July 2017: A number of updates coming soon…
Forthcoming papers + work in progress
Fiction and Scientific Modelling
Against Bracketing and Complacency: Metaphysics and the Methodology of Science
Holism and Nonsupervenience in Quantum Mechanics
Realism about Missing Systems
Book project on scientific representation
Some recent publications
Modelling without Mathematics Philosophy of Science 79: 761–72, 2012.
Structuralism about Scientific Representation in Scientific Structuralism, edited by
Peter Bokulich and Alisa Bokulich, 2011.
Review of Bas van Fraassen's Scientific Representation: Paradoxes of Perspective
Australasian Journal of Philosophy 89: 567–70, 2011.
Missing Systems and the Face Value Practice Synthese 172: 283–99, 2010.
Models and the Semantic View Philosophy of Science 73: 524–35, 2006.
Idealization and Abstraction: A Framework in Correcting the Model: Idealization and
Abstraction in the Sciences, edited by Martin Jones and Nancy Cartwright, 2005.
(Please feel free to email me for the published version if it isn't posted here.)
Unpublished longer versions
Review of Bas van Fraassen's Scientific Representation: Paradoxes of Perspective, 2011.
Missing Systems and the Face Value Practice on the PhilSci Archive, 2007.
Models and the Semantic View on the PhilSci Archive, 1997.
Brief descriptions of forthcoming papers and works in progress
Brief descriptions of the published papers listed above, and the unpublished longer versions
A list of some older papers, including papers in the philosophy of quantum mechanics
Updated July 2013