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Summary: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Physics; Metaphysics of Science; Philosophy of Mathematics.
Juha has been a lecturer at Leeds since 2007. He has worked on various issues in general philosophy of science, with the main focus on various aspects of scientific realism and explanation.
See Juha's personal page for papers and further information.
- General Philosophy of Science
- Philosophy of Physics
- Metaphysics of Science
- Philosophy of Mathematics
- 'Inconsistency and realism', Synthese (Forthcoming).
- 'Reassessing Woodward's account of explanation: regularities, counterfactuals, and non-causal explanations', (with M. Pexton), Philosophy of Science (Forthcoming)
- 'Mathematics and Program Explanations', Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 90 (2012), 579-84.
- 'Scientic Realism and Historical Evidence: Shortcomings of the Current State of Debate', EPSA Epistemology and Methodology of Science, Springer (2012)
- The Continuum Companion to the Philosophy of Science (co-edited with S. French), Continuum Publishing (2011)
- 'Idealized models as inferentially veridical representations', Models, Simulations, and Representations,
C. Imbert & P. Humphreys (eds), Routledge (2011).
- 'The enhanced indispensability argument: representational vs. explanatory role of mathematics in science', British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 62 (2011), 143-154.
- 'Miraculous Success: Inconsistency and Untruth in Kirchhoff's Diffraction Theory', The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (2010). (with P. Vickers)
- 'Form vs. Content-driven Arguments for Realism', New Waves in Philosophy of Science, Palgrave, P.D. Magnus and J. Busch (eds) (2009)
- 'Living in Harmony: Nominalism and the Explanationist Argument for Realism', International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 21 (2007), 19-33.
- Reconsidering the Fresnel-Maxwell case study', Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 36 (2005), 509-38.
- 'Ramseyfication and Theoretical Content', The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 57 (2006), 561-85 (with J. Melia).
- Issues connected to the scientific realism debate
- Issues connected to explanation, reduction, and causation
- Issues connected to the role of mathematics and models in science
- Selected issues in philosophy of physics (e.g. ontology of spacetime)
- Jordan Bartol, 'Philosophical perspectives on proteins' (2012- ; co-supervised with Greg Radick)
- Vasiliki Nassiopoulou, 'Supervenience and the ontology of spacetime' (2010-11; co-supervised with Steven French).
- Dave Race, 'Applicability of mathematics' (2010- ; co-supervised with Steven French).
- Mark Pexton, 'Non-causal explanation in science' (2009-13).