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Professor John Dupré

Publications

Books

Processes of Life: Essays in the Philosophy of Biology, Oxford University Press, 2012.

with Parry S, Nature After the Genome, Blackwell Pub, 2010.

The Constituents of Life (the Spinoza lectures), Amsterdam, Van Gorcum, 2008.

with Barnes SB, Genomes and What to Make of Them, University of Chicago Press, 2008.

with Kincaid H, Wylie A, Value-Free Science? Ideals and Illusions, New York, Oxford University Press, 2007.

El legado de Darwin: Qué Significa Hoy la Evolución, Katz Editores, 2006.

Darwin's Legacy: What Evolution Means Today, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2005.

Humans and Other Animals, Oxford University Press (Clarendon Imprint), 2002.

Human Nature and the Limits of Science, Oxford University Press (Clarendon Imprint), 2001.

The Disorder of Things: Metaphysical Foundations of the Disunity of Science, Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1993.

with JA Dupre, Richerson PJ, Boyd R, Beatty J, Kitcher P, Sober E, Maynard Smith J, Lewontin RC, Emlen JM, Staddon JER et al, The Latest on the Best: Essays on Evolution and Optimality, MIT Press, 1987.

Journal articles

with Pradeu T, Kostyrka G, Dupré J, Understanding viruses: Philosophical investigations., Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci, vol. 59, 2016, 57-63

Animalism and the persistence of human organisms, Southern Journal of Philosophy, vol. 52, no. SUPPL. 1, 2014, 6-23

The role of behaviour in the recurrence of biological processes, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 112, no. 2, 2014, 306-314

Chapters

Postgenomic Perspectives on Sex and Gender, in Livingstone Smith D (eds) How Biology Shapes Philosophy: New Foundations for Naturalism, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016, 227-246

Realism, Pluralism, and Naturalism in Biology, in Cartwright N, Ward K (eds) Rethinking Order: After the Laws of Nature, London: Bloomsbury Press, 2016, 99-118

Towards a Political Philosophy of Science., in Couch M, Pfeifer J (eds) The Philosophy of Philip Kitcher, Oxford University Press, 2015

The Polygenomic Organism, in Richardson S, Stevens H (eds) Postgenomics, , 2015, 56-72

For Objective, Value-Laden, Contextualist Pluralism, in Parnas J, Kendler KS (eds) Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry III: The Nature and Sources of Historical Change, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, 20-23

What Can Evolution Tell us About the Healthy Mind?, in Parnas J, Kendler KS (eds) Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry III: The Nature and Sources of Historical Change, eds.,, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, 2015, 259-271

Réalisme, Pluralisme et Naturalisme en Biologie (translation by T. Hoquet)., in Hoquet T, Merlin F (eds) Précis de Philosophie de la biologie,, Paris: Vuibert, 2014, 169-182

Werte in den Wissenschaften, in Carrier M, Schurz G (eds) Werte in den Wissenschaften, Suhrkamp Verlag, 2013, 255-271

The Constituents of Life 2: Organisms and Systems, in , , 2012

The Polygenomic Organism, in , , 2012

It is not Possible to Reduce Biological Explanations to Explanations in Chemistry and/or Physics1, in , , 2012

Understanding Contemporary Genomics1, in , , 2012

The Constituents of Life 1: Species, Microbes, and Genes1, in , , 2012

Against Maladaptationism: Or, What's Wrong with Evolutionary Psychology1, in , , 2012

Emerging Sciences and New Conceptions of Disease: Or, Beyond the Monogenomic Differentiated Cell Lineage1, in , , 2012

Against maladaptationism: Or what's wrong with evolutionary psychology?, in Knowledge as Social Order: Rethinking the Sociology of Barry Barnes, , 2012, 165-180

The Inseparability of Science and Values, in Vanderbeeken R, Le Roy F, Stalpaert C, Aerts D (eds) Drunk on Capitalism. An Interdisciplinary Reflection on Market Economy, Art and Science, Springer, 2011, 13-24

What is Natural about Human Nature?, in Gethmann CF (eds) Deutsches Jahrbuch Philosophie 2: Lebenswelt und Wissenschaft, Meiner Felix Verlag, 2011, 160-174

Interview with John Dupré, in Rosenberger R (eds) Philosophy of Science: Five Questions, Automatic Press, 2010, 13-26

Postgenomic Darwinism, in Brown W, Fabian AC (eds) Darwin, Cambridge University Press, 2010, 150-171

How to be Naturalistic Without Being Simplistic in the Study of Human Nature, in De Caro M, Macarthur D (eds) Naturalism and Normativity, Columbia University Press, 2010, 289-303

It is Not Possible to Reduce Biological Explanations to Explanations in Chemistry and/or Physics?, in Ayala FJ, Arp R (eds) Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Biology, Wiley-Blackwell, 2009, 32-47

with O‘Malley MA, The Metagenomic World-view: A Comment on Eric T. Juengst's `Metagenomic Metaphors', in Drenthen MAM, Keulartz FWJ, Proctor J (eds) New Visions of Nature, Springer, 2009

with O‘Malley MA, Philosophical Themes in Metagenomics, in Marco D (eds) Metagenomics: Theory, Methods and Applications, Hethersett, Norwich: Horizon Scientific Press, 2009, 183-208

Hard and Easy Questions about Consciousness, in Glock H-J, Hyman J (eds) Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy: Essays for P.M.S. Hacker, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009, 228-249

Against Maladaptationism: or What's Wrong with Evolutionary Psychology?, in Mazzotti M (eds) Knowledge as Social Order: Rethinking the Sociology of Barry Barnes, Ashgate, 2008, 165-180

What is a Human Being?, in Ganten D, Gerhardt V, Nida-Rümelin J, Heiliger J-C (eds) Was ist der Mensch?, De Gruyter, 2008, 51-53

What Genes Are, and Why There Are No 'Genes For Race', in Koenig BA, Lee SS, Richardson S (eds) Revisiting Race in a Genomic Age, Fredericksburg, PA: Rutgers University Press, 2008, 39-55

Fact and Value, in Kincaid H, Dupre JA, Wylie A (eds) Value-Free Science: Ideals and Illusions, New York: Oxford University Press, 2007, 27-41

with Haddock A, Natural Kinds, in Borchert D (eds) The Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, Macmillan Reference, 2006

Nancy Cartwright, in Borchert D (eds) The Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, Macmillan Reference, 2006

Are There Genes?, in O'Hear A (eds) Philosophy, Biology and Life, Cambridge University Press, 2005, 193-210

The Miracle of Monism, in de Caro M, MacArthur D (eds) Naturalism in Question, Harvard University Press, 2004, 36-58

Evolutionary Psychology: A Case Study in Genetic Determinism, in Hull DL, Van Regenmortel MHV (eds) Promises and Limits of Reductionism in the Biomedical Sciences, John Wiley and Sons, 2002, 233-243

Economics without Mechanism, in Maki U (eds) The Economic World View: Studies in the Ontology of Economics, Cambridge University Press, 2001, 308-332

with Gagnier R, Chacun son Goux, Or, Skeptical Reflections on Flat Bodies and Heavy Metal, in Amariglio J, Ruccio D, Cullenberg S (eds) Postmodernism, Economics and Knowledge, Routledge, 2001, 182-196

Reductionism, in Newton Smith WH (eds) A Companion to the Philosophy of Science, Routledge, 2000, 402-404

Natural Kinds, in Newton Smith WH (eds) A Companion to the Philosophy of Science, Routledge, 2000, 311-319

On the Impossibility of a Monistic Account of Species, in Wilson RA (eds) Species: New Interdisciplinary Essays, Cambridge University Press, 1999, 3-20

Are Whales Fish?, in Medin DL, Atran S (eds) Folkbiology, MIT Press, 1999, 461-476

with Gagnier RA, The Ends of Economics, in Woodmansee M, Osteen M (eds) The New Economic Criticism, Routledge, 1999, 175-189

with Gagnier RA, Reply to Amariglio and Ruccio's Literary/Cultural `Economies', Economic Discourse and the Question of Marxism, in Woodmansee M, Osteen M (eds) The New Economic Criticism, Routledge, 1999, 401-407

Essentialism, in Garrett D, Barbanell E (eds) The Encyclopedia of Empiricism, Greenwood Press,, 1998, 96-97

Metaphysical Disorder and Scientific Disunity, in Galison P, Stump D (eds) The Disunity of Science, Stanford University Press, 1996, 101-117

Species, in Lloyd E, Keller EF (eds) Keywords in Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University Press, 1992, 312-317

Optimization in Question, in Varela F, Dupuy J-P (eds) Understanding Origins, D.Reidel/Kluwer Associates, 1992, 183-190

Comments on Biology and Culture, in Sheehan JJ, Sosna M (eds) The Boundaries of Humanity: Humans, Animals, Machines, University of California Press, 1991, 125-131

Conversations with Apes: Reflections on the Scientific Study of Language, in Hyman J (eds) Investigating Psychology: Sciences of the Mind after Wittgenstein, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1991, 95-116

The Mental Lives of Non-Human Animals, in Bekoff M, Jamieson D (eds) Interpretation and Explanation in the Study of Behavior: Comparative Perspectives, Westview Press, 1990, 428-448

Global vs. Local Perspectives on Sexual Difference, in Rhode D (eds) Theoretical Perspectives on Sexual Difference, Yale University Press, 1990, 47-62

Human Kinds, in Dupre JA (eds) The Latest on the Best, Bradford Books/MIT Press, 1987, 327-348

Reviews

Review of Elliott Sober, `Did Darwin Write The Origin Backwards? Philosophical Essays on Darwin's Theory', The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, vol. Advance Access, Oxford Journals, 2013

Review of Philip Kitcher, `Science in a democratic society', The Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 63, John Wiley and Sons, 2013, 408-410

Review of Thomas Nagel, `Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False', Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, Notre Dame University Press, 2012

A Fine Book, but who's It For? Review of Evelyn Fox Keller, `The Mirage of a Space between Nature and Nurture', Metascience: an international review journal for the history, philosophy and social studies of science, vol. 21, no. 1, Springer Netherlands, 2012, 175-177

Review of Aaron Gillette, `Eugenics and the Nature-Nurture Debate in the Twentieth Century', Human Genetics, vol. 131, no. 3, Springer Netherlands, 2012, 525-526

Review of Helga Nowotny, Giuseppe Testa and Mitch Cohen, `Naked Genes: Reinventing the Human in the Molecular Age', ISIS, vol. 103, no. 1, The University of Chicago Press, 2012, 212-213

What Fodor Got Wrong. Review of Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini, `What Darwin Got Wrong', The Philosophers’ Magazine, vol. 50, Acumen Publishing Ltd, 2010, 118-120

The Conditions for Existence. Review of John O. Reiss, `Not By Design: Retiring Darwin's Watchmaker', American Scientist: the Magazine of Sigma XI, the Scientific Research Society, vol. 98, no. 2, Sigma Xi, 2010, 170-172

Review of Daniel P. Steel, `Across the Boundaries: Extrapolation in Biology and Social Science', Philosophical Review, vol. 119, no. 1, 2010, 123-126

The Biopolitics of Life. Review of Nikolas Rose, `The Politics of Life Itself: Biomedicine, Power, and Subjectivity in the Twenty-First Century', The Lancet, vol. 372, no. 9640, Princeton University Press, 2008, 708-708

Review of Nicholas Agar, `Liberal Eugenics: In Defence of Human Enhancement', New Formations, vol. 60, 2007, 150-153

Is Biology Reducible to the Laws of Physics? Review of Alexander Rosenberg, `Darwinian Reductionism: Or, How to Stop Worrying and Love Molecular Biology', American Scientist, vol. 95, no. 3, 2007, 274-276

Deconstructing the Gene. Review of Lenny Moss, `What Genes Can't Do', Critical Quarterly, vol. 48, no. 1, John Wiley and Sons, 2006, 117-121

Review of Joseph LaPorte, `Natural Kinds and Conceptual Change', Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2004

The Gene Myth. Review of Mary Midgley, `Myths We Live By', Philosophers' Magazine, no. 25, 2004, 58-58

Science and Values and Values in Science: Comments on Philip Kitcher's `Science, Truth, and Democracy', Inquiry: an interdisciplinary journal of philosophy, vol. 47, no. 5, 2004, 505-514

Review of Miriam Solomon, `Social Empiricism', Philosophy, vol. 78, no. 1, 2003, 132-136

Horticultural Diversity in the Post-Positivist Garden. Review of D. Wade Hands, `Reflection Without Rules', The Journal of Economic Methodology, vol. 10, no. 4, 2003, 531-535

Review of Robert Aunger (Ed.), `Darwinizing Culture: The Status of Memetics as a Science', Mind and Language, vol. 18, no. 2, 2003, 220-224

Reconciling Lion and Lamb? Review of Helen Longino, `The Fate of Knowledge', Metascience, vol. 12, no. 2, 2003, 223-226

Making Hay with Straw Men. Review of Steven Pinker, `The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature', American Scientist, vol. 91, no. 1, 2003, 69-72

Review of Brian Tokar (Ed.), `Redesigning Life? The Worldwide Challenge to Genetic Engineering', Patterns of Prejudice, vol. 36, no. 4, 2002, 81-83

Hidden Treasure in the Linnean Hierarchy. Review of Marc Ereshefsky, `The Poverty of the Linnean Hierarchy: A Philosophical Study of Biological Taxonomy', Biology and Philosophy, vol. 17, no. 3, 2002, 423-433

Planters vs. Weeders. Review of Ullica Segerstråle, `Defenders of the Truth: The Battle for Science in the Sociobiology Debate and Beyond', American Scientist, vol. 89, no. 1, 2001

The Many Faces of Philosophy and Biology. Review of Michael Ghiselin, `Metaphysics and the origin of Species' and Anthony O'Hear, `Beyond Evolution: Human Nature and the Limits of Evolutionary Explanation', Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, vol. 32, 2001, 169-177

Review of Ian Hacking, `The Social Construction of What?', Journal of Philosophy, vol. 97, no. 12, 2000, 673-676

Review of Norman Levitt, `Prometheus Bedeviled: Science and the Contradictions of Contemporary Culture', The Sciences, no. March/April 2000, 2000, 40-45

Review of David Chalmers, `The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory', Faith and Philosophy, vol. 17, no. 3, 2000, 395-401

Aristotle as the Antidote to the Cartesian Contagion. Review of Edward Pols, `Mind Regained', Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, vol. 45, no. 3, American Pschychological Association, 2000, 262-264

Review of Steven Pinker, `How the Mind Works', Philosophy of Science, vol. 66, no. 3, 1999, 489-493

Review of Tony Lawson, `Economics and Reality', Feminist Economics, vol. 5, no. 1, 1999, 121-126

Review of Ernst Mayr, `This is Biology: The Science of the Living World', Philosophy of Science, vol. 66, no. 3, 1999, 505-506

Autonomy and Respectability for the Social Sciences. Review of Harold Kincaid, `Philosophical Foundations of the Social Sciences and Individalism and the Unity of Science', Journal of Economic Methodology, vol. 6, no. 2, 1999, 291-296

Unification Not Proved. Review of Edward O. Wilson, `Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge', Science, vol. 280, no. 5368, 1998, 1395-1395

Review of Robert Brandon, `Concepts and Methods in Evolutionary Biology', British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, vol. 48, no. 2, 1997, 292-296

On the Necessity of Practising a Benign, or Utopian, Genetics. Review of Philip Kitcher, `The Lives to Come: The Genetic Revolution and Human Possibilities', London Review of Books, vol. 18, no. 22, 1996, 17-18

Review of Alexander Rosenberg, `Instrumental Biology or The Disunity of Science', Canadian Philosophical Reviews, vol. 15, no. 4, University of Victoria Press, 1995, 283-285

Review of Philip Kitcher, `The Advancement of Science: Science Without Legend, Objectivity Without Illusions', Philosophical Review, vol. 104, no. 1, Duke University Press, 1995, 147-151

The Philosophical Basis of Biological Classification. Review of Marc Ereshefsky, `The Units of Evolution: Essays on the Nature of Species', Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science Part A, vol. 25, no. 2, 1994, 271-279

Review of Paul Feyerabend, `Science in a Free Society', Stanford Magazine, 1994, 12-13

Review of Hilary Kornblith, `Inductive Inference and Its Natural Ground: An Essay in Naturalistic Epistemology', Teaching Philosophy, vol. 17, 1994, 370-372

Review of Mark Blaug, `The Methodology of Economics: Or How Economists Explain', Economics and Philosophy, vol. 10, no. 1, 1994, 138-145

Review of Elliott Sober, `Philosophy of Biology', British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, vol. 45, no. 4, 1994, 1084-1087

Review of Ellery Eells, `Probabilistic Causality', Isis, vol. 83, no. 3, 1992, 528-529

Review of David L. Hull, `The Metaphysics of Evolution', Quarterly Review of Biology, vol. 66, no. 2, The University of Chicago Press, 1991, 191-191

Review of Daniel R. Brooks and E.O.Wiley, `Evolution as Entropy', Isis, vol. 81, no. 1, The University of Chicago Press, 1990, 149-150

Contemporary Feminist Perspectives on Biological Science. Review of Anne Fausto-Sterling, `Myths of Gender', Lynda Birke, `Women, Feminism, and Biology', and Sandra Harding, `The Science Question in Feminism', Biology and Philosophy, vol. 4, no. 1, 1989, 107-119

Review of Alexander Rosenberg, `The Structure of Biological Science', Philosophy of Science: official journal of the Philosophy of Science Association, vol. 53, no. 3, 1986, 461-463

Review of John Yolton, `Perceptual Acquaintance from Descartes to Reid', Ethics, vol. 95, no. 4, The University of Chicago Press, 1985

Review of Brian Loar, `Mind and Meaning', Ethics, vol. 95, no. 4, The University of Chicago Press, 1985

Articles

with Guttinger, Genomics and Postgenomics, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Stanford University, 2016

with Levin N, Leonelli S, Weckowska D, Castle D, How Do Scientists Understand Openness? Exploring the Relationship between Open Science Policies and Research Practice, Bulletin of Science Technology and Society, SAGE Publications (UK and US), 2016

with Guttinger S, viruses as living processes, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Elsevier, 2016

Natural Categories and Human Kinds: Classification in the Natural and Social Sciences, by Muhammad Ali Khalidi, Mind, vol. 124, no. 493, 2015, 358-361

A process ontology for biology, The Philosophers' Magazine, no. 67, 2014, 81-88

T he F ight for S cience and R eason, The Sciences, vol. 40, no. 2, 2013, 40-45

I- Living Causes, Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume, vol. 87, no. 1, John Wiley and Sons, 2013, 19-37

with Bapteste E, Towards a Processual Microbial Ontology, Biology and Philosophy, vol. 28, no. 2, 2013, 379-404

The Role of Behaviour in the Recurrence of Biological Processes, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2013

How Much of the Free Will Problem Does (the Right Kind of) Indeterminism Solve?, Philosophical Inquiries, vol. 1, no. 1, Edizioni ETS, 2013, 79-92

Comments on `Philosophy of Science after Feminism', by Janet Kourany, Perspectives on Science, vol. 20, no. 3, MIT Press, 2012, 310-319

with McInerney JO, Pisani D, Bapteste E, O‘Connell MJ, The Public Goods Hypothesis for the Evolution of Life on Earth, Biology Direct, vol. 6, no. 1, Biomed Central Ltd, 2011

Blinded by science: How not to think about social problems, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 15, no. 02, 2011, 382-383

The philosophical foundations of animal welfare, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 13, no. 01, 2011, 19-20

Arbitrariness and bias in evolutionary speculation, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 15, no. 01, 2011, 98-99

A Note on the Debate Between Hjorland and Scerri on the Significance of the Periodic Table, Knowledge Organization, vol. 38, no. 1, Ergon Verlag, 2011, 9-10 +23-24

Emerging Sciences and New Conceptions of Disease; Or, Beyond the Monogenomic Differentiated Cell Lineage, European Journal of Philosophy of Science, vol. 1, no. 1, Springer Netherlands, 2011, 119-132

The Human Genome, Human Evolution, and Gender, Constellations: an international journal of critical and democratic theory, vol. 17, no. 4, John Wiley and Sons, 2010, 540-548

with Dupré J, Gagnier R, Darwin and Genomics: Regenia Gagnier interviews John Dupré, 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, vol. 0, no. 11, 2010

Developmental Systems Theory, The Philosophers' Magazine, vol. 50, Acumen Publishing Ltd, 2010, 38-39

with O‘Malley MA, Martin W, The Tree of Life: Introduction to an Evolutionary Debate, Biology and Philosophy, vol. 25, no. 4, Springer Netherlands, 2010, 441-453

Sociobiology and the problem of culture, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 10, no. 01, 2010, 75-75

Scientism, sexism and sociobiology: One more link in the chain, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 16, no. 02, 2010, 292-292

Technologische Tiere: Was ist Naturlich an der Menschlichen Natur?, Polar, vol. 6, 2010, 81-88

What Fodor got wrong, The Philosophers' Magazine, no. 50, 2010, 118-120

with Parry S, Introducing Nature After the Genome, Sociological Review, vol. 58, no. Supplement S1, 2010, 3-16

The Polygenomic Organism, Sociological Review, vol. 58, no. Supplement 1, 2010, 19-31

Causality and Human Nature in the Social Sciences, Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, vol. 62, no. Special issue 50, 2010, 507-525

Rational Choice Theory and Genomics, Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities, vol. 1, no. 1, Stanford University, 2009, 96-109

with Bapteste E, O‘Malley MA, Beiko RG, Ereshefsky M, Gogarten JP, Franklin-Hall L, Lapointe F-J, Dupré J, Dagan T, Boucher Y et al, Prokaryotic evolution and the tree of life are two different things, BIOLOGY DIRECT, vol. 4, 2009

with Dupré J, Griffiths PE, Let's not reignite an unproductive controversy, NATURE, vol. 458, no. 7239, 2009, 702-702

with Powell A, From Molecules to Systems: The Importance of Looking Both Ways, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, vol. 40, no. 1, 2009, 54-64

with O‘Malley MA, Varieties of Living Things: Life at the Intersection of Lineage and Metabolism, Philosophy and Theory in Biology, vol. 1, 2009

with O‘Malley MA, Towards a Philosophy of Microbiology, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, vol. 38, no. 4, Elsevier, 2007, 775-779

with O‘Malley MA, Metagenomics and biological ontology, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, vol. 38, no. 4, Elsevier, 2007, 834-846

with O‘Malley MA, Calvert J, Response to Open Peer Commentaries on `The study of Socioethical Issues in Systems Biology', American Journal of Bioethics, vol. 7, no. 4, Routhledge Journals, 2007, W7-W9

with O‘Malley MA, Calvert J, Dupré J, The study of socioethical issues in systems biology, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS, vol. 7, no. 4, 2007, 67-78

with O‘Malley MA, Size Doesn't Matter: Towards a More Inclusive Philosophy of Biology, Biology and Philosophy, vol. 22, no. 2, 2007, 155-191

with Powell A, O‘Malley MA, Muller-Wille S, Mueller-Wille S, Calvert J, Dupré J, Disciplinary baptisms: A comparison of the naming stories of genetics, molecular biology, genomics, and systems biology, HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF THE LIFE SCIENCES, vol. 29, no. 1, 2007, 5-32

Real but Modest Gains from Genetic Barcoding, Genomics, Society and Policy, vol. 3, no. 2, ESRC Genomics Network, 2007, 41-43

Are There Genes?, Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement, vol. 56, 2006, 16-17

Scientific Classification, Theory, Culture and Society: explorations in critical social science, vol. 23, no. 2-3, 2006, 30-32

with O‘Malley MA, Fundamental Issues in Systems Biology, BioEssays, vol. 27, no. 12, 2005, 1270-1276

You Must Have Thought This Book Was About You: Reply to Daniel Dennett, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. 70, no. 3, 2005, 691-695

Understanding Contemporary Genomics, Perspectives on Science, vol. 12, no. 3, 2004, 320-338

The myth gene, The Philosophers' Magazine, no. 25, 2004, 58-58

What's all the Fuss About Social Constructivism?, Episteme, vol. 1, no. 1, 2004, 73-85

Human Kinds and Biological Kinds: Some Similarities and Differences, Philosophy of Science, vol. 71, no. 5, 2004, 892-900

Social Empiricism By Miriam Solomon Bradford Books/MIT Press, 2001. pp. 175 + xi GBP21.95., Philosophy, vol. 78, no. 01, 2003

On Human Nature, Human Affairs, vol. 13, no. 2, 2003, 109-122

Ontology IS the Problem, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 25, no. 4, 2002, 516-517

Is 'Natural Kind' a Natural Kind Term?, Monist: an international quarterly of general philosophical inquiry, vol. 85, no. 1, 2002, 29-49

The Lure of the Simplistic, Philosophy of Science, vol. 69, no. 3, Supplement, 2002, S284-S293

In Defence of Classification, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, vol. 32, no. 2, 2001, 203-219

Evolution and Gender, Women: A Cultural Review, vol. 12, no. 1, 2001, 9-18

Discussion. In Defence of the Baldwin Effect: A Reply to Watkins, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, vol. 51, no. 3, 2000, 477-479

Aristotle as the antidote to the Cartesian contagion., PsycCRITIQUES, vol. 45, no. 3, 2000

What the Theory of Evolution Can't Tell Us, Critical Quarterly, vol. 42, no. 3, 2000, 18-34

The Social Construction of What?, Journal of Philosophy, vol. 97, no. 12, 2000, 673-676

Comments on Terry Eagleton's `Base and Superstructure Revisited', New Literary History: a journal of theory and interpretation, vol. 31, no. 2, 2000, 241-245

Against Reductionist Explanations of Human Behaviour 1: John Dupré, Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume, vol. 72, no. 1, 1998, 153-171

Wittgenstein and Forms of Life, The Philosophers' Magazine, no. 4, 1998, 24-27

Normal People, Social Research, vol. 65, no. 2, 1998, 221-248

Review of Elliott Sober, 'From a Biological Point of View: Essays in Evolutionary Philosophy', Philosophy of Science, vol. 63, 1996, 143-145

Promiscuous Realism: Reply to Wilson, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, vol. 47, no. 3, 1996, 441-444

with Gagnier R, A Brief History of Work, Journal of Economic Issues, vol. 30, no. 2, 1996, 553-559

The Solution to the Problem of the Freedom of the Will, Philosophical Perspectives, vol. 10, 1996, 385-402

Against Scientific Imperialism, PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association, vol. 1994, Vol. Two, 1995, 374-381

with Gagnier RA, On Work and Idleness, vol. 1, no. 3, Routhledge Journals, 1995, 96-109

Some Philosophical Implications of the Rehabilitation of Group Selection, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 17, no. 4, 1994, 619-620

Methodological Individualism and Reductionism in Biology, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, vol. 24, no. Supplement 1, Routhledge Journals, 1994, 165-184

with Gagnier RA, Not in Our Brains, Stanford Humanities Review, vol. 4, no. 1, Stanford University, 1994, 54-56

Could There Be a Science of Economics?, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, vol. 18, John Wiley and Sons, 1993, 363-378

Scientism, Sexism, and Sociobiology: One More Link in the Chain, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 16, no. 2, 1993, 292-292

Blinded by Science: How Not to Think about Social Problems, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 15, no. 2, 1992, 382-383

Arbitrariness and Bias in Evolutionary Theorizing, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 15, no. 1, 1992, 98-99

The Metaphysics of Evolution . David L. Hull , David Edward Shaner, The Quarterly Review of Biology, vol. 66, no. 2, 1991, 191-191

Probabilistic Causality: A Rejoinder to Ellery Eells, Philosophy of Science: official journal of the Philosophy of Science Association, vol. 57, no. 4, 1990, 690-698

The Philosophical Foundations of Animal Welfare, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 13, no. 1, 1990, 19-20

Scientific Pluralism and the Plurality of the Sciences: Comments on David Hull's `Science as a Process', Philosophical Studies, vol. 60, no. 1-2, 1990, 61-76

Wilkerson on Natural Kinds, Philosophy, vol. 64, no. 248, Cambridge Journals, 1989, 248-251

with Cartwright N, Probability and Causality: Why Hume and Indeterminism Don't Mix, Noûs, vol. 22, no. 4, 1988, 521-536

Materialism, Physicalism, and Scientism, Philosophical Topics, vol. 16, no. 1, The University of Arkansas Press, 1988, 31-56

Sociobiology and the Problem of Culture. Commentary on Philip Kitcher, `Vaulting Ambition', Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 10, no. 1, 1987, 75-76

Sex, Gender and Essence, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, vol. 11, 1986, 441-457

Probabilistic Causality Emancipated, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, vol. 9, 1984, 169-175

The Disunity of Science, Mind: a quarterly review of philosophy, vol. 92, no. 367, Oxford University Press, 1983, 321-346

Human Reproduction and Sociobiology, Analysis, vol. 43, no. 4, Oxford University Press, 1983, 210-212

Natural Kinds and Biological Taxa, Philosophical Review, vol. 90, 1981, 66-91

Pluralism and Process in Understanding Human Nature, Rivista di Filosofia Neo-Scolastica

Social Science: City Centre or Leafy Suburb, Philosophy of the Social Sciences

with Guttinger S, Viruses as Living Processes, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, vol. Forthcoming, Elsevier

The Disorder of Things: Metaphysical Foundations of the Disunity of Science, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Association, vol. 68, no. 3, The American Philosophical Association, 84-86

Editorials

Foreword, Carving Nature at Its Joints: Natural Kinds in Metaphysics and Science, 2011

Letters

Letter to the Editor, Biology and Philosophy, vol. 12, no. 3, 1997, 433-434

Others

Evolutionary Theory's Welcome Crisis, Project Syndicate, Project Syndicate, 2012

Foreword to `Carving Nature at its Joints: Natural Kinds in Metaphysics and Science', MIT Press, 2011, vii-viii

Are There 'Genes for' Traits?, BioNews, no. 548, Progress Educational Trust, 2010

Más allá del Darwinismo (`Beyond Darwinism'), Cienca Hoy, vol. 19, no. 113, Asociación Civil Ciencia Hoy, 2009, 8-9

It's time to move on from 'darwinism', Western Morning News, Local World Ltd., 2009

Podium: Darwinism May Hold the Key to Knowing What it is to be Human, The Independent (UK Newspaper), The Independent, 2009

Climate Change and Microbes: Influence in Numbers, EnvironmentalResearchWeb, IOP Publishing, 2008

Was Ist Der Mensch?, Rheinischer Merkur, Verlag Rheinischer Merkur, 2008

DNA is Dynamic. Opinion piece in special issue `GM Foods: The Wrong Debate?', Food Ethics, vol. 3, no. 3, Food Ethics Council, 2008, 5-5

Darwin's Legacy Today, Society Now, The Economic and Social Research Counci, 2008, 12-12

with Lewis J, Finke SRS, Om tingenes uorden: En samtale med John Dupré ('On the disorder of things: A conversation with John Dupré'), Agora, vol. 3, no. 4, H. Aschehoug & Co, 1997, 255-264