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  1. John Woods & Alirio Rosales (2010). Virtuous Distortion. In W. Carnielli L. Magnani (ed.), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology. 3--30.
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  2. Alirio Rosales (2008). Samir Okasha:Evolution and the Levels of Selection,:Evolution and the Levels of Selection. Philosophy of Science 75 (2):254-256.
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  3. Alirio Rosales (2007). The Philosophy of Evolutionary Biology in Theory and Practice: Making Sense of Evolution: The Conceptual Foundations of Evolutionary Biology Massimo Pigliucci and Jonathan Kaplan Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2006 (300 Pp; $28.00 Pbk; ISBN 0226668371). [REVIEW] Biological Theory 2 (2):205-207.
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  4. Alirio Rosales (2005). John Maynard Smith and the Natural Philosophy of␣Adaptation. Biology and Philosophy 20 (5):1027-1040.
    One of the most remarkable aspects of John Maynard Smith’s work was the fact that he devoted time both to doing science and to reflecting philosophically upon its methods and concepts. In this paper I offer a philosophical analysis of Maynard Smith’s approach to modelling phenotypic evolution in relation to three main themes. The first concerns the type of scientific understanding that ESS and optimality models give us. The second concerns the causal–historical aspect of stability analyses of adaptation. The third (...)
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