EPSA15 Selected Papers

The 5th conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association in Düsseldorf

  • Michela Massimi
  • Jan-Willem Romeijn
  • Gerhard Schurz
Conference proceedings

Part of the European Studies in Philosophy of Science book series (ESPS, volume 5)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. General Philosophy of Science and Historical Approaches

  3. Philosophy of the Physical, Life, Cognitive and Social Sciences

  4. Formal Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Eleonora Cresto, Miranda del Corral, Diego Tajer, Juan Nascimbene, Alejandro Cassini
      Pages 273-284
    3. Luke Fenton-Glynn
      Pages 297-308
    4. Alexandru Marcoci, James Nguyen
      Pages 321-333

About these proceedings


This edited collection showcases some of the best recent research in the philosophy of science. It comprises of thematically arranged papers presented at the 5th conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA15), covering a broad variety of topics within general philosophy of science, and philosophical issues pertaining to specific sciences. The collection will appeal to researchers with an interest in the philosophical underpinnings of their own discipline, and to philosophers who wish to study the latest work on the themes discussed.


Causation General Philosophy of Science Laws of Nature Philosophy of Biology Philosophy of Chemistry Philosophy of Life Sciences Philosophy of Medicine Philosophy of Physics Philosophy of Probability Philosophy of Social Sciences and Humanities Public Policy Scientific Explanation Scientific Theory Change Social Epistemology Values in Science

Editors and affiliations

  • Michela Massimi
    • 1
  • Jan-Willem Romeijn
    • 2
  • Gerhard Schurz
    • 3
  1. 1.University of EdinburghEdinburghUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.University of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.University of DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany

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