Edited Volumes & Special Issues
Towards Foolproof Democracy: Improving Public Debate and Political Decision-Making, Moral Philosophy and Politics, forthcoming.
co-edited with D. Lanius, [Contributors: TBA].
Computationalism meets the Philosophy of Information, Review of Philosophy and Psychology, forthcoming.
co-edited with B. Ball and F. Nagle, [Contributors: R. Cao, N. Fresco, M. Rescorla, M. Sprevak and others].
Mind and Brain, Topoi: An International Review of Philosophy, forthcoming.
co-edited with B. Ball and F. Nagle, [Contributors: D. Dennett, N. Humphrey and others].
Recent Developments in the Philosophy of Science: EPSA13 Helsinki, European Studies in Philosophy of Science, 2015, Berlin: Springer.
co-edited with U. Maki, S. Ruphy and G. Schurz, [Contributors: H. Andreas, S. Avin, J. Bain, S. Bangu, A. Bartels, A. Bueter, G. Cevolani, C. J. Feldbacher, C. F. French, Z. Gyenis, R. F. Hendry, G. Hofer-Szabó, L. Kästner, I. Koskinen, M. Kronfeldner, M. Neuber, M. Redei, F. Samaniego, J. N. Schupbach, C. Seck, M. Suárez, L. Tambolo, P. D. Thorn, C. Tiefensee, D. Wohlfarth, L. C. Zuchowski].
Unification and Coherence, Theoria: An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 2015, vol. 30(1), co-edited with G. Schurz, [Contributors: Victor Gijsbers, Michael Schippers, Jonah N. Schupbach, Gerhard Schurz, Mark Siebel and Ioannis Votsis].
Theory-Ladenness, Journal for General Philosophy of Science, 2015, vol. 46(1), co-edited with M. Tacca and G. Schurz, [Contributors: B. Brewer, A. Franklin, E. Fridland, M. Kusch, R. McCauley, A. Raftopoulos, E. Schmidt and G. Schurz].
Novel Predictions, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 2014, vol.45(1), co-edited with L. Fahrbach and G. Schurz, [Contributors: E. Barnes, M. Carrier, D. Mayo, C. Menke, S. Schindler, G. Schurz, I. Votsis, and J. Worrall].
Scientific Realism: Quo Vadis?, Synthese, 2011, vol. 180(2), co-edited with G. Schurz, [Contributors: L. Fahrbach, S. French, M. Friedman, M. Carrier, P. Hoyningen-Huene, J. Ladyman, H. Leitgeb, H. Lyre, F.A. Muller, S. Psillos, G. Schurz, I. Votsis, and J. Worrall].
Papers & Reviews
Structural Realism: 'Structural Realism and its Variants', in J. Saatsi (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism, London: Routledge, 2017, ch. 9. [pdf]

'A Frame-Theoretic Analysis of Two Rival Conceptions of Heat', Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 2012, vol. 43(1): 105-114. [primary author, second author: G. Schurz]. [pdf]

'Everything you Always Wanted to Know about Structural Realism but Were Afraid to Ask', European Journal for Philosophy of Science, 2011, vol. 1(2): 227–276. [co-authored with R. Frigg]. [pdf]

'How not to be a Realist', in D. Rickles (ed.), Structure, Objects and Causality, (Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science), Springer, 2011, ch. 3. [pdf]

'Reconstructing Scientific Theory Change by Means of Frames', in T. Gamerschlag et al. (eds.), Frames and Concept Types, Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy, vol. 94, Springer, 2014, pp. 93-109. [secondary author, lead author: G. Schurz]. [pdf]

'Structural Realism: Continuity and its Limits', in A. Bokulich and P. Bokulich (eds.), Scientific Structuralism, (Boston Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science), Springer, 2011, pp. 105-117. [pdf]

'Δομικός Ρεαλισμός: Ιστορική Συνοχή και τα Όρια της', Proceedings of the 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference in the History, Philosophy and Teaching of Natural Sciences, 2009. [pdf]

'Uninterpreted Equations and the Structure-Nature Distinction', Philosophical Inquiry, 2007, vol. 29(1-2):57-71. [pdf]

'The Upward Path to Structural Realism', Philosophy of Science, 2005, vol. 72(5): 1361-1372. [pdf]*

'Is Structure not Enough?', Philosophy of Science, 2003, vol.70(5): 879-890. [pdf]*

Scientific Realism: 'Is the Scientific Realism Debate Worth Having?', translated in Spanish in B. Borge and N. Gentile (eds.), La Ciencia y el Mundo Inobservable. Discusiones Contemporáneas en Torno al Realismo Científico, forthcoming, Buenos Aires: EUDEBA. [pdf]
'Putting Realism in Perspectivism', Philosophica, 2012, vol. 84: 85–122. [pdf]

'The Prospective Stance in Realism', Philosophy of Science, 2011, vol. 78(5): 1223-1234. [pdf]

'Saving the Intuitions: Polylithic Reference', Synthese, 2011, vol 180(2): 121-137. [pdf]

'The Scientific Realism Debate', draft. [pdf]

'Evidential Equivalence', draft, [to be co-authored with G. Schurz]. [pdf]

Observation and Evidence: 'Theory-Ladenness: Testing the 'Untestable' ', Synthese, 2018, DOI: 10.1007/s11229-018-01992-y. [pdf]

'Putting Theory-Ladenness to the Test', Cognitive Science Society Proceedings, 2018, pp. 2630-2635. [pdf]

'Perception and Observation Unladened', Philosophical Studies, 2015, vol. 172(3): 563-585. [pdf]

'Data meet Theories: Up Close and Inferentially Personal', Synthese, 2011, vol 182(1): 89-100. [pdf]

'Making Contact with Observations', in M. Suarez, M. Dorato and M. Redei (eds.), EPSA Philosophical Issues in the Sciences, Launch of the European Philosophy of Science Association, vol. 2, Springer, 2010, pp. 267-277. [pdf]

Confirmation, Ad hocness and Unification: 'Unification through Confirmation', EPSA15 Selected Papers, European Studies in Philosophy of Science, 2017, vol. 5: 83-93. [pdf]

'Unification: Not Just a Thing of Beauty', Theoria: An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 2015, vol. 30(1): 97-114. [pdf]

'Ad hoc Hypotheses and the Monsters within', in V. C. Müller (ed.), Fundamental Issues of Artificial Intelligence (Synthese Library), 2016, Berlin: Springer, pp. 299-313. [pdf]

'Objectivity in Confirmation: Post Hoc Monsters and Novel Predictions', Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 2014, vol. 45(1): 70-78. [pdf]

Philosophy of Information: 'Philosophy of Science and Information', in L. Floridi (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Information, 2016, London: Routledge, ch. 21. [pdf]

Reviews & Reports: 'Trivial Pursuit: The Case of the Travelling Facts', review of Peter Howlett and Mary Morgan's How Well do Facts Travel, Metascience, 2014, vol. 23(1): 149-152. [pdf]

'Review of Anjan Chakravartty's A Metaphysics for Scientific Realism', Analysis, 2009, vol. 69(2):378-380. [pdf]

'Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Underdetermination', Journal for General Philosophy of Science, 2009, vol. 40 (1):137-140. [pdf]

'Review of Yemima Ben-Menahem's Conventionalism: From Poincaré to Quine', Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 2008, vol. 39(1): 234–237. [pdf]

'Report on Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Underdetermination', The Reasoner, 2008, vol. 2(6): 5-6. [pdf]

'Review of Kyle Stanford's Exceeding Our Grasp: Science, History, and the Problem of Unconceived Alternatives', International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 2007, vol.21(1): 103-106. [pdf]

'Review of Ilkka Niiniluoto's Critical Scientific Realism', Philosophy of Science, 2003, vol.70(2): 444-7. [pdf]*

Doctoral Dissertation: 'The Epistemological Status of Scientific Theories: An Investigation of the Structural Realist Account', London School of Economics, 2004.

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