Open access: Most of my publications are now available open access here:

Many preprints can be found here and here.

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Dellsén, F., Lawler, I, Norton, J. (accepted). Thinking about Progress: From Science to Philosophy. Noûs.
  2. Rieser, H., Lawler, I. (2020, open access, online first). Multi-modal meaning: An empirically-founded process algebra approach. Semantics and Pragmatics, 13(8). DOI: 10.3765/sp.13.8.
  3. Lawler, I., Sullivan, E. (2020, online first). Model explanation vs. model-induced explanation. Foundations of Science. DOI: 10.1007/s10699-020-09649-1
  4. Lawler, I. (2019c, online first). Scientific understanding and felicitous legitimate falsehoods. Synthese. DOI: 10.1007/s11229-019-02495-0
  5. Lawler, I., Zimmermann, G. (2021). Misalignment between research hypotheses and statistical hypotheses – A threat to evidence-based medicine? Topoi, 40(2), pp. 307-318. (online first: 2019)
  6. Lawler, I. (2019b). Understanding why, knowing why, and cognitive achievementsSynthese, 196(11), pp. 4583-4603. (online first: 2018)
  7. Lawler, I. (2019a). Levels of reasons why and answers to why questions. Philosophy of Science, 86(1), pp. 168-177
  8. Lawler, I. (2016). Reductionism about understanding whyProceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 116(2), pp. 229-236.

Publications in peer-reviewed conference proceedings

  1. Lawler, I., Hahn, F., Rieser, H. (2017). Gesture meaning needs speech meaning to denote – A case of speech-gesture meaning interaction. In: Proceedings of the Workshop “Formal approaches to the dynamics of linguistic interaction”, pp. 42-46.
  2. Hahn, F., Lawler, I., Rieser, H. (2014). First observations on a corpus of multi-modal trialogues. In: Proceedings of the 18th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, pp. 185–187.
  3. Klein, U., Rieser H., Hahn, F., Lawler, I. (2013). Abduction and parameterised semantic composition in speech-gesture integration. In: Proceedings of the 17th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, pp. 207–209.
  4. Pfeiffer, T., Hofmann, F., Hahn, F., Rieser, H., Röpke, I. (2013). Gesture semantics reconstruction based on motion capturing and complex event processing: a circular shape example. In: Proceedings of the 14th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue, pp. 270–279.
  5. Bergmann, K., Hahn, F., Kopp, S., Rieser, H., Röpke, I. (2013). Integrating gesture meaning and verbal meaning for German verbs of motion: Theory and simulation. In: Proceedings of the Tilburg Gesture Research Meeting.
  6. Röpke, I. (2011). Watching the growth point grow. In: Proceedings of the Second Conference on Gesture and Speech in Interaction.

Edited volumes

  1. Co-editor of the special issue “Philosophical Methods” (2020). Edited by Eder, A.-M., Lawler, I., van Riel, R. Synthese. 197(3).

Other publications

  1. Lawler, I. (2019). Understanding, explanation, and intelligibility. Review of Henk de Regt’s “Understanding Scientific Understanding”. Metascience, 28(1), pp. 57-60. [Free-access link to the paper]
  2. Bratu, Chr., Herzog, L., Jonas, S., Lawler, I., Wehofsits, A., Werner, Ch. (2018) Förderung von Postdoktorand*innen und Geschlechtergerechtigkeit. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Philosophie, 41, 9-10.
  3. Lawler, I. (2018). Synopsis article on conceptual analysis. Wörterbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft. de Gruyter.
  4. Lawler, I. (2016). Review of the collected volume “Erkenntnistheorie – Wie und wozu?” edited by Dirk Koppelberg and Stefan Tolksdorf. Journal for General Philosophy of Science, 47(2), pp. 411–415. [Free-access link to the paper]
  5. Eder, A.-M., Lawler, I., van Riel, R. (2016). Philosophical Methods, 16–17 June. The Reasoner, 10(8), p. 69
  6. Lawler, I. (2014). Topics in Explanation, Dependence, and Understanding, 5–6 JuneThe Reasoner, 8(7), p. 79.