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Publications


Monographs

M. Baumgartner and G. Grasshoff, Kausalität und kausales Schliessen. Eine Einführung mit interaktiven Übungen, Bern Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, Bern, 2004.

M. Baumgartner, Complex Causal Structures. Extensions of a Regularity Theory of Causation, PhD-thesis, University of Bern, 2006.

Special Journal Issue

M. Baumgartner and L. Glynn (eds.), Actual Causation, special issue of Erkenntnis, vol. 78, issue 1 supplement, 2013.


Articles (peer-reviewed)

M. Baumgartner and W. Wilutzky (2017), Is It Possible to Experimentally Determine the Extension of Cognition?, Philosophical Psychology, doi: 10.1080/09515089.2017.1355453. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2017), The Inherent Empirical Underdetermination of Mental Causation, The Australasian Journal of Philosophy, doi: 10.1080/00048402.2017.1328451.

M. Baumgartner and A. Thiem (2017), Often Trusted But Never (Properly) Tested: Evaluating Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Sociological Methods & Research, doi: 10.1177/0049124117701487.

M. Baumgartner and L. Casini (2017), An Abductive Theory of Constitution, Philosophy of Science 84, 214-233, doi: 10.1086/690716 [penultimate draft]

A. Thiem and M. Baumgartner (2016), Modeling Causal Irrelevance in Evaluations of Configurational Comparative Methods, Sociological Methodology 46, 345-357, doi: 10.1177/0081175016654736.

A. Thiem and M. Baumgartner (2016), Back to Square One: A Reply to Munck, Paine and Schneider, Comparative Political Studies 49, 801-806.

A. Thiem, M. Baumgartner and D. Bol (2016), Still Lost in Translation! A Correction of Three Misunderstandings Between Configurational Comparativists and Regressional Analysts, Comparative Political Studies 49, 742-774.

M. Baumgartner and A. Gebharter (2016), Constitutive Relevance, Mutual Manipulability, and Fat-Handedness, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 67, 731-756. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner and A. Thiem (2015), Model Ambiguities in Configurational Comparative Research, Sociological Methods & Research, doi: 10.1177/0049124115610351.

M. Baumgartner and A. Thiem (2015), Identifying Complex Causal Dependencies in Configurational Data with Coincidence Analysis, The R Journal 7, 176-184. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2015), Parsimony and Causality, Quality & Quantity 49, 839-856. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2014), Exhibiting Interpretational and Representational Validity, Synthese 191, 1349-1373. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner and R. Epple (2014), A Coincidence Analysis of a Causal Chain: The Swiss Minaret Vote, Sociological Methods & Research 43, 280-312. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2013), A Regularity Theoretic Approach to Actual Causation, Erkenntnis 78, 85-109. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner and I. Drouet (2013), Identifying Intervention Variables, European Journal for Philosophy of Science 3, 183-205. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2013), Rendering Interventionism and Non-Reductive Physicalism Compatible, Dialectica 67, 1-27. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2013), Detecting Causal Chains in Small-N Data, Field Methods 25, 3-24. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner and L. Glynn (2013), Introduction to Special Issue of Erkenntnis on 'Actual Causation', Erkenntnis 78, 1-8.

M. Baumgartner (2012), The Logical Form of Interventionism, Philosophia 40, 751-761. [penultimate draft]

U. Hofmann and M. Baumgartner (2011), Determinism and the Method of Difference, Theoria 26, 155-176.

M. Baumgartner (2010), Shallow Analysis and the Slingshot Argument, Journal of Philosophical Logic 39, 531-556. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2010), Interventionism and Epiphenomenalism, Canadian Journal of Philosophy 40, 359-383. [penultimate draft]

T. Lampert and M. Baumgartner (2010), The Problem of Validity Proofs, Grazer Philosophische Studien 80, 79-109. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2010), Causal Slingshots, Erkenntnis 72, 111-133. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2009), Uncovering Deterministic Causal Structures: A Boolean Approach, Synthese 170, 71-96. [Springer Nature SharedIt] [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2009), Interdefining Causation and Intervention, Dialectica 63, 175-194. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2009), Interventionist Causal Exclusion and Non-reductive Physicalism, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 23, 161-178. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2009), Inferring Causal Complexity, Sociological Methods & Research 38, 71-101. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2008), Regularity Theories Reassessed, Philosophia 36, 327-354. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2008), The Causal Chain Problem, Erkenntnis 69, 201-226. [Springer Nature SharedIt] [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner and T. Lampert (2008), Adequate Formalization, Synthese 164, 93-115. [penultimate draft]

 
Articles (invited)

A. Thiem and M. Baumgartner (2016), Glossary for Configurational Comparative Methods, Version 1.0. In: Thiem, Alrik. QCApro: Professional Functionality for Performing and Evaluating Qualitative Comparative Analysis, R Package Version 1.1-0. URL: http://cran.r-project.org/package=QCApro.

M. Baumgartner (2010), Informal Reasoning and Logical Formalization, in: Ding und Begriff, ed. by S. Conrad and S. Imhof, Ontos Verlag, Frankfurt.

M. Baumgartner (2007), Probleme einer theoretischen Analyse der Kausalrelation, in: N. Kersten u. U. Rose, Kausales Schliessen auf der Grundlage von Beobachtungsstudien, BAUA, Dortmund, 16-34.

M. Baumgartner (2006), 'Kausalität', in: Neues Handbuch philosophischer Grundbegriffe, hg. v. Armin G. Wildfeuer und Petra Kolmer, Karl Alber.


Software

Ambuehl, Mathias, Michael Baumgartner. 2017. cna: Causal Modeling with Coincidence Analysis. R package version 2.0.0. URL: http://cran.r-project.org/package=cna.


Book Reviews

M. Baumgartner (2017), Reasons Without Argument. Review of "Reasons Why" by Bradford Skow, Metascience. [Springer Nature SharedIt]

M. Baumgartner (2017), Review of "Ockham's Razors. A User's Manual" by Elliott Sober, The Australasian Journal of Philosophy. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner (2010), Measuring and Governing, Review of "The Law-Governed Universe" by John T. Roberts, Metascience. [penultimate draft]

M. Baumgartner and T. Lampert (2004), ‘Die richtige Formel. Philosophische Probleme der logischen Formalisierung’ of G. Brun, Erkenntnis 60.3, pp. 417-421.