1. Denny Borsboom & Gideon J. Mellenbergh (2002). Varia Including Papers From the 1998 Iip Conference the First Five Papers Were Originally Presented to the Iip Conference, Boston, 1998. [REVIEW] Synthese 130:463-464.
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  2. Denny Borsboom, Gideon J. Mellenbergh & Jaap Van Heerden (2002). Functional Thought Experiments. Synthese 130 (3):379 - 387.
    The literature on thought experiments has been mainly concerned with thought experiments that are directed at a theory, be it in a constructive or a destructive manner. This has led some philosophers to argue that all thought experiments can be formulated as arguments. The aim of this paper is to draw attention to a type of thought experiment that is not directed at a theory, but fulfills a specific function within a theory. Such thought experiments are referred to as functional (...)
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  3. Denny Borsboom, Gideon J. Mellenbergh & Jaap van Heerden (2002). Functional Thought Experiments. Synthese 130 (3):379 - 387.
    The literature on thought experiments has been mainly concernedwith thought experiments that are directed at a theory, be it in aconstructive or a destructive manner. This has led somephilosophers to argue that all thought experiments can beformulated as arguments. The aim of this paper is to drawattention to a type of thought experiment that is not directed ata theory, but fulfills a specific function within a theory. Suchthought experiments are referred to as functional thoughtexperiments, and they are routinely used in (...)
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