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Abrams, Marshall (2014) Coherence, Muller’s Ratchet, and the Maintenance of Culture. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Abrams, Marshall (2006) How Do Natural Selection and Random Drift Interact? In: [2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Contributed Papers.

Andersen, Holly (2011) Mechanisms, Laws, and Regularities. [Published Article]

Andersen, Holly (2012) When to expect violations of causal faithfulness and why it matters. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Arroyo-Santos, Alfonso and Olson, Mark E. and Vergara-Silva, Francisco (2013) Practice-oriented controversies and borrowed epistemic credibility in current evolutionary biology: phylogeography as a case study. [Preprint]

Arroyo-Santos, Alfonso and Olson , Mark E and Vergara-Silva, Francisco (2014) “Practice-Oriented Controversies and Borrowed Epistemic Credibility in Current Evolutionary Biology: Phylogeography as a Case Study. [Preprint]

Ayala, Francisco (2008) What the Biological Sciences Can and Cannot Contribute to Ethics. [Preprint]

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Beisbart, Claus (2009) Kant’s Characterization of Natural Ends. In: [2008]: Visiting Fellows, Center for Philosophy of Science. (2008-2009, Pittsburgh).

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

Bogen, Jim (2006) The Hodgkin-Huxley Equations and the Concrete Model; Comments on Craver, Schaffner, and Weber. In: [2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Symposia.

Bogen, Jim (2005) Regularities and Causality; Generalizations and Causal Explanations. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2008) Beyond Reduction and Pluralism: Toward an Epistemology of Explanatory Integration in Biology. [Preprint]

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

Brigandt, Ingo (2003) The Role a Concept Plays in Science - The Case of Homology. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2004) The Role a Concept Plays in Science - The Case of Homology. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2001) The 'Role' a Concept Plays in Science - The Case of Homology. [Preprint]

Brigandt, Ingo (2007) Typology now: Homology and developmental constraints explain evolvability. In: [2007] The Importance of Homology for Biology and Philosophy.

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

Burian, Richard (2008) Selection Does Not Operate Primarily on Genes. [Preprint]

Byron (formerly Baker), Jason M. (2006) Whence philosophy of biology? [Preprint]

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Charbonneau, Mathieu (2014) Populations without Reproduction. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Symposia.

Currie, Adrian (2012) Narratives & Mechanisms. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

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Dorato, Mauro (2012) Mathematical biology and the existence of biological laws. [Published Article]

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Earley, Joseph (2008) Process Structural Realism, Instance Ontology, and Societal Order. UNSPECIFIED.

Ereshefsky, Marc (2007) Psychological Categories as Homologies: Lessons from Ethology. In: [2007] The Importance of Homology for Biology and Philosophy.

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Fenton-Glynn, Luke (2014) Ceteris Paribus Laws and Minutis Rectis Laws. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

French, Steven (2009) Shifting to Structures in Physics and Biology: A Prophylactic for Promiscuous Realism. [Preprint]

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Gildenhuys, Peter (2014) Probability in Classical Population Genetics. In: [2014] MS6: Models and Simulations 6 (Notre Dame; 9-11 May 2014).

Gilead, Amihud (2014) Singularity and Uniqueness: Why Is Our Immune System Subject to Psychological and Cognitive Traits? [Preprint]

Grandpierre, Attila (2003) The Dynamics of Time and Timelessness: Philosophy, Physics and Prospects for our Life. UNSPECIFIED.

Green, Sara (2014) A philosophical evaluation of adaptationism as a heuristic strategy. [Preprint]

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

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

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

Griffiths, Paul E. (2004) Instinct in the ‘50s: The British Reception of Konrad Lorenz’s Theory of Instinctive Behavior. [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]

Griffiths, Paul Edmund (2007) The Phenomena of Homology. In: [2007] The Importance of Homology for Biology and Philosophy.

Guala, Francesco (2010) Reciprocity: weak or strong? What punishment experiments do (and do not) demonstrate. [Preprint]

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Haber, Matthew H. (2012) Multilevel Lineages and Multidimensional Trees: The Levels of Lineage and Phylogeny Reconstruction. In: [2010] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 22nd Biennial Mtg (Montréal, QC) > PSA 2010 Symposia.

Hamilton, Andrew and Haber, Matt (2004) Coherence, Consistency, and Cohesion: Clade Selection in Okasha and Beyond. In: [2004] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 19th Biennial Meeting - PSA2004: Contributed Papers (Austin, TX; 2004) > PSA 2004 Contributed Papers. (In Press)

Hitchen, S.A. (2014) Adapting our Language: The Problem (?) of Teleological Language in the Philosophy of Biology. In: [2014] Meeting of the Nordic Network for Philosophy of Science (Lund, Sweden; 27-28 March 2014).

huneman, philippe (2006) Evolutionary theory in philosophical focus. [Preprint]

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Jackson, John (2008) Definitional Argument in Evolutionary Psychology and Cultural Anthropology. In: [2008] Biological Explanations of Behavior: Philosophical Perspectives (Hannover, Germany; 12-15 June, 2008).

Jamniczky, Heather (2004) Biological Pluralism and Homology. In: [2004] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 19th Biennial Meeting - PSA2004: Contributed Papers (Austin, TX; 2004) > PSA 2004 Contributed Papers. (Unpublished)

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

Johnson, Monte and Wilson, Catherine (2006) Lucretius and the History of Science. [Preprint]

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Karola, Stotz and Griffiths, Paul E. (2007) Biohumanities: Rethinking the relationship between biosciences, philosophy and history of science, and society. [Preprint]

Kendig, Catherine (2010) An ontogenetic-ecological conception of species: a new approach to an old idea. In: [2009] EPSA09: 2nd Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Amsterdam, 21-24 October, 2009) > EPSA 2009 Contributed Papers.

Kronfeldner, Maria E. (2008) "If there is nothing beyond the organic ...": Heredity and Culture at the Boundaries of Anthropology in the Work of Alfred L. Kroeber. In: [2008] Biological Explanations of Behavior: Philosophical Perspectives (Hannover, Germany; 12-15 June, 2008).

Kuhlmann, Meinard (2011) Mechanisms in Dynamically Complex Systems. [Preprint]

Kunz, Werner and Werning, Markus (2009) The Biological Species as a Gene-Flow Community. Species Essentialism Does Not Imply Species Universalism. In: [2009] EPSA09: 2nd Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (Amsterdam, 21-24 October, 2009) > EPSA 2009 Contributed Papers.

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Longy, Françoise (2007) Artifacts and Organisms: A Case for a New Etiological Theory of Functions. [Preprint]

Love, Alan (2007) Functional Homology and Homology of Function: Biological Concepts and Philosophical Consequences. In: [2007] The Importance of Homology for Biology and Philosophy.

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Malaterre, Christophe (2009) Are self-organizing biochemical networks emergent? [Preprint]

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

Malaterre, Christophe (2010) Lifeness signatures and the roots of the tree of life. [Preprint]

Malaterre, Christophe (2013) Microbial diversity and the “lower-limit” problem of biodiversity. [Published Article]

Malaterre, Christophe (2010) On what it is to fly can tell us something about what it is to live. [Preprint]

Malaterre, Christophe (2007) Organicism and Reductionism in Cancer Research: Towards a Systemic Approach. [Preprint]

Matthen, Mohan (2007) Defining Vision: What Homology Thinking Contributes. In: [2007] The Importance of Homology for Biology and Philosophy.

Merlin, Francesca (2007) On Griffiths and Gray's concept of expanded and diffused inheritance. UNSPECIFIED.

Millstein, Roberta L. (2007) Concepts of Drift and Selection in “The Great Snail Debate” of the 1950s and Early 1960s. [Preprint]

Millstein, Roberta L. (2012) Darwin's Explanation of Races by Means of Sexual Selection. [Published Article]

Millstein, Roberta L. (2007) Distinguishing Drift and Selection Empirically: “The Great Snail Debate” of the 1950s. [Preprint]

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: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Symposia.

Millstein, Roberta L. (2008) Hsp90-Induced Evolution: Adaptationist, Neutralist, and Developmentalist Scenarios. [Preprint]

Millstein, Roberta L. (2013) Natural Selection and Causal Productivity. [Preprint]

Millstein, Roberta L. (2006) Natural Selection as a Population-Level Causal Process. [Preprint]

Millstein, Roberta L. (2014) Probability in Biology: The Case of Fitness. [Preprint]

Millstein, Roberta L. and Skipper, Robert A. (2006) Population Genetics. [Preprint]

Monton, Bradley (2007) Design Inferences in an Infinite Universe. [Preprint]

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Nanay, Bence (2004) Can Cumulative Selection Explain Adaptation? In: [2004] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 19th Biennial Meeting - PSA2004: Contributed Papers (Austin, TX; 2004) > PSA 2004 Contributed Papers. (In Press)

Northcott, Robert (2008) Innateness and Science. In: [2008] Biological Explanations of Behavior: Philosophical Perspectives (Hannover, Germany; 12-15 June, 2008).

Northcott, Robert and Alexandrova, Anna (2014) Armchair Science. In: [2014] BSPS 2014: British Society for the Philosophy of Science Annual Conference 2014 (Cambridge; 10-11 July 2014).

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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: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Symposia.

Oftedal, Gry (2004) Heritability and Genetic Causation. In: [2004] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 19th Biennial Meeting - PSA2004: Contributed Papers (Austin, TX; 2004) > PSA 2004 Contributed Papers. (Unpublished)

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Parke, Emily C. (2014) Experiments, Simulations, and Epistemic Privilege. [Preprint]

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

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

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Ruse, Michael (2008) The Biological Sciences Can Act as a Ground for Ethics. [Preprint]

Räz, Tim (2013) On the Application of the Honeycomb Conjecture to the Bee’s Honeycomb. [Published Article]

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Sapienza, Carmen (2008) Selection Does Operate Primarily on Genes: In Defense of the Gene as the Unit of Selection. [Preprint]

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

Schaffner, Kenneth (2006) Theories, Models, and Equations in Biology: The Heuristic Search for Emergent Simplifications in Neurobiology. In: [2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Symposia.

Schindler, Samuel (2013) Mechanistic explanation: asymmetry lost. [Preprint]

Schmaus, Warren (2004) Evolutionary and Neuroscience Approaches to the Study of Cognition. In: [2004] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 19th Biennial Meeting - PSA2004: Contributed Papers (Austin, TX; 2004) > PSA 2004 Contributed Papers. (Unpublished)

Scholl, Raphael (2013) Causal inference, mechanisms, and the Semmelweis case. [Published Article]

Sharlow, Mark (2007) Phonetic Possibility and Modal Logic. [Preprint]

Sheredos, Benjamin and Burnston, Daniel and Abrahamsen, Adele and Bechtel, William (2012) Why do biologists use so many diagrams? In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Silberstein, Michael and Chemero, Tony (2012) Constraints on Localization and Decomposition as Explanatory Strategies in the Biological Sciences. In: [2012] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 23rd Biennial Mtg (San Diego, CA) > PSA 2012 Contributed Papers.

Skipper, Robert (2002) The Persistence of the R.A. Fisher-Sewall Wright Controversy. [Preprint]

Skipper, Robert and Millstein, Roberta (2004) Thinking About Evolutionary Mechanisms: Natural Selection. [Preprint]

Slater, Matthew (2013) Natural Kindness. [Preprint]

Sterrett, S. G. (2013) The Morals of Model-Making. [Published Article]

Stotz, Karola and Griffiths, Paul E. (2007) Biohumanities: Rethinking the relationship between biosciences, philosophy and history of science, and society. [Preprint]

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

Tabery, James (2008) Difference Mechanisms. In: [2008] Biological Explanations of Behavior: Philosophical Perspectives (Hannover, Germany; 12-15 June, 2008).

Tabery, James (2006) Looking Back on Lancelot's Laughter: The Lancelot Thomas Hogben Papers. [Preprint]

Tabery, James (2008) R.A. Fisher, Lancelot Hogben, and the Origin(s) of Genotype-Environment Interaction. [Preprint]

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Velasco, Joel (2008) Species concepts should not conflict with evolutionary history, but often do. [Preprint]

Verpooten, Jan (2008) Why did art behavior evolve? A cultural sensory exploitation hypothesis. In: [2008] Biological Explanations of Behavior: Philosophical Perspectives (Hannover, Germany; 12-15 June, 2008).

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

Waters, C. Kenneth (2007) The Nature and Context of Exploratory Experimentation: An Introduction to Three Case Studies of Exploratory Research. [Preprint]

Weber, Marcel (2008) Behavioral Traits, the Intentional Stance, and Biological Functions. In: [2008] Biological Explanations of Behavior: Philosophical Perspectives (Hannover, Germany; 12-15 June, 2008).

Weber, Marcel (2006) Causes without Mechanisms: Experimental Regularities, Physical Laws, and Neuroscientific Explanation. In: [2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Symposia.

Weber, Marcel (2005) Indeterminism in Neurobiology. [Preprint]

Weber, Marcel (2004) Indeterminism in Neurobiology: Some Good and Some Bad News. In: [2004] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 19th Biennial Meeting - PSA2004: Contributed Papers (Austin, TX; 2004) > PSA 2004 Contributed Papers. (Unpublished)

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

Werndl, Charlotte (2011) Probability, Indeterminism and Biological Processes. [Preprint]

Wiegman, Isaac (2014) Evidential Criteria of Homology for Comparative Pscyhology. In: [2014] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 24th Biennial Mtg (Chicago, IL).

Wilkins, John S. (2007) The Concept and Causes of Microbial Species. [Preprint]

Wilkins, John S. and Nelson, Gareth J. (2008) Trémaux on species: A theory of allopatric speciation (and punctuated equilibrium) before Wagner. UNSPECIFIED.

Wilkins, John S. and Nelson, Gareth J. (2008) Trémaux on species: A theory of allopatric speciation (and punctuated equilibrium) before Wagner. [Preprint]

Wilson, Jessica Metaphysical Emergence: Weak and Strong. unpublished stable ms..

Witteveen, Joeri (2014) Naming and contingency: the type method of biological taxonomy. [Preprint]

Wolfe, Charles T. (2010) Do organisms have an ontological status? [Preprint]

Wolfe, Charles T. (2010) Why was there no controversy over Life in the Scientific Revolution? In: [2010] HOPOS 2010: The International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (Budapest, 24-27 June 2010).

Woodward, James (2009) Causation in Biology: Stability, Specificity, and the Choice of Levels of Explanation. [Preprint]

Woodward, James (2014) From Handles to Interventions: Commentary on R.G. Collingwood, “The So-Called Idea of Causation”. [Published Article]

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