Don Howard
University of Notre Dame

Papers, Presentations, and Manuscripts
 

"A Theorem concerning Context-Dependent Mixtures" (Appendix from dissertation):
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"Lost Wanderers in the Forest of Knowledge: Some Thoughts on the Discovery-Justification Distinction"

"Einstein, Kant, and the Origins of Logical Empiricism"

“‘A kind of vessel in which the struggle for eternal truth is played out’—Albert Einstein and the Role of Personality in Science.”

“A Peek behind the Veil of Maya: Einstein, Schopenhauer, and the Historical Background of the Conception of Space as a Ground for the Individuation of Physical Systems.”

"What Makes A Classical Concept Classical?"

"Who Invented the Copenhagen Interpretation? A Study in Mythology."

Popper and Bohr on Realism in Quantum Mechanics (unpublished manuscript from 1981)

"How to Think about Reduction and Emergence: Some Lessons from the Condensed Matter-Particle Physics Debate"

"Was Einstein Really a Realist?" Perspectives on Science 1 (1993), 204-251
 
"Physics and the Philosophy of Science at the Turn of the Twentieth Century" (Forthcoming in the Enciclopedia Italiana di Storia della Scienza under the title, “Fisica e Filosofia della Scienza all’Alba del XX Secolo”)

"Einstein and the Development of Twentieth-Century Philosophy of Science" (Forthcoming in The Cambridge Companion to Einstein)

"'No Crude Surfeit'": A Critical Appreciation of The Reign of Relativity" (Pacific APA March 22005)

"Albert Einstein as a Philosopher of Science." Physics Today 58, no 12 (Dec. 2005), 34-40.

"And I Shall Not Mingle Conjectures and Certainties." Einstein on the Principle Theories-Constructive Theories Distinction. (British Academy, March 4, 2005)

"Einstein as a Philosopher of Science" (Washington University, April 26, 2006))

"Einstein's Path to His 'Miracle Year' 1879-1905" (National Science Bowl, Bethesda, MD, April 30, 2005 and Northern Arizona University, April 4, 2006)

"Physics as Theodicy" ("Scientific Perspectives on Natural Evil," Vatican Observatory, September 15, 2005)

"The Early History of Quantum Entanglement" (Boston University, March 24, 2006)

"Einstein's Debt to Hilbert" (HOPOS 2006, Paris, June 17, 2006)

"Revisiting the Einstein-Bohr Dialogue" (Cal Tech, October 2005; Jerusalem, Bar-Hillel Lecture, December 2005; Special issue of Iyyun in honor of Mara Beller)

"The Metaphysics of Entanglement and the Entanglement of Metaphysics" (STARS Conference, Cancún, January 2007)

"Nicht sein kann was nicht sein darf," Or the Pre-history of EPR, 1909-1935" (in A. I. Miller, ed., Sixty-Two Years of Uncertainty, New York, Plenum, 1990, 61-111)

Progressivism, Pragmatism, and Science: John Dewey’s Theory of Science (PSA 2008)

Albert Eintein: Physicist, Philosopher, Humanitarian (Youngstown State University, March 25, 2009)

Are Elementary Particles Individuals? A Critical Appreciation of Steven French and Décio Krause’s Identity in Physics: A Historical, Philosophical, and Formal Analysis (Pacific APA, April 10, 2009)

Science and the Human Good: How to Think Philosophically about the Place of Values in Science (Schmitt Lecture, Notre Dame, April 21, 2009)