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Free Will as an Open Scientific Problem

Mark Balaguer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013543
eISBN:
9780262258548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013543.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This largely antimetaphysical treatment of free will and determinism argues that the philosophical problem of free will boils down to an open scientific question about the causal histories of certain ... More


Science Reform

Annabell Suh, Jon A. Krosnick, Lee J. Jussim, Sean T. Stevens, and Stephanie Anglin

in Research Integrity: Best Practices for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780190938550
eISBN:
9780190938581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938550.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter identifies useful directions for research addressing potentially problematic practices, the causes of such behaviors, and possible solutions. Problems in science in recent years are not ... More


Evidence and Method: Scientific Strategies of Isaac Newton and James Clerk Maxwell

Peter Achinstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921850
eISBN:
9780199332892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921850.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

What is meant by scientific evidence, and how can a definition of this concept be applied in the sciences to determine whether observed facts constitute evidence that a given theory is true? This ... More


What Is a Problem?

Monica Prasad

in Problem-Solving Sociology: A Guide for Students

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197558485
eISBN:
9780197558522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197558485.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter considers various objections to problem-solving sociology that arise immediately when proposing work of this kind, revolving around the question of whether problem-solving compromises ... More


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