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Intertheory Relations in Physics
Discussion of theory reduction in science; by Robert Batterman from the Stanford Encyclopedia.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/physics-interrelate/

Laws of Nature
Philosophical theories about what it is to be a law; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by John W. Carroll.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/laws-of-nature/

Philosophy of Science
Essays on philosophy of science from the Proceedings of the Friesian School, Fourth Series.
http://www.friesian.com/science.htm

Philosophy of Science Resources
Resource page supplementing Bruce Janz' philosophy of science course.
http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~janzb/science/

Science Studies Web Server
Resource site at the University of Missouri.
http://scistud.umkc.edu/

Scientific Explanation
Philosophical theories about the nature of explanation in science; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by James Woodward.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/scientific-explanation/

Scientific Realism
Stanford Encyclopedia entry on thesis that science discovers truths about a theory-independent reality; by Richard Boyd.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/scientific-realism/

Social Dimensions of Scientific Knowledge
Discussess the impact of social relations and values on scientific research; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Helen Longino.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/scientific-knowledge-social/

The Nature and Philosophy of Science
Examines the components, limitations, and popular mistaken beliefs of science and the scientific method. The web page also includes a section on scientific legitimacy.
http://www.angelfire.com/mn2/tisthammerw/science.html

Theories of Explanation
Entry on explanation in the sciences from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
http://www.iep.utm.edu/explanat/