“Doktorat” defense on April 9th

My book Theoretical Virtues in Science has been assessed by James Ladyman and Stathis Psillos as a ‘dissertation’ for the higher doctoral degree in philosophy (“doktorat”; equivalent to the German “habilitation”). The public defense will be on April 9th.

Four new paper drafts

Four new paper drafts (see Paper):


  • Putting philosophical expertise to the test
  • Armchair Physics and the Method of cases


  • Explanation by Structural Necessitation
  • Theoretical virtues: do scientists think what philosophers think they ought to think?