Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland
A1C 5S7 Canada
Philosophical Interests:Philosophy of ScienceEpistemologyMethodology
Papers (partial list):
'Nicholas of Cusa and the Finite Universe.' Journal of the History of Philosophy, 1973, pp161-167.
'Did Newton Renounce Infinitesimals?'Historia Mathematica, 1975, pp127-136.
'The Philosophical Relevance of "Technically Good" Experiments.'British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, vol. 35, 1984, pp156-159.
'Empirical Tests are Only Auxiliary Devices.'British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, vol. 39, 1988, pp211-223.
'How We Make Discoveries.'Synthese, vol. 79, 1989, pp361-392.
'Discovery as a Problem for the Inventor.'British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, vol. 42, 1991, pp327-337.
'Is Sherlock Holmes a Logician or Theseologist?' December, 2003
'Four Caricatures of the Knowing Process' February, 2004
'What are Clues?' March, 2004
'A New Look at Scientific Method' May, 2004
'Following Clues: Do's and Don'ts' June, 2004
'A Radically New Look at Scientific Method.' August, 2005
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