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Series II. Manuscripts, Bulk, 1960-2001 1957-2001

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains handwritten notes, handwritten drafts, annotated early manuscripts, and finished copies of the books that Salmon wrote, as well as parallel materials for his professional articles. The series has been divided into three subseries: material dealing with Salmon's books, material dealing with his professional articles in philosophy, and articles written by others but dedicated to Salmon.

Subseries 1. Monograph Manuscripts, 1965-2001

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains all working materials for books that Salmon published as well those that were not published. There will be early drafts, working manuscripts, and support materials for these books. The documents are gathered by book and sub-divided by chapters or divisions of the books.


Box 20
Folder 1 Causality and Explanation: Correspondence, 1995-1999
Folder 2 Causality and Explanation: Permissions, 1991-1996
Folder 3 Causality and Explanation: Draft, undated
Folder 4 Causality and Explanation: Draft, undated
Folder 5 Causality and Explanation: Draft, undated
Folder 6 Causality and Explanation: Draft, undated
Folder 7 Causality and Explanation: Draft, undated
Folder 8 Causality and Explanation: Draft, undated

Box 21
Folder 1 Contemporary Perspectives in Philosophy: Correspondence, 1962-1965
Folder 2 Contemporary Perspectives in Philosophy: Correspondence, 1962-1965
Folder 3 Contemporary Perspectives in Philosophy: Correspondence, 1962-1965
Folder 4 Contemporary Perspectives in Philosophy: Sales Figures 1964-1994
Folder 5 Contemporary Perspectives in Philosophy: Sales Figures 1964-1994

Box 22
Folder 1 Doing Logic: Correspondence, 1985-1988
Folder 2 Doing Logic: Draft, undated
Folder 3 Doing Logic: Draft, undated
Folder 4 Doing Logic: Draft, undated
Folder 5 Doing Logic: Draft, undated

Box 23
Folder 1 Foundations of Scientific Inference, 1953-1992
Folder 2 Foundations of Scientific Inference, 1953-1992
Folder 3 Four Decades: Correspondence and Reviews 1988-1995
Folder 4 Four Decades: Research Assistant Work , 1986-1987
Folder 5 Four Decades: Notes, undated
Folder 6 Four Decades: Italian Translation Correspondence, 1992
Folder 7-8 Four Decades: Fetzer's Reply, 1990

Box 24
Folder 1-6 Hans Reichenbach: Logical Empiricist, 1975-1989

Box 25
Folder 1 Induction, Confirmation, and Probability: Correspondence, 1975-1980
Folder 2 Induction, Confirmation, and Probability: Manuscript, undated
Folder 3 Induction, Confirmation, and Probability: Manuscript, undated
Folder 4 Induction, Confirmation, and Probability: Manuscript, undated
Folder 5 Introduction to the Philosophy of Science: Correspondence, 1989-1998
Folder 6 Introduction to the Philosophy of Science: Draft, undated
Folder 6 B Introduction to the Philosophy of Science: Draft, undated

Box 26
Folder 1 Italian Science and Letters: Draft, undated
Folder 2 Italian Science and Letters: Draft, undated
Folder 3 Italian Science and Letters: Draft, undated
Folder 4 Italian Science and Letters: Draft, undated

Box 27
Folder 1 Limitations of Deductivism, 1980-1988
Folder 2 Limitations of Deductivism, 1980-1988
Folder 3 Logic: 1st Edition, 1961-1964
Folder 4 Logic: 1st Edition, 1961-1964
Folder 5 Logic: 2nd Edition, 1972-1988
Folder 6 Logic: 2nd Edition, 1972-1988
Folder 7 Logic: 3rd Edition, 1982-1989
Folder 8 Logic: 3rd Edition, 1982-1989
Folder 9 Logic: 3rd Edition, 1982-1989
Folder 10 Logic: Supplement, 1984
Folder 11 Logic: Notes, undated
Folder 12 Logic: Drafts, undated
Folder 12 B Logic: Drafts, undated

Box 28
Folder 1 Logic, Language, and the Structure of Scientific Theories 1991-2003
Folder 2 Logic, Language, and the Structure of Scientific Theories 1991-2003
Folder 3 Logic, Language, and the Structure of Scientific Theories 1991-2003
Folder 4 Logic, Language, and the Structure of Scientific Theories: Index, 1994

Box 29
Folder 1 Logical Empiricism: History and Contemporary Perspectives, 2000-2004
Folder 2 Logical Empiricism: History and Contemporary Perspectives, 2000-2004
Folder 3 Philosophical Problem of Probability, 1960
Folder 4 Philosophical Problem of Probability, 1960

Box 30
Folder 1 Philosophy of Science: Figures and Notes, undated
Folder 2 Philosophy of Science: Draft undated
Folder 3 Philosophy of Science: Draft undated
Folder 4 Philosophy of Science: Draft undated
Folder 5 Philosophy of Science: Draft undated
Folder 6 Philosophy of Science: Draft undated
Folder 7 Philosophy of Science: Draft undated
Folder 8 Philosophy of Science: Draft undated
Folder 9 Philosophy of Science: Draft, undated
Folder 10 Philosophy of Science: Draft undated

Box 31
Folder 1 Popular Lectures: Draft, undated
Folder 2 Popular Lectures: Draft, undated
Folder 3 Popular Lectures: Draft, undated
Folder 4 Popular Lectures: Draft, undated
Folder 5 Popular Lectures: Draft, undated
Folder 6 Popular Lectures: Draft, undated
Folder 7 Popular Lectures: Draft, undated
Folder 8 Popular Lectures: Draft, undated

Box 32
Folder 1 Scientific Explanation : Correspondence, 1985-1989
Folder 2 Scientific Explanation : Draft and Reviews, 1989-1992
Folder 3-5 Scientific Explanation and the Causal Structure of the World: Correspondence, 1980-1985
Folder 6 Scientific Explanation and the Causal Structure of the World: Notes, undated
Folder 7 Scientific Explanation and the Causal Structure of the World: Reviews, 1984-1990

Box 33
Folder 1-3 Space, Time, and Motion: 1st Edition, 1970-1978
Folder 4-6 Space, Time, and Motion: 2nd Edition, 1978-1995
Folder 7 Space, Time, and Motion: Copyright and Royalties, 1975-1992
Folder 8-9 Statistical Explanation and Statistical Relevance: Correspondence, 1970-1991
Folder 10 Statistical Explanation and Statistical Relevance: Draft and Reviews, 1972

Box 34
Folder 1 Unidentified Manuscript: Draft, undated
Folder 2 Unidentified Manuscript: Draft, undated
Folder 3 Unidentified Manuscript: Draft, undated
Folder 4 Unidentified Manuscript: Draft, undated
Folder 5 Unidentified Manuscript: Draft, undated
Folder 6 Unidentified Manuscript: Draft, undated

Box 35
Folder 1-5 Zeno's Paradoxes: Correspondence, 1966-2001
Folder 6 Zeno's Paradoxes: Permissions, 1963-1970
Folder 7 Zeno's Paradoxes: Corrections, undated
Folder 8 Zeno's Paradoxes: Promotional Material, 1970
Folder 9 Zeno's Paradoxes: Royalties, 1971-1978
Folder 10-14 Zeno's Paradoxes: 2nd Edition, 1983-2000

Subseries 2. Article Manuscripts 1965-2001

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains working materials for Salmon's professional articles in philosophy. There are handwritten materials, early typescripts, drafts, and annotated later drafts.


Box 36
Folder 1 "Alternative Models of Scientific Explanation- correspondence," 1978-1979
Folder 2 "Analytic Probabilities vs. David Hume," 1953-1990
Folder 3 "Ancient Geometry and Modern Epistemology," 1995
Folder 4 "Appraisal of Theories: Kuhn Meets Bayes," 1990-1991
Folder 5 "Arguments on Atomism," undated
Folder 6 "An 'AT-AT' Theory of Causal Influence," 1977
Folder 7 "Axiomatization of the Theory of Relativity: Forward," 1969
Folder 8 "Barker's Theory of the Absolute," 1959
Folder 9 "Bayes Theorem and Experimental Controls - correspondence," 1972
Folder 10 "Bayes's Theorem and the History of Science," 1969-1970
Folder 11 Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy, 1990-1995
Folder 12 "Carnap," 1992-1999
Folder 13 "Carnap, Hempel, and Reichenbach on Scientific Realism," undated
Folder 14 "Carnap's Inductive Logic," 1967-1971
Folder 15 "Causal Propensities," 1989-1990
Folder 16 "La Causalita," 1993
Folder 17 "Causality and Explanation: A Reply to Two Critiques," 1996
Folder 18 "Causality in Archaeological Explanation," 1981
Folder 19 "Causality in Quantum Mechanics," undated
Folder 20 "Causality: Production and Propagation," 1992-1993
Folder 21 "Causality Without Counterfactuals," 1993-1994
Folder 22 "Causation," 1999
Folder 23 "Changing One's Convictions," 1991
Folder 24 "Clocks and Simultaneity," 1973-1976
Folder 25 "Clocks and Simultaneity, Introduction" 1969-1970

Box 37
Folder 1 "Comets, Pollen, and Dreams," 1982
Folder 2 "Comments on Barker's 'Role of Simplicity in Explanation'," 1961
Folder 3 "Comments on Bas Van Fraaseen's 'Probability and Individuation," 1969
Folder 4 "Comments on Butts, Parrini, Galavotti, and Festa," 1997-1999
Folder 5 "Comments on Butts, Parrini, Galavotti, and Festa," 1997-1999
Folder 6 "Comment: Carnap on Realism," undated
Folder 7 "Comment on Coffa," 1974
Folder 8 "Comment on Glymour's 'Theory and Evidence','' undated
Folder 9 "Comment on R.M. Martin," 1969
Folder 10 "Comment on Quickie Q503," 1971
Folder 11 "Comment on Schlesinger and Grunbaum," 1966-1967
Folder 12 "Commit It Then to The Flames," 2001
Folder 13 Companion to Epistemology 1990-1992
Folder 14 Companion to Metaphysics 1991-1994
Folder 15 "La Comprension Cientifica En El Siglo Viente," 1994
Folder 16 "Concept on Inductive Evidence," 1964-1965
Folder 17 "Confirmation," undated
Folder 18 "Confirmation: Scientific American," 1971-1973
Folder 19 "Confirmation: Scientific American," 1971-1973
Folder 20 "Confirmation and Relevance," 1972-1975

Box 38
Folder 1 "Conflicting Conception of Scientific Explanation," 1985
Folder 2 "Consistency and Non Contradiction," undated
Folder 3 "Consistency, Transitivity, and Inductive Support," 1965
Folder 4 "Correspondence Rules," 1969
Folder 5 "Conventionality of Simultaneity," 1969
Folder 6 "Cronica," 1986
Folder 7 "Curvature of Space," 1974-1977
Folder 8 "Deductive and Inductive Explanation," 1964
Folder 9 "Deductivism Visited and Revisited," 1984-1988
Folder 10 "Determinism and Indeterminism in Modern Science," 1970-1971
Folder 11 "Discussion: Reply to Kyburg," 1965
Folder 12 "Dynamic Rationality," 1986-1988
Folder 13 "Dynamic Rationalitiy, 1986-1988
Folder 14 "Empiricism: The Key Question," 1983-1984
Folder 15 "Empirical Statements About the Absolute," 1964
Folder 16 "Encounter with David Hume," 1972-1975
Folder 17 "'Exists' as a Predicate," 1957
Folder 18 "Experimental Atheism," 1978
Folder 19 "Explaining Things Probabilistically," 2001
Folder 20 "Explanation," 1978-1981
Folder 21 "Explanation: Blackwell Companion," 1991
Folder 22 "Explanation and Confirmation," 2000
Folder 23 "Explanation and Relevance," 1970
Folder 24 "Explanation in Archaeology: An Update," 1988-1992

Box 39
Folder 1 "Explanation, Theories of," 1994
Folder 2 "Explanatoriness: Cause versus Craig," 1999-2000
Folder 3 Figures undated
Folder 4 "Formulation of Why Questions," 1985
Folder 5 "Foundations of Scientific Inference," 1966
Folder 6 "Frequency Interpretation and Antecedent Probabilities," 1953
Folder 7 "Frequency Interpretation and Antecedent Probabilities," 1953
Folder 8 "Friedman on Explanation," 1986-1987
Folder 9 "Functional Explanation," 1978
Folder 10 "Fundamental Problems in the Concept of Randomness," 1972
Folder 11 "Further Reflections," 1981
Folder 12 "Geometry," undated
Folder 13 "Grunbaum Festschrift," 1982
Folder 14 "Hans Reichenbachs Lebeh Und Die Tragweite Seiner Philosophie," 1975
Folder 15 "Hans Reichenbach: Logical Empiricist: Preface," 1977
Folder 16 "Han Reichenbach's Vindication of Induction," 1989-1991
Folder 17 "Hempel, Carnap, and Reichenbach on Scientific Realism," 1991-1992
Folder 18 "Hempel's Conception of Inductive Inference in Inductive Statistical Explanation," 1977
Folder 19 "Hempel: Epilogue," 1979
Folder 20 "Hempel: Obituary," 1997

Box 40
Folder 1 "Hempel on the Rationality of Science," 1983
Folder 2 "In Memoriam: Grover Maxwell," 1981-1991
Folder 3 "In Memoriam: J. Alberto Coffa," 1985
Folder 4 "In Praise of Relevance," 1981
Folder 5 "Indeterminism and Epistemic Relativization," 1977
Folder 6 "Induction and Language," 1961
Folder 7 "Induction, Causation, and Scientific Explanation," 1967
Folder 8 "Inductive Fallacy," 1979
Folder 9 "Inductive Inference," 1963
Folder 10 "Induction and Intuition." 1967-1969
Folder 11 "Inference to the Best Explanation," 1996-1999
Folder 12 "Informal Analytic Approaches to the Philosophy of Science," 1978
Folder 13 "Informal Reasoning and Formal Rules," 1991
Folder 14 "Inquires Into the Foundations of Science," 1968
Folder 15 "Intuitions-Good and Not-so-Good," 1988
Folder 16 "Intuitions: Italian Version," 1986
Folder 17 "Inverse Inference," undated
Folder 18 "John Venn's Logic of Chance," 1980
Folder 19 "Justification of Inductive Rules of Inference," 1968
Folder 20 Koner Series 1970-1976
Folder 21 "Law, In Science," 1971
Folder 23 "Letter to the Editor," 1964
Folder 22 "Laws, Modalities, and Counterfactuals," 1977
Folder 24 "Logic," 1972
Folder 25 "Logic Reference Notes," 1958
Folder 26 "Logical Empiricism," 1999

Box 41
Folder 1 "Mathematical Magic Show," 1977
Folder 2 "Memory and Perception in Human Knowledge," 1972
Folder 3 "Methodology," undated
Folder 4 "Miracle of Miniaturization," 1986
Folder 5 Misc. Notes and Jottings undated
Folder 6 "Modern Analysis of the Design Argument," 1951
Folder 7 "Moral Responsibility in the Emotive Theory of Value," 1953-1989
Folder 8 "Natural Science, Epistemology of, undated
Folder 9 "Nichtdeduktive Argumentationsformen," 1999
Folder 10 "Note on Russell's Anticipations," 1975
Folder 11 "Note on the Hyothetico-Deductive Method," undated
Folder 12 "Numerals vs. Numbers," 1973
Folder 13 "Objective Probabilities," 1957
Folder 14 "Objective Homogeneity of Reference Classes," 1977
Folder 15 "On the Alleged Temporal Anisotropy of Explanation," 1991
Folder 16 "On Vindicating Induction and Reply to Black," 1963
Folder 17 "Ontological Proof for Null Set," 1977
Folder 18 "Ornithology in a Cubical World: Reichenbach on Scientific Realism," 1999
Folder 19 "Partial Entailment as a Basis for Inductive Logic," 1969
Folder 20 "Perception and Memory," 1953
Folder 21 Philosopher's Index 1977-1979
Folder 22 "Philosopher in a Physics Course," 1977-1983
Folder 23 "Philosophical Significance of One Way Speed of Light," 1977
Folder 24 "Philosophy and the Rise of Modern Science," 1990
Folder 25 "Philosophy of Hans Reichenbach," 1977
Folder 26 "Philosophy of Logic," undated
Folder 27 "Plausibility Arguments in Science," undated
Folder 28 "La Prediction Rationnelle," undated
Folder 29 "Predictive Inference," 1957
Folder 30 "Principle of the Common Cause," 1977
Folder 31 "Production of Induction," 1966

Box 42
Folder 1 "Probabilistic Causality," 1980
Folder 2 "Probabilistic Explanation: Introduction," 1982
Folder 3 "Problem of Induction," undated
Folder 4 "Projectability," undated
Folder 5 "Propensities: A Discussion Review," 1971
Folder 6 "Propensioni Causali," 1988-1990
Folder 7 "Propensioni Causali," 1990
Folder 8 "Psychoanalytic Theory and Evidence," 1959
Folder 9 "Publications: An Annotated Bibliography," 1988
Folder 10 "Quasars, Causality, and Geometry," 1993
Folder 11 "Quasars: Letter to the Editor," 1991
Folder 12 Questia 2001
Folder 13 "Reason in Revolution: A Study of Theory- Change in Science" 1997
Folder 14 "Ragionamento Informale e Regole Formali," 1991
Folder 15 "Rationality and Objectivity in Science," 1987
Folder 16 "Rationality and Objectivity in Science," 1987

Box 43
Folder 1 "Rational Prediction," 1980-1981

Box 43
Folder 1 B "Rational Prediction," 1980-1981
Folder 2 "Razionalita e Oggettivita Nella Scienza ovvero Tom Kuhn Incontra Tom Bayes," 1988
Folder 3 "Realistic Account of Causation," 2000
Folder 3 B "Realistic Account of Causation," 2000
Folder 4 "Reflections of a Bashful Bayesian," undated
Folder 5 "Regular Rules of Induction," 1956
Folder 6 "Reichenbach, Hans: Cambridge Dictionary, " undated
Folder 6 B "Reichenbach, Hans: Cambridge Dictionary, " undated
Folder 7 "Reichenbach, Hans: Companion to Epistemology" 1992
Folder 7 B "Reichenbach, Hans: Companion to Metaphysics," undated
Folder 8 "Reichenbach, Hans: Dictionary of American Biography," 1974-1976
Folder 9 "Reichenbach, Hans: Routledge Encyclopedia," 1993-1996
Folder 9 B "Reichenbach, Hans: Routledge Encyclopedia," 1993-1996
Folder 10 "Reichenbach Memoir: Preface," 1977
Folder 10 B "Reichenbach Memoir: Preface," 1977
Folder 11 "Reichenbach on Realism," undated
Folder 13 "Religion and Science: A New Look at Hume's Dialogues," 1978
Folder 14 "Reply to Efron," 1973
Folder 15 "Reply to Lehman," 1973
Folder 16 "Reply to Pettijohn," 1956
Folder 17 "Response to 'Toward a Theory of the Process of Explanation'," 1999
Folder 18 Review: "Barker's Induction and Hypothesis," 1959
Folder 19 Review: "Carnap's Philosophical Foundations of Physics," 1966-1967
Folder 20 Review: "Colodny's Frontiers of Science and Philosophy," 1963-1964
Folder 21 Review: "Culberton's Mathematics and Logic for Digital Devices," 1958
Folder 22 Review: "Day's Inductive Probability"
Folder 23 Review: "Destouches's Physico-logical Problems," 1960
Folder 24 Review: "Earman's Bayes or Bust," 1992-1999
Folder 25 Review: "Elkana's Interaction Between Science and Philosophy," 1974
Folder 26 Review: "Good's Acausalcalculus," 1963
Folder 27 Review: "Grunbaum's Modern Science and Zeno's Paradoxes," 1970
Folder 28 Review: "Grunbaum's Philosophical Problems of Space and Time," 1963-1965
Folder 29 Review: "Grunbaum's Philosophical Problems of Space and Time Second Edition," 1974-1975
Folder 30 Review: "Harre, Greenwood and Smith," 1960-1962
Folder 31 Review: "Jeffrey's Scientific Inference," 1957
Folder 32 Review: "Kyburg's Probability and the Logic of Rational Belief," 1967
Folder 33 Review: "Lachman's Foundation of Science," 1957
Folder 34 Review: "Meehl," undated
Folder 35 Review: "Pera's Ambiguous Frog," 1992-1994
Folder 36 Review: "Reichenbach's Modern Philosophy of Science," 1960
Folder 37 Review: "Reichenbach's Philosophy of Space and Time," 1960
Folder 38 Review: "Turnebohm's Logics for Quantum Mechanics," 1959
Folder 39 Review: "Von Mises's Probability, Statistics, and Truth," 1959
Folder 40 Review: "Von Wright's The Logical Problem of Induction," 1959
Folder 41 "Robert Leslie Ellis and The Frequency Theory," 1980
Folder 42 "Russell on Scientific Inference," 1974
Folder 43 "S-R Model of Scientific Explanation," 1975-1976
Folder 44 "Salmon for Ehrlich," undated

Box 44
Folder 1 Schrodinger Translation 1972-1974
Folder 2 "Science and Human Understanding," 1991-1995
Folder 3 "Science and Sorcery," undated
Folder 4 "Scientific Explanation and the Casual Structures of the World," 1993
Folder 5 "Scientific Explanation: Causation and Unification," 1990
Folder 6 "Scientific Explanation: Consensus or Progress," 1986
Folder 7 "Scientific Explanation: Three Basic Conceptions," 1984
Folder 8 "Scientific Understanding in the Twentieth Century," 2001
Folder 9 "Short Run," 1955
Folder 10 "Should We Attempt to Justify Induction," 1957
Folder 11 "Size of Astronomical Objects," 1974
Folder 12 "Sizes of Celestial Bodies: A Hole in the Argument," 1982-1990
Folder 13 "Spirit of Logical Empiricism," 1998
Folder 14 "Statistical Explanation: Companion to the Philosophy of Science," 1993
Folder 15 "Statistical Explanation," 1965
Folder 16 "Statistical Explanation and Its Model," 1984
Folder 17 "Statistical Prediction," undated
Folder 18 "Status of Prior Probabilities in Statistical Explanation," 1965
Folder 19 "Theoretical Explanation," 1975
Folder 20 "Theoretical Term," undated
Box 21 "Theory," undated
Folder 22 "Third Dogma of Empiricism," 1977
Folder 23 "Twin Sisters: Philosophy and Geometry," 1980

Box 45
Folder 1 "Unfinished Business: The Problem of Induction," 1978
Folder 2 "Uniformity of Nature," 1953
Folder 3 "Use, Mention, and Linguistic Invariance," 1966
Folder 4 "Value of Scientific Understanding," 1993
Folder 5 "Van Fraassen on Explanation," 1987
Folder 6 "Verifiability and Logic," 1966
Folder 7 "Vindication of Induction," 1961
Folder 8 "Wissenschaft, Grundlagen Der," 1976-1980
Folder 9 "What Happens in the Long Run?" 1965
Folder 10 "What is Scientific Explanation," 1976
Folder 11 "What is Scientific Explanation," 1976
Folder 12-14 "What? Where? When? Why?,"
Folder 15 "Why Ask Why," 1978
Folder 16 "Who Needs Inductive Acceptance Rules," 1968
Folder 17 "Zeno of Elea," undated
Folder 18 "Zenoesque Problem," 1971
Folder 19 "Zentrablatt Fur Mathematik," 1975

Subseries 3. Articles Dedicated to Salmon, 1965-2001

Folder 20 "Causality and Explanation," 2003
Folder 21 "Reflections on Structuralism and Scientific Explanation," 2002
Folder 22 "Is There a Valid Experimental Argument for Scientific Realism," 2002
Folder 23 "Real Realism: The Galilean Strategy," 2001