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    Feyerabend and Popper on Theory Proliferation and Anomaly Import: On the Compatibility of Theoretical Pluralism and Critical Rationalism.Karim Bschir - 2015 - Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 5 (1):24-55.
    A fundamental tenet of Paul Feyerabend’s pluralistic view of science has it that theory proliferation, that is, the availability of theoretical alternatives, is of crucial importance for the detection of anomalies in established theories. Paul Hoyningen-Huene calls this the Anomaly Importation Thesis, according to which anomalies are imported, as it were, into well-established theories from competing alternatives. This article pursues two major objectives: (a) to work out the systematic details of Feyerabend’s ideas on theory proliferation and anomaly import as they (...)
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    The Manipulability of What? The History of G-Protein Coupled Receptors.Ann-Sophie Barwich & Karim Bschir - 2017 - Biology and Philosophy 32 (6):1317-1339.
    This paper tells the story of G-protein coupled receptors, one of the most important scientific objects in contemporary biochemistry and molecular biology. By looking at how cell membrane receptors turned from a speculative concept into a central element in modern biochemistry over the past 40 years, we revisit the role of manipulability as a criterion for entity realism in wet-lab research. The central argument is that manipulability as a condition for reality becomes meaningful only once scientists have decided how to (...)
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    Introduction: Systematicity, the Nature of Science?Karim Bschir, Simon Lohse & Hasok Chang - 2019 - Synthese 196 (3):761-773.
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    Menachem Fisch. Creatively Undecided: Toward a History and Philosophy of Scientific Agency. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. Pp. 304. $27.92. [REVIEW]Karim Bschir - 2019 - Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 9 (1):189-192.
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    Menachem Fisch, Creatively Undecided: Toward a History and Philosophy of Scientific Agency.Karim Bschir - forthcoming - Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science.
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    Introduction: Systematicity, the Nature of Science?Karim Bschir, Simon Lohse & Hasok Chang - 2017 - Synthese:1-13.
    Introduction to Synthese SI: Systematicity: The Nature of Science?
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    Predicting Under Structural Uncertainty: Why Not All Hawkmoths Are Ugly.Karim Bschir & Lydia Braunack-Mayer - unknown
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    Failure in Science and Why It Is a Good Thing.Karim Bschir - 2018 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 61 (2):301-310.
    For centuries, if not millennia, philosophers have been debating the question of how science works and what it essentially is. Many have claimed that science is fundamentally characterized by the application of a specific method: the scientific method. What constitutes this method precisely, has been the subject of an extensive debate. In the 17th century, scholars like Francis Bacon or Isaac Newton advocated a strongly empiricist and inductivist method for science. According to this method, general empirical statements must be derived (...)
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    Risk, Uncertainty and Precaution in Science: The Threshold of the Toxicological Concern Approach in Food Toxicology.Karim Bschir - 2017 - Science and Engineering Ethics 23 (2):489-508.
    Environmental risk assessment is often affected by severe uncertainty. The frequently invoked precautionary principle helps to guide risk assessment and decision-making in the face of scientific uncertainty. In many contexts, however, uncertainties play a role not only in the application of scientific models but also in their development. Building on recent literature in the philosophy of science, this paper argues that precaution should be exercised at the stage when tools for risk assessment are developed as well as when they are (...)
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    The Scientist's Atom and the Philosopher's Stone: How Science Succeeded and Philosophy Failed to Gain Knowledge of Atoms. [REVIEW]Karim Bschir - 2012 - Annals of Science 69 (4):575-577.
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    Potentiality in Natural Philosophy.Karim Bschir - 2016 - In David Ray Griffin, Michael Epperson & Timothy E. Eastman (eds.), Physics and Speculative Philosophy: Potentiality in Modern Science. De Gruyter. pp. 17--46.
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    Cosmopolitics I. [REVIEW]Karim Bschir - 2014 - Annals of Science 71 (1):129-132.
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    Wrestling with Nature. From Omens to Science. [REVIEW]Karim Bschir - 2014 - Annals of Science 71 (1):144-147.
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  14. Eristik.Karim Bschir - 2013 - In Stefan Schierholz & Herbert Ernst Wiegand (eds.), Wörterbücher Zur Sprach- Und Kommunikationswissenschaft Wsk. De Gruyter.
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  15. Elenktik.Karim Bschir - 2013 - In Stefan Schierholz & Herbert Ernst Wiegand (eds.), Wörterbücher Zur Sprach- Und Kommunikationswissenschaft Wsk. De Gruyter.
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  16. Interpreting Feyerabend.Karim Bschir & Jamie Shaw (eds.) - forthcoming - Cambridge University Press.
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  17. Klassifikation.Karim Bschir - 2013 - In Stefan Schierholz & Herbert Ernst Wiegand (eds.), Wörterbücher Zur Sprach- Und Kommunikationswissenschaft Wsk. De Gruyter.
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  18. Physics and Speculative Philosophy: Potentiality in Modern Science.Karim Bschir - 2016 - De Gruyter.
  19. Vorläufig Oder Grundlegend?: Die Code-Metapher in der Molekularbiologie.Karim Bschir - 2010 - In Andrea Gleiniger & Georg Vrachliotis (eds.), Code : Zwischen Operation Und Narration. Birkhäuser. pp. 13--29.
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  20. Willensfreiheit in grammatikalischer Hinsicht.Karim Bschir - 2012 - In S. Achermann, S. Sigrist, B. Varnholt, M. Wannaz & G. Folkers (eds.), Was Zählt - 2013. Suhrkamp Taschenbuch Verlag. pp. 194.
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    Wissenschaft und Realität. Versuch eines pragmatischen Empirismus.Karim Bschir - 2012 - Mohr Siebeck.
    Versuch eines pragmatischen Empirismus Karim Bschir. vom Rationalismus abzugrenzen, welcher neben der Erfahrung auch die reine Verstandestätigkeit als Erkenntnisquelle zulässt. Auf der anderen Seite benutzt man „Empirismus“ bzw.
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  22. Different Methylation Characteristics of Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 1 and 3 Toward the Ewing Sarcoma Protein and a Peptide.Steffen Pahlich, Karim Bschir, Claudio Chiavi, Larisa Belyanskaya & Heinz Gehring - 2005 - Proteins 61 (1):164-175.
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