Publications

Causation in Development and Evolution

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.

Reed, W. J., Ison, J. L., Waananen, A., Shaw, F. H., Wagenius, S., & Shaw, R. G. (2022). Genetic variation in reproductive timing in a long‐lived herbaceous perennial. American Journal of Botany, 109(11), 1861–1874.

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.

Wucherpfennig, J. I., Howes, T. R., Au, J. N., Au, E. H., Roberts Kingman, G. A., Brady, S. D., Herbert, A. L., Reimchen, T. E., Bell, M. A., Lowe, C. B., Dalziel, A. C., & Kingsley, D. M. (2022). Evolution of stickleback spines through independent cis-regulatory changes at HOXDB. Nature Ecology & Evolution.

Zambre, A. M., Burns, L., Suresh, J., Hegeman, A. D., & Snell-Rood, E. C. (n.d.). Developmental plasticity in multimodal signals: light environment produces novel signalling phenotypes in a butterfly. 6.

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.

Argüelles-Moyao, A., Benítez, M., Escalante, A. E., & Garibay-Orijel, R. (2022). Unipartite and bipartite mycorrhizal networks of Abies religiosa forests: Incorporating network theory into applied ecology of conifer species and forest management. Ecological Complexity, 50, 101002.

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.

Han, L., He, C., Dinh, H., Fricks, J., & Kuang, Y. (2022). Learning Biological Dynamics From Spatio-Temporal Data by Gaussian Processes. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 84(7), 69.

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.