Dr Nick Tosh

B.A.,M.SCI,M.Phil.,Ph.D.

Contact Details

Lecturer Below The Bar
Philosophy, Room 111
Block T
Distillery Road
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 5929
E: nick.tosh@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Finite frequentism in a big world'
Nick Tosh (2014) 'Finite frequentism in a big world'. British Journal For The Philosophy Of Science, [DOI] [Details]
(2002) 'Possession, exorcism and psychoanalysis'
Tosh, N. J. (2002) 'Possession, exorcism and psychoanalysis'. Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 33C :583-596 [Details]
(2003) 'Anachronism and retrospective explanation: In defence of a present-centred history of science'
Tosh, N. J. (2003) 'Anachronism and retrospective explanation: In defence of a present-centred history of science'. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 34A :647-659 [Details]
(2006) 'Science, truth and history, Part I: Historiography, relativism and the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge'
Tosh, N. J. (2006) 'Science, truth and history, Part I: Historiography, relativism and the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge'. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 37A :675-701 [Details]
(2007) 'Science, truth and history, Part II: Metaphysical bolt-holes for the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge?'
Tosh, N. J. (2007) 'Science, truth and history, Part II: Metaphysical bolt-holes for the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge?'. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 38A :185-209 [Details]
(2008) 'Relativism about reasons'
Tosh, N. J. (2008) 'Relativism about reasons'. Philosophia, 36 :465-482 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2015) Annual Conference of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science, 2015,
N. Tosh (2015) Ensemble realism: A new approach to statistical mechanical probability. [Conference Paper], Annual Conference of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science, 2015, Manchester , 03-JUL-15 - 03-JUL-15. [Details]
(2014) IZWT Kolloquium,
N. Tosh (2014) Chances as cosmic frequencies. [Invited Paper], IZWT Kolloquium, Wuppertal , 18-JUN-14 - 18-JUN-14. [Details]
(2014) Annual Conference of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science,
Nick Tosh (2014) Reviving finite frequentism: Humean chance without best systems. [Conference Paper], Annual Conference of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science, Cambridge , 09-JUL-14 - 12-JUL-14. [Details]
(2013) Annual Conference of the Irish Philosophical Association,
Nick Tosh (2013) Resuscitating the finite frequentist account of chance. [Invited Paper], Annual Conference of the Irish Philosophical Association, Drogheda , 22-FEB-13 - 23-FEB-14. [Details]
(2012) Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association,
Nick Tosh (2012) Finite frequentism in a big world. [Conference Paper], Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association, Stirling , 09-JUL-12 - 11-JUL-12. [Details]
(2010) Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association,
Nick Tosh (2010) Objective chance and possible worlds. [Invited Paper], Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association, Dublin , 09-JUL-10 - 11-JUL-10. [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
(2011) S. Fuller, Science. British Journal for the History of Science.
Tosh, N. (2011) S. Fuller, Science. British Journal for the History of Science. Book Review [Details]
(2010) P. Phillips, The Challenge of Relativism. International Journal of Philosophical Studies.
Tosh, N. J. (2010) P. Phillips, The Challenge of Relativism. International Journal of Philosophical Studies. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
(2009) R. Proctor and L. Schiebinger (eds.), Agnotology: The Making and Unmaking of Ignorance. British Journal for the History of Science.
Tosh, N. J. (2009) R. Proctor and L. Schiebinger (eds.), Agnotology: The Making and Unmaking of Ignorance. British Journal for the History of Science. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
(2009) J. Gorman, Historical Judgement: The Limits of Historiographical choice. Isis.
Tosh, N. J. (2009) J. Gorman, Historical Judgement: The Limits of Historiographical choice. Isis. Book Review [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2010) Science as bootstrapped calibration. Conference in honour of Prof. Nicholas Jardine, Cambridge University. June 2010.
Tosh, N. (2010) Science as bootstrapped calibration. Conference in honour of Prof. Nicholas Jardine, Cambridge University. June 2010. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) The Halting Problem and arithmetic undecidability. Departmental seminar, Mathematics, NUI Galway. April 2010.
Tosh, N. (2010) The Halting Problem and arithmetic undecidability. Departmental seminar, Mathematics, NUI Galway. April 2010. Conference Paper [Details]

Encyclopedia Entry

  Year Publication
(2006) Diabolic possession. Encyclopedia of Disability, Sage Publications.
Tosh, N. J. (2006) Diabolic possession. Encyclopedia of Disability, Sage Publications. Albrecht, G: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]

Invited papers

  Year Publication
(2004) Historiography and the philosophy of science: How not to oppose naïve realism. . Departmental seminar, HPS.
Tosh, N. (2004) Historiography and the philosophy of science: How not to oppose naïve realism. . Departmental seminar, HPS. Cambridge University: Invited papers [Details]
(2005) Social norms, scientific truth and the history of science. . Departmental seminar, School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Tosh, N. (2005) Social norms, scientific truth and the history of science. . Departmental seminar, School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Exeter University: Invited papers [Details]
(2006) Bernard Williams and vindicatory history. . Philosophy Workshop, HPS.
Tosh, N. (2006) Bernard Williams and vindicatory history. . Philosophy Workshop, HPS. Cambridge: Invited papers [Details]
(2007) Meaning scepticism and the sociology of knowledge: A case for amicable divorce. . Workshop in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences, HPS.
Tosh, N. (2007) Meaning scepticism and the sociology of knowledge: A case for amicable divorce. . Workshop in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences, HPS. Cambridge: Invited papers [Details]
(2007) Relativism, meaning finitism and the history of science: What Wittgenstein doesn't teach us. . Workshop in the Philosophy of History, School of Politics, International Affairs and Philosophy.
Tosh, N. (2007) Relativism, meaning finitism and the history of science: What Wittgenstein doesn't teach us. . Workshop in the Philosophy of History, School of Politics, International Affairs and Philosophy. Queen's University, Belfast: Invited papers [Details]
(2007) Origins of religious disbelief: Polytheism, monotheism and the habit of disagreement.. Lectures on everything'.
Tosh, N. (2007) Origins of religious disbelief: Polytheism, monotheism and the habit of disagreement.. Lectures on everything'. Symondsbury, Dorset: Invited papers [Details]
(2008) Interpretationism in the swamp. . Philosophy Workshop, HPS.
Tosh, N. (2008) Interpretationism in the swamp. . Philosophy Workshop, HPS. Cambridge: Invited papers [Details]
(2008) Explaining temporal asymmetry. .
Tosh, N. (2008) Explaining temporal asymmetry. . University College Dublin: Invited papers [Details]
(2009) Unchallengeable orthodoxies in science. .
Tosh, N. (2009) Unchallengeable orthodoxies in science. . Arizona State University: Invited papers [Details]
(2009) Swamps and oracles: A reappraisal of Davidson's thought experiment. . Departmental seminar, Department of Philosophy.
Tosh, N. (2009) Swamps and oracles: A reappraisal of Davidson's thought experiment. . Departmental seminar, Department of Philosophy. Invited papers [Details]
(2010) Objective chance and possible worlds. . Departmental seminar, History and Philosophy of Science.
Tosh, N. (2010) Objective chance and possible worlds. . Departmental seminar, History and Philosophy of Science. Leeds University: Invited papers [Details]