British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

Papers
(The TQCC of British Journal for the Philosophy of Science is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
ArticleCitations
Understanding from Machine Learning Models62
Is Peer Review a Good Idea?49
Causal Concepts in Biology: How Pathways Differ from Mechanisms and Why It Matters46
What Is an Object File?34
Understanding the Replication Crisis as a Base Rate Fallacy33
Democratic Values: A Better Foundation for Public Trust in Science32
How to Beat Science and Influence People: Policymakers and Propaganda in Epistemic Networks30
Being Realist about Bayes, and the Predictive Processing Theory of Mind27
Defending a Risk Account of Scientific Objectivity25
Robustness and Idealizations in Agent-Based Models of Scientific Interaction23
Beyond Explanation: Understanding as Dependency Modelling22
The Non-mechanistic Option: Defending Dynamical Explanations21
Understanding Cultural Fidelity20
Attention Is Amplification, Not Selection20
Philosophy in Science: Can Philosophers of Science Permeate through Science and Produce Scientific Knowledge?19
The New Fiction View of Models19
Typical: A Theory of Typicality and Typicality Explanation19
It’s Not a Game: Accurate Representation with Toy Models19
‘Of Water Drops and Atomic Nuclei: Analogies and Pursuit Worthiness in Science’18
Why Surplus Structure Is Not Superfluous17
Chances and Propensities in Evo-Devo16
Quantum Mechanics in a Time-Asymmetric Universe: On the Nature of the Initial Quantum State15
Mathematical Explanation beyond Explanatory Proof15
Persistent Disagreement and Polarization in a Bayesian Setting15
Asymmetry, Abstraction, and Autonomy: Justifying Coarse-Graining in Statistical Mechanics15
The Costs of HARKing15
Structuralism in the Idiom of Determination14
Black Boxes or Unflattering Mirrors? Comparative Bias in the Science of Machine Behaviour14
Boolean Difference-Making: A Modern Regularity Theory of Causation14
Interpreting Quantum Entanglement: Steps towards Coherentist Quantum Mechanics14
Getting over Atomism: Functional Decomposition in Complex Neural Systems14
Three Kinds of Niche Construction14
The Narrow Ontic Counterfactual Account of Distinctively Mathematical Explanation13
The Real Problem with Perturbative Quantum Field Theory13
Why trust a simulation? Models, parameters, and robustness in simulation-infected experiments13
A generalized patchwork approach to scientific concepts13
Epistemic Irrationality in the Bayesian Brain12
Mechanistic Causation and Constraints: Perspectival Parts and Powers, Non-perspectival Modal Patterns12
Counterfactuals and Explanatory Pluralism12
Analogue Computation and Representation12
Mechanisms, Wide Functions, and Content: Towards a Computational Pluralism11
Introspection Is Signal Detection11
The Descent of Preferences11
Conserving Functions across Generations: Heredity in Light of Biological Organization11
The Non-equivalence of Einstein and Lorentz11
The Problem of Molecular Structure Just Is the Measurement Problem11
Evolutionary Transitions in Individuality by Endogenization of Scaffolded Properties11
Explanatory Abstraction and the Goldilocks Problem: Interventionism Gets Things Just Right10
Representing the World with Inconsistent Mathematics10
Signalling under Uncertainty: Interpretative Alignment without a Common Prior10
Illegitimate Values, Confirmation Bias, and Mandevillian Cognition in Science10
Capricious Kinds10
Gauge and Ghosts10
Does IBE Require a ‘Model’ of Explanation?10
Where Do You Get Your Protein? Or: Biochemical Realization10
On the Universality of Hawking Radiation9
Disarming the Ultimate Historical Challenge to Scientific Realism9
Mechanistic Computational Individuation without Biting the Bullet9
Whence the Effectiveness of Effective Field Theories?9
A Ramsey Test Analysis of Causation for Causal Models8
Using Logic to Evolve More Logic: Composing Logical Operators via Self-Assembly8
The Principal Principle Does Not Imply the Principle of Indifference8
Depression as a Disorder of Consciousness8
Counterfactuals in the Initial Value Formulation of General Relativity8
Machian Comparativism about Mass8
How to Be a Relativistic Spacetime State Realist8
The Kalām Cosmological Argument Meets the Mentaculus8
The Second Law of Thermodynamics and the Psychological Arrow of Time8
Cascade versus Mechanism: The Diversity of Causal Structure in Science7
Jury Theorems for Peer Review7
Research Problems7
The Literalist Fallacy and the Free Energy Principle: Model-Building, Scientific Realism, and Instrumentalism 7
Can the Epistemic Value of Natural Kinds Be Explained Independently of Their Metaphysics?7
Can Somebody Please Say What Gibbsian Statistical Mechanics Says?7
Cancer and the Levels of Selection7
On Superdeterministic Rejections of Settings Independence7
The Mass of the Gravitational Field7
What’s the Matter with Super-Humeanism?7
Digital Literature Analysis for Empirical Philosophy of Science7
Getting Serious about Shared Features6
Distributive Epistemic Justice in Science6
The Demise of Brain Death6
Explaining the Success of Induction6
Concrete Scale Models, Essential Idealization, and Causal Explanation6
When Fields Are Not Degrees of Freedom6
‘Models of’ and ‘Models for’: On the Relation between Mechanistic Models and Experimental Strategies in Molecular Biology6
On the mathematics and metaphysics of the hole argument6
Arbitrary Signals and Cognitive Complexity6
The Value of Biased Information6
The Principal Principle Does Not Imply the Principle of Indifference, Because Conditioning on Biconditionals Is Counterintuitive6
Theoretical Virtues in Scientific Practice: An Empirical Study6
When a Crisis Becomes an Opportunity: The Role of Replications in Making Better Theories6
Varieties of Error and Varieties of Evidence in Scientific Inference6
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