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  1. What Makes an Explanation.Rollin W. Workman - 1964 - Philosophy of Science 31 (3):241-254.
    Newtonian theory has usually been accepted as a paradigm example of an explanation. There are two widely known analyses of what makes it so. According to one analysis, the deductive and predictive nature of the theory is what counts. The second analysis emphasizes the ability of the theory to connect widely different events and laws. The present paper proposes a third analysis stressing three characteristics. (1) The explanation includes a description which is in part of something unobserved. (2) The description (...)
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    The Individual and the Political Order: An Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy. [REVIEW]Rollin W. Workman - 1977 - Teaching Philosophy 2 (3/4):378-382.
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    Is Indeterminism Supported by Quantum Theory?Rollin W. Workman - 1959 - Philosophy of Science 26 (3):251-259.
    Two initially different arguments for indeterminism are often based either upon the Uncertainty Relations or the statistical interpretation of the wave equation of quantum mechanics. Both arguments ultimately involve three factors: (1) the assumption that elementary entities are enough like classical particles for it to make sense to say they are either determined or indetermined, (2) the fact that no exact measurements are possible of quantities supposed to characterize elementary entities, (3) the pragmatic supposition that determinism is false unless exact (...)
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    The State, Justice, and the Common Good: An Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy.Rollin W. Workman - 1975 - Teaching Philosophy 1 (2):208-210.
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    Reviews. [REVIEW]Benson Mates, Ryszard Wójcicki, Bruce Vermazen & Rollin W. Workman - 1967 - Synthese 17 (1):344-367.
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    The Logical Status of the Principle of Induction.Rollin W. Workman - 1961 - Synthese 13 (1):68 - 74.
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    Two Extralogical Uses of the Principle of Induction.Rollin W. Workman - 1962 - Philosophical Studies 13 (1-2):27 - 32.
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    Samuel Stanhope Stryker Browne 1989.Rollin W. Workman - 1990 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 63 (7):42 -.
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  9. Editorial.Rollin W. Workman - 1968 - Synthese 18 (2-3):131.
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  10. Kant's Refutation of Idealism.Rollin W. Workman - 1969 - Philosophical Forum 1 (3):332.
     
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