Newton and Empiricism
Edited with Eric Schliesser. Amazon.
This is a volume of original commissioned papers on the subject of Newton and empiricism. The chapters explore the nature and extent of Newton's relationship to a variety of empiricisms and empiricists. Among the many significant contributions of the volume are a detailed engagement with Newton's optical writings, a careful contextualization of Newton's methods in seventeenth century context, a critical analysis of the ways in which Locke and Hume responded to Newton, and a history of the reception of Newton's methods in astronomy.
Eppur si muove: Doing History and Philosophy with Peter Machamer
Edited with Marcus Adams, Uljana Feest, and Jacqueline Sullivan. Amazon.
A collection of original essays on issues and debates in early-modern and 20th century science and philosophy. All authors are scholars who, at one time or another, were students of Peter Machamer. The essays engage with the broad range of topics characteristic of Machamer's work. These include: underdetermination, scientific practice, scientific models, mechanistic explanation in contemporary and historical science, values in science, the relationship between philosophy and psychology, experimentation, supervenience and reductionism.