Publications

Adaptation and Adaptationism

Love, A. C., & Dresow, M. (2022). Organizing Interdisciplinary Research on Purpose. BioScience, 72(4), 321–323.

Lynch, M. (2007). “The frailty of adaptive hypotheses for the origins of organismal complexity.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, United State of America 104 (Suppl 1):8597–8604.

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

Mayr, E. (1961). “Cause and effect in biology.” Science 134:1501–1506.

Mirani, A., & McAvoy, A. (2022). Payoff landscapes and the robustness of selfish optimization in iterated games. Journal of Mathematical Biology, 84(6), 55.

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.

O’Connor, E. A., & Cornwallis, C. K. (2022). Immunity and lifespan: answering long-standing questions with comparative genomics. Trends in Genetics, S0168952522000580.

Obando, D., Wright, N., & Hill, J. (2022). Warmth and reciprocity with mothers, and young children’s resilience to exposure to community violence in Colombia: findings from the La Sabana Parent–Child Study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, jcpp.13629.

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

Orzack, S.H. (2008). “Testing adaptive hypotheses, optimality models, and adaptationism.” In The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Biology. Edited by M. Ruse. New York: Oxford University Press, 87–112.

Orzack, S.H. and E. Sober. (ed) (2001). Adaptationism and Optimality. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Patten, M. M. (2022). Evolution: Various routes to sex determination. Current Biology, 32(9), R416–R418.

Pittendrigh, C.S. (1958). "Adaptation, natural selection, and behavior.” InBehavior and Evolution. Edited by A. Roe and G.G. Simpson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 390–416.

Pontarotti, G., Dussault, A. C., & Merlin, F. (2022). Conceptualizing the Environment in Natural Sciences: Guest Editorial. Biological Theory, 17(1), 1–3.

Potochnik, A. (2008). "Optimality modeling in a suboptimal world." Biology & Philosophy 24(2): 183–197.

Reiss, J.O. (2009). Not by Design: Retiring Darwin's Watchmaker. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

Rose, M.R. and Lauder, G.V. (1996). Adaptation. London: Academic Press.

Roy, R., Moreno, N., Brockman, S. A., Kostanecki, A., Zambre, A., Holl, C., Solhaug, E. M., Minami, A., Snell-Rood, E. C., Hampton, M., Bee, M. A., Chiari, Y., Hegeman, A. D., & Carter, C. J. (2022). Convergent evolution of a blood-red nectar pigment in vertebrate-pollinated flowers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(5), e2114420119.

Ruse, M. (1989). “Teleology in biology: is it a cause for concern?” Trends in Ecology & Evolution 4(2):51–54.

Ruse, M. (2003).Darwin and Design: Does Evolution Have a Purpose?Cambridge (MA): Harvard University Press.

Simpson, G.G. (1958). “The study of evolution.” InBehavior and Evolution.Edited by A. Roe and G.G. Simpson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 7–26.

Takacs, P., & Bourrat, P. (2021). Fitness: static or dynamic? European Journal for Philosophy of Science, 11(4), 112.

Takacs, P., & Bourrat, P. (2022). The arithmetic mean of what? A Cautionary Tale about the Use of the Geometric Mean as a Measure of Fitness. Biology & Philosophy, 37(2), 12.

Turner, J.S. (2007).The Tinkerer’s Accomplice: How Design Emerges from Life Itself. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.