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  1. Jesús Mosterín (2011). P.M.S. Hacker, Human Nature: The Categorial FrameworK. Pragmatics and Cognition 19 (1):125-132.
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  2. Jesús Mosterín (2011). The Role of Consistencyin Empirical Science. Manuscrito 34 (1):293-305.
    Any inconsistent theory whose underlying logic is classical encompasses all the sentences of its own language. As it denies everything it asserts, it is useless for explaining or predicting anything. Nevertheless, paraconsistent logic has shown that it is possible to live with contradictions and still avoid the collapse of the theory. The main point of this paper is to show that even if it is formally possible to isolate the contradictions and to live with them, this cohabitation is neither desired (...)
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  3. Jesús Mosterín (2008). Social Factors in the Development of Genetics and the Lysenko Affair. Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 96 (1):143-155.
    The history of genetics offers abundant material for the study of the influence of social factors in the development of science. Several of these factors are listed and briefly touched upon. Especial attention is paid to the interference of political power in the business of science, exemplified and analyzed in the tragic case of the Lysenko affair, which lead to the death of the best geneticists of Russia and the destruction of a whole and fruitful scientific community.
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  4. Jesús Mosterín (2007). Cultura y violencia. Daimon 42:23-43.
    La evolución biológica nos ha proporcionado una agresividad congénita, que constituye la base de nuestra competitividad y liderazgo. También nos ha proporcionado mecanismos reguladores e inhibidores de esa agresividad. Cuando estos mecanismos fallan, la agresividad se descontrola y conduce a la violencia, la destrucción y la muerte. La cultura es la información que hemos recibido por aprendizaje social y reside en el cerebro, no en el genoma . La cultura no es siempre algo bueno; también puede conducir al dolor y (...)
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  5. Jesus Mosterin, Anthropic Explanations in Cosmology.
    The claims of some authors to have introduced a new type of explanation in cosmology, based on the anthropic principle, are examined and found wanting. The weak anthropic principle is neither anthropic nor a principle. Either in its direct or in its Bayesian form, it is a mere tautology lacking explanatory force and unable to yield any prediction of previously unknown results. It is a pattern of inference, not of explanation. The strong anthropic principle is a gratuitous speculation with no (...)
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  6. Jesús Mosterín (2002). Examen Del Principio Antrópico En Cosmología. Dialogos 37:203-236.
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  7. Jesús Mosterín (2001). Self-Conciousness and Cosmic Consciousness. The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 2001:213-222.
    This paper provides a brief survey of the human consciousness, beginning with the origins of humanism in the Renaissance period, moving on through the anthropocentrism of Enlightenment individualism, and its ensuing breakdown in our contemporary era. In agreement with the thesis that the task of the humanities is the enhancement of our selfconsciousness as human beings, I argue that only from the standpoint of a deeper and better-informed human self-consciousness, rooted in a cosmic consciousness, can we engage the unforeseen problems, (...)
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  8. Jesús Mosterín (2000). Representations of Scientific Rationality. Theoria 15 (2):387-390.
  9. John Earman & Jesus Mosterin (1999). A Critical Look at Inflationary Cosmology. Philosophy of Science 66 (1):1-49.
    Inflationary cosmology won a large following on the basis of the claim that it solves various problems that beset the standard big bang model. We argue that these problems concern not the empirical adequacy of the standard model but rather the nature of the explanations it offers. Furthermore, inflationary cosmology has not been able to deliver on its proposed solutions without offering models which are increasingly complicated and contrived, which depart more and more from the standard model it was supposed (...)
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  10. Jesús Mosterín (1999). Respuesta a mis críticos. Teorema 3 (de la Cátedra Jorge Santayana ():69-85.
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  11. Jesús Mosterín (1999). Resumen de mis principales tesis en¡ Vivan los animales! Teorema: Revista Internacional de Filosofía 18 (3):213-220.
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  12. Jesús Mosterín (1998). Technology-Mediated Observation. Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology 4 (2):120-127.
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  13. Jesús Mosterín (1997). The Natural Numbers as a Universal Library. In Evandro Agazzi & György Darvas (eds.), Philosophy of Mathematics Today. Kluwer. 305--317.
  14. Jesús Mosterín (1995). Los Límites de la Ciencia. Theoria 10 (3):227-228.
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  15. Jesús Mosterín (1995). N. RESCHER: "Los límites de la ciencia". [REVIEW] Theoria: Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia 10 (24):227-228.
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  16. Jesus Mosterin (1995). Overcoming Addiction Through Abstract Patterns. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (1):137-138.
    You cannot overcome addiction or impulsiveness through abstract patterns alone. They show you the way to go, but do not fuel the effort. Some further variable is needed in the equation, some internal force or motivational mechanism, whatever its nature. Overlooking this leads to a neo-Socratic exaggeration of the role of cognition in selfcontrol.
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  17. Jesus Mosterin (1994). Mereology, Set Theory, Biological Ontology. In Dag Prawitz & Dag Westerståhl (eds.), Logic and Philosophy of Science in Uppsala. Kluwer. 511--524.
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  18. Jesús Mosterín (1993). Filosofía de la Cultura.
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  19. Jesús Mosterín (1992). Epítome sobre racionalidad. Theoria 7 (1/2/3):57-62.
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  20. Jesus Mosterin (1992). Theories and the Flow of Information. In Javier Echeverria, Andoni Ibarra & Thomas Mormann (eds.), The Space of Mathematics. De Gruyter. 367.
  21. Jesus Mosterin (1991). What Can We Know About the Universe? In Evandro Agazzi & Alberto Cordero (eds.), Philosophy and the Origin and Evolution of the Universe. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 263--289.
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  22. Antoni Domènech & Jesús Mosterín (1989). De la Ética a la Política de la Razón Erótica a la Razón Inerte. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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  23. Jesús Mosterin (1988). Ontological Queries and Evolutionary Processes. Comments on Hull. Biology and Philosophy 3 (2):204-209.
  24. Jesús Mosterin (1988). With Commentary. Biology and Philosophy 3 (2):204.
     
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  25. Jesús Mosterín (1986). ¿ Está Vd. A favor o en contra del bien y la verdad? Teorema 15 (3-4):65-78.
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  26. Jesús Mosterín (1986). Historia de la filosofía, v. 4: Aristóteles. Crítica: Revista Hispanoamericana de Filosofía 18 (53):74-77.
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  27. Jésus Mosterin (1985). Bunge Sobre Individuos Concretos. Theoria 1 (2):551-554.
  28. Jesús Mosterín (1984). Conceptos y Teorías En la Ciencia.
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  29. Jesús Mosterín (1984). Popper y el mundo de la cultura. Teorema 14 (1-2):289-298.
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  30. Jesús Mosterín (1984). Taxonomía Formal. Enrahonar. Quaderns de Filosofía 7 (8):109-119.
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  31. Jesús Mosterín (1983). Historia de la Filosofía.
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  32. Jesús Mosterín & Telos Staff (1983). Ortega y la sabiduría. Teorema 13 (3):421.
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  33. Jesús Mosterín (1982). El mundo se nos escurre entre las mallas de nuestras teorías. Teorema: Revista Internacional de Filosofía 12 (1):181-194.
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  34. Jesús Mosterín (1982). Kant como filósofo de la ciencia. Enrahonar:11-22.
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  35. Jesús Mosterín (1980). La polémica entre Frege y Hilbert acerca del método axiomático. Teorema 10 (4):287-306.
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  36. Jesús Mosterín (1980). Sobre funciones y composición de relaciones. Critica 12 (35):55 - 70.
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  37. Jesús Mosterín (1979). De la materia a la razón. Teorema: Revista Internacional de Filosofía 9 (2):201-210.
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  38. Jesús Mosterín (1978). Creer y saber. Dianoia 24 (24):128.
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  39. Jesús Mosterín (1978). Sobre el concepo de modelo. Teorema: Revista Internacional de Filosofía 8 (2):131-142.
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  40. Jesús Mosterín (1977). La incompleta racionalidad. Teorema 7 (1):55-87.
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  41. Jesús Mosterín (1976). Lógica de Primer Orden. Crítica: Revista Hispanoamericana de Filosofía 8 (24):125-128.
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  42. Jesús Mosterín (1975). Sobre teorías físicas y teorías matemáticas. Teorema:69-87.
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  43. Jesús Mosterín (1973). El concepto de racionalidad. Teorema 3 (4):455-479.
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  44. Jesús Mosterín (1973). El problema de la decisión en la lógica de predicados. Convivium 39:3-11.
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  45. Jesus Mosterin, How Set Theory Impinges on Logic.
    Standard (classical) logic is not independent of set theory. Which formulas are valid in logic depends on which sets we assume to exist in our set-theoretical universe. Second-order logic is just set theory in disguise. The typically logical notions of validity and consequence are not well defined in second-order logic, at least as long as there are open issues in set theory. Such contentious issues in set theory as the axiom of choice, the continuum hypothesis or the existence of inaccessible (...)
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