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  1. William H. Newton-Smith (forthcoming). On the Rational Explanation of the Scientific Chance. Grazer Philosophische Studien 12:47-77.
    On a rational model of science (cf. Lakatos or Laudan), to decide on the appropriate type of explanation of a given scientific change requires a normative assessment made by reference to the model. Showing that a transition fits the model, displays it to be rational and thereby explains it. On the strong programme in the sociology of scientific knowledge (cf. Bloor and Barnes), normative assessment is irrelevant to explanation. All changes require the same type of explanation (the symmetry thesis); namely, (...)
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  2. W. Newton-Smith (ed.) (2000). A Companion to the Philosophy of Science. Blackwell Publishers.
    Taken as a whole, the volume provides an unparalleled survey of all the topical areas, major methods, and stances in the philosophy of science.
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  3. W. H. Newton-Smith (ed.) (1999). A Companion to Philosophy of Science. Blackwell.
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  4. W. H. Newton-Smith (1995). Popper, Science and Rationality. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 39:13-30.
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  5. W. H. Newton-Smith (1992). “Scientific Discovery as Problem Solving” by H. A. Simon. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 6 (1):49 – 52.
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  6. W. Newton-Smith, Tʻien-chi Chiang & E. James (eds.) (1992). Popper in China. Routledge.
    INTRODUCTION G. Soros I was hoping to deliver a paper at the Wuhan Conference on Karl Popper's philosophy, but business interfered. ...
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  7. K. A. Mohyeldin Said, W. H. Newton-Smith, R. Viale & K. V. Wilkes (eds.) (1990). Modelling the Mind. Clarendon Press.
    SEE AUTHOR'S BLURB FOR LEAFLETS This collection of papers by distinguished philosophers, psychologists, and physiologists reflects an interdisciplinary approach to the central question of cognitive science: how do we model the mind? Among the questions explored are the relationships (theoretical, reductive, and explanatory) between philosophy, psychology, computer science, and physiology; what should be asked of models in science generally, and in cognitive science in particular; whether theoretical models must make essential reference to objects in the environment; whether there are human (...)
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  8. W. H. Newton-Smith & K. V. Wilkes (1989). Introduction. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 3 (2):1.
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  9. William Newton-Smith (1988). Modest Realism. PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1988:179 - 189.
    Realism as an explanatory theory of science (faded realism) is not convincing. However, neither "internal realism" nor instrumentalism are plausible. Assuming common sense realism a non-explanatory form of scientific realism (modest realism) can be defended. Modest realism has affinities with Fine's NOA. To NOA it adds a descriptive thesis about scientific progress towards truth or verisimilitude. In addition it adds a concern with purely philosophical issues which arise in reflections on the nature of science. However, there is little to say (...)
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  10. W. H. Newton-Smith & K. V. Wilkes (1987). Introduction. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 1 (2):141 – 142.
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  11. W. H. Newton-Smith (1986). Space, Time and Space-Time: A Philosopher's View. In Raymond Flood & Michael Lockwood (eds.), The Nature of Time. B. Blackwell. 22--35.
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  12. W. Newton-Smith (1985). Logic: An Introductory Course. Routledge & Kegan Paul.
    A complete introduction to logic for first-year university students with no background in logic, philosophy or mathematics.
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  13. W. H. Newton-Smith (1985). Berkeley's Philosophy of Science. In John Foster & Howard Robinson (eds.), Essays on Berkeley: A Tercentennial Celebration. Oxford University Press.
     
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  14. W. Newton-Smith (1984). The Role of Interests in Science. Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures 18:59-73.
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  15. Peter Gibbins & W. Newton-Smith (1982). "Or", "Not", and the Way Things Are. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 56:51 - 81.
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  16. William Newton-Smith (1982). Relativism and the Possibility of Interpretation. In Martin Hollis & Steven Lukes (eds.), Rationality and Relativism. Mit Press. 106--122.
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  17. W. Newton-Smith (1981). In Defence of Truth. In Uffe Juul Jensen & Rom Harré (eds.), The Philosophy of Evolution. St. Martin's Press. 269--94.
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  18. W. Newton-Smith (1981). The Rationality of Science. Routledge & Kegan Paul.
    A clear, original and systematic introduction to philosophy of science which examines the theories of Popper, Lakatos, Kuhn and Feyerabend before proposing a ...
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  19. W. Newton-Smith (1980). The Structure of Time. Routledge & Kegan Paul.
  20. W. H. Newton-Smith, M. Przelecki & R. Wojcicki (1979). Twenty-Five Years of Logical Methodology in Poland. Philosophical Quarterly 29 (115):172.
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  21. W. Newton-smith (1978). Reviews. [REVIEW] British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 29 (3):281-283.
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  22. W. Newton-Smith & Steven Lukes (1978). The Underdetermination of Theory by Data. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 52:71 - 107.
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  23. W. H. Newton-Smith & Nicholas Rescher (1977). A Theory of Possibility. Philosophical Quarterly 27 (106):78.
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  24. W. Newton-Smith (1973). Philosophy and Personal Relationships.
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  25. W. Newton-Smith (1973). &Quot;a Conceptual Analysis of Love&Quot;. In Philosophy and Personal Relationships.
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  26. W. H. Newton-Smith (1972). Armchair Cosmology. Philosophy 47 (179):64 - 66.
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  27. W. Newton-Smith (1971). God and Timelessness. By Nelson Pike. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. 1970. 40 S. Dialogue 10 (01):201-203.
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  28. W. Newton-smith (1969). Reviews. [REVIEW] British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 20 (3):281-283.
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