Luc Bovens

Formal Epistemology and Philosophy of Science


'Selection under Uncertainty: Affirmative Action at Shortlisting Stage' Mind, 125 (498): 421-37. This paper was chosen as one of the ten best articles publishe in philosohy in 2016 by the Philosopher's Annual. PDF Link 

‘Interview’, Probability and Statistics: 5 Questions (Edited by Vincent Hendricks and Alan Hajek), Automatic Press, 1328 (2010), Doc/PDF/Link


‘Interview’, Epistemology: 5 Questions (Edited by Vincent Hendricks and Duncan Pritchard), Automatic Press, 4761 (2008), Doc/PDF/Link


'Bayesian Epistemology', Special Issue of Synthese, 156: (3) (2007), (Edited with Stephan Hartmann), Link

‘An Impossibility Result for Coherence Rankings’, Philosophical Studies, 128: 7791 (2006), (with Stephan Hartmann), PDF/Link

'Nancy Cartwright’s Philosophy of Science', Routledge, 2007 (Edited with Stephan Hartmann and Carl Hoefer), Link

‘Why There Cannot Be a Single Probabilistic Measure of Coherence’, Erkenntnis, 63: 36174 (2005), (with Stephan Hartmann), PDF/Link

‘Coherence and the Role of Specificity: A Response to Meijs and Douven’, Mind, 114: 3659 (2005), (with Stephan Hartmann), PDF/Link

‘Solving the Riddle of Coherence’, Mind, 112: 60134 (2005), (with Stephan Hartmann), PDF/Link


'Bayesian Epistemology', Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003 (with Stephan Hartmann), Link, with German translation: "Bayesianische Erkenntnistheorie", Paderborn, Mentis, 2006, Link

‘Too Odd (not) to Be True: a Reply to Erik Olsson’, British Journal of Philosophy of Science, 53: 53963 (2002), (with Branden Fitelson, Stephan Hartmann and Josh Snyder), PDF/Link

‘Believing More, Risking Less. On Coherence, Truth and Non-Trivial Extensions’, Erkenntnis, 57: 13750 (2002), (with Erik J. Olsson), PDF/Link


‘Bayesian Networks and the Problem of Unreliable Instruments’, Philosophy of Science, 69: 2973 (2002), (with Stephan Hartmann), PDF/Link

‘Coherentism, Reliability and Bayesian Networks’, Mind, 109: 685719 (2000), (with Erik J. Olsson), PDF/Link