Philosophy of Biology

Puzzles for ZFEL, McShea and Brandon’s Zero Force Evolutionary Law. (With Martin Barrett et al.) Biology & Philosophy 27 (2012): 723-735. (PDF)

Philosophy of Biology in the Twenty-First Century. Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 43 (2012): 312-315. (PDF)

Convergence and Parallelism in Evolution – A Neo-Gouldian Account. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 63 (2012): 429-448. (PDF)

Evolution and Constraints on Variation: Variant Specification and Range of Assessment. Philosophy of Science 78 (2011): 739-751. (PDF)

Ecosystem Engineering, Experiment, and Evolution. Biology & Philosophy 26 (2011): 793-812. (PDF)

From ‘Circumstances’ to ‘Environment’: Herbert Spencer and the Origins of the Idea of Organism-Environment Interaction. Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 41 (2010): 241-252. (PDF)