Models of agency and cooperation

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Bechtel, W., & Bich, L. (2023). Using neurons to maintain autonomy: Learning from C. elegans. Biosystems, 232, 105017.

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.

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

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Doulcier, G., Hammerschmidt, K., & Bourrat, P. (2020). Life history tradeoffs, division of labor and evolutionary transitions in individuality [Preprint]. Evolutionary Biology.

Durocher-Granger, L., Fiorito, S., Mudenda, S. K., Chiboola, M. M., Kansiime, M. K., Ludwig, D., & Leeuwis, C. (2023). Investigating the feasibility of developing a collective action for biological control of fall armyworm among smallholder farmers in rural communities of Zambia. CABI Agriculture and Bioscience, 4(1), 14.

Hamis, S., Somervuo, P., Ågren, J. A., Tadele, D. S., Kesseli, J., Scott, J. G., Nykter, M., Gerlee, P., Finkelshtein, D., & Ovaskainen, O. (2023). Spatial cumulant models enable spatially informed treatment strategies and analysis of local interactions in cancer systems. Journal of Mathematical Biology, 86(5), 68.

Love, A. C. (2023). Reflections on the Study of Biological Agency and its Evolution. Spontaneous Generations, 11(1).

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.

McAvoy, A., & Wakeley, J. (2022). Evaluating the structure-coefficient theorem of evolutionary game theory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(28), e2119656119.

Melgar, J., Schou, M. F., Bonato, M., Brand, Z., Engelbrecht, A., Cloete, S. W., & Cornwallis, C. K. (2022). Experimental evidence that group size generates divergent benefits of cooperative breeding for male and female ostriches. ELife, 11, e77170.

Mirramezani, M., Oktay, D., & Adams, R. P. (2023). A rapid and automated computational approach to the design of multistable soft actuators (arXiv:2309.04970). arXiv.

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.

Oderberg, D. S. (2023). Who’s afraid of reverse mereological essentialism? Philosophical Studies.

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.