A list of published and unpublished papers is below. Mouseover the “official” or “preprint” link for an abstract. If you would like to cite a draft, please email me at remco (dot) heesen (at) uwa (dot) edu (dot) au so I can send you the latest version if it’s different from the one available here. You can also email me with any questions or comments you may have.
Why the Reward Structure of Science Makes Reproducibility Problems Inevitable.
The Journal of Philosophy, forthcoming. ISSN 0022-362X.
The Credit Incentive to Be a Maverick.
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, forthcoming. ISSN 0039-3681.
A Role for Judgment Aggregation in Coauthoring Scientific Papers (with Liam Kofi Bright and Haixin Dang).
Erkenntnis, 83(2): 231–252, 2018. ISSN 1572-8420.
official (open access) published version bib
Epistemic Diversity and Editor Decisions: A Statistical Matthew Effect (with Jan-Willem Romeijn).
Is Peer Review a Good Idea? (with Liam Kofi Bright).
The Necessity of Commensuration Bias in Grant Peer Review.
The Young-(Helmholtz)-Maxwell Theory of Color Vision.
Three Ways To Become An Academic Superstar.
NB: A significantly revised version of this paper is published in Synthese as “Academic Superstars: Competent or Lucky?”. It is available elsewhere on this page.
Review of Thomas Boyer-Kassem, Conor Mayo-Wilson, and Michael Weisberg’s Scientific Collaboration and Collective Knowledge.
Philosophy of Science, 86(1): pages TBA, 2019. ISSN 0031-8248.
To Expedite the Flow of Knowledge.
Carnegie Mellon University (Department of Philosophy), PhD Dissertation, 2016.
For the Wrong Reasons.
Rerum Causae (Journal of the LSE Philosophy Society), 2:43–62, 2010.
Zelf Vertrouwen: Adviezen aan publieke organisaties om de vertrouwensrelatie met burgers te verbeteren (with 21 co-authors).
Stichting De Nationale DenkTank, final report on the relation of trust between citizens and public organizations, in Dutch, 2010.
official De Nationale DenkTank