Recent Submissions

  • On Inter-Theoretic Relations and Scientific Realism 

    De Haro Ollé, Sebastian (2020-05-04)
    This thesis addresses three contemporary debates in the philosophy of science: namely, scientific realism, emergence, and theoretical equivalence. The thesis brings logico-semantic tools of the analytic tradition—about ...
  • Written Evidence - Defence industrial policy: procurement and prosperity 

    Belfield, Haydn; Jayanti, Amritha; Avin, Shahar (UK Parliament Defence Committee, 2020-05-19)
    In this response we particularly focus on defence and those in adjacent markets systems that integrate increasingly capable artificial intelligence (AI), especially those based on machine learning (ML). Many systems that ...
  • The Limits of Screening 

    Wu, Joseph
    This thesis is about screening for cancer—about testing healthy individuals for disease. The traditional way to approach this subject is to begin by considering whether screening is effective. So, for example, there is a ...
  • A Study of Evolutionary Contingency: Characterisation, Mechanisms, and Evidence 

    Wong, T.Y. William (2020-06-17)
    This thesis focuses on three aspects of evolutionary contingency: (i) the characterisation of evolutionary contingency, (ii) the mechanisms of evolutionary contingency, and (iii) the evidence for and against evolutionary ...

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