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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 (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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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).

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)

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).

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.

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

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

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.

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).

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)

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.

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)

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.

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

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).

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 (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)

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

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).

Other

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

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

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

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

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

Preprint

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]

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

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 (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]

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

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

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]

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

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]

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

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

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

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

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. (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]

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]

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

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]

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

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

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]

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

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

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]

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

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 (2005) Indeterminism in Neurobiology. [Preprint]

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]

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. [Preprint]

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

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

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

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

Published Article

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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