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Bokulich, Alisa and Federica Bocchi (forthcoming) “Kuhn’s ‘5th Law of Thermodynamics’: Measurement, Data, and Anomalies” in Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions at 60, ed. by K. Brad Wray. Cambridge University Press. PhilSci-Archive-Transparent PhilPapers-Transparent

Bocchi, Federica,  Alisa Bokulich, Leticia Castillo Brache, Gloria Grand-Pierre, Aja Watkins (forthcoming) “Are We in a Sixth Mass Extinction? The Challenges of Answering and Value of AskingBritish Journal for the Philosophy of SciencePhilSci-Archive-Transparent PhilPapers-Transparent

Bokulich, Alisa & Aja Watkins (forthcoming) “Data Models“. In James Mattingly (ed.), SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


Bokulich, A. (2021) “Taming the Tyranny of Scales: Models & Scale in the GeosciencesSynthese (special issue on Multiscale Modeling and Active Matter). PhilSci-Archive-Transparent PhilPapers-Transparent

Bocchi, Federica & Alisa Bokulich (forthcoming) “Following the Steps to The Scientific Method: A Review of Henry Cowles’ book The Scientific Method: An Evolution of Thinking from Darwin to Dewey” Isis: A Journal of the History of Science Society.

Bokulich, A. and W. Parker (2021), “Data Models, Representation, & Adequacy for Purpose” European Journal for Philosophy of Science 11: 31, pp. 1-26.  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent PhilPapers-Transparent

Bokulich, A. (2020), “Understanding Scientific Types: Holotypes, Stratotypes, & Measurement Prototypes” Biology & Philosophy 35, 54.  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent PhilPapers-Transparent

Bokulich, A. (2020) “Towards a Taxonomy of the Model-Ladenness of Data” Philosophy of Science (Proceedings of PSA’18) 87 (5): 793-806.
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Bokulich, A. (2020) “Calibration, Coherence, and Consilience in Radiometric Measures of Geologic Time” Philosophy of Science 87(3): 425–456.
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Bokulich, A. (2020) “Losing Sight of the Forest for the Ψ: Beyond the Wavefunction Hegemony” in S. French and J. Saatsi (eds.) Scientific Realism and the Quantum.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 185-211.
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Bokulich, A. (2018) “Using Models to Correct Data: Paleodiversity and the Fossil Record, Synthese. PhilSci-Archive-Transparent PhilPapers-Transparent

Bokulich, A. (2018) “Representing and Explaining: The Eikonic Conception of Scientific Explanation,Philosophy of Science 85 (5): 793-805.  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

Bokulich, A. (2018) “Searching for Noncausal Explanations in a Sea of Causes,” Explanation Beyond Causation, ed. by A. Reutlinger and J. Saatsi. Oxford University Press.  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

Models in Geosciences,” (coauthored with Naomi Oreskes) Handbook of Model-Based Science, ed. by L. Magnani and T. Bertolotti. Springer (2017).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

Models and Explanation,” Handbook of Model-Based Science, ed. by L. Magnani and T. Bertolotti. Springer (2017).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

On the Identity of Thought Experiments: Thought Experiments Rethought” (Co-authored with Mélanie Frappier ), Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments Eds. J.R. Brown, Y. Fehige, & M. Stuart (2017).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Fiction As a Vehicle for Truth: Moving Beyond the Ontic Conception” The Monist 99 (3): 260-279 (2016).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent


“Maxwell, Helmholtz, and the Unreasonable Effectiveness of the Method of Physical Analogy,” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 50: 28-37 (2015).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Metaphysical Indeterminacy, Properties, and Quantum Theory,” Res Philosophica 91 (3): 449-475 (2014).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“How the Tiger Bush Got Its Stripes: ‘How Possibly’ vs. ‘How Actually’ Model Explanations” Monist 97(3): 323-340 (2014).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Pluto and the Planet Problem: Folk Concepts and Natural Kinds in Astronomy” Perspectives on Science 22 (4): 464-490 (2014).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Explanatory Models vs. Predictive Models: Reduced Complexity Modeling in Geomorphology” in Recent Progress in Philosophy of Science: Perspective & Foundational Problems. Dordrecht: Springer (2013).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Distinguishing Explanatory from Non-Explanatory Fictions,” Philosophy of Science 79 (5): 725-737 (2012).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“How Scientific Models Can Explain,” Synthese 180 (1): 33-45 (2011).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Three Approaches to the Quantum-Classical Relation: Bohr, Heisenberg & Dirac” Iyyun: The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly 59 (January): 3-28 (2010).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Bohr’s Correspondence Principle,” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2010).

Explanatory Fictions” in M. Suarez (Ed.) Fictions in Science: Philosophical Essays on Modeling and Idealization Routledge: 91-109 (2009).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent 

“Can Classical Structures Explain Quantum Phenomena?” British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 59(2): 217-235 (2008).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Paul Dirac and the Einstein-Bohr Debate,” Perspectives on Science 16(1): 103-114 (2008).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Heisenberg Meets Kuhn: Closed Theories and Paradigms,” Philosophy of Science 73(1): 90-107 (2006).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Niels Bohr’s Generalization of Classical Mechanics,” (with Peter Bokulich) Foundations of Physics 35 (3): 347-371 (2005).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Open or Closed? Dirac, Heisenberg, and the Relation between Classical and Quantum Mechanics,” Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 35 (3): 377-396 (2004).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Horizontal Models: From Bakers to Cats,” Philosophy of Science 70: 609-627 (2003).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Quantum Measurements and Supertasks,” International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 17: 127-136 (2003).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent

“Rethinking Thought Experiments,” Perspectives on Science 9(3): 285-307 (2001).  PhilSci-Archive-Transparent  PhilPapers-Transparent