Toying with the Toolbox: How Metaphysics Can Still Make a Contribution

French, S (2018) Toying with the Toolbox: How Metaphysics Can Still Make a Contribution. Journal for General Philosophy of Science, 49 (2). pp. 211-230. ISSN 0925-4560



  • French, S
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2018, The Author(s). This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.
Keywords: Dispositionalism; Identity of indiscernibles; Metaphysics; Physics; Potentiality; Standard Model; Symmetry; Toolbox
  • Accepted: 20 January 2017
  • Published (online): 5 February 2018
  • Published: June 2018
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures (Leeds) > School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science (Leeds) > School of Philosophy (Leeds)
Funding Information:
FunderGrant number
Arts & Humanities Research Council AHRCAH/L008955/1
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2017 11:17
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2023 22:22
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Identification Number: