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  1. Thomas Uebel (ed.) (forthcoming). New Directions in Philosophy of Science. Springer.
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  2. Thomas Uebel (forthcoming). Review of Legitimizing Scientific Knowledge: An Introduction to Steve Fuller's Social Epistemology. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.
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  3. Thomas Uebel (ed.) (forthcoming). The Philosophy of the Sciences That Received Philosophy of Science Neglected. Historical Perspectives. Springer.
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  4. Thomas Uebel (forthcoming). Twentieth-Century Philosophy of Social Science in the Analytic Tradition. Philosophy of the Social Sciences.
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  5. Hanne Andersen, Dennis Dieks, Wenceslao González, Thomas Uebel & Gregory Wheeler (eds.) (2013). New Challenges to Philosophy of Science. Springer Verlag.
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  6. Thomas Uebel (2013). “Logical Positivism”—“Logical Empiricism”: What's in a Name? Perspectives on Science 21 (1):58-99.
    Do the terms “logical positivism” and “logical empiricism” mark a philosophically real and significant distinction? There is, of course, no doubt that the first term designates the group of philosophers known as the Vienna Circle, headed by Moritz Schlick and including Rudolf Carnap, Herbert Feigl, Philipp Frank, Hans Hahn, Otto Neurath, Friedrich Waismann and others. What is debatable, however, is whether the name “logical positivism” correctly distinguishes their doctrines from related ones called “logical empiricism” that emerged from the Berlin Society (...)
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  7. Thomas Uebel (2013). Pragmatics in Carnap and Morris and the Bipartite Metatheory Conception. Erkenntnis 78 (3):523-546.
    This paper concerns the issue of whether the so-called left wing of the Vienna Circle (Carnap, Neurath, Frank) can be understood as having provided the blueprint for a bipartite metatheory with a formal-logical part (the “logic of science”) supporting and being supported by a naturalistic-empirical part (the “behavioristics of science”). A claim to this effect was recently met by a counterclaim that there was indeed an attempt made to broaden Carnap’s formalist conception of philosophy by the pragmatist Morris, but that (...)
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  8. Thomas Uebel (2013). Two Halves of Unity. Metascience 22 (2):481-484.
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  9. Thomas Uebel (2012). Actions, Reasons and Narratives. Inquiry 55 (1):82 - 101.
    Abstract This paper outlines the proposal that narratives can back up the claim that explanations by reasons are causal explanations. While drawing for inspiration on discussions in the philosophy of history, the proposal is here discussed in the context of the classical debate about reasons and causes. The far-reaching agreement of Davidson's causalist theory with an anti-causalist argument is shown to give rise to an epistemological difficulty that is not fixed simply by attending to his understanding of singular causal claims. (...)
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  10. Thomas Uebel (2012). But is It Sociology of Knowledge? Wilhelm Jerusalem's “Sociology of Cognition” in Context. Studies in East European Thought 64 (1-2):5-37.
    This paper considers the charge that—contrary to the current widespread assumption accompanying the near-universal neglect of his work—Wilhelm Jerusalem (1854–1923) cannot count as one of the founders of the sociology of (scientific) knowledge. In order to elucidate the matter, Jerusalem’s “sociology of cognition” is here reconstructed in the context of his own work in psychology and philosophy as well as in the context of the work of some predecessors and contemporaries. It is argued that while it shows clear discontinuities with (...)
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  11. Thomas Uebel (2012). Carnap, Philosophy and “Politics in its Broadest Sense”. In. In R. Creath (ed.), Rudolf Carnap and the Legacy of Logical Empiricism. Springer Verlag. 133--148.
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  12. Thomas Uebel (2012). De-Synthesizing the Relative a Priori. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 43 (1):7-17.
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  13. Thomas Uebel (2012). The Bipartite Conception of Metatheory and the Dialectical Conception of Explication. In Pierre Wagner (ed.), Carnap's Ideal of Explication and Naturalism. Palgrave Macmillan.
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  14. Dennis Dieks, Wenceslao Gonzalo, Thomas Uebel, Stephan Hartmann & Marcel Weber (eds.) (2011). Explanation, Prediction, and Confirmation. Springer.
    This volume, the second in the Springer series Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective, contains selected papers from the workshops organised by the ESF ...
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  15. Thomas Uebel (2011). “A Kind of Metaphysician”: Arne Naess From Logical Empiricism to Ecophilosophy. Inquiry 54 (1):78-109.
    ABSTRACT Arne Naess once called himself ?a kind of metaphysician?: did or did he not therewith turn his back on his philosophical mentors in the Vienna Circle? To try to determine the meaning of this self-ascription, this paper first considers in detail two works in which his disagreements with the philosophers of the Vienna Circle found their clearest and most detailed expression. Concentrating on Carnap it will be argued that while some of Naess's criticisms cannot be taken as authoritative, he (...)
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  16. Thomas Uebel (2011). Beyond the Formalist Criterion of Cognitive Significance: Philipp Frank's Later Antimetaphysics. Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 1 (1):47-72.
  17. Thomas Uebel (2011). Carnap and Kuhn: On the Relation Between the Logic of Science and the History of Science. [REVIEW] Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 42 (1):129 - 140.
    This paper offers a refutation of J. C. Pinto de Oliveira's recent critique of revisionist Carnap scholarship as giving undue weight to two brief letters to Kuhn expressing his interest in the latter's work. First an argument is provided to show that Carnap and Kuhn are by no means divided by a radical mismatch of their conceptions of the rationality of science as supposedly evidenced by their stance towards the distinction of the contexts of discovery and justification. This is followed (...)
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  18. Thomas Uebel (2011). Carnap's Ramseyfications Defended. European Journal for Philosophy of Science 1 (1):71-87.
    This paper seeks to evaluate the potential of the Newman objection to function as an immanent critique of Carnap's use of the Ramsey method of regimenting scientific theories. Stress is laid on the distinctive way in which ramseyfications are used by Carnap to formulate the analytic/synthetic distinction for the theoretical language and on the difference between the ontological and the epistemic readings of the Newman objection. While the former reading of the Newman objection is rejected as trading on an assumption (...)
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  19. Thomas Uebel (2011). Linguistics and the Vienna Circle. Metascience 20 (2):377-379.
    Linguistics and the Vienna Circle Content Type Journal Article DOI 10.1007/s11016-010-9445-9 Authors Thomas Uebel, Department of Philosophy, School of Social Science, University of Manchester, Arthur Lewis Building, Manchester, M13 9PL UK Journal Metascience Online ISSN 1467-9981 Print ISSN 0815-0796.
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  20. Thomas Uebel (2010). Carnap and the Perils of Ramseyfication. In M. Dorato M. Suàrez (ed.), Epsa Epistemology and Methodology of Science. Springer. 1--299.
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  21. Thomas Uebel (2010). Some Remarks on Current History of Analytical Philosophy of Science. In. In F. Stadler, D. Dieks, W. Gonzales, S. Hartmann, T. Uebel & M. Weber (eds.), The Present Situation in the Philosophy of Science. Springer. 13--27.
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  22. Thomas Uebel (2010). What's Right About Carnap, Neurath and the Left Vienna Circle Thesis: A Refutation. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 41 (2):214-221.
    This paper rejects as unfounded a recent criticism of research on the so-called left wing of the Vienna Circle and the claim that it sported a political philosophy of science. The demand for ‘specific, local periodized claims’ is turned against the critic. It is shown (i) that certain criticisms of Red Vienna’s leading party cannot be transferred to the members of the Circle involved in popular education, nor can criticism of Carnap’s Aufbau be transferred to Neurath’s unified science project; (ii) (...)
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  23. Thomas Uebel, Stephan Hartmann, Wenceslao Gonzalez, Marcel Weber, Dennis Dieks & Friedrich Stadler (eds.) (2010). The Present Situation in the Philosophy of Science. Springer.
    This volume is a serious attempt to open up the subject of European philosophy of science to real thought, and provide the structural basis for the ...
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  24. Thomas Uebel (2009). Carnap's Logical Syntax in the Context of the Vienna Circle. In Pierre Wagner (ed.), Carnap's Logical Syntax of Language. Palgrave Macmillan.
  25. Thomas Uebel (2009). Carnap's Logical Syntax in The. In Pierre Wagner (ed.), Carnap's Logical Syntax of Language. Palgrave Macmillan. 53.
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  26. Thomas Uebel (2009). Neurath's Protocol Statements Revisited: Sketch of a Theory of Scientific Testimony. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 40 (1):4-13.
  27. John O'Neill & Thomas Uebel (2008). Logical Empiricism as Critical Theory? The Debate Continues. Analyse and Kritik 30 (2).
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  28. Thomas Uebel, Vienna Circle. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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  29. Thomas Uebel (2008). Writing a Revolution: On the Production and Early Reception of the Vienna Circle's Manifesto. Perspectives on Science 16 (1):70-102.
    Considerable unclarity exists in the literature concerning the origin and authorship of Wissenschaftliche Weltauffassung. Der Wiener Kreis, the Vienna Circle’s manifesto of 1929 and on the extent of and the reasons for the mixed reception it received in the Circle itself. This paper reconsiders these matters on the light of so far insufªciently consulted documents.
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  30. Thomas E. Uebel (2008). On the Production, History, and Aspects of the Reception of the Vienna Circle's Manifesto. Perspectives on Science 16 (1):70-102.
    : Considerable unclarity exists in the literature concerning the origin and authorship of Wissenschaftliche Weltauffassung. Der Wiener Kreis, the Vienna Circle's manifesto of 1929 and on the extent of and the reasons for the mixed reception it received in the Circle itself. This paper reconsiders these matters on the light of so far insufficiently consulted documents.
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  31. Thomas Uebel (2007). Interpreting Neurath's Protocols. Reply to Nottelmann. Journal for General Philosophy of Science 38 (2):383 - 391.
    This paper responds to a recent criticism of Uebel's analysis of Neurath's protocol statements and proposes some independent amendments.
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  32. Thomas Uebel (2007). Review of Mark Textor (Ed.), The Austrian Contribution to Analytic Philosophy. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2007 (9).
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  33. Thomas E. Uebel & Alan W. Richardson (eds.) (2007). The Cambridge Companion to Logical Empiricism. Cambridge University Press.
    If there is a movement or school that epitomizes analytic philosophy in the middle of the twentieth century, it is logical empiricism. Logical empiricists created a scientifically and technically informed philosophy of science, established mathematical logic as a topic in and tool for philosophy, and initiated the project of formal semantics. Accounts of analytic philosophy written in the middle of the twentieth century gave logical empiricism a central place in the project. The second wave of interpretative accounts was constructed to (...)
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  34. Thomas Uebel (2006). Taking Philosophy of Science Into the Cold. Metascience 15 (1):89-96.
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  35. Alan W. Richardson & Thomas E. Uebel (2005). Alan W. Richardson. 'The Tenacious, Malleable, Indefatigable, and yet, Eternally Modifiable Will': Hans Reichenbach's Knowing Subject. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 79 (1):73–87.
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  36. Alan W. Richardson & Thomas E. Uebel (2005). Alan W. Richardson. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 79 (1):73-87.
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  37. Alan W. Richardson & Thomas E. Uebel (2005). The Epistemic Agent in Logical Positivism. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 79:73 - 105.
    [Alan W. Richardson] This essay explores the uses that Michael Friedman and Bas van Fraassen have recently made of the work of Hans Reichenbach. It uses Friedman's work to complicate van Fraassen's invocation of Reichenbach's voluntarism in support of empiricism. It uses van Fraassen's work to motivate a concern with Friedman's neo-Kantian reading of Reichenbach. We are, finally, left with questions about the status and content of the account of the epistemic subject available to an epistemological voluntarist. /// (...)
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  38. Alan W. Richardson & Thomas E. Uebel (2005). Thomas E. Uebel. Epistemic Agency Naturalized: The Protocol of Testimony Acceptance. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 79 (1):89–105.
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  39. Alan W. Richardson & Thomas E. Uebel (2005). Thomas E. Uebel. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 79 (1):89-105.
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  40. Thomas Uebel (2005). The Vienna Circle and Logical Empiricism: Reevaluation and Future. Philosophy of Science 72 (4):637-642.
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  41. Thomas Uebel (2005). Political Philosophy of Science in Logical Empiricism: The Left Vienna Circle. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 36 (4):754-773.
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  42. Thomas Uebel (2005). Review of Francis Remedios, Legitimizing Scientific Knowledge: An Introduction to Steve Fuller's Social Epistemology. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2005 (3).
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  43. Thomas Uebel (2005). The Social Dimension of Scientific Knowledge and its Distinct Echo in Philosophy of Science: Six Responses to Mirowski. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 36 (4):723-725.
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  44. Thomas E. Uebel (2005). Learning Logical Tolerance: Hans Hahn on the Foundations of Mathematics. History and Philosophy of Logic 26 (3):175-209.
    Hans Hahn's long-neglected philosophy of mathematics is reconstructed here with an eye to his anticipation of the doctrine of logical pluralism. After establishing that Hahn pioneered a post-Tractarian conception of tautologies and attempted to overcome the traditional foundational dispute in mathematics, Hahn's and Carnap's work is briefly compared with Karl Menger's, and several significant agreements or differences between Hahn's and Carnap's work are specified and discussed.
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  45. John O'Neill & Thomas Uebel (2004). Horkheimer and Neurath: Restarting a Disrupted Debate. European Journal of Philosophy 12 (1):75–105.
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  46. Thomas Uebel (2004). Naturalism and Scepticism. In Tamás Demeter (ed.), Essays on Wittgenstein and Austrian Philosophy. Rodopi. 38--63.
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  47. Thomas E. Uebel (2004). Education, Enlightenment and Positivism: The Vienna Circle's Scientific World-Conception Revisited. Science and Education 13 (1-2):41-66.
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  48. Thomas Uebel (2003). On the Austrian Roots of Logical Empiricism. The Case of the First Vienna Circle. In Paolo Parrini, Wes Salmon & Merrilee Salmon (eds.), Logical Empiricism: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Pittsburgh University Pres. 67--93.
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  49. Thomas Uebel (2003). The Poverty of 'Constructivist' History (and Policy Advice). Social Epistemology 17 (2-3):307-316.
  50. Thomas E. Uebel (2002). Review: Selected Philosophical Essays. [REVIEW] Mind 111 (442):422-429.
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