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Biography
Dr. James Mattingly

Philosophy Department

Georgetown University, USA

Associate Professor


Email: jmm67@georgetown.edu


Qualifications

2002 Ph.D., Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, USA

1999 M.A., Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, USA

1995 M.S., Physics, University of California at Santa Cruz, USA

1990 B.A., Philosophy and Mathematics, St. John’s College, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. (2012) “Emergence in Stochastic Quantum Gravity” Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, (to appear).
  2. (2009) “Mongrel Gravity” Erkenntnis, 70: 379-395.
  3. (2009) “The Paracletes of Quantum Gravity”, in Michael Dickson and Mary Domski (Eds.) Discourse on a New Method: Reinvigorating the Marriage of History and Philosophy of Science, Open Court Press.
  4. (2008) with Walter Warwick “Projectible Predicates in Analogue and Simulated Systems” Synthese, 0039-7857 (Print) 1573-0964 (Online).
  5. (2007) “Classical Fields and Quantum Time-Evolution in the Aharonov-Bohm Effect.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 38: 888–905.
  6. (2006) “Why Eppley and Hannah’s Thought Experiment Fails.” Physical Review D 73, 064025. (2006) “Which Gauge Matters” Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 37: 243–262.
  7. (2006) “Is Quantum Gravity Necessary?” in Jean Eisenstaedt, Anne Kox (Eds.) The Universe of General Relativity: Einstein Studies, volume 11, Boston: Birkha ̈user, 327–338.
  8. (2005) “The Structure of Scientific Theory Change.” Philosophy of Science 72: 365-389.
  9. (2003) “Gauge Theory and Chemical Structure.” In Chemical Explanation: Characteristics, Development, Autonomy Annals of the New York Academy of Science 988: 193–202.
  10. (2001) “Singularities and Scalar Fields. Matter Theory and General Relativity.” Philosophy of Science 68: S395–S406.
  11. (2001) “The Replication of Hertz’s Cathode Ray Experiments.” Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 32: 53-75, 81-82.