Desired Articles for Philosophy of Science

This is a list of topics for which the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy is currently seeking authors.

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  • Adaptationism
  • Animism
  • Anthropomorphism
  • Aristotle: Science
  • Autonomy, Intellectual
  • Axioms, Axiomatics
  • Bayesianism, Subjective Probability
  • Biology, Philosophy of
  • Brainwashing
  • Causation, Causal Laws, Causal and Statistical
  • Chaos
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Commonsense Philosophy
  • Commonsense and Philosophy
  • Conventionalism and Instrumentalism
  • Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics
  • Cosmology
  • Darwinism and Neo-Darwinism
  • Decision Theory and Games Theory (Abraham Wald versus Morgenstern and von Neumann)
  • Decoherence and Quantum Mechanics
  • Definitions in Science
  • Determinism and Indeterminism in Science
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Empiricism in Science
  • Education, Scientific and the Science of Education
  • Entropy and Information
  • Experiment
  • Functionalism in Anthropology
  • Functionalism in Biology
  • Gestalt School of Psychology
  • Heidegger on Science and Technology
  • Historiography, History, theories of, Historicism
  • Idealization and Realism
  • Incommensurability
  • Induction in the Sciences
  • Laws, Scientific
  • Logic of Discovery
  • Magic and Science
  • Manifest and Scientific Images
  • Many Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics (Everett)
  • Marxism, Scientific
  • Marxist Approaches to Science
  • Materialism
  • Measurement
  • Mediaeval Science
  • Moral realism
  • Natural Kinds
  • Natural units
  • Naturalized Explanation
  • Observation-Statements and Ramsey Sentences
  • Phenomenological Philosophy of Science
  • Physicalism and Materialism
  • Physics, Philosophy of
  • Polemics, Scientific and Unscientific
  • Positivism, traditional and “logical”
  • Probability
  • Problems, Scientific
  • Pseudoscience
  • Quantum Entanglement
  • Rationalism in the Sciences
  • Reduction of Theories, Reductionism
  • Refutationism,
  • Relativity, Special Theory of
  • Relativity, General Theory of
  • Representation in Science
  • Russell’s Philosophy of Science
  • Sanity and Science
  • Sanity, Scientific View of
  • Science and Humanism
  • Science and Ideology
  • Science and Language
  • Science and Religion, Relationships between
  • Science and Theology
  • Science and Values
  • Science versus Metaphysics
  • Science versus Myth and Magic
  • Scientific Antirealism
  • Scientific Criticism
  • Scientific Explanation
  • Scientific Freedom
  • Scientific Method
  • Scientific Naturalism
  • Scientific Observation
  • Scientific Rationality
  • Scientific Revolution, The
  • Scientific Revolutions
  • Semantic View of Theories
  • Simplicity
  • Social Constructionism and Science
  • Social Science and Positivism
  • Social Sciences, History of
  • Sociology of Science
  • Sociology, Sociologism
  • Space
  • Species
  • Statistical Explanation
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Systems Theory
  • Technology and Ethics
  • Teleological Explanation
  • Theories, Scientific
  • Theory and Evidence
  • Theory and Observation
  • Thermodynamics
  • Thought Experiments
  • Time-Reversal Invariance and Irreversibility (Time's Arrow)
  • Underdetermination
  • Units of Selection
  • Unity of Science
  • Value of Science, The
  • Verificationism
  • Verisimilitude
  • Worldview (Weltanschauung)
  • Würzburg School of Psychology

Desired articles on individuals:

Aristotle's Science, Niels Bohr, Robert Boyle, P. W. Bridgman, R. G. Collingwood, Auguste Comte, Charles Darwin, Pierre Duhem, Albert Einstein, Herbert Feigl, Michael Faraday, Paul Feyerabend, Galileo Galilei, Adolf Grünbaum, Russell Norwood Hanson, Hermann von Helmholtz, John Herschell, Henry Kyburg, Ernst Mach, Ernst Mayr, James Clerk Maxwell, Otto Neurath, Isaac Newton, Max Planck, Michael Polanyi, Hillary Putnam, Wilfrid Sellars, Moritz Schlick, Michael Scriven, Abner Shimony, Herbert Simon, J. J. C. Smart, Wolfgang Stegmüller, Bas van Fraassen



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