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  1. Roberto Torretti (2013). Chang. 2012. Is Water H2O? Evidence, Realism and Pluralism. Theoria. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science 28 (2):331-334.
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  2. Roberto Torretti (2012). Fernomenotecnia y Conceptualización En la Epistemología de Gaston Bachelard. Theoria: Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia 27 (73):97-114.
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  3. Steven Savitt & Roberto Torretti (2011). Time in the Special Theory of Relativity. In Craig Callender (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Time. Oxford University Press. 546--570.
  4. Roberto Torretti (2011). How Percepts and Concepts Engage the Future. Foundations of Physics 41 (11):1717-1728.
    With Humean empiricism and its agnostic stance regarding the future as a foil, I take a bird’s eye view of the links between past and future prescribed by ordinary concepts of everyday things and processes, and by scientific models of phenomenal situations. I argue that they entitle us to claim knowledge of the future—including, where appropriate, its necessary course—in a humanly affordable sense of ‘knowledge’.
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  5. Roberto Torretti (2010). La proliferación de los conceptos de especie en la biología evolucionista (The proliferation of species concepts in evolutionary biology). Theoria 25 (3):325-377.
    RESUMEN: La biología evolucionista no ha logrado definir un concepto de especie que satisfaga a todos sus colaboradores. El presente panorama crítico de las principales propuestas y sus respectivas dificultades apunta, por un lado, a ilustrar los procesos de formación de conceptos en las ciencias empíricas y, por otro, a socavar la visión parateológica del conocimiento y la verdad que inspiró inicialmente a la ciencia moderna y prevalece aún entre muchas personas educadas. El artículo se divide en dos partes. La (...)
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  6. Roberto Torretti, Nineteenth Century Geometry. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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  7. Roberto Torretti (2008). Nuevos ensayos de filosofía de la biología. Revista de Filosofia 64.
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  8. Roberto Torretti (2008). Objectivity: A Kantian Perspective. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 83 (63):81-94.
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  9. Roberto Torretti (2008). Pseudo-Longino, De lo sublime. Traducción de Eduardo Molina C. y Pablo Oyarzun R. Noticia Preliminar, Notas e índices de Pablo Oyarzun R. [REVIEW] Revista de Filosofia 64.
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  10. Roberto Torretti (2007). Getting Rid of the Ether. Could Physics Have Achieved It Sooner, with Better Assistance From Philosophy? Theoria 22 (3):353-374.
    Assuming, with Hasok Chang, that the history and philosophy of science can contribute to scientific knowledge, particularly when it is a matter of disposing of groundless or useless notions, I examine the case of the luminiferous ether, and seek to ascertain what factors may have kept it alive until 1905, when Einstein declared it superfluous.
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  11. Roberto Torretti (2007). Talal A. Debs y Michael L.G. Redhead, Objectivity, Invariance, and Convention: Symmetry in Physical Science. Revista de Filosofia 63.
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  12. Roberto Torretti (2007). The Problem of Time's Arrow Historico-Critically Reexamined. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 38 (4):732-756.
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  13. Roberto Torretti (2006). Causalidad, intervención y determinismo. Dialogos 41 (87):217-222.
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  14. Roberto Torretti, Can Science Advance Effectively Through Philosophical Criticism and Reflection?
    Prompted by Hasok Chang’s conception of the history and philosophy of science (HPS) as the continuation of science by other means, I examine the possibility of obtaining scientific knowledge through philosophical criticism and reflection, in the light of four historical cases, concerning (i) the role of absolute space in Newtonian dynamics, (ii) the purported contraction of rods and retardation of clocks in Special Relativity, (iii) the reality of the electromagnetic ether, and (iv) the so-called problem of time’s arrow. In all (...)
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  15. Roberto Torretti (2006). Paul Guyer, Ed., The Cambridge Companion to Kant and Modern Philosophy. Revista de Filosofia 62.
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  16. Roberto Torretti (2003). Fuller on Kuhn. Social Epistemology 17 (2-3):301-305.
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  17. Roberto Torretti (1999). The Philosophy of Physics. Cambridge University Press.
    A magisterial study of the philosophy of physics that both introduces the subject to the non-specialist and contains many original and important contributions for professionals in the area. Modern physics was born as a part of philosophy and has retained to this day a properly philosophical concern for the clarity and coherence of ideas. Any introduction to the philosophy of physics must therefore focus on the conceptual development of physics itself. This book pursues that development from Galileo and Newton through (...)
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  18. Roberto Torretti (1997). From Physics to Metaphysics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 28 (2):291-298.
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  19. Roberto Torretti (1996). Realismo científico y ciencia real. Theoria: Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia 11 (26):29-43.
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  20. Roberto Torretti (1992). Mathematical Structures and Physical Necessity. In Javier Echeverria, Andoni Ibarra & Thomas Mormann (eds.), The Space of Mathematics. De Gruyter. 132.
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  21. Roberto Torretti (1991). The Geometric Structure of the Universe. In. In Evandro Agazzi & Alberto Cordero (eds.), Philosophy and the Origin and Evolution of the Universe. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 53--73.
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  22. Roberto Torretti (1990). Creative Understanding: Philosophical Reflections on Physics. University of Chicago Press.
    "A pleasure to read. Gracefully written by a scholar well grounded in the relevant philosophical, historical, and technical background. . . . a helpfully clarifying review and analysis of some issues of importance to recent philosophy of science and a source of some illuminating insights."--Burke Townsend, Philosophy of Science.
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  23. Roberto Torretti (1987). Do Conjunctive Forks Always Point to a Common Cause? British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 38 (3):384-387.
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  24. Zeno Vendler, M. Glouberman, Gary Jason, George N. Schlesinger, Roberto Torretti, Bowman L. Clarke, Richard T. De George, Avner Cohen, Tecla Mazzarese, A. Modal Logician & J. Gellman (1987). Book Reviews. [REVIEW] Philosophia 17 (2):211-216.
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  25. Roberto Torretti (1986). Observation. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 37 (1):1-23.
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  26. Roberto Torretti (1984). Space-Time Physics and the Philosophy of Science. [REVIEW] British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 35 (3):280-292.
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  27. Roberto Torretti (1983). Causality and Spacetime Structure in Relativity. In. In R. Cohen & L. Laudan (eds.), Physics, Philosophy, and Psychoanalysis. D. Reidel. 273--293.
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  28. Roberto Torretti (1983/1996). Relativity and Geometry. Dover Publications.
    High-level study discusses Newtonian principles and 19th-century views on electrodynamics and the aether, covers Einstein’s electrodynamics of moving bodies, Minkowski geometry and other topics. A rich exposition of the elements of the Special and General Theory of Relativity.
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  29. Nicholas Griffin & Roberto Torretti (1981). Philosophy of Geometry From Riemann to Poincare. Philosophical Quarterly 31 (125):374.
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  30. Roberto Torretti (1979). Jackson and Pargetter's Criterion of Distant Simultaneity. Philosophy of Science 46 (2):302-305.
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  31. Roberto Torretti (1974). La geometría en el pensamiento de Kant. Logos 9 (9):9-60.
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  32. Roberto Torretti (1974). On Mr. Kielkopf's Not so Sober Understanding of Standard Elementary Logic. Mind 83 (332):575-577.
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  33. Roberto Torretti (1972). La filosofía de la aritmética de Husserl. Studi Internazionali Di Filosofia 4:183-206.
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  34. Roberto Torretti (1972). Remarks on Salmon's Paradox of Primes. Philosophy of Science 39 (2):260-262.
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  35. Roberto Torretti (1971). Die frage nach der einheit der welt bei Kant. Kant-Studien 62 (1-4):77-97.
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