Download. 2001-, Advisory Board, Sydney Center for the Foundations of Science, University of Sydney. I extend this exorcism to the quantum case. Landauer’s principle is the loosely formulated notion that the erasure of n bits of information must always incur a cost of k ln n in thermodynamic entropy. pp. John Norton was born in Scotland to an English mother and an Englishman of Cherokee descent. pp. Springer, 2007 pp. Download draft. More Generally "How Einstein Changed the Way We Think about Science" "How Did Einstein Think?" Latest. He was assigned to Scotland, where he married. "Author's Responses" to the collection of articles on the material theory of induction in a special issue of Studies 647-70. of older version on philsci-archive.pitt.edu  Later The application deadline of December 15 is approaching for the new postdoctoral fellowships at the Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, for the academic year 2009-2010. 3-27. Download from http://www.humanamente.eu/PDF/Issue13_Paper_Norton.pdf or here. Errata to: “How to Build an Infinite Lottery Machine,” European Journal for Philosophy of Science. Volume not published. Download. 113-119. "A Material Theory of Induction" Philosophy of Science, 70(October 2003), pp. Part I Download Part II, With John Earman "Comments on Laraudogoitia's 'Classical Dynamics, Indeterminism and a Supertask," British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 49, 1998, pp.123-33. The problem is solved by asking which inductive logic is picked out by the background conditions. "Why Thought Experiments Do Not Transcend Empiricism" pp. 1182-1192. Contemporary Debates in the Philosophy of Science. Studies Draft ", 1982-1983 Postdoctoral research, Einstein Project Princeton, NJ. John D. Norton - 2005 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 36 (2):375-411. Journal Why? Preprint Preprint. 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This sort of selection creates well-known problems for probability theory. Visit Website 234. John Norton (Teyoninhokarawen), Mohawk chief, Indian Department interpreter, school master (born 16 December 1770 at Dunfermline, Scotland; died c.1831). "The Logical Inconsistency of the Old Quantum Theory of Black Body Radiation," Philosophy of Science, 54 (1987), pp. Download draft. Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 59 (2008), pp. Download. He had originally studied chemical engineering at the University of New South Wales (1971–1974). Brief appearance in simplified PBS version, Inside Chicago and La Salle, IL: Open Court, 2010. "Brownian Computation is Thermodynamically Irreversible." translation by Gio Matteo Risso Ricci. "Do the Causal Principles of Modern Physics Contradict Causal Anti-Fundamentalism?" 271-322. Download. Kluwer, 2002. "The Point of Intractability" "How Not to Do Philosophy of Science" "How Not To think About Causation". 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"Did Einstein Stumble: The Debate over General Covariance," Erkenntnis, 42 , 1995, pp.223-245; volume reprinted as Reflections "The Determination of Theory by Evidence: The Case for Quantum Discontinuity 1900-1915," Synthese, 97 , 1-31. Preprint Download. pp. access or here. 671-690. An infinite lottery machines chooses without favor among a countable infinity of outcomes. Download extended version that includes an appendix not in the journal version on processes with a Brownian particle. Download. Download. John has 4 jobs listed on their profile. in Richard M. Burian and Allan Gotthelf, eds., Concepts, Induction, and the Growth of Scientific Knowledge. 207-232. My draft responses. Download final or 281-293. Routinely updated. 4 http://www.philosophersimprint.org/003004/. Co-editor (with John Earman) May 22, 2002-August, 2003. Journal of Philosophy, 26, pp. Download later draft (July 1, 2005). Sbornik, 1982-83 (Einstein Studies) (Moscow), pp. The Material Theory of Induction. 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Philosophy of Science, 75 (2008), pp. "How to Make Possibility Safe for Empiricists." of Science, 77 (2010) pp. http://www.vjquantuminfo.org/. Reprinted in J. Butterfield, M. Hogarth and G. Belot, Spacetime: The International Research Library of Philosophy, 17. See Goodies in my homepage for more popular writing on: Einstein When a Good Theory meets a Bad Idealization: The Failure of the Thermodynamics of Computation. Vol. Department of History and Philosophy of Science. After working at the Shell Oil Refinery at Clyde, Sydney for two years, he decided to switch fields, beginning doctoral studies in the School of History and Philosophy of Science at the … Springer, 2007, pp. Michael T. Stuart, James Robert Brown, and Yiftach Fehige. pp. "What Should Philosophers of Science Learn from the History of the Electron." Which are the good inductive inferences or the proper relations of inductive support? http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/archive/00004505/, http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/archive/00004866/, http://www.humanamente.eu/PDF/Issue13_Paper_Norton.pdf. Please consult the original Einstein No Go Result for the Thermodynamics of Computation The Simplest Exorcism of Maxwell's Demon No Information Needed What is Time? 475-86. 14 (2000), pp. Download scanned file (9.6MB). Download latest draft. Associate Editor, Philosophy of Science, January 1990-December 1994, Communicating Editor: Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 1996-. Vol. December 2019. Aldershot: Dartmouth, 1996, pp. 1-8. C. Beisbart, T. Sauer, C. Wüthrich (eds). 1983 Review of M. Friedman, Foundations of Space-Time Theories (Princeton Univ. Gray, ed., The Symbolic Universe. pdf. 1983-1984 Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. Spacetime: Foundations, Philosophy, History. 1(2011), pp. Latest. 231-252. T. Horowitz, G. J. 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"Einstein, Nordström and the early Demise of Lorentz-covariant, Scalar Theories of Gravitation," Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 45 (1992), pp.17-94. He then switched fields and began a doctoral program in the School of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of New South Wales (1978-1981). Download. 287-313. 1998- Inventory of articled edited. R. McLaughlin (Reidel, 1982 ), pp. Studies in the History of General Relativity: Einstein Studies, Vol. 240-256. Download. These efforts have failed. version. 23-34. Or try here. The Burning Fuse Model of Unbecoming In Time Confusions over Reduction and Emergence in the Physics of Phase Transitions. available on philsci-archive. Download Journal Download. ), Einstein on philsci-archive.pitt.edu, Preprint July 2019. draft. on philsci-archive. Kluwer, 2003. Preprint Download. Or non-inverted Download. 33-38. Earlier version Download. 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