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  1. Jan Faye (forthcoming). Scientific Understanding, Representation, and Explanation. Epistemologia.
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  2. Jan Faye (2014). What Can Philosophy of Science Learn From Hermeneutics: And What Can Hermeneutics Learn From Philosophy of Science? With an Excursus on Botticelli. In. In D. Ginev (ed.), The Multidimensionality of Hermeneutic Phenomenology. Springer. 267--281.
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  3. Jan Faye (2013). Science or Mathematical Fiction? Metascience 22 (3):595-598.
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  4. Jan Faye (2012). After Postmodernism: A Naturalistic Reconstruction of the Humanities. Palgrave Macmillan.
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  5. Jan Faye (2012). The Role of Philosophy in a Naturalized World. European Journal of Analytic Philosophy 8 (1):60-76.
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  6. Jan Faye (2011). Explanation and Interpretation in the Sciences of Man. In. In Dennis Dieks, Wenceslao Gonzalo, Thomas Uebel, Stephan Hartmann & Marcel Weber (eds.), Explanation, Prediction, and Confirmation. Springer. 269--279.
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  7. Jan Faye (2010). Causality, Contiguity, and Construction. Organon F 17 (4):443-460.
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  8. Jan Faye (2010). Heisenberg's Invention of the Copenhagen Interpretation. Metascience 19 (2):239-242.
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  9. Jan Faye (2010). Interpretation in the Natural Sciences. In. In M. Dorato M. Suàrez (ed.), Epsa Epistemology and Methodology of Science. Springer. 107--117.
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  10. Jan Faye (2008). A Born-Again Realist. SATS 9 (1):127-134.
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  11. Jan Faye, Backward Causation. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
    Sometimes also called retro causation. A common feature of our world seems to be that in all cases of causation, the cause and the effect are placed in time so that the cause precedes its effect temporally. Our normal understanding of causation assumes this feature to such a degree that we intuitively have great difficulty imagining things differently. The notion of backward causation, however, stands for the idea that the temporal order of cause and effect is a mere contingent feature (...)
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  12. Jan Faye, Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
    As the theory of the atom, quantum mechanics is perhaps the most successful theory in the history of science. It enables physicists, chemists, and technicians to calculate and predict the outcome of a vast number of experiments and to create new and advanced technology based on the insight into the behavior of atomic objects. But it is also a theory that challenges our imagination. It seems to violate some fundamental principles of classical physics, principles that eventually have become a part (...)
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  13. Jan Faye (2008). Nothing but the Truth. A Reply to Søren Harnow Klausen. SATS 9 (2):159-162.
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  14. Jan Faye, Interpretation in the Natural Sciences.
    Interpretation in science has gained little attention in the past because philosophers of science believed that interpretation belongs to the context of discovery or must be associated with meaning. But scientists often speak about interpretation when they report their findings. Elsewhere I have argue in favour of a pragmatic-rhetorical theory of explanation, and it is in light of this theory that I suggest we can understand interpretation in the natural sciences.
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  15. Jan Faye, Identity, Space-Time, and Cosmology.
    Modern cosmology treats space and time, or rather space-time, as concrete particulars. The General Theory of Relativity combines the distribution of matter and energy with the curvature of space-time. Here space-time appears as a concrete entity which affects matter and energy and is affected by the things in it. I question the idea that space-time is a concrete existing entity which both substantivalism and reductive relationism maintain. Instead I propose an alternative view, which may be called non-reductive relationism, by arguing (...)
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  16. Jan Faye, Niels Bohr and the Vienna Circle.
    The 2nd International Congress for the Unity of Science was held in Copenhagen from the 21st June to the 26th June 1936. Among the Danish participants was Jørgen Jørgensen, professor of philosophy at the University of Copenhagen and the leading figure of logical positivism in Denmark, and Niels Bohr, the famous physicist, the father of the atomic theory, and the originator of the Copenhagen Interpretation of quantum mechanics. In fact, the event took place in Bohr’s honorary mansion at Carlsberg. Jørgensen (...)
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  17. Jan Faye, Tenses, Changes, and Space-Time.
    Here I develop the idea, which I have presented elsewhere, that time instants are abstract entities existing tenselessly and therefore that events and changes likewise may be said to exist tenselessly in virtue of their place at a certain space-time point.
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  18. Jan Faye (2007). The Pragmatic-Rhetorical Theory of Explanation. In. In Johannes Persson & Petri Ylikoski (eds.), Rethinking Explanation. Springer. 43--68.
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  19. Jan Faye (2006). Principles and Quantum Revolutions. Metascience 15 (3):573-577.
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  20. Jan Faye, Science and Reality.
    Scientific realism is the view that the aim of science is to produce true or approximately true theories about nature. It is a view which not only is shared by many philosophers but also by scientists themselves. Regarding Kuhn’s rejection of scientific progress, Steven Weinberg once declared: “All this is wormwood to scientists like myself, who think the task of science is to bring us closer and closer to objective truth.” But such a realist view on scientific theories is not (...)
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  21. Jan Faye, The Role of Cognitive Values in the Shaping of Scientific Rationality.
    It is not so long ago that philosophers and scientists thought of science as an objective and value-free enterprise. But since the heyday of positivism, it has become obvious that values, norms, and standards have an indispensable role to play in science. You may even say that these values are the real issues of the philosophy of science. Whatever they are, these values constrain science at an ontological, a cognitive, a methodological, and a semantic level for the purpose of making (...)
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  22. Jan Faye (2005). How Nature Makes Sense. In. In Jan Faye, Paul Needham, Uwe Scheffler & Max Urchs (eds.), Nature's Principles. Springer. 77--102.
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  23. Jan Faye, Models, Theories, and Language.
    The semantic view on theories has been much in vogue over four decades as the successor of the syntactic view. In the present paper, I take issue with this approach by arguing that theories and models must be separated and that a theory should be considered to be a linguistic systems consisting of a vocabulary and a set of rules for the use of that vocabulary.
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  24. Jan Faye, Paul Needham, Uwe Scheffler & Max Urchs (eds.) (2005). Nature's Principles. Springer.
    This volume presents a wide-ranging overview of the contemporary debate and includes some of its foremost participants.
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  25. Jan Faye, The Pragmatic-Rhetorical Theory of Explanation.
    The pragmatic theory of explanation is an attempt to see explanation as a linguistic response to a cognitive problem where the content of the response depends on the context of the scientific inquiry. The present paper draws on the rhetorical situation, as it is defined by Loyld Bitzer, in order to understand how the context may influence the content as well as the acceptability of the response.
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  26. Jan Faye (2002). When Time Gets Off Track. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 50:1-.
  27. Jan Faye (2000). Facts as Truth Makers. Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 76:65-86.
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  28. Jan Faye, Uwe Scheffler & Max Urchs (2000). Philosophical Entities: An Introduction. Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 76:1-64.
     
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  29. Jan Faye (1999). Explanation Explained. Synthese 120 (1):61-75.
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  30. Vincent F. Hendricks & Jan Faye (1999). Abduting Explanation. In L. Magnini, N. J. Nersessian & P. Thagard (eds.), Model-Based Reasoning in Scientific Discovery. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publisher. 271--292.
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  31. Jan Faye (1997). Dorato on Time and Reality. Epistemologia 20 (2).
     
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  32. Jan Faye (1995). Review. [REVIEW] British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 46 (2):275-279.
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  33. Jan Faye (1994). Non-Locality or Non-Separability?. In. In Jan Faye & Henry J. Folse (eds.), Niels Bohr and Contemporary Philosophy. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 97--118.
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  34. Jan Faye & Henry J. Folse (eds.) (1994). Niels Bohr and Contemporary Philosophy. Kluwer Academic Publishers.
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  35. Jan Faye (1993). Is the Future Really Real? American Philosophical Quarterly 30 (3):259 - 269.
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  36. Jan Faye (1991). Niels Bohr: His Heritage and Legacy. Kluwer Academic Publishers.
     
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  37. J. Elster, K. Moene, Cambridge Cambridge, Jan Faye, John Martin Ed Fisher, Stanford Stanford, E. Forster & Steve Fuller (1990). 555PP-,£ 2500 Davis, Caroline Franks, The Evidential Force of Religious Experience, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1989, 276pp.,£ 27.50 Donaldson, John, Key Issues in Business Ethics, Sidcup, Kent, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Ltd., 1989, 251pp.,£ 25.00, Paper£ 9.95. [REVIEW] Mind 99:393.
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  38. Jan Faye (1988). The Bohr-Høffding Relationship Reconsidered. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 19 (3):321-346.
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  39. Jan Faye (1985). Temporal Realism. Danish Yearbook of Philosophy 22:81-85.
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