Publications

Causation in Development and Evolution

Nuño de la Rosa, L., & Villegas, C. (2022). Chances and Propensities in Evo-Devo. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 73(2), 509–533.

Palakkan, A. A., Tarnick, J., Waterfall, M., Sallam, M., Glykofrydis, F., Elhendawi, M., & Davies, J. A. (2022). Production of kidney organoids arranged around single ureteric bud trees, and containing endogenous blood vessels, solely from embryonic stem cells. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 12573.

Pally, D., Goutham, S., & Bhat, R. (2022). Extracellular matrix as a driver for intratumoral heterogeneity. Physical Biology, 19(4), 043001.

Poliseli, L., Coutinho, J. G. E., Viana, B., Russo, F., & El-Hani, C. N. (2022). Philosophy of science in practice in ecological model building. Biology & Philosophy, 37(4), 21.

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

Richards, R.J. (2000). "Kant and Blumenbach on the Bildungstrieb: a historical misunderstanding." Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 31:11-32.

Scott-Phillips, T.C., K.N. Laland, D.M. Shuker, T.E. Dickins and S.A. West. (2014). "The niche construction perspective: a critical appraisal." Evolution 68(5):1231–1243.

Smith, J.E.H., ed. (2006). The Problem of Animal Generation in Early Modern Philosophy. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sultan, S.E. (2015). Organism and Environment: Ecological Development, Niche Construction, and Adaptation. New York: Oxford University Press.

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.

Walsh, D. (2022). Environment as Abstraction. Biological Theory, 17(1), 68–79.

Directionality in Development and Evolution

Alroy, J., M. Aberhan, D.J. Bottjer, M. Foote, F.T. Fürsich, P.J. Harries, A.J.W. Hendy, S.M. Holland, L.C. Ivany, W. Kiessling, M.A. Kosnik, C.R. Marshall, A.J. McGowan, A.I. Miller, T.D. Olszewski, M.E. Patzkowsky, S.E. Peters, L. Villier, P.J. Wagner, N. Bonuso, P.S. Borkow, B. Brenneis, M.E. Clapham, L.M. Fall, C.A. Ferguson, V.L. Hanson, A.Z. Krug, K.M. Layou, E.H. Leckey, S. Nürnberg, C.M. Powers, J.A. Sessa, C. Simpson, A. Tomašových, C.C. Visaggi. (2008). “Phanerozoic trends in the global diversity of marine invertebrates.” Science 321:97–100.

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

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

Boyle, R. A., & Lenton, T. M. (2022). The evolution of biogeochemical recycling by persistence-based selection. Communications Earth & Environment, 3(1), 46.

Boyle, R. A., & Lenton, T. M. (2022). The evolution of biogeochemical recycling by persistence-based selection. Communications Earth & Environment, 3(1), 46.

Brun-Usan, M., Rago, A., Thies, C., Uller, T., & Watson, R. A. (2021). Development and selective grain make plasticity “take the lead” in adaptive evolution. BMC Ecology and Evolution, 21(1), 205.

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

Dang, C. C., Minh, B. Q., Mcshea, H., Masel, J., James, J. E., Sy, L., & Lanfear, R. (2022). nQMaker: Estimating Time Nonreversible Amino Acid Substitution Models. Systematic Biology, 14.

Deakin, W. J., Anderson, P. SL., den Boer, W., Smith, T. J., Hill, J. J., Rücklin, M., Donoghue, P. CJ., & Rayfield, E. J. (2022). Increasing morphological disparity and decreasing optimality for jaw speed and strength during the radiation of jawed vertebrates. Science Advances, 8(11), 13.

Gilbert, S.F. and D. Epel (2009). Ecological Developmental Biology: Integrating Epigenetics, Medicine, and Evolution. Sunderland: Sinauer.

Hunt, G. (2007). “The Relative Importance of Directional Change, Random Walks, and Stasis in the Evolution of Fossil Lineages.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, United States of America 104(47):18404–18408.

Hunt, G. and D.L. Rabosky (2014). "Phenotypic Evolution in Fossil Species: Pattern and Process." Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 42(1):421–441.

Hunt, G., M.J. Hopkins and S. Lidgard (2015). "Simple versus complex models of trait evolution and stasis as a response to environmental change." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, United States of America 112: 4885–4890.

Laland K.N., T. Uller T, M.W. Feldman, K. Sterelny K, G.B. Müller, A. Moczek A, E. Jablonka, and J. Odling-Smee. (2015). “The extended evolutionary synthesis: its structure, assumptions and predictions.” Proceedings of the Royal Society, Part B 282. 20151019. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1019.