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    Theoretical Understanding in Science.Mark P. Newman - 2017 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 68 (2).
    In this article I develop a model of theoretical understanding in science. This is a philosophical theory that specifies the conditions that are both necessary and sufficient for a scientist to satisfy the construction ‘S understands theory T ’. I first consider how this construction is preferable to others, then build a model of the requisite conditions on the basis of examples from elementary physics. I then show how this model of theoretical understanding can be made philosophically robust and provide (...)
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    The Prospects of Evidentialism: Trent Dougherty : Evidentialism and its Discontents. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2011 Xii+336pp, £45.00 HB.Mark P. Newman - 2013 - Metascience 22 (3):673-676.
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    Eliminating Inconsistency in Science: Peter Vickers: Understanding Inconsistent Science. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, Xii+273pp, £30.00 HB.Mark P. Newman - 2015 - Metascience 24 (1):49-53.
    In this book, Peter Vickers argues that inconsistency in science has been massively exaggerated by philosophers. In his view, inconsistent science is neither as rampant nor as damaging as many have supposed. To argue his point, he develops a specific method he calls theory eliminativism and applies it to four case studies from the history of physics and mathematics .The method is original and convincing, and the case studies well researched and compelling. Vickers’ monograph provides a challenge to any philosopher (...)
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