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Aaby, Bendik and Ramsey, Grant (2019) Three Kinds of Niche Construction. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. ISSN 1464-3537


Bausman, William (2018) ¬¬¬¬Modeling: Neutral, Null, and Baseline. [Preprint]

Bausman, William / C and Halina, Marta (2018) Not Null Enough: Pseudo-Null Hypotheses in Community Ecology and Comparative Psychology. [Preprint]

Bausman, William C (2020) The Aims and Structures of Ecological Research Programs. [Preprint]

Bocking, Stephen (2007) Wild or Farmed? Seeking Effective Science in a Controversial Environment. Spontaneous Generations: A Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science, 1 (1). pp. 48-57. ISSN 1913 0465

Botero, Maria (2009) More than Designing an Ethogram, The Implications of Choosing a Methodology in Primatology. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Brown, Harvey R. The theory of the rise of sap in trees: some historical and conceptual remarks. Springer, Basel.


Currie, Adrian (2018) Big Dragons on Small Islands: generality and particularity in science. (review of Angela Potochnik's Idealization and the Aims of Science). [Preprint]

Currie, Adrian (2018) Bottled Understanding: the role of lab-work in ecology. [Preprint]


Desjardins, Eric and Donhauser, Justin and Barker, Gillian (2018) Ecological Historicity, Functional Goals, and Novelty in the Anthropocene. Environmental Values.

Deulofeu, Roger and Suárez, Javier (2018) When Mechanisms Are Not Enough: The Origin of Eukaryotes and Scientific Explanation. Philosophy of Science, 9. pp. 95-115. ISSN 2365-4228

Deulofeu, Roger and Suárez, Javier and Pérez-Cervera, Alberto (2019) Explaining the behaviour of random ecological networks. The stability of the microbiome as a case of integrative pluralism. [Preprint]

Donhauser, Justin (2017) Differentiating and defusing theoretical Ecology's criticisms: A rejoinder to Sagoff's reply to Donhauser (2016). Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 63 (Supple). 70 - 79.

Donhauser, Justin (2016) Making Ecological Values Make Sense: Toward More Operationalizable Ecological Legislation. Ethics and the Environment, 21 (2). pp. 1-25.

Donhauser, Justin (2016) Theoretical ecology as etiological from the start. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 60. 67 - 76.


Elliott, Kevin and McKaughan, Daniel (2013) Non-Epistemic Values and the Multiple Goals of Science. [Preprint]

Elliott, Steve (2019) Research Problems. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. ISSN 0007-0882

Elliott-Graves, Alkistis (2020) The Future of Predictive Ecology. [Preprint]

Elliott-Graves, Alkistis (2018) Generality and Causal Interdependence in Ecology. [Preprint]

Elliott-Graves, Alkistis (2020) The Value of Imprecise Prediction. [Preprint]

Elliott-Graves, Alkistis (2020) What is a Target System? [Preprint]


Fenton-Glynn, Luke (2014) Ceteris Paribus Laws and Minutis Rectis Laws. In: UNSPECIFIED.


Havstad, Joyce C (2019) Let Me Tell You ‘Bout the Birds and the Bee-Mimicking Flies and Bambiraptor. [Preprint]


Jones, Elis (2021) Distinguishing regeneration from degradation in coral ecosystems: the role of value. [Preprint]

Justus, James (2006) Ecological and Lyapunov Stability. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Justus, James (2004) Qualitative Scientific Modeling and Loop Analysis. In: UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)

Justus, James (2004) Qualitative Scientific Modeling and Loop Analysis. In: UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)


Kostic, Daniel and Hilgetag, Claus and Tittgemeyer, Marc (2020) Unifying the essential concepts of biological networks: biological insights and philosophical foundations. [Preprint]

Kostyrka, Gladys (2015) Disease ecology and the concept of emerging infectious disease: its impact on the epidemiology of rabies virus, 1990s-2010s. [Preprint]

Kostyrka, Gladys (2015) Interspecies transmission and viral epidemics: integration of molecular and ecological approaches in the epidemiology of two RNA viruses (1989-2010s). [Preprint]

Krohs, Ulrich (2021) Darwin’s empirical claim and the janiform character of fitness proxies. [Preprint]


Lean, Christopher (2019) Can Communities Cause? [Preprint]

Lean, Christopher (2020) General Unificatory Theories in Community Ecology. [Preprint]

Lean, Christopher (2016) Indexically Structured Ecological Communities. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Lean, Christopher (2018) Indexically Structured Ecological Communities (Phil sci Published). [Preprint]

Lean, Christopher (2020) Invasive Species and Natural Function in Ecology. [Preprint]

Lean, Christopher (2017) Preserving the Tree of Life. [Preprint]

Linquist, Stefan (2015) Against Lawton’s contingency thesis, or, why the reported demise of community ecology is greatly exaggerated. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Linquist, Stefan and Cottenie, Karl and Elliott, Tyler and Saylor, Brent and Kremer, Stefan and Gregory, T. Ryan (2015) Applying ecological models to communities of genetic elements: the case of neutral theory. [Preprint]

Linquist, Stefan and Saylor, Brent and Cottenie, Karl and Elliott, Tyler A. and Kremer, Stefan C. and Gregory, T. Ryan (2013) Distinguishing ecological from evolutionary approaches to transposable elements. [Preprint]

Ludwig, David (2018) Does Cognition Still Matter in Ethnobiology? Ethnobiology Letters.

Ludwig, David and El-Hani, Charbel (2019) Philosophy of Ethnobiology: Understanding Knowledge Integration and Its Limitations. [Preprint]

Ludwig, David and Poliseli, Luana (2018) Relating traditional and academic ecological knowledge: mechanistic and holistic epistemologies across cultures. Biology & Philosophy, 33 (43). ISSN 1572-8404


Millstein, Roberta L. (2013) Environmental Ethics. [Preprint]

Millstein, Roberta L. (2012) Exploring the Status of Population Genetics: The Role of Ecology. [Preprint]

Millstein, Roberta L. (2014) How the Concept of 'Population' Resolves Concepts of 'Environment'. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Millstein, Roberta L. (2015) Is Aldo Leopold's 'Land Community' an Individual? In: UNSPECIFIED.

Millstein, Roberta L. (2015) Re-examining the Darwinian Basis for Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic. [Preprint]

Millstein, Roberta L. (2014) Types of Experiments and Causal Process Tracing: What Happened on the Kaibab Plateau in the 1920s? In: UNSPECIFIED.

Millstein, Roberta L. (2017) Debunking Myths About Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic. [Preprint]

Millstein, Roberta L. (2020) Defending a Leopoldian basis for biodiversity: a response to Newman, Varner, and Linquist. Biology & Philosophy, 35 (12). ISSN 1572-8404

Millstein, Roberta L. (2019) Functions and Functioning in Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic and in Ecology. [Preprint]

Millstein, Roberta L. (2016) Is Aldo Leopold's ‘Land Community’ an Individual? [Preprint]

Millstein, Roberta L. (2019) Types of Experiments and Causal Process Tracing: What Happened on the Kaibab Plateau in the 1920s. [Preprint]

Millstein, Roberta L. (2017) Understanding Leopold’s Concept of ‘Interdependence’ for Environmental Ethics and Conservation Biology. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Mitchell, Sandra D. (2000) The Import of Uncertainty. [Preprint]

Munoz, François and huneman, philippe (2016) From the neutral theory to a comprehensive and multiscale theory of ecological equivalence. [Preprint]


Ndhlovu, Andrew and Durand, Pierre and Ramsey, Grant (2020) Programmed cell death as a black queen in microbial communities. Molecular Ecology. pp. 1-10.


O'Malley, Maureen A. and Parke, Emily C. (2018) Microbes, mathematics, and models. [Preprint]


Panebianco, Fabrizio and Serrelli, Emanuele (2013) Eco-phenotypic physiologies: a new kind of modeling for unifying evolution, ecology and cultural transmission. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Pernu, Tuomas K. and Helanterä, Heikki (2019) Social evolution and the two elements of causation. Oikos, 128. pp. 905-911.

Plutynski, A (2008) "Ecology and the Environment". Oxford Handbook in Philosophy of Biology.

Poliseli, Luana (2020) The emergence of scientific understanding in current ecological research practice. [Preprint]

Powers, Jack (2014) Atrazine Research and Criteria of Characterizational Adequacy. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Pradeu, Thomas and Kostyrka, Gladys and Dupré, John (2016) Understanding viruses: Philosophical investigations. Studies in history and philosophy of biological and biomedical sciences. ISSN 1879-2499

Pradeu, Thomas (2016) The many faces of biological individuality. Biology and Philosophy, 31 (6). pp. 761-773.


Raerinne, Jani and Baedke, Jan (2015) Exclusions, Explanations, and Exceptions: On the Causal and Lawlike Status of the Competitive Exclusion Principle. Philosophy and Theory in Biology, 7. ISSN 1949-0739

Ronai, Isobel and Greslehner, Gregor P. and Boem, Federico and Carlisle, Judith and Stencel, Adrian and Suárez, Javier and Bayir, Saliha and Bretting, Wiebke and Formosinho, Joana and Guerrero, Anna C. and Morgan, William H. and Prigot-Maurice, Cybèle and Rodeck, Salome and Vasse, Marie and Wallis, Jacqueline M. and Zacks, Oryan (2020) "Microbiota, symbiosis and individuality summer school" meeting report. Microbiome, 8. p. 117.

Ross, Lauren N. (2018) Causal concepts in biology: How pathways differ from mechanisms and why it matters. [Preprint]

Roughgarden, Joan (2012) Individual Based Models in Ecology: An Evaluation, or How Not to Ruin a Good Thing. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Räz, Tim (2016) The Volterra Principle Generalized. [Preprint]


Sarkar, Sahotra (2001) Defining 'Biodiversity'; Assessing Biodiversity. [Preprint]

Scholl, Raphael and Räz, Tim (2013) Modeling causal structures: Volterra's struggle and Darwin's success. European Journal for Philosophy of Science, 3 (1). pp. 115-132. ISSN 1879-4912

Scholl, Raphael (2016) Spot the difference: Causal contrasts in scientific diagrams. [Preprint]

Shavit, Ayelet (2014) You Can't Go Home Again - or Can you? 'Replication' Indeterminacy and 'Location' Incommensurability in Three Biological Re-Surveys. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Steen, David, A. and Barrett, Kyle and Clarke, Ellen and Guyer, Craig (2017) Conceptualizing Communities as Natural Entities: A Philosophical Argument with Basic and Applied Implications. [Preprint]

Suárez, Javier (2016) Bacterial species pluralism in the light of medicine and endosymbiosis. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 31 (1). pp. 91-105. ISSN 0495-4548

Suárez, Javier (2018) The importance of symbiosis in philosophy of biology: an analysis of the current debate on biological individuality and its historical roots. Symbiosis, 76 (2). pp. 77-96.

Suárez, Javier (2020) The stability of traits conception of the hologenome: An evolutionary account of holobiont individuality. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 42 (11).

Suárez, Javier and Stencel, Adrian (2020) A part‐dependent account of biological individuality: why holobionts are individuals and ecosystems simultaneously. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 95. pp. 1308-1324.

Suárez, Javier and Triviño, Vanessa (2019) A metaphysical approach to holobiont individuality: Holobionts as emergent individuals. Quaderns de Filosofia, 6 (1). pp. 59-76.


Tauber, Alfred I. (2016) Immunity in Context: Science and Society in Dialogue. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 31 (2). pp. 207-224. ISSN 2171-679X

Turner, Derek (2019) In Defense of Living Fossils. [Preprint]


Weisberg, Michael and Reisman, Kenneth (2008) The Robust Volterra Principle. [Preprint]

Wilson, Brad (2009) Experiments in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Wilson, Brad (2009) From Laws to Models and Mechanisms: Ecology in the Twentieth Century. In: UNSPECIFIED.


Zhang, Mingjun (2020) The use and limitations of null-model-based hypothesis testing. Biology & Philosophy, 35 (2). pp. 1-22. ISSN 0169-3867

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