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    Perception, Theory and Commitment. The New Philosophy of Science.Burke Townsend - 1980 - Philosophy of Science 47 (3):496-498.
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    Partly deductive support in the Popper-Miller argument.Burke Townsend - 1989 - Philosophy of Science 56 (3):490-496.
    Popper and Miller (1983) have presented an argument purporting to establish the impossibility of inductive probability. Here I discuss critically their characterization of a deductive part of nondeductive support, a point that has not figured centrally in previous responses.
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    Feyerabend's Pragmatic Theory of Observation and the Comparability of Alternative Theories.Burke Townsend - 1970 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1970:202 - 211.
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    Jackson and Pargetter on distant simultaneity.Burke Townsend - 1980 - Philosophy of Science 47 (4):646-655.
    In their article, “Relative Simultaneity in the Special Theory of Relativity,” Jackson and Pargetter have offered a method to determine distant simultaneity which they claim to be independent of any assumptions concerning one-way velocities and thus a basis for denying the conventionality of distant simultaneity within the framework of the Special Theory. In what follows, I shall argue that the case they make to support the claim to independence is mistaken.
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  5. John Horgan, The End of Science Reviewed by.Burke Townsend - 1997 - Philosophy in Review 17 (4):256-258.
     
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    Creative Understanding: Philosophical Reflections on Physics. Roberto Torretti. [REVIEW]Burke Townsend - 1994 - Philosophy of Science 61 (1):147-148.
  7. John Horgan, The End of Science. [REVIEW]Burke Townsend - 1997 - Philosophy in Review 17:256-258.
     
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