Mauro Dorato - Publications#

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A selection of books

(1) Time and Reality. Spacetime physics and the objectivity of temporal becoming. CLUEB, Bologna, 1995.

(2) Futuro aperto e libertà, Laterza, Roma-Bari 1997

(3) The Software of the Universe. An Introduction to the History and Philosophy of the Laws of Nature, Ashgate, 2005 (transl. from Il Software dell’Universo, B. Mondadori, Milan, 2000)

(4) Cosa c’entra l’anima con gli atomi? Introduzione alla filosofia della scienza, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2007

(5) M. Dorato, M. Suarez and M. Redei (eds.), Proceedings of the First Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association, Springer, Dordrecht, 2 volls, 2010

(6) with V. Allori, F. Laudisa, N. Zanghì (2005), La natura delle cose, Carocci, Roma

A selection of papers

(7) with M. Esfeld, “GRW as an Ontology of Dispositions”, in Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 2010, 41, pp. 41-49

(8) with Felline L., “Structural explanations in Minkowski spacetime: which account of models?”, in V. Petkov (ed.) Space, Time, and Spacetime - Physical and Philosophical Implications of Minkowski's Unification of Space and Time, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 2010, pp. 189-203

(9) “Absolute becoming, relational becoming and the arrow of time: Some non conventional remarks on the relationship between physics and metaphysics”, Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, Volume 37, Issue 3 , September 2006, 559-576, reprinted in The Philosophy of Time, N. Oaklander (ed.), vol IV, Routledge, Critical Concepts in Philosophy, London, 2009, pp. 254-276

(10) “Properties and Dispositions: some Metaphysical Remarks on Quantum Ontology”, in A. Bassi, D. Dürr, T. Weber, N. Zanghì (eds.), Quantum Mechanics, American Institute of Physics (AIP) Vol. 844, 2006, pp. 139-157

(11) with Massimo Pauri, “Holism and Structuralism in Classical and Quantum General Relativity”, in D. Rickles, S. French, and J. Saatsi (eds), The Structural Foundations of Quantum Gravity, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2006, pp.121-151.

(12) “On Becoming, Cosmic Time and Rotating Universes”, in C. Callender (ed.), Time, Reality and Experience, Proceedings of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Conference for 2000, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2002, pp. 253-276

(13) “The irrelevance of the presentism/eternalism debate for the ontology of Minkowski spacetime”, in D. Dieks (ed.), The Ontology of Spacetime, Elsevier, 2006, pp. 93-109

(14) “Epistemic and non-Epistemic Values in Science”, in P. Machamer and G. Wolters (eds.), Science, Values and Objectivity. University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh-Konstanz, 2004, pp. 53-77

(15) “Kant, Gödel and Relativity”, in P. Gardenfors, J. Wolenski, and K. Kijania-Placek (eds.), In the Scope of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Proceedings of the Invited Lectures for the 11th International Congress of Logic Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Synthese Library, Kluwer, Dordrecht, 2002, vol. I, pp. 331-348

(16) “Becoming and the Arrow of Causation”, Philosophy of Science, 67, 2000, pp. S523-534

(17) “Substantivalism, Relationism, and Structural Spacetime Realism”, Foundations of Physics, 2000, 30, pp. 1605-1628 (18) “On Becoming, Relativity, and Nonseparability”, Philosophy of Science, 64, 4, 1996, pp.585-604

(19) “The problem of the relationship between time and motion from Descartes to Newton”, in S. Tweyman (ed.), Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, Caravan Books, Delmar, New York, 1993, 3, pp.127-156

(20) The world of the worms and the quest for reality”, Dialectica, 42, 1988, pp. 171-182

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