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Professor Alexander Bird

  1. Knowing Science

    Bird, A. J., 2021, (Unpublished) Oxford: Oxford Univerity Press; Oxford. 227 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookpeer-review

  2. Possibility and the Analysis of Dispositions

    Bird, A. J., 2020, In: Philosophical Inquiries. 8, 1, p. 83-96 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Internalism, externalism, and the KK principle

    Bird, A. J., 2 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) In: ERKENNTNIS.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. James Jurin and the avoidance of bias in collecting and assessing evidence on the effects of variolation

    Bird, A., 1 Mar 2019, In: Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 112, 3, p. 119-123 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  5. Against Creativity

    Hills, A. & Bird, A., 2019, In: PHILOSOPHY AND PHENOMENOLOGICAL RESEARCH. 99, 3, p. 694-713

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. Group Belief and Knowledge

    Bird, A., 2019, (Accepted/In press) The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology. Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  7. The Aim of Belief and the Aim of Science

    Bird, A., 2019, In: THEORIA-REVISTA DE TEORIA HISTORIA Y FUNDAMENTOS DE LA CIENCIA. 34, p. 171 193 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Failed replications only to be expected

    Bird, A., 1 Oct 2018, In: Psychologist. 31, 10, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Understanding the Replication Crisis as a Base Rate Fallacy

    Bird, A., 13 Aug 2018, In: BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE. 0, axy051.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Evidence and Inference

    Bird, A., Mar 2018, In: PHILOSOPHY AND PHENOMENOLOGICAL RESEARCH. 96, 2, p. 299-317

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. Creativity Without Value

    Hills, A. & Bird, A., 2018, Creativity and Philosophy. Gaut, B. & Kieran, M. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 95-107 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  12. Fundamental Powers, Evolved Powers, and Mental Powers

    Bird, A., 2018, In: Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society. (forthcoming), Supplementary Volume, p. 247 275 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. Manifesting Space and Time: Background-free physical theories

    Bird, A., 2017, Causal Powers. Jacobs, J. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 127-138 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  14. Peano and Russell

    Bird, A., 2017, The History of Philosophical and Formal Logic. Malpass, A. & Marfori, M. A. (eds.). London: Bloomsbury

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  15. Scientific realism and epistemology

    Bird, A., 2017, Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism. Saatsi, J. (ed.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 419-433 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  16. Systematicity, knowledge, and bias. How systematicity made clinical medicine a science

    Bird, A., 2017, In: SYNTHESE. 196, p. 863 879 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. Overpowering. (How the powers ontology has over-reached itself)

    Bird, A., Apr 2016, In: MIND. 125, 498, p. 341-883 543 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. Scientific Progress

    Bird, A., 2016, The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Science. Humphreys, P. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 544-563 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  19. Using Prediction Markets to Forecast Research Evaluations

    Munafò, M. R., Pfeiffer, T., Altmejd, A., Heikensten, E., Almenberg, J., Bird, A., Chen, Y., Wilson, B., Johannesson, M. & Dreber, A., Oct 2015, In: Royal Society open science. 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Kuhn and the Historiography of Science

    Bird, A., 2015, Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50 Years On. Bokulich, A. & Devlin, W. (eds.). SPRINGER, p. 23-38 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  21. The metaphysics of natural kinds

    Bird, A., 2015, In: SYNTHESE. p. 1-30 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. Time, Chance, and the Necessity of Everything

    Bird, A., 2014, Chance and Temporal Asymmetry. Wilson, A. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 280-293

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  23. When is There a Group that Knows? Scientific Knowledge as Social Knowledge

    Bird, A., 2014, Essays in Collective Epistemology. Lackey, J. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 42-63 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  24. Free Inquiry: The Haldane Principle and the Significance of Scientific Research

    Bird, A. & Ladyman, J., 2013, In: Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective. 2, 7, p. 14-22 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  25. Limitations of Power

    Bird, A., 2013, Powers and Capacities in Philosophy: The new Aristotelianism. Groff, R. & Greco, J. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 25-47 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  26. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions and its Significance

    Bird, A., Oct 2012, In: BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE. 63, 4, p. 859-883

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  27. Dispositional Expressions

    Bird, A., 2012, The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Language. Russell, G. & Fara, D. G. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  28. Kuhn, Naturalism, and the Social Study of Science

    Bird, A., 2012, Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions Revisited. Kindi, V. & Arabatzis, T. (eds.). New York NY: Routledge, p. 205-230

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  29. La filosofía de la historia de la ciencia de Thomas Kuhn

    Bird, A., 2012, In: Discusiones Filosofícas. 13, p. 167-185

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  30. Referring to Natural Kind Thingamajigs, and What They Are: A Reply to Needham

    Bird, A., 2012, In: International Studies in the Philosophy of Science. 26, p. 103-109

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  31. What Can Cognitive Science Tell Us About Scientific Revolutions?

    Bird, A., 2012, In: THEORIA. 75, p. 293-321 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  32. What are Natural Kinds?

    Hawley, K. & Bird, A., 28 Dec 2011, In: Philosophical Perspectives. 25, 1, p. 205-221

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  33. Are Any Kinds Ontologically Fundamental?

    Bird, A., 2011, Contemporary Aristotelian Metaphysics. Tahko, T. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 94-104 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  34. Inductive Knowledge

    Bird, A., 2011, Routledge Companion to Epistemology. Bernecker, S. & Pritchard, D. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 271-282

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  35. Lange and Laws, Kinds, and Counterfactuals

    Bird, A., 2011, Topics in Contemporary Philosophy vol.8: Carving Nature at its Joints. Campbell, J., O'Rourke, M. & Slater, M. (eds.). Cambridge MA: MIT Press, p. 85-96 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  36. Monistic Dispositional Essentialism

    Bird, A., 2011, Properties, Powers and Structures: Issues in the metaphysics of realism. Bird, A., Ellis, B. & Sankey, H. (eds.). New York NY: Routledge, p. 35-41 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  37. Philosophy of Science and Epistemology

    Bird, A., 2011, Continuum Companion to the Philosophy of Science. French, S. & Saatsi, J. (eds.). London: Continuum, p. 15-32 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  38. The Epistemological Function of Hill's Criteria

    Bird, A., 2011, In: Preventive Medicine. 53, p. 242-245

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  39. Thomas Kuhn's Relativistic Legacy

    Bird, A., 2011, Blackwell Companion to Relativism. Hales, S. (ed.). Oxford: WILEY-BLACKWELL, p. 456-474

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  40. Waismann Versus Ewing on Causality

    Bird, A., 2011, Friedrich Waismann--Causality and Logical Positivism. McGuinness, B. (ed.). Dordrecht: SPRINGER, p. 207-224 (Vienna Institute Yearbook vol.14, ed. Friedrich Stadler).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  41. What Can Philosophy Tell Us About Evidence-Based Medicine?

    Bird, A., 2011, In: International Journal of Person-Centered Medicine. 1, 4, p. 642-648

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewpeer-review

  42. Eliminative Abduction---Examples from Medicine

    Bird, A., Dec 2010, In: STUDIES IN HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE. 41, 4, p. 345-352

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  43. A Posteriori Knowledge of Natural Kind Essences: A Defense

    Bird, A., 2010, In: PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS. 35, p. 293-312 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  44. Causation and the Manifestation of Powers

    Bird, A., 2010, The Metaphysics of Powers. Their grounding and their manifestations. Marmodoro, A. (ed.). Abingdon: Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  45. Discovering the Essences of Natural Kinds

    Bird, A., 2010, The Semantics and Metaphysics of Natural Kinds. Beebee, H. & Sabbarton-Leary, N. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  46. Social Knowing

    Bird, A., 2010, In: Philosophical Perspectives. 24, p. 23-56 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  47. The Epistemology of Science---A Bird's-Eye View

    Bird, A., 2010, In: SYNTHESE. 175, p. 5-16 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  48. . . . and then again, He might not be

    Bird, A., 2009, In: AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY. 87, 3, p. 517-21

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  49. Are Natural Kinds Reducible?

    Bird, A., 2009, Reduction--Abstraction--Analysis. Hieke, A. & Leitgeb, H. (eds.). Frankfurt: Ontos, p. 127-136

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

  50. Essences and Natural Kinds

    Bird, A., 2009, Routledge Companion to Metaphysics. Poidevin, R. L., Simons, P., McGonigal, A. & Cameron, R. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 497-506 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

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