Department of Philosophy
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University of Chicago, Ph.D.
Cambridge University, Postdoctoral Fellow (History & Philosophy of Science), 1966-67
Regular, Professor of Philosophy
University of Washington (Professor Emeritus, 2014 ), Adjunct Professor of Physics & Adjunct Professor of History
Northwestern University (John Evans Professor)
University of Illinois at Chicago
Visiting, Professor of
University of Notre Dame
University of California at Los Angeles,
University of Chicago
Distinguished Visitor, Williams College
Rufus Putnam Visitor, Ohio University
Visiting Scholar: Harvard University
Cowling Foundation Visitor: Carleton College
Academic Visitor: London School of Economics and Political Science
Supervisor in History and Philosophy of Science: Cambridge University
President: American Philosophical Association,
Central Division, 1997-98
President: Philosophy of Science Association, 1987-89
Subject Editor (with J. Worrall): "Philosophy of Science," Routledge
Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Editor-in-Chief: Proceedings of the Philosophy of Science Association
Co-Editor (with S. Shoemaker): The Philosophical Review
Advisory Panels: National Endowment for the
Humanities, National Science Foundation, National Academy of Sciences
Governing Board: American Philosophical Association, Philosophy of Science Association
Awards & Honors
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Named Prize: The Arthur Fine Prize in Philosophy of Science.
A biennial award to a UW graduate student for an essay submission to a conference on philosophy of science.
Dibner Institute for History of Science and
(M.I.T.), Visiting Fellow
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
National Endowment for the Humanities (Senior Fellowship)
N.A.T.O. Postdoctoral Fellowship
National Science Foundation Regular Postdoctoral Fellowship
National Science Foundation (principal investigator
for five research grants)
American Council of Learned Societies (foreign travel grant)
The Shaky Game: Einstein, Realism and The Quantum Theory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986.
Revised Paperback Edition, 1988. Japanese Translation, 1992. Second Edition 1996. E-edition 2012.
1. Bohmian Mechanics and Quantum Theory: An Appraisal. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1996.
(Co-edited with J. Cushing and S. Goldstein.)
2. PSA: 1986, PSA:1988 and PSA:1990, Vols. 1 & 2. (Co-edited with M. Forbes et al.)
- (Jointly with J. D, Malley) Noncommuting Observables and Local Realism. Physics Letters A, 347/1-3 (2005) 51-55. Also online at http://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0505016.
- (Jointly with A. Mueller) Realism, Beyond Miracles. In Y. Ben Menahim (ed.), Contemporary Philosophy in Focus: Hilary Putnam. Cambridge:Cambridge University Press, 2004, pp. 83-124. (Link to PDF file.)
- (Jointly with E. Winsberg) Quantum Life: Interaction, Entanglement, and Separation. Journal of Philosophy C (2003) 80-97. (Link to PDF file)
- The Viewpoint of No-one in Particular. Proceedings and Addresses of The American Philosophical Association 72 (1998) 9-20. Reprinted as "Der Blickpunkt von niemand im besonderen". In Mike Sandbothe (ed.) Die Renaissance des Pragmatismus: Aktuelle Verflechtungen zwischen analytischer und kontinentaler Philosophie. Weilerswist: Velbrück Wissenschaft, 2000, pp. 59-77; and in Mike Sandbothe and William Egginton (eds.) The Pragmatic Turn in Philosophy. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2004, pp. 115-129. (Link to PDF file)
- (Jointly with L. Szabo) A Local Hidden Variable Theory for the GHZ Experiment. Physics Letters A. 295 (2002) 229-40. (Erratum, vol. 302, (2002) 345.) Also online at arXiv quant-ph/0007102.
- (Jointly with D. Fine) Gauge Theory, Anomalies and Global Geometry: The Interplay of Physics and Mathematics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 28 (1997)1-18. (Link to PDF file)
- Science Made Up: Constructivist Sociology of Scientific Knowledge. In P. Galison and D. Stump (eds.) The Disunity of Science: Boundaries, Contexts, and Power. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996, pp. 231-54. (Link to PDF file)
- The Scientific Image Twenty Years Later. Philosophical Studies 106 (2001) 107-22. (Link to PDF file)
- Indeterminism and the Freedom of the Will. In J. Earman et al.. (eds.) Philosophical Problems of the Internal and External Worlds. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1993, pp. 551-72. (Link to PDF file)
- Fictionalism. Midwest Studies in Philosophy: 18 (1993) 1-18. Reprinted in M. Suárez (ed.), Fictions in Science: Philosophical Essays on Modeling and Idealization. London: Routledge, 2009, pp. 19-36. (Link to PDF file)
- Measurement and Quantum Silence. In S. French and H. Kamminga (eds.) Correspondence, Invariance and Heuristics, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1993, pp. 279-94. (Link to PDF file)
- Einstein's Interpretations of the Quantum Theory. Science in Context 6 (1993) 257-273. (Link to PDF file)
- (Jointly with S. Kellert and M. Stone) Models, Chaos and Goodness of Fit. Philosophical Topics 18 (1990) 85-105. (Link to PDF file)
- Piecemeal Realism. Philosophical Studies 61 (1990) 79-96. (Link to PDF file)
- Causes of Variation: Disentangling Nature and Nurture. Midwest Studies in Philosophy: 15 (1990) 94-113. (Link to PDF file)
- Do Correlations Need to be Explained? In J. Cushing and E. McMullin (eds.) Philosophical Consequences of Quantum Theory. Notre Dame: U. of Notre Dame Press, 1989, pp. 175-94. (Link to PDF file)
one hundred other articles
and reviews in
philosophical and scientific journals, and in numerous anthologies.