Publications

Models of agency and cooperation

Axelrod, R. (1984). The Evolution of Cooperation. New York: Basic Books.

Black, A.J., Bourrat, P. and Rainey, P.B. (2020). “Ecological scaffolding and the evolution of individuality.” Nature Ecology & Evolution 4:426–436.

Bouffet-Halle, A., Yang, W., Gardner, M. G., Whiting, M. J., Wapstra, E., Uller, T., & While, G. M. (2022). Characterisation and cross-amplification of sex-specific genetic markers in Australasian Egerniinae lizards and their implications for understanding the evolution of sex determination and social complexity. Australian Journal of Zoology, 69(2), 33–40. https://doi.org/10.1071/ZO21023

Bourrat, P. (2019). “Evolutionary transitions in heritability and individuality.” Theory in Biosciences 138:305–323.

Buss, L. (1987). The Evolution of Individuality. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Maynard Smith, J. (1982). Evolution and the Theory of Games. Cambridge (UK): Cambridge University Press.

Maynard Smith. J. and Szathmary, E. (1995). The Major Transitions in Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Nowak, M. (2006). Evolutionary Dynamics: Exploring the Equations of Life.Cambridge (MA): Harvard University Press.

O’Connor, C. (2019). The Origins of Unfairness: Social Categories and Cultural Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Okasha, S. (2018). Agents and Goals in Evolution.Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Queller, D.C. and Strassman, J.E. (2009). “Beyond society: the evolution of organismality.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Part B: Biological Sciences 364:3143–3155.

Schulz, A. W. (2022). What’s the Point? A Presentist Social Functionalist Account of Institutional Purpose. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 52(1–2), 53–80.

Sterelny, K. and Calcott, B. (2011). The Major Transitions in Evolution Revisited. Cambridge (MA): The MIT Press.

Su, Q., & Plotkin, J. B. (2022). Evolution of cooperation with asymmetric social interactions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(1), e2113468118.

W. Schulz, A. (2022). Tools of the trade: the bio-cultural evolution of the human propensity to trade. Biology & Philosophy, 37(2), 8.

West, S.A., Fisher, R.M., Gardner, A. and Toby Kiers, E. (2015). “Major evolutionary transitions in individuality.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, United States of America 112:10112–10119.

Wilson, R. A. (2022). Why kinship is progeneratively constrained: Extending anthropology. Synthese, 200(2), 175.