NB: This list includes only publications which are related to the project goals. For a complete list of publications of the team members, see their personal homepages.

Under review

2022 and forthcoming

  • Ongaro, M., & Andreoletti, M. (forthcoming). Non-empirical uncertainties in evidence-based decision making. Perspectives on Science [preprint available here:]
  • van Dongen, N., & Borsboom, D. (in press). Comparing Theories with the Ising Model of Explanatory Coherence (IMEC). Psychological Methods. Preprint doi:
  • Wagenmakers, E., Sarafoglou, A., Aarts, S., Dr., Albers, C. J., Algermissen, J., Bahník, Š., …, van Dongen, N., … Aczel, B. (in press). Seven Steps Toward More Transparency in Statistical Practice. Nature Human Behaviour. Preprint doi:
  • Aczel, B., Szaszi, B., Nilsonne, G., Van den Akker, O., Albers, C. J., van Assen, M. A. L. M., …, van Dongen, N., …  Wagenmakers, E. (in press). Consensus-based guidance for conducting and reporting multi-analyst studies. eLife. Preprint doi:
  • M. Sikorski (forthcoming). “Minimal Theory of Causation and Causal Distinctions”, Axiomathes.
  • Jan Sprenger (forthcoming). “Hempel and Confirmation Theory”. To appear in Routledge Handbook of Logical Empiricism. Ed. by Christoph Limbeck-Lilienau and Thomas Uebel. London: Routledge.
  • Jan Sprenger (forthcoming). “The Paradoxes of Confirmation”. To appear in Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evidence. Ed. by Clayton Littlejohn and Maria Lasonen-Aarnio. London: Routledge.
  • Mattia Andreoletti and Jan Sprenger, eds. (2022) European Journal for the Philosophy of Science: Topical Collection “Philosophical Perspectives on the Replicability Crisis”.



  • Andreoletti, M. (2020). Replicability Crisis and Scientific Reforms: Overlooked Issues and Unmet Challenges. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science33(3), 135-151.
  • Federico Boem,  Stefano Bonzio, Barbara Osimani and Armando Sacco (2020):  “The Cochrane case: an epistemic analysis on decision-making and trust in science in the age of information”, Foundations of Science
  • Amedeo Amedei, Federico Boem and Giulia Nannini (2020) : “Not just ‘immunity’: how the microbiota can reshape our approach to cancer immunotherapy”,  Immunotherapy, 12 (6): 407-416.
  • F. Boem (2020): “Scientific Protocols as Recipes: A New Way to Look at Experimental Practice in the Life Sciences and the Hidden Philosophy Within”, HUMANA.MENTE Journal of Philosophical Studies, 13(38), 281-299.
  • van Dongen, N. (2020). The scientific hypothesis is here to stay: Bradley E. Alger: Defense of the scientific hypothesis: from reproducibility crisis to big data. New York: Oxford University Press, xxvi+ 416 pp, $45 HB. Metascience, 29(3). 
  • van Dongen, N., Colombo, M., Romero, F., & Sprenger, J. (2020). Intuitions about the reference of proper names: A meta-analysis. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 1-30.
  • Jan Sprenger (2020). “Conditional Degree of Belief”. Philosophy of Science 87 (2): 319–335.


  • van Dongen, Noah, Johnny van Doorn, … , Jan Sprenger and Eric-Jan Wagenmakers (2019). Multiple Perspectives on Inference for Two Simple Statistical ScenariosThe American Statistician, 73(sup1), 328–339.
  • Cova, F., Strickland, B., Abatista, A., Allard, A., Andow, J., Attie, M., … & Cushman, F. (2019). Estimating the reproducibility of experimental philosophy. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 1–36. (From the MSIO project, Noah van Dongen, Felipe Romero and Jan Sprenger are involved.)
  • Andreoletti, M., & Maugeri, P. (2019). Does medicine need philosophy?. Oral diseases25(6), 1419-1422.
  • Andreoletti, M., & Rescigno, M. (2019). Microbiota-gut-brain research: A plea for an interdisciplinary approach and standardization. Behavioral and Brain Sciences42