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Abrams, Marshall (2014) Coherence, Muller’s Ratchet, and the Maintenance of Culture. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Abrams, Marshall (2006) How Do Natural Selection and Random Drift Interact? In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Andersen, Holly (2012) When to expect violations of causal faithfulness and why it matters. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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]

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]

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

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Bartlett, Steven James (2015) THE SPECIES PROBLEM AND ITS LOGIC: Inescapable Ambiguity and Framework-relativity. [Preprint]

Bauer, Mark (2015) Normative Characterization in Biological and Cognitive Explanations. [Published Article or Volume]

Bechtel, William (2016) Diagrammatic reasoning. [Preprint]

Bechtel, William (2016) Enriching the Strategies for Creating Mechanistic Explanations in Biology. [Preprint]

Bechtel, William (2016) Mechanists must be holists too: Perspectives from Circadian Biology. [Published Article or Volume]

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

Bich, Leonardo (2012) Complex emergence and the living organization: an epistemological framework for biology. [Published Article or Volume]

Bich, Leonardo and Moreno, Alvaro (2015) The role of regulation in the origin and synthetic modelling of minimal cognition. [Published Article or Volume]

Bich, Leonardo and Mossio, Matteo and Ruiz-Mirazo, Kepa and Moreno, Alvaro (2015) Biological regulation: controlling the system from within. [Published Article or Volume]

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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 (2015) Social Values Influence the Adequacy Conditions of Scientific Theories: Beyond Inductive Risk. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Brigandt, Ingo (2007) Typology now: Homology and developmental constraints explain evolvability. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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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Casini, Lorenzo (2014) How to Model Mechanistic Hierarchies. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Casini, Lorenzo (2015) How to Model Mechanistic Hierarchies. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Charbonneau, Mathieu (2014) Populations without Reproduction. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Currie, Adrian (2012) Narratives & Mechanisms. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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Dagg, Joachim (2016) On Recognising the Paradox of Sex. [Published Article or Volume]

Deem, Michael and Ramsey, Grant (2016) Guilt by association? [Published Article or Volume]

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

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

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

Ereshefsky, Marc (2007) Psychological Categories as Homologies: Lessons from Ethology. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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Fagan, Melinda B. (2015) Crucial Stem Cell Experiments? Stem Cells, Uncertainty, and Single-Cell Experiments. [Published Article or Volume]

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

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Guay, Alexandre and Pradeu, Thomas (2015) To Be Continued: The Genidentity of Physical and Biological Processes. [Published Article or Volume]

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Haber, Matthew H. (2012) Multilevel Lineages and Multidimensional Trees: The Levels of Lineage and Phylogeny Reconstruction. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Hahn, Andre M. (2016) Can a History of Photosynthesis be Grand? [Published Article or Volume]

Hamilton, Andrew and Haber, Matt (2004) Coherence, Consistency, and Cohesion: Clade Selection in Okasha and Beyond. In: UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)

Heesen, Remco (2015) The Young-(Helmholtz)-Maxwell Theory of Color Vision. [Preprint]

Hey, Spencer Phillips (2015) Judging Quality and Coordination in Biomarker Diagnostic Development. [Published Article or Volume]

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

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: UNSPECIFIED.

Jamniczky, Heather (2004) Biological Pluralism and Homology. In: UNSPECIFIED. (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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Kaiser, Marie I. (2014) On the Limits of Causal Modeling: Spatially-Structurally Complex Phenomena. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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]

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Linquist, Stefan (2016) Which evolutionary model best explains the culture of honour? [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]

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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Machery, Edouard (2014) Experimental Philosophy of science. [Preprint]

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 or Volume]

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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 or Volume]

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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

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

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. (2015) Thinking about populations and races in time. [Published Article or Volume]

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

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

Mossio, Matteo and Bich, Leonardo (2014) WHAT MAKES BIOLOGICAL ORGANISATION TELEOLOGICAL? [Published Article or Volume]

Mossio, Matteo and Bich, Leonardo and Moreno, Alvaro (2013) Emergence, closure and inter-level causation in biological systems. [Published Article or Volume]

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

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Nanay, Bence (2004) Can Cumulative Selection Explain Adaptation? In: UNSPECIFIED. (In Press)

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

Northcott, Robert and Alexandrova, Anna (2014) Armchair Science. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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O'Connor, Cailin (2014) The Evolution of Vagueness. [Published Article or Volume]

O'Connor, Cailin (2015) Evolving Perceptual Categories. [Published Article or Volume]

O'Connor, Cailin (2015) Evolving to Generalize: Trading Precision for Speed. [Preprint]

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.

Odenbaugh, Jay (2015) Human Nature, Anthropology, and the Problem of Variation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Oftedal, Gry (2004) Heritability and Genetic Causation. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Osimani, Barbara (2014) Causing something to be one way rather than another: Genetic Information, causal specificity and the relevance of linear order. [Published Article or Volume]

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Parke, Emily C. (2014) Experiments, Simulations, and Epistemic Privilege. [Published Article or Volume]

Plutynski, Anya (2015) William Provine (1942-2015). [Published Article or Volume]

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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Raerinne, Jani and Baedke, Jan (2015) Exclusions, Explanations, and Exceptions: On the Causal and Lawlike Status of the Competitive Exclusion Principle. [Published Article or Volume]

Ramsey, Grant (2015) Can altruism be unified? [Preprint]

Ramsey, Grant (2015) The Causal Structure of Evolutionary Theory. [Published Article or Volume]

Ramsey, Grant and De Block, Andreas (2015) Is cultural fitness hopelessly confused? [Preprint]

Ramsey, Grant (2017) What Is human nature for? [Preprint]

Ross, Lauren N. (2015) Causal Control: A Rationale for Causal Selection. [Preprint]

Ross, Lauren N. and Woodward, James (2016) Koch’s Postulates: An Interventionist Perspective. [Preprint]

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 or Volume]

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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: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Schmaus, Warren (2004) Evolutionary and Neuroscience Approaches to the Study of Cognition. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

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

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

Sharma, Kriti (2015) After Interaction: Why Interdependence is Hard to Think About and How to Do it Anyway. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

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

Silberstein, Michael and Chemero, Tony (2012) Constraints on Localization and Decomposition as Explanatory Strategies in the Biological Sciences. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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 or Volume]

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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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]

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

Weber, Marcel (2008) Behavioral Traits, the Intentional Stance, and Biological Functions. In: UNSPECIFIED.

Weber, Marcel (2006) Causes without Mechanisms: Experimental Regularities, Physical Laws, and Neuroscientific Explanation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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

Weber, Marcel (2004) Indeterminism in Neurobiology: Some Good and Some Bad News. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Weber, Marcel (2014) On the Incompatibility of Dynamical Biological Mechanisms and Causal Graph Theory. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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: UNSPECIFIED.

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 or Volume]

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