Journal articles and book chapters

  • WP, “Causation, probability and all that: Data science as a novel inductive paradigm”, in M. Dehmer and F. Emmert-Streib (eds.), Frontiers in Data Science. Boca Raton, FL: CRC (forthcoming).
  • WP, “Datenintensive Wissenschaft als exploratives Experimentieren“, in S. Heinicke, S. Peters and S. Schmitt (eds.), Was ist Experimentieren? Ein Diskurs der Perspektiven im naturwissenschaftlichen Unterricht. Münster: Waxmann (forthcoming).
  • Mathias Frisch, WP, “Reassessing the Ritz-Einstein debate on the radiation asymmetry in classical electrodynamics”, Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 55, pp. 13-23 (2016).
  • WP, “Two modes of reasoning with case studies”, in T. Sauer and R. Scholl (eds.), Philosophy of Historical Case Studies. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 49-67 (2016). (draft)
  • WP, “The Causal Nature of Modeling with Big Data”, Philosophy & Technology 29(2), pp. 137-171 (2016). (draft)
  • WP, “Aspects of theory-ladenness in data-intensive science”, Philosophy of Science 82(5), pp. 905-916 (2015). (draft)
  • WP, „The structure of causal evidence based on eliminative induction“, in P. Illari and F. Russo (eds.), special issue on Evidence and Causality in the Sciences, Topoi 33(2), pp. 421-435 (2014). (draft)
  • WP, “Wie wissenschaftlich sind die Ingenieurwissenschaften?“, fatum 1, pp. 21-25 (2014).
  • WP, „A revolution without tooth and claw. Redefining the physical base units“, in S. Hartmann, R. De Langhe and J. Sprenger (eds.), special issue of Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 46, pp. 85-93 (2014). (draft)
  • WP, „Die Datafizierung der Gesellschaft – zwischen Entscheidungsfreiheit und sozialem Engineering“, in F. Steger (ed.), Bedroht Entscheidungsfreiheit Gesundheit und Nachhaltigkeit? Zwischen notwendigen Grenzen und Bevormundung. Reihe Ethik und Praxis, Paderborn: mentis, (2014). (draft)
  • WP, „The limits of probabilism“, in V. Karakostas and D. Dieks (eds.), EPSA11 Perspectives and Foundational Problems in Philosophy of Science. Dordrecht: Springer (2013). (draft)
  • WP, “Big Data – über Chance und Risiken einer neuen Wissenschaft des Komplexen”, Universitas 8/2013, pp. 54-66.
  • WP, “Data and control – a digital manifesto”, Public Culture 25(2 70), pp. 307-310 (2013).
  • WP, “Underdetermination or why the historical perspective makes a difference”, in H. W. de Regt, S. Hartmann and S. Okasha (eds.), EPSA Philosophy of Science: Amsterdam 2009. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 303-313 (2012).
  • WP, “Hidden underdetermination: A case study in classical electrodynamics”, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 26(2), pp. 125-151 (2012). (draft)
  • WP, „The underdetermination debate: How lack of history leads to bad philosophy“, in T. Schmaltz & S. Mauskopf (eds.), Integrating History and Philosophy of Science. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science (Vol. 263). Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 83-106 (2011). (draft)
  • WP, „On conceptual issues in classical electrodynamics: Prospects and problems of an action-at-a-distance interpretation“, Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 41(1), pp. 67-77 (2010). (draft)

Edited volumes

  • “Berechenbarkeit der Welt? Philosophie und Wissenschaft im Zeitalter von Big Data.” Wiesbaden: Springer VS (2017). (with Max Ott, Jörg Wernecke)
  • “Philosophy of Physics in Germany”. Edited Volume (2/2012) of Journal for General Philosophy of Science. (with Meinard Kuhlmann)

Unpublished manuscripts

  • „A difference-making account of causation“ (manuscript)
  • „Causal interpretations of probability“ (manuscript)
  • „A causal approach to analogy“ (manuscript)
  • „Big Data – the new science of complexity“. (draft)