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Adam, Matthias (2005) Integrating research and development: the emergence of rational drug design in the pharmaceutical industry. [Preprint]

Adam, Matthias (2009) Multi-level complexities in technological development: Competing strategies for drug discovery. [Preprint]

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) The Ontology of Organisms: Mechanistic Modules or Patterned Processes? [Preprint]

Austin, Christopher J. (2017) Recent Work in The Philosophy of Biology. [Preprint]

Bartol, Jordan (2015) Biochemical Kinds. [Preprint]

Bechtel, William (2012) From molecules to behavior and the clinic: Integration in Chronobiology. [Preprint]

Bechtel, William (2012) Understanding Biological Mechanisms: Using Illustrations from Circadian Rhythm Research. [Preprint]

Bechtel, William and Abrahamsen, Adele (2013) Diagrams as Vehicles for Scientific Reasoning. [Preprint]

Bechtel, William and Abrahamsen, Adele (2012) Thinking Dynamically About Biological Mechanisms: Networks of Coupled Oscillators. [Preprint]

Bechtel, Williiam (2016) Explicating Top-­‐Down Causation Using Networks and Dynamics. [Preprint]

Birch, Jonathan (2014) Gene mobility and the concept of relatedness. [Preprint]

Birch, Jonathan (2017) Fitness Maximization. [Preprint]

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

Bradley, Seamus and Thebault, Karim P Y (2017) Models on the Move: Migration and Imperialism. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2015) Do We Need a 'Theory' of Development? [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2009) The Epistemic Goal of a Concept: Accounting for the Rationality of Semantic Change and Variation. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2011) Explanation in Biology: Reduction, Pluralism, and Explanatory Aims. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2013) Systems Biology and the Integration of Mechanistic Explanation and Mathematical Explanation. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2004) An alternative to Kitcher's theory of conceptual progress and his account of the change of the gene concept. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo and Green, Sara and O'Malley, Maureen (2016) Systems Biology and Mechanistic Explanation. [Preprint]

Burian, Richard M. (2008) On microRNA and the Need for Exploratory Experimentation in Post-Genomic Molecular Biology. [Preprint]

Darden, Lindley and Pal, Lipika R. and Kundu, Kunal and Moult, John (2017) The Product Guides the Process: Discovering Disease Mechanisms. [Preprint]

Dietrich, Michael R. and Millstein, Roberta L. (2007) The Role of Causal Processes in the Neutral and Nearly Neutral Theories. [Preprint]

Downes, Stephen M. (2003) Biological Information. [Preprint]

Dunn, Cory D. (2017) Some like it hot: A hypothesis regarding establishment of the proto-mitochondrial endosymbiont during eukaryogenesis. [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]

Frost-Arnold, Greg (2004) How to be an Anti-Reductionist about Developmental Biology: Response to Laubichler and Wagner. [Preprint]

Giere, Ronald (2009) Representing with Physical Models. [Preprint]

Goddiksen, Mads (2014) Explanatory standards in biology and physics textbooks: The case of polymers. [Preprint]

Green, Sara and Serban, Maria and Scholl, Raphael and Jones, Nicholaos and Brigandt, Ingo and Bechtel, William (2016) Network Analyses in Systems Biology: New Strategies for Dealing with Biological Complexity. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul and Gray, Russell (2002) The Developmental Systems Perspective: Organism-environment systems as units of development and evolution. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul and Tabery, James (2008) Behavioral Genetics and Development: Historical and Conceptual Causes of Controversy. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul E (2002) The Fearless Vampire Conservator: Philip Kitcher, Genetic Determinism and the Informational Gene. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul E (2002) The Fearless Vampire Conservator: Phillip Kitcher and Genetic Determinism. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul E and Stotz, Karola (2005) Gene. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul E and Stotz, Karola (2006) Genes in the postgenomic era. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul Edmund (2000) Genetic Information: A Metaphor in Search of a Theory. [Preprint]

Griffiths, Paul Edmund (2000) The Philosophy of Molecular and Developmental Biology. [Preprint]

Hicks, Daniel (2015) Epistemological Depth in a GM Crops Controversy. [Preprint]

Jantzen, Benjamin and Danks, David (2008) Biological Codes and Topological Causation. [Preprint]

Knuuttila, Tarja and Loettgers, Andrea (2013) Varieties of Noise: Analogical Reasoning in Synthetic Biology. [Preprint]

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]

Liu, Katherine E (2017) Rethinking Causation in Cancer through Modularity. [Preprint]

Lu, Qiaoying and Bourrat, Pierrick (2017) The Evolutionary Gene and the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis. [Preprint]

Malaterre, Christophe (2009) Can synthetic biology shed light on the origin of life? [Preprint]

Matthews, Lucas J. (2017) On mechanistic reasoning in unexpected places: the case of population genetics. [Preprint]

Novick, Aaron and Scholl, Raphael (2017) Presume It Not: True Causes in the Search for the Basis of Heredity. [Preprint]

O'Malley, Maureen (2008) Exploratory experimentation and scientific practice: Metagenomics and the proteorhodopsin case. [Preprint]

Pence, Charles H. and Swaim, Daniel G. (2017) The Economy of Nature: The Structure of Evolution in Linnaeus, Darwin, and Toward the Extended Synthesis. [Preprint]

Pradeu, Thomas (2009) The Organism in Developmental System Theory (DST). [Preprint]

Pradeu, Thomas (2010) What is an organism? An immunological answer. [Preprint]

Pradeu, Thomas and Carosella, Edgardo D. (2006) On the definition of a criterion of immunogenicity. [Preprint]

Pradeu, Thomas and Carosella, Edgardo D. (2005) The Self Model and the Conception of Biological Identity in Immunology. [Preprint]

Ronai, Isobel (2017) How the techniques of molecular biology are developed from natural systems. [Preprint]

Ross, Lauren, N. (2017) Causal selection in biochemistry: Making things by making things happen. [Preprint]

Schlaepfer, Guillaume and Weber, Marcel (2018) Thought Experiments in Biology. [Preprint]

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

Seidenfeld, Teddy (1998) P's in a Pod: some recipes for cooking Mendel's data. [Preprint]

Sheredos, Benjamin and Bechtel, William (2016) Imagining Mechanisms with Diagrams. [Preprint]

Sirtes, Daniel (2010) A Pragmatic-Ontic Account of Mechanistic Explanation. [Preprint]

Stotz, Karola (2005) With Genes like that who needs an Environment? Postgenomics' argument for the 'Ontogeny of Information'. [Preprint]

Stotz, Karola and Bostanci, Adam and Griffiths, Paul E. (2004) Tracking the Shift to 'Postgenomics'. [Preprint] (In Press)

Stotz, Karola and Griffiths, Paul E. and Knight, Rob (2004) How Biologists Conceptualize Genes: An empirical study. [Preprint]

Tabery, James (2007) Biometric and Developmental Gene-Environment Interaction: Looking Back, Moving Forward. [Preprint]

Waters, C. Kenneth (2008) Beyond Theoretical Reduction and Layer-Cake Antireduction: How DNA Retooled Genetics and Transformed Biological Practice. [Preprint]

Waters, C. Kenneth (2007) Causes that Make a Difference. [Preprint]

Waters, C. Kenneth (2006) How Practical Know-how Contextualizes Theoretical Knowledge: Exporting Causal Knowledge from Laboratory to Nature. [Preprint]

Waters, C. Kenneth (2016) No General Structure. [Preprint]

Waters, C. Kenneth (2013) Shifting Attention From Theory to Practice in Philosophy of Biology. [Preprint]

Weber, Marcel (2017) Causal Selection vs Causal Parity in Biology: Relevant Counterfactuals and Biologically Normal Interventions. [Preprint]

Werndl, Charlotte (2012) Do Microbes Question Standard Thinking in the Philosophy of Biology? Critical Notice of John Dupré "Processes of Life – Essays in the Philosophy of Biology". [Preprint]

Conference or Workshop Item

Baetu, Tudor (2010) A defense of syntax-based gene concepts in postgenomics: ‘Genes as modular subroutines in the master genomic program’. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Baxter, Janella (2015) Engineering Novel Proteins with Orthogonal tRNA: Artificial Causes that make a Difference. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Bourrat, Pierrick and Lu, Qiaoying (2016) Dissolving the missing heritability problem. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Burnston, Daniel (2016) Real Patterns in Biological Explanation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Fagan, Melinda B. (2012) The stem cell uncertainty principle. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Godfrey-Smith, Peter (2013) Sender-Receiver Systems Within and Between Organisms. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Green, Sara and Vogt, Henrik (2016) Personalizing medicine in silico and in socio. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Hall, Melinda (2013) Mere Deviation, Critically Assessing Prenatal Testing. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Kistler, Max (2007) Mechanisms and Downward Causation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Knuuttila, Tarja and Loettgers, Andrea (2010) Modeling and experimenting: The combinational strategy in synthetic biology. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Knuuttila, Tarja and Loettgers, Andrea (2012) Synthetic Modeling and Mechanistic Account: Material Recombination and Beyond. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Knuuttila, Tarja and Loettgers, Andrea (2011) Synthetic Modeling and the Functional Role of Noise. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Leonelli, Sabina (2008) On the Locality of Data and Claims about Phenomena. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Levy, Arnon and Bechtel, William (2016) Towards Mechanism 2.0: Expanding the Scope of Mechanistic Explanation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Northcott, Robert (2008) Innateness and Science. In: UNSPECIFIED.

O'Malley, Maureen A. and Brigandt, Ingo and Love, Alan C. and Crawford, John W. and Gilbert, Jack A. and Knight, Rob and Mitchell, Sandra D. and Rohwer, Forest (2014) Multilevel Research Strategies and Biological Systems. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Schindler, Samuel (2007) Model, Theory, and Evidence in the Discovery of the DNA Structure. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Sheredos, Benjamin and Burnston, Daniel and Abrahamsen, Adele and Bechtel, William (2012) Why do biologists use so many diagrams? In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Tabery, James (2008) Difference Mechanisms. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Tabery, James (2008) Interactive Predispositions. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Wieber, Frederic (2009) Theoretical technologies in an “experimental” setting: empirical modeling of proteinic objects and simulation of their dynamics within scientific collaborations around a supercomputer. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Published Article or Volume

Abir-Am, Pnina Geraldine (2014) García-Sancho. 2012. Biology, Computing, and the History of Molecular Sequencing; From Proteins to DNA, 1945-2000. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 29 (3). pp. 433-436. ISSN 2171-679X

Bartol, Jordan (2012) Re-Examining the Gene in Personalized Genomics.

Bechtel, William (2017) Analyzing network models to make discoveries about biological mechanisms. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.

Bechtel, William (2017) Explaining features of fine-grained phenomena using abstract analyses of phenomena and mechanisms: two examples from chronobiology. Synthese.

Bechtel, William (2017) Using the hierarchy of biological ontologies to identify mechanisms in flat networks. Biology and Philosophy.

Glynn, Luke (2010) Deterministic Chance. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 61 (1). pp. 51-80.

Green, Sara and Vogt, Henrik (2016) Personalizing medicine in silico and in socio. Humana.Mente Journal of Philosophical Studies.

Hicks, Daniel (2017) Genetically Modified Crops, Inclusion, and Democracy. Perspectives on Science.

Jodoin, Laurent (2014) Génétique des populations et mécanique statistique : stratégie explicative et analogie formelle. Lato Sensu, revue de la Société de philosophie des sciences, 1 (1). pp. 12-25. ISSN 2295-8029

Malaterre, Christophe (2011) Making Sense of Downward Causation in Manipulationism. With Illustrations from Cancer Research. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 33 (4). pp. 537-562.

Osimani, Barbara (2014) Causing something to be one way rather than another: Genetic Information, causal specificity and the relevance of linear order. Kybernetes, 43 (6). pp. 865-881.

Pradeu, Thomas (2013) Immunity and the emergence of individuality. From Groups to Individuals: Evolution and Emerging Individuality.

Pradeu, Thomas (2011) A Mixed Self: The Role of Symbiosis in Development. Biological Theory, 6. pp. 80-88.

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 Jaeger, Sébastien and Vivier, Eric (2013) The speed of change: towards a discontinuity theory of immunity? Nature Reviews Immunology, 13. pp. 764-769.

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 and Laplane, Lucie and Prévot, Karine and Hoquet, Thierry and Reynaud, Valentine and Fusco, Giuseppe and Minelli, Alessandro and Orgogozo, Virginie and Vervoort, Michel (2016) Defining "Development". Current topics in developmental biology, 117. pp. 171-83. ISSN 1557-8933

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.

Scholl, Raphael and Nickelsen, Kärin (2014) Discovery of causal mechanisms: Oxidative phosphorylation and the Calvin-Benson cycle. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences.

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 2171-679X

Weber, Marcel (2017) Discussion Note: Which Kind of Causal Specificity Matters Biologically? Philosophy of Science, 84. pp. 574-585.

Woodward, James (2013) Mechanistic Explanation:Its Scope and Limits. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume, 87 (1). pp. 39-65.


Stotz, Karola (2006) 2001 and all that: a tale of a third science. UNSPECIFIED.

Wilkins, John S. (2009) A deflationary account of information in biology. UNSPECIFIED.

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