Publications

Journal Articles

Green, S., M. Serban, R. Scholl, N. Jones, I. Brigandt, and W. Bechtel. Network Analyses in Systems Biology: New Strategies for Dealing with Biological Complexity. Forthcoming in Synthese. [PhilSci Archive version]

Scholl, R. 2016. Spot the difference: Causal contrasts in scientific diagramsStudies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 60: 77–87. [PhilSci Archive version.]

Scholl, R. and K. Nickelsen. 2015. Discovery of Causal Mechanisms: Oxidative phosphorylation and the Calvin-Benson cycleHistory and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 37(2): 180–209. [PhilSci Archive version.]

Scholl, R. 2015. Inference to the Best Explanation in the Catch-22: How much autonomy for Mill’s method of difference? European Journal for Philosophy of Science 5(1):89–110. [PhilSci Archive version.]

Scholl, R. and M. Pigliucci. 2015. The proximate-ultimate distinction and evolutionary developmental biology: Causal irrelevance vs. explanatory abstraction. Biology & Philosophy 30(5): 653–670. [PhilSci Archive version.]

Scholl, R. 2013. Causal inference, mechanisms, and the Semmelweis caseStudies in History and Philosophy of Science 44(1): 66–76. [PhilSci Archive version.]

Scholl, R. and T. Räz. 2013. Modeling Causal Structures: Volterra’s Struggle and Darwin’s SuccessEuropean Journal for Philosophy of Science 3(1): 115–132. [PhilSci Archive version.]

Scholl, R., J. Marquis, K. Meyer, and D. Schümperli. 2007. Spinal muscular atrophy: position and functional importance of the branch site preceding SMN exon 7RNA Biology 4(1): 34–37.

Books

Sauer, T. and R. Scholl (eds.). 2016. The Philosophy of Historical Case Studies. Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science. Springer.

Book Chapters

Scholl, R. and T. Räz. 2016. Towards a methodology for integrated history and philosophy of science. In T. Sauer and R. Scholl (eds.), The Philosophy of Historical Case Studies. Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science. [PhilSci Archive version.]

Scholl, R. Confessions of a Complexity Skeptic. 2014. In M. C. Galavotti, D. Dieks, W. J. Gonzalez, S. Hartmann, T. Uebel, M. Weber (eds.), New Directions in the Philosophy of Science. Springer, pp. 221–234. [PhilSci Archive version.]

Invited Articles

Scholl, R. 2015. Peptische Ulzera und Helicobacter pylori: Wie wir wissen, was wir wissenTherapeutische Umschau 72(7): 475–480.

Book Reviews

Scholl, R. 2013. Review of Philosophy of Biology: An Anthology (edited by Alex Rosenberg and Robert Arp)Acta Biotheoretica 61(2): 285–288.

Scholl, R. 2012. Review of Elliot Sober: Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards? Philosophical Essays on Darwin’s Theory. Acta Biotheoretica 60(3): 323–328.

Other Writings

Scholl, R. 2012. Workshop Report: Causality and Mechanisms in Philosophy of Science, 24–25 NovemberThe Reasoner 6(3): 41–42.

Scholl, R. 2010. Commentary on Paolo Rossi Monti. In Balzan Prizewinners, Interdisciplinary Forum 2009. Milano: Fondazione Internazionale Premio E. Balzan.