Publications

Directionality in Development and Evolution

Laland, K.N., J. Odling-Smee, and S.F. Gilbert. (2008). “EvoDevo and Niche Construction: Building Bridges.” Journal of Experimental Zoology 310B:549–566.

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

Love, A. C., Grabowski, M., Houle, D., Liow, L. H., Porto, A., Tsuboi, M., Voje, K. L., & Hunt, G. (2021). Evolvability in the fossil record. Paleobiology, 1–24.

Love, A.C., Grabowski, M., Houle, D., Hsiang Liow, L., Porto, A., Tsuboi, M., Voje, K.L. and Hunt, G. (2021). “Evolvability in the fossil record.” Paleobiology 1–24. Doi:10/1017/pab.2021.36.

Lowe, C. B., M. Kellis, A. Siepel, B.J. Raney, M. Clamp, S.R. Salama, D.M. Kingsley, K. Lindblad-Toh, and D. Haussler, (2011). “Three periods of regulatory innovation during vertebrate evolution.” Science 333:1019–1024.

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

McShea, D.W. (2012). “Upper-directed systems: a new approach to teleology in biology.” Biology and Philosophy 27:663–688.

McShea, D.W. and R.N. Brandon. (2010). Biology’s First Law: The Tendency for Diversity and Complexity to Increase in Biological Systems. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Michod, R.E. (2007). “Evolution of individuality during the transition from unicellular to multicellular life.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, United States of America 104(suppl 1):8613–8618.

Michod, R.E. and Roze, D. (2001). “Cooperation and conflict in the evolution of multicellularity.” Heredity 86:1–7.

Moreno, A. (2007). “A systemic approach to the origin of biological organization.” In Systems Biology: Philosophical Foundations. Edited by F.C. Boogerd, F.J. Bruggeman, J.S. Hofmeyr and H.V. Westerhoff. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Newman, S.A. (2012). "Physico-genetic determinants in the evolution of development." Science 338:217–219.

Newman, S.A. (2016). "’Biogeneric’ developmental processes: drivers of major transitions in animal evolution." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 371(1701). https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2015.0443.>

Newman, S.A. (2022). “Form, function, agency: sources of natural purpose in animal evolution.” In Evolution ‘on Purpose’: Teleonomy in Living Systems. Edited by P. Corning, D. Noble, J. Shapiro and R. Vane-Wright. Cambridge (MA): The MIT Press.

O’Malley, M.A. and Powell, R. (2016). “Major problems in evolutionary transitions: how a metabolic perspective can enrich our understanding of macroevolution.” Biology & Philosophy 31:159–189.

Oderberg, D. S. (2021). Restoring the Hierarchy of Being. In W. M. R. Simpson, R. C. Koons, & J. Orr, Neo-Aristotelian Metaphysics and the Theology of Nature (1st ed., pp. 94–124). Routledge.

Provine, W. (1989). “Progress in evolution and meaning in life.” In Evolutionary Progress. Edited by M.H. Nitecki. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 49–74.

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.

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.

Sepkoski Jr., J.J., Bambach, R.K., Raup, D.M. and Valentine, J.W. (1981). “Phanerozoic marine diversity and the fossil record.” Nature 291:435–437.

Simpson, G.G. (1944). Tempo and Mode in Evolution. New York: Columbia University Press.

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

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

Szathmary, E. (2015). “Toward major transitions theory 2.0.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, United States of America 112:10104–10111.

Travassos-Britto, B., Pardini, R., El-Hani, C. N., & Prado, P. I. (2021). A pragmatic approach for producing theoretical syntheses in ecology. PLoS ONE, 16(12 December). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0261173.