    Andrea Serino, Adrian Alsmith, Marcello Costantini, Alisa Mandrigin, Ana Tajadura-Jimenez & Christophe Lopez (2013). Bodily Ownership and Self-Location: Components of Bodily Self-Consciousness. Consciousness and Cognition 22 (4):1239-1252.
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    Alisa White Coleman (2000). "Calvin and Hobbes": A Critique of Society's Values. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 15 (1):17 – 28.
    This article is a textual analysis of messages and themes in "Calvin and Hobbes," a comic strip nationally syndicated from 1985 to 1995. The article examines the content found in "Calvin and Hobbes" to determine underlying messages concerning ethics and values. Specifically, the messages are analyzed to determine under which category of metaethics-deontological, teleological, and virtue-they fall.
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  44. Keith Burgess-Jackson, Mark Owen Webb, Martha Chamallas, Cynthia Willett, Julie E. Maybee, Carol A. Moeller, Alisa L. Carse, Debra A. DeBruin & Linda A. Bell (2002). Theorizing Backlash: Philosophical Reflections on the Resistance to Feminism. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Contrary to the popular belief that feminism has gained a foothold in the many disciplines of the academy, the essays collected in Theorizing Backlash argue that feminism is still actively resisted in mainstream academia. Contributors to this volume consider the professional, philosophical, and personal backlashes against feminist thought, and reflect upon their ramifications. The conclusion is that the disdain and irrational resentment of feminism, even in higher education, amounts to a backlash against progress.
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    Francois-Igor Pris (2014). On the Philosophical Views of Werner Heisenberg. NB Philosophical Investigations (Russian E-Journal) (8):25-71.
    Я интерпретирую философские взгляды Вернера Гайзенберга как прагматизм и неметафизический реализм виттгенштайновского типа. «Замкнутая теория» – виттгенштайновское правило/концепт. В отличие от Бокулич, предпочитающей позицию Дирака относительно природы связей между различными физическими теориями, я отдаю предпочтение позиции Гайзенберга. Моя позиция, интерпретирующая Гайзенберга, также прямо противоположна позиции Поппера: критерием устоявшейся научной (замкнутой) теории является её нефальсифицируемость. -/- I interpret philosophical views of Werner Heisenberg as a pragmatism and non-metaphysical realism of a Wittgensteinian kind. The “closed theory” is a Wittgensteinian rule/concept. Unlike (...) Bokulich, favouring Dirac’s position about inter-theoretical relations, I favour Heisenberg’s one. My position, interpreting Heisenberg’s notion of a closed theory, is also in direct opposition to Popper’s one: the criterion of an established scientific (closed) theory is its non-falsifiability. (shrink)
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    Robert C. Bailey, Mark R. Jenike, Peter T. Ellison, Gillian R. Bentley, Alisa M. Harrigan & Nadine R. Peacock (1992). The Ecology of Birth Seasonality Among Agriculturalists in Central Africa. Journal of Biosocial Science 24 (3):393-412.
    The Lese are subsistence farmers living in the Ituri Forest of north-east Zaïre. They exhibit significant birth seasonality, with lowest frequencies of conception when food production is least, nutritional status is low and ovarian function, as measured by salivary steroid hormone levels, is reduced. Efe pygmy foragers, who live in the same geographical area but are less dependent on cultivated foods and have a more flexible life style, do not exhibit frequent fluctuations in nutritional status nor significant birth seasonality. These (...)
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    Samuel Schindler (2014). Explanatory Fictions—for Real? Synthese 191 (8):1741-1755.
    In this article I assess Alisa Bokulich’s idea that explanatory model fictions can be genuinely explanatory. I draw attention to a tension in her account between the claim that model fictions are explanatorily autonomous, and the demand that model fictions be justified in order for them to be genuinely explanatory. I also explore the consequences that arise from Bokulich’s use of Woodward’s account of counterfactual explanation and her abandonment of Woodward’s notion of an intervention. As it stands, Bokulich’s account (...)
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    Alisa Mandrigin, Concept of Self : Thinking of Oneself as a Subject of Thought.
    We can think about ourselves in a variety of ways, but only some of the thoughts that we entertain about ourselves will be thoughts which we know concern ourselves. I call these first-person thoughts, and the component of such thoughts that picks out the object about which one is thinking—oneself—the self-concept. In this thesis I am concerned with providing an account of the content of the self-concept. The challenge is to provide an account that meets two conditions on first-person thought. (...)
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    Alisa Bokulich (2008). Paul Dirac and the Einstein-Bohr Debate. Perspectives on Science 16 (1):103-114.
    : Although Dirac rarely participated in the interpretational debates over quantum theory, it is traditionally assumed that his views were aligned with Heisenberg and Bohr in the so-called Copenhagen-Göttingen camp. However, an unpublished—and apparently unknown—lecture of Dirac's reveals that this view is mistaken; in the famous debate between Einstein and Bohr, Dirac sided with Einstein. Surprisingly, Dirac believed that quantum mechanics was not complete, that the uncertainty principle would not survive in the future physics, and that a deterministic description of (...)
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    Alisa Bokulich (2014). Bohr and Wittgenstein on Language and Reality. Metascience 23 (1):79-82.
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