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Survey Articles

The Philosophy of Climate Science, in Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, (first published 2020), with Richard Bradley, Katie Steele, Erica Thompson and Charlotte Werndl.

Models in Science, in Edward N. Zalta (ed.): Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (first published February 2006; substantive revision February 2020), with Stephan Hartmann.

Models and Representation, in Lorenzo Magnani and Tommaso Bertolotti (eds.): Springer Handbook of Model-Based Science, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London and New York: Springer, 2017, 49-102, with James Nguyen.

(The publisher insisted on having numbered citations. A more user-friendly version of the paper with author-date citations can be found here.)

Chance and Determinism, in Alan Hájek and Christopher Hitchcock (eds): The Oxford Handbook of Probability and Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016, 460-474.

Scientific Representation, in Edward N. Zalta (ed.): Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (first published October 2016), with James Nguyen.

Philosophy of Climate Science Part I: Observing Climate ChangePhilosophy Compass 10(12), 2015, 953-964, with Erica Thompson and Charlotte Werndl. (The paper is also available as open access publication on the publisher’s website.)

Philosophy of Climate Science Part II: Modelling Climate ChangePhilosophy Compass 10(12), 2015, 965-977, with Erica Thompson and Charlotte Werndl. (The paper is also available as open access publication on the publisher’s website.)

(The above are parts I and II of a three-part introduction to the philosophy of climate science. Part III, ‘Making Climate Decisions’, is written by Richard Bradley and Katie Steele and is available here.)

Models and Theories in Science, in Duncan Pritchard (ed.): Oxford Bibliographies. New York: Oxford University Press 2014.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Structural Realism But Were Afraid to AskEuropean Journal for Philosophy of Science 1, 2011, 227–276, with Ioannis Votsis.

The Ergodic Hierarchy, in Edward N. Zalta (ed.): Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (first published April 2011; substantive revision autumn 2020), with Joseph Berkovitz and Fred Kronz.

A Field Guide to Recent Work on the Foundations of Statistical Mechanics, in Dean Rickles (ed.): The Ashgate Companion to Contemporary Philosophy of Physics. London: Ashgate, 2008, 99-196.

 

Encyclopaedia Entries

Equilibrium in Gibbsian Statistical Mechanics, in Eleanor Knox and Alastair Wilson (eds.): The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Physics, London: Routledge, 2022, 414-424, with Charlotte Werndl.

Equilibrium in Boltzmannian Statistical Mechanics,  in Eleanor Knox and Alastair Wilson (eds.): The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Physics, London: Routledge, 2022, 403-413, with Charlotte Werndl.

What is Statistical Mechanics?, forthcoming in Carlos Galles, Pablo Lorenzano, Eduardo Ortiz, and Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (eds.): History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems Volume 4, Isle of Man: Eolss.

Models in PhysicsThe Routledge Encyclopaedia of Philosophy (web version; first published 2009).

GRW Theory, in Daniel Greenberger, Brigitte Falkenburg, Klaus Hentschel and Friedel Weinert (eds.): Compendium of Quantum Physics: Concepts, Experiments, History and Philosophy. Springer, 2009, 266-270.

Scientific Models, in Sahorta Sarkar and Jessica Pfeifer (eds.): The Philosophy of Science: An Encyclopedia. New York: Routledge 2006, 740-749, with Stephan Hartmann.