Andrea Woody

Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Website for Spring 2007 course:

PHIL 460 Course Website

Websites for Other Recent Courses:

PHIL 482 Course Website

PHIL 401/DANCE 420 Course Website

PHIL 112 Course Website

PHIL 100 Course Website

Recent Publications:

"More Telltale Signs: What Attention to Representation Reveals about Scientific Explanation", PSA 2002 Proceedings, Philosophy of Science 71:780-793 (2004).

"Telltale Signs: What Common Explanatory Strategies in Chemistry Reveal about Explanation Itself", Foundations of Chemistry 6:13-43 (2004).

"On Explanatory Practice and Disciplinary Identity", Chemical Explanation: Characteristics, Development, Autonomy.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 988: 22-29 (2003). []

With Clark Glymour, "Missing Elements: What Philosophers of Science Might Discover in Chemistry", Of Minds and Molecules: New Philosophical Perspectives on Chemistry, N. Bhushan and S. Rosenfeld, eds., Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 17-33.

"Putting Quantum Mechanics to Work in Chemistry: The Power of Diagrammatic Representation", Philosophy of Science 67 (Proceedings): S612-S627 (2000).