What’s New

PhD applicants: if you’d like me to supervise you on a topic related to my research areas, please do get in touch with me soon. If you want to apply for funding, you need to have your PhD application accepted and your funding application submitted before 11th January 2021.

Call for papers: Synthese Topical Collection. “Evidential Diversity in the Social Sciences
The deadline for submissions is 15 November 2020. More information here.

New papers:

Jeffrey K. Aronson, Daniel Auker-Howlett, Virginia Ghiara, Michael P. Kelly and Jon Williamson: The use of mechanistic reasoning in assessing coronavirus interventions, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 2020. . doi: 10.1111/jep.13438

Jon Williamson: A Bayesian account of establishing, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, in press.  

Jon Williamson: The feasibility and malleability of EBM+, Theoria, 2020. doi: 10.1387/theoria.21244

Juergen Landes, Soroush Rafiee Rad and Jon Williamson: Towards the Entropy-Limit Conjecture, Annals of Pure and Applied Logic 172(2):102870, 2021.  . doi: 10.1016/j.apal.2020.102870

Jon Williamson: Calibration for epistemic causality, Erkenntnis, 2019.   doi: 10.1007/s10670-019-00139-w

Christian Wallmann and Jon Williamson: The Principal Principle and subjective Bayesianism, European Journal for the Philosophy of Science 10(1):3, 2020. doi: 10.1007/s13194-019-0266-4

Jon Williamson: Evidential Proximity, Independence, and the evaluation of carcinogenicity, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 25(6):955-961, 2019.    doi: 10.1111/jep.13226

Jonathan M Samet, Weihsueh A Chiu, Vincent Cogliano, Jennifer Jinot, David Kriebel, Ruth M Lunn, Frederick A Beland, Lisa Bero, Patience Browne, Lin Fritschi, Jun Kanno, Dirk W Lachenmeier, Qing Lan, Gérard Lasfargues, Frank Le Curieux, Susan Peters, Pamela Shubat, Hideko Sone, Mary C White, Jon Williamson, Marianna Yakubovskaya, Jack Siemiatycki, Paul A White, Kathryn Z Guyton, Mary K Schubauer-Berigan, Amy L Hall, Yann Grosse, Véronique Bouvard, Lamia Benbrahim-Tallaa, Fatiha El Ghissassi, Béatrice Lauby-Secretan, Bruce Armstrong, Rodolfo Saracci, Jiri Zavadil, Kurt Straif & Christopher P Wild: The IARC Monographs: Updated procedures for modern and transparent evidence synthesis in cancer hazard identification, Journal of the National Cancer Institute 112(1):1-8, 2020.    doi: 10.1093/jnci/djz169

Jon Williamson: Establishing causal claims in medicine, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 32(1): 33-61, 2019.  doi: 10.1080/02698595.2019.1630927

Mark R. Tonelli & Jon Williamson: Mechanisms in clinical practice: use and justification, Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 23:115–124, 2020. doi: 10.1007/s11019-019-09915-5

Veli-Pekka Parkkinen & Jon Williamson: Extrapolating from model organisms in pharmacology, in La Caze, A., & Osimani, B., (eds), Uncertainty in pharmacology: epistemology, methods, and decisions, Springer, 2020, pp. 59-78. ISBN: 978-3-030-29178-5

Jon Williamson: Establishing the teratogenicity of Zika and evaluating causal criteria, Synthese 2018.    doi: 10.1007/s11229-018-1866-9