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How the Laws of Physics Lie.
Nancy Cartwright argues for a novel conception of the role of fundamental scientific laws in modern natural science. If we attend closely to the manner in which theoretical laws figure in theExpand
Science as Process.
Iterated Belief Change Based on Epistemic Entrenchment*
insightful comments on an earlier draft of this paper. I thank the referees for Erkenntnis who, apart from giving extended commen ts and suggestions, provided me with some hard-to-nd relevantExpand
Nomic probability and the foundations of induction
This book deals with the subject of probabilistic reasoning. Professor Pollock attempts to make general philosophical sense of objective probabilities and he explores their relationship to theExpand
Theory and measurement
Measurement is fundamental to all the sciences, the behavioural and social as well as the physical and in the latter its results provide our paradigms of 'objective fact'. But the basis andExpand