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Edited volumes

Scientific Realism and the Quantum
S. French and J. Saatsi (eds.), Oxford University Press. Forthcoming 2018.

Explanation Beyond Causation
A. Reutlinger and J. Saatsi (eds.), Oxford University Press. May 2018.

The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism
J. Saatsi (ed.), Routledge. 2018.

The Continuum Companion to the Philosophy of Science
S. French and J. Saatsi (eds.), Continuum Publishing. 2011.

The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Science
2nd, expanded edition of the Continuum Companion. Bloomsbury. 2014.

The Structural Foundations of Quantum Gravity
D. Rickles, F. French, and J. Saatsi (eds.), Oxford University Press. 2006


Research articles

Non-causal explanations in physics
The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Physics, E. Knox and A. Wilson (eds.), forthcoming.
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Realism and Explanatory Perspectives
Understanding Perspectivism: Scientific challenges and methodological prospects,
M. Massimi and C. McCoy (eds.), Routledge, forthcoming.
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Scientific Realism Meets Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics
Philosophers Look at Quantum Mechanics, Alberto Cordero (ed.), Springer, forthcoming
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Taking reductionism to the limit: How to rebut the anti-reductionist argument from infinite limits  (with Alex Reutlinger)
Philosophy of Science, 85: 455–82, 2018.
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Explanatory abstractions (with Lina Jansson)
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, online first, 2016.
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Dynamical systems theory and explanatory indispensability
Philosophy of Science, 84: 892–904, 2017.
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Symmetries and explanatory dependencies in physics (with Steven French)
Explanation Beyond Causation: Philosophical Perspectives on Non-Causal Explanation,
A. Reutlinger and J. Saatsi (eds.), 185–205. Oxford University Press, 2018.
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Realism and the limits of explanatory reasoning
The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism, J. Saatsi (ed.), 200-211, Routledge, 2018.
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Explanation and explanationism in science and metaphysics
Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Science: New Essays, M. Slater and Z. Yudell (eds), Oxford University Press, 162–191, 2017.
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Models, Idealisations, and Realism
Models and Inferences in Science, E. Ippoliti, F. Sterpetti, and T. Nickles (eds.), 173-189, Springer, 2016.
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On the ‘Indispensable explanatory role’ of mathematics
Mind, 125: 1045-1070, 2016.
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What is theoretical progress of science?
Synthese, First Online, 1-21, 2016.
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Replacing recipe realism
Synthese, 194: 3233-3244. 2017.
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On explanations from ‘geometry of motion’ 
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 69: 253–273, 2018.
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Historical inductions, old and new
Synthese, First Online, 1-15, 2015.
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Structuralism with and without causation
Synthese, 194: 2255–2271, 2017.
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Inconsistency and scientific realism
Synthese, 191, 2941–2955, 2014.
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Reassessing Woodward’s account of explanation: regularities, counterfactuals, and non-causal explanations
With M. Pexton, Philosophy of Science, 80, 613–624, 2012.
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Mathematics and program explanations
Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 90, 579–84, 2012.
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Scientific realism and historical evidence: shortcomings of the current state of debate
EPSA Philosophy of Science: Amsterdam 2009, de Regt et al. (eds), 329-304, Springer, 2012.
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The enhanced indispensability argument: representational vs. explanatory role of mathematics in science
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 62, 143–54, 2011
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Miraculous success? Inconsistency and untruth in Kirchhoff’s diffraction theory (with Peter Vickers)
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 62, 29–46, 2011.
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Idealized models as inferentially veridical representations
Models, Simulations, and Representations, C. Imbert & P. Humphreys (eds), Routledge, 234–49, 2011.
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Form vs. content driven arguments for realism
New Waves in Philosophy of Science, P.D. Magnus & J. Busch (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, 8–28, 2009.
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Whence ontological structural realism?
EPSA Epistemology and Methodology of Science, M. Suarez et al. (eds.), Springer, 255–65, 2009.
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Eclectic realism: the proof of the pudding
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 39, 273–6, 2008.
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Living in harmony: Nominalism and the explanationist argument for realism
International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 21, 19–33, 2007.
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Realism about structure: the semantic view and non-linguistic representations (with Steven French)
Philosophy of Science, 73, 548–59, 2006.
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Ramseyfication and theoretical content (with Joseph Melia)
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 57, 561–85, 2006.
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Reconsidering the Fresnel-Maxwell theory shift: how the realist can have her cake and EAT it too
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 36, 509–38, 2005.
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On the Pessimistic induction and two fallacies
Philosophy of Science, 72, 1088–98, 2005
— reprinted in Philosophy of Science: The Central Issues, 2nd ed., Cover, Curd and Pincock (eds), W.W.Norton, 2012.
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Surveys, Introductions, Reviews, etc.

A Pluralist Account of Non-Causal Explanations in Science and Mathematics
Review of Because without Cause: Non-causal Explanation in Science and Mathematics, by  M. Lange. Metascience, 27: 3–9, 2018.
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Introduction: Scientific Realism in the 21st Century
The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism, J. Saatsi (ed.), Routledge, 2017.
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Introduction: Scientific Explanation Beyond Causation (with Alex Reutlinger)
Explanation Beyond Causation: Philosophical Perspectives on Non-Causal Explanation, Oxford University Press, 2017.
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Scientific Realism
Oxford Bibliographies in Philosophy, Duncan Pritchard. (ed.) Oxford University Press, 2013.
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Introduction (with Steven French)
The Continuum Companion to the Philosophy of Science, Continuum Publishing, 1–11, 2011.
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Travelling in new directions (with Steven French)
The Continuum Companion to the Philosophy of Science, 337–58, 2011.
— Revised for The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Science, 357– 377, 2014.
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Recalling a Habermas-inspired experimental realism
Review of The material realization of science: From Habermas to experimentation and referential realism by Hans Radder, Metascience, 23, 339–341.
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Review of Mathematics and Scientific Representation by Chris Pincock
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2012.
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Review of Mathematics and Reality by Mary Leng
The Bulletin of Symbolic Logic, 17, 267–8, 2011.
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Grasping at realist straws
Review of Exceeding Our Grasp by Kyle P. StanfordMetascience, 18, 355–62, 2009.
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Critical Commentaries of Critical Rationalism
Review of Rationality and Reality: Conversations with Alan Musgrave, eds. C. Cheyne & J. Worrall, Metascience, 16, 271–5, 2007.
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