Kent Staley, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1998
B.A., Physics, Grinnell College, 1986
Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Statistics
Publications and Media Placements
- "How Uncertainty Can Save Measurement from Circularity and Holism" (with Sophie Ritson), Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, forthcoming.
- "Securing the Empirical Value of Measurement Results," The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 71 (2020), 87-113.
- "Decisions, Decisions: Inductive Risk and the Higgs Boson." In Kevin Elliott and Ted Richards (eds.), Exploring Inductive Risk, pp. 37—55 (Oxford University Press, 2017).
- "'Agreement' in the IPCC Confidence Measure" (with Bill Rehg), Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 57 (2017): 126–134.
- "Pragmatic Warrant for Frequentist Statistical Practice: The Case of High Energy Physics." Synthese, 194 (2017): 355–376. DOI 10.1007/s11229-016-1111-3.
- An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science (Cambridge University Press, 2014).
- "Internalist and Externalist Aspects of Justification in Scientific Inquiry" (with Aaron Cobb), Synthese, 182 (2011): 475–492. DOI 10.1007/s11229-010-9754-y.
- The Evidence for the Top Quark (Cambridge University Press, 2004).
- "Robust Evidence and Secure Evidence Claims," Philosophy of Science, 71 (2004), 467—88.