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  1. On Einstein--Minkowski Space--Time.Howard Stein - 1968 - Journal of Philosophy 65 (1):5-23.
  2. On Relativity Theory and Openness of the Future.Howard Stein - 1991 - Philosophy of Science 58 (2):147-167.
    It has been repeatedly argued, most recently by Nicholas Maxwell, that the special theory of relativity is incompatible with the view that the future is in some degree undetermined; and Maxwell contends that this is a reason to reject that theory. In the present paper, an analysis is offered of the notion of indeterminateness (or "becoming") that is uniquely appropriate to the special theory of relativity, in the light of a set of natural conditions upon such a notion; and reasons (...)
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  3. Newtonian Space-Time.Howard Stein - 1967 - Texas Quarterly 10 (3):174--200.
     
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  4. Was Carnap Entirely Wrong, After All?Howard Stein - 1992 - Synthese 93 (1-2):275-295.
  5. Newton's Metaphysics.Howard Stein - 2002 - In The Cambridge Companion to Newton. Cambridge University Press. pp. 256--307.
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    Yes, but… Some Skeptical Remarks on Realism and Anti‐Realism.Howard Stein - 1989 - Dialectica 43 (1‐2):47-65.
    This paper argues that the much discussed issue between "scientific realism" and "instrumentalism" has not been clearly drawn. Particular attention is paid to the claim that only realism can "explain" the success of scientific theories and---more especially---the progressively increasing success of such theories in a coherent line of inquiry. This claim is used to attempt to reach a clearer conception of the content of the realist thesis that underlies it; but, it is here contended, that attempt fails, and the claim (...)
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    How Does Physics Bear Upon Metaphysics; and Why Did Plato Hold That Philosophy Cannot Be Written Down?Howard Stein - 2020 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 72:152-161.
    The paper begins with consideration of Plato and Aristotle, but the question addressed in this essay is the following: What has been meant--and what role has been played--in the succession of doctrines of physics we have had since the seventeenth century, by notions of “power” and of “cause”? The essay concludes with consideration of field theories set in relativistic space-time.
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  8. On the Notion of Field in Newton, Maxwell, and Beyond.Howard Stein - 1970 - In Roger H. Stuewer (ed.), Historical and Philosophical Perspectives of Science. Gordon & Breach. pp. 5--264.
     
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  9. Some Philosophical Prehistory of General Relativity.Howard Stein - 1977 - In John Earman, Clark Glymour & John Stachel (eds.), Foundations of Space-Time Theories: Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science. University of Minnesota Press. pp. 3-49.
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  10. On the Paradoxical Time-Structures of Gödel.Howard Stein - 1970 - Philosophy of Science 37 (4):589-601.
    Gödel's conclusion that time-travel is possible in his models of Einstein's gravitational theory has been questioned by Chandrasekhar and Wright, and treated as doubtful in the recent philosophical literature. The present note is intended to remove this doubt: a review of Gödel's construction shows that his arguments are entirely correct; and the objection is seen to rest upon a misunderstanding. Computational points treated succinctly by Gödel are here presented in fuller detail. The philosophical significance of Gödel's results is briefly considered, (...)
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  11. Eudoxos and Dedekind: On the Ancient Greek Theory of Ratios and its Relation to Modern Mathematics.Howard Stein - 1990 - Synthese 84 (2):163 - 211.
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    "From the Phenomena of Motions to the Forces of Nature": Hypothesis or Deduction?Howard Stein - 1990 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1990:209 - 222.
    This paper examines Newton's argument from the phenomena to the law of universal gravitation-especially the question how such a result could have been obtained from the evidential base on which that argument rests. Its thesis is that the crucial step was a certain application of the third law of motion-one that could only be justified by appeal to the consequences of the resulting theory; and that the general concept of interaction embodied in Newton's use of the third law most probably (...)
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    Physics and Philosophy Meet: The Strange Case of Poincaré.Howard Stein - 2021 - Foundations of Physics 51 (3):1-24.
    Poincaré is a pre-eminent figure: as one of the greatest of mathematicians; as a contributor of prime importance to the development of physical theory at a time when physics was undergoing a profound transformation; and as a philosopher. However, I think that Poincaré, with all this virtue, made a serious philosophical mistake. In Poincaré’s own work, this error seems to me to have kept him from several fundamental discoveries in physics. The hypothesis that Poincaré would have made these discoveries if (...)
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  14. A Note on Time and Relativity Theory.Howard Stein - 1970 - Journal of Philosophy 67 (9):289-294.
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    American Medicine as Culture.Howard F. Stein - 1990 - Routledge.
    Medicine in America, argues Professor Howard Stein, is not merely the product of a biomedical model, but rather an intricate human culture. In this ethnographic study of the American medical system, Dr. Stein uses anthropological, small-group, and psychoanalytic paradigms to interpret diverse and often hidden aspects of medical culture in the United States.Based on two decades of teaching and counseling physicians, Dr. Stein's case studies allow us to hear doctors speak candidly about themselves, their feelings, their fears of failure, their (...)
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  16. Some Pre-History of General Relativity.Howard Stein - 1977 - In John Earman, Clark Glymour & John Stachel (eds.), Foundations of Space-Time Theories. University of Minnesota Press.
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    Electricity in the 17th and 18th Centuries: A Study of Early Modern Physics. J. L. Heilbron. [REVIEW]Howard Stein - 1984 - Philosophy of Science 51 (1):172-175.
  18. The Cambridge Companion to Newton.Howard Stein - 2002 - Cambridge University Press.
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    The Everett Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics: Many Worlds or None?Howard Stein - 1984 - Noûs 18 (4):635-652.
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    On Metaphysics and Method in Newton.Howard Stein - unknown
    Descartes begins his philosophy with metaphysics; immediately after the cogito, with God, upon whom, he maintains, all of his physics rests. Newton introduces into the beginning of his natural philosophy only just that part of what I have called his metaphysics that he regards as adequately supported by prior evidence, and necessary for the development of physics. The rest, in so far as it appears at all in his scientific work, does so at the end of his works.
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  21. On Locke,'the Great Huygenius, and the Incomparable Mr. Newton'.Howard Stein - 1990 - In Phillip Bricker & R. I. G. Hughes (eds.), Philosophical Perspectives on Newtonian Science. MIT Press. pp. 17--47.
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    The Language of Time.Howard Stein - 1969 - Journal of Philosophy 66 (11):350-355.
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    On Quantum Non-Locality, Special Relativity, and Counterfactual Reasoning.Abner Shimony & Howard Stein - 2003 - In A. Ashtekar (ed.), Revisiting the Foundations of Relativistic Physics. pp. 499--521.
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    On Philosophy and Natural Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century.Howard Stein - 1993 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 18 (1):177-201.
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    Further Considerations on Newton's Methods.Howard Stein - unknown
    Discussion at the symposium, and subsequent correspondence with participants, have raised a series of critical questions that seem to me to merit discussion. The issues raised have also led me to consider further some of the literature commenting on Newton’s work and on related matters in the history of optics. What was initially intended as a brief supplement to the foregoing paper [On Metaphysics and Method in Newton, item 10631] has thus evolved into a new article of considerable length.
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  26. Graves on the Philosophy of Physics.John C. Graves & Howard Stein - 1972 - Journal of Philosophy 69 (19):621.
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    Envy and the Evil Eye Among Slovak‐Americans: An Essay in the Psychological Ontogeny of Belief and Ritual.Howard F. Stein - 1974 - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 2 (1):15-46.
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    Is There a Problem of Interpreting Quantum Mechanics?Howard Stein - 1970 - Noûs 4 (1):93-103.
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    Alcoholism as Metaphor in American Culture: Ritual Desecration as Social Integration.Howard F. Stein - 1985 - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 13 (3):195-235.
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    The Enterprise of Understanding and the Enterprise of Knowledge: For Isaac Levi: In Admiration and Friendship.Howard Stein - 2004 - Synthese 140 (1-2):135 - 176.
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    From Countertransference to Social Theory: A Study of Holocaust Thinking in U.S. Business Dress.Howard F. Stein - 2000 - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 28 (3):346-378.
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  32. The Enterprise of Understanding and the Enterprise of Knowledge.Howard Stein - 2004 - Synthese 140 (1-2):135-176.
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    Maurice Clavelin on Galileo's Natural Philosophy. [REVIEW]Howard Stein - 1974 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 25 (4):375-397.
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    Philosophy of Space and Time and the Inner Constitution of Nature: A Phenomenological Study. [REVIEW]Howard Stein - 1969 - Journal of Philosophy 66 (2):58-62.
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  35. Antigone Revisited: Sophocles, Antigone; Translated by Seamus Heaney as The Burial at Thebes; Directed by Lucy Pitman-Wallace with the Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company.Howard Stein - 2008 - Arion 16 (2).
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  36. Response to Medea and Antigone.Howard Stein - 2003 - Arion 10 (3).
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  37. Electrifying Electra: Sophocles, Electra. The Greek National Theatre, Directed by Peter Stein.Howard Stein - 2008 - Arion 16 (1).
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  38. Inspired by The Persians: The Persians: The National Theatre of Greece at the New York City Center.Howard Stein - 2007 - Arion 14 (3).
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  39. My Recent Experience with Versions of Antigone: Antigone by Jean Anouilh; The Queen Written by Peter Morgan, Directed by Stephen Frears; The Burial at Thebes by Seamus Heaney.Howard Stein - 2007 - Arion 15 (1).
    Jean Anouilh , Antigone, La Table ronde, ISBN - 9782710300250Seamus Heaney, The Burial at Thebes: a version of Sophocles' Antigone, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ISBN - 9780374117214.
     
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  40. Theater as a Humanizing Force: Paul Woodruff, The Necessity of Theater: The Art of Watching and Being Watched. [REVIEW]Howard Stein - 2009 - Arion 16 (3).
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  41. The Lysistrata Experience: The National Theater of Greece at the New York City Center.Howard Stein - 2005 - Arion 12 (3).
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  42. What’s Hecuba to Me?: Hecuba: The Royal Shakespeare Company at the Brooklyn Academy of Music; Translated and Directed by Tony Harrison.Howard Stein - 2005 - Arion 13 (2).
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    Envy and the Evil Eye Among Slovak-Americans: An Essay in the Psychological Ontogeny of Belief and Ritual.Howard F. Stein - 1974 - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 2 (1):15-46.
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    On the Present State of the Philosophy of Quantum Mathematics.Howard Stein - 1982 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1982:563 - 581.
    It is suggested that the true physical significance of the Hilbert space structure in quantum mechanics remains (despite the undoubted significance of the elucidation given early by von Neumann, and further clarified by later discussions) less well understood than is usually supposed. Reasons are given for this view from considerations internal to the theory; a (remote) analogy is considered to the role, and presumed physical significance, of the notion of "ether" in nineteenth-century physics; the issues of measurement (or, more generally, (...)
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    A Note on Patron‐Client Theory.Howard F. Stein - 1984 - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 12 (1):30-36.
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    The Language of Time. [REVIEW]Howard Stein - 1969 - Journal of Philosophy 66 (11):350-355.
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    The Indispensable Enemy and American-Soviet Relations.Howard F. Stein - 1989 - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 17 (4):480-503.
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    The Indispensable Enemy and American‐Soviet Relations.Howard F. Stein - 1989 - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 17 (4):480-503.
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    Letters to the Editor.Oskar Gruenwald, Lawrence M. Thomas, Robert L. Perea, Howard Stein, Bryan W. Van Norden, Jennifer Uleman & Leonard D. Katz - 1996 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 70 (2):155 - 165.
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    “Definability,”“Conventionality,” and Simultaneity in Einstein–Minkowski Space-Time.Howard Stein - 2009 - In Wayne C. Myrvold & Joy Christian (eds.), Quantum Reality, Relativistic Causality, and Closing the Epistemic Circle. Springer. pp. 403--442.
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