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Items where Subject is "Specific Sciences > Biology > Function/Teleology"

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Austin, Christopher J. (2016) Aristotelian Essentialism: Essence in the Age of Evolution. [Preprint]

Austin, Christopher J. (2015) The Dispositional Genome: Primus Inter Pares. [Preprint]

Austin, Christopher J. (2016) Evo-Devo: A Science of Dispositions. [Preprint]

Bogen, Jim and Machamer, Peter (2010) Mechanistic Information and Causal Continuity. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2008) Natural Kinds in Evolution and Systematics: Metaphysical and Epistemological Considerations. [Preprint]

Burock, Marc (2011) Information and the function of neurons. [Preprint]

Cofnas, Nathan (2017) Innateness as genetic adaptation: Lorenz redivivus (and revised). [Preprint]

Elliott, Tyler A. and Linquist, Stefan and Gregory, T. Ryan (2014) Conceptual and empirical challenges of ascribing functions to transposable elements. [Preprint]

Esfeld, Michael (2005) The causal homogeneity of biological kinds. [Preprint]

Garson, Justin (2017) Against Organizational Functions. [Preprint]

Garson, Justin (2016) A generalized selected effects theory of function. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul (2005) Function, Homology and Character Individuation. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul E (2001) Evo-Devo Meets the Mind: Towards a Developmental Evolutionary Psychology. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul E (2006) Function, Homology and Character Individuation. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul Edmund (2005) Function, Homology and Character Individuation. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul Edmund (2008) In what sense does 'nothing make sense except in the light of evolution'? [Preprint]

Molter, Daniel (2016) On Mushroom Individuality. [Preprint]

Rathkopf, Charles (2017) Neural Information and the Problem of Objectivity. [Preprint]

Wolfe, Charles T. (2010) From substantival to functional vitalism and beyond, or from Stahlian animas to Canguilhemian attitudes. [Preprint]

hunean, philippe (2006) Naturalising purpose: From comparative anatomy to the ‘adventures of reason’. [Preprint]

Conference or Workshop Item

Beisbart, Claus (2009) Kant’s Characterization of Natural Ends. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Garson, Justin (2012) Broken Mechanisms: Function, Pathology, and Natural Selection. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Garson, Justin (2014) Why (a Form of) Function Indeterminacy is Still a Problem for Biomedicine, and How Seeing Functional Items as Components of Mechanisms Can Solve it. In: UNSPECIFIED.


Hitchen, S.A. (2014) Adapting our Language: The Problem (?) of Teleological Language in the Philosophy of Biology. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Keeley, Brian L. (2012) What kinds of kind are the senses? In: UNSPECIFIED.

Shenker, Orly R. (2016) A reductive physicalist account of the autonomy of psychology. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Sustar, Predrag (2006) Neo-Functional Analysis: Phylogenetical Restrictions on Causal Role Functions. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Published Article or Volume

Mossio, Matteo and Bich, Leonardo (2014) WHAT MAKES BIOLOGICAL ORGANISATION TELEOLOGICAL? Synthese. ISSN 1573-0964

Pradeu, Thomas (2016) Mutualistic viruses and the heteronomy of life. Studies in history and philosophy of biological and biomedical sciences. ISSN 1879-2499

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) Organisms or biological individuals? Combining physiological and evolutionary individuality. Biology and Philosophy, 31 (6). pp. 797-817.

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

Slutsky, David (2010) Confusion and dependence in uses of history. Synthese. ISSN 1573-0964

van Eck, Dingmar and Gervais, Raoul (2016) Difference making, explanatory relevance, and mechanistic models. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 31 (1). pp. 125-134. ISSN 2171-679X


Byron (formerly Baker), Jason M. (2005) Adaptive speciation: The role of natural selection in mechanisms of geographic and non-geographic speciation. UNSPECIFIED.

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