There is a great new special issue of *Synthese* that brings together a number of new papers on explanatory indispensability arguments. The editors have also included comments on some of the articles. Here is the lineup:

Indispensability and explanation: an overview and introduction

Daniele Molinini, Fabrice Pataut, Andrea Sereni Pages 317-332

Parsimony and inference to the best mathematical explanation

Alan Baker Pages 333-350

Comments on “Parsimony and inference to the best mathematical explanation”

Fabrice Pataut Pages 351-363

The explanatory dispensability of idealizations

Sam Baron Pages 365-386

Which explanatory role for mathematics in scientific models? Reply to “The Explanatory Dispensability of Idealizations”

Silvia De Bianchi Pages 387-401

Evidence, explanation and enhanced indispensability

Daniele Molinini Pages 403-422

Equivalent explanations and mathematical realism. Reply to “Evidence, Explanation, and Enhanced Indispensability”

Andrea Sereni Pages 423-434

Should scientific realists be platonists?

Jacob Busch, Joe Morrison Pages 435-449

Indispensability and the problem of compatible explanations

Josh Hunt Pages 451-467

The varieties of indispensability arguments

Marco Panza, Andrea Sereni Pages 469-516

Naturalizing indispensability: a rejoinder to ‘The varieties of indispensability arguments’

Henri Galinon Pages 517-530

Grounding and the indispensability argument

David Liggins Pages 531-548

Nominalistic content, grounding, and covering generalizations: Reply to ‘Grounding and the indispensability argument’

Matteo Plebani Pages 549-558