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Prof Peter Clark

Prof Peter Clark

Emeritus Professor

Researcher profile

Email
p.j.clark@st-andrews.ac.uk

 

Research areas

Philosophy of science: especially the foundations of statistical physics, determinism, and probability,history of physics, science and society and science policy issues.


Philosophy of mathematics: logicism and foundations of Set theory


Mathematical Logic



Selected publications

  • Realism, Structuralism Realism and Instrumentalism

    Clark, P. J., 21 Nov 2012, Insolubles and Consequences: Essays in Honour of Stephen Read. Hjortland, O. & Dutilh Novaes, C. (eds.). 1st ed. London: College Publications, Vol. 18. p. 51-62 12 p. (Tributes; vol. 18).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • Mathematical Entities

    Clark, P. J., 2009, Routledge Companion to Metaphysics. Le Poidevin, R., Simons, P., McGonigal, A. & Cameron, R. G. (eds.). Routledge, p. 346-356 (Routledge Philosophy Companions).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • Frege, Neo-Logicism and Applied Mathematics

    Clark, P. J., 2007, The Arché Papers on the Mathematics of Abstraction. Cook, R. T. (ed.). Springer, p. 45-60 (Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science; vol. 71).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • Mathematics

    Clark, P. J., 2007, Routledge Companion to The Philosophy of Science. Curd, M. & Psillos, S. (eds.). Routledge, p. 555-566

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • Hilary  Putnam: Reason,Truth and History

    Clark, P. J., 2006, Central works of Philosophy, Volume 5, The Twentieth Century, Quine and After. Shand, J. (ed.). Acumen Publishing, p. 187-206

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • Problems of Determinism:Prediction, Propensity and Probability

    Clark, P. J., 2006, Contemporary Perspectives in Philosophy and Methodology of Science. Gonzalez, WJ. & Alcolea, J. (eds.). Netbiblo, p. 115-135

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • The Logicism of Frege,Dedekind and Russell

    Clark, P. J. & Demopoulos, W., 2005, The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. Shapiro, S. (ed.). Oxford University Press, p. 129-165

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • Frege, Neo-Logicism and Applied Mathematics

    Clark, P. J., 2004, Induction and Deduction in the Sciences. Stadler, F. (ed.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 169-183 (Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook; vol. 11).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • Philosophy of Science Today

    Clark, P. J. & Hawley, K. J., 2003, Oxford University Press.

    Research output: Other contribution

  • Statistical Mechanics and The Propensity Interpretation of Probability

    Clark, P. J., 2001, Chance in Physics: Foundations and Perspectives (Lecture Notes in Physics, Volume 574). Bricmont, J., Durr, D., Galavotti, MC., Ghirardi, G., Petruccione, F. & Zanghi, N. (eds.). Springer, p. 271-281

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

 

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