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Intertheoretic relations are an important topic in the philosophy of science. However, since their classical discussion by Ernest… Expand Author(s): Fletcher, Samuel Craig | Advisor(s): Weatherall, James O | Abstract: This dissertation explores in particular a few… Expand This paper points out the merit of Nagelian reduction, namely to propose a model of inter-theoretic reduction that retains the… Expand Given Hugh Everett III's understanding of the proper cognitive status of physical theories, his relative-state formulation of… Expand In what follows I shall argue that an important notion of reduction depends on a four-place relation holding between expressions… Expand Some philosophers - such as Popper and Kuhn - have cited the theory-shift from Newtonian to Einsteinian physics as one of the… Expand This paper addresses a relatively common “scientific” (as opposed to philosophical) conception of intertheoretic reduction… Expand The purpose of this paper is to use neuroscientific evidence to address the philosophical issue of intertheoretic reduction. In… Expand Might psychology someday be reduced to (that is, be exhaustively explained by) computational neurobiology? Many still say no. We… Expand Staying within an objectual interpretation of the quantifiers, perhaps the simplest way to make systematic sense of expressions… Expand