Philosophy of Science


"Critical Notice: John Earman's A Primer on Determinism," Philosophy of Science 56(3), Sept.,   1989.

"There's a Hole and a Bucket, Dear Leibniz," Midwest Studies in Philosophy XVIII (South Bend: Notre Dame Press, 1993).   

"Classical Mechanics," Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. by Edward Craig (London: Routledge, 1996).    

"Determinism and the Mystery of the Missing Physics," British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 60(1) 2008.   

Mixed Level Explanation,” Philosophy of Science 77(5) 2010.  

 “What is Classical Mechanics Anyway?,” (an abridged version can be found in The Oxford Handbook in Philosophy of Physics, R. Batterman, ed, (Oxford: Oxford University of Press, 2014).     

“Physics Avoidance,” from Physics Avoidance.   

"The Greediness of Scales" from Physics Avoidance.

"Counterfactuals in the Real World" (with Jim Woodwrad)