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  1. Theory-Containment in Controversies: Neurath and Müller on Newton, Goethe, and Underdetermination.Gábor Zemplén - 2018 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 49 (4):533-549.
    Olaf Müller’s book develops a new case for underdetermination, and, as he is focusing on theories of a ‘limited domain’, this assumes the containability of the theories. First, the paper argues that Müller’s theory of darkness is fundamentally Newtonian, but for Newton’s optical theory the type of theoretical structure Müller adopts is problematic. Second, the paper discusses seventeenth-century challenges to Newton, changes in the proof-structure of Newton’s optical theory, and how these affect Müller’s reconstruction. Müller’s book provides empirically equivalent theories, (...)
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  • Throwing New Light on Kepler’s Contribution to Optics: A. Mark Smith: From Sight to Light. The Passage From Ancient to Modern Optics. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2017, Xi + 457 Pp, US$36.00 PB.Gábor Á Zemplén - 2020 - Metascience 29 (2):237-240.
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