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Martin Curd

Martin Curd

Associate Professor

PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Curriculum Vitae
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Philosophy of Science, Epistemology

Selected Publications


  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science. 2nd ed. Co-edited with S. Psillos. Routledge, 2013.
  • Philosophy of Science: The Central Issues. 2nd ed. Co-edited with J. Cover and C. Pincock. W.W. Norton, 2012.
  • Argument and Analysis: An Introduction to Philosophy.  West Publishing, 1992.
  • Principles of Reasoning.  Co-authored with L-M. Russow. St. Martin’s Press, 1989.

Articles and Book Chapters

  • "Carl G. Hempel: Logical Empiricist," Key Thinkers in the Philosophy of Science, ed., J.R. Brown, 83-111. Continuum Press, 2012.
  • Commentary on R. Royall, "The Likelihood Paradigm of Statistical Evidence."  In The Nature of Scientific Evidence, eds M. L. Taper and S. R. Lele, 140-45.  University of Chicago Press, 2004.
  • “Ross’s Intuitionist Theory of Duty.” In Metaethics, Normative Ethics, and Applied Ethics: Contemporary and Historical Readings, ed. J. Fieser, 286-96.  Wadsworth, 2000.
  • “Miracles as Violations of Laws of Nature.” In God, Freedom, and Responsibility, eds. D. Howard-Snyder and J. Jordan, 171-83.  Rowman and Littlefield, 1996.
  • “The Superiority of the Copernican System: A Reply to Chalmers,” British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 34 (1983): 367-69.
  • "Showing and Telling:  Can the Difference Between Right and Left be Described in Words?"  Ratio 26 (1984) 63-69.