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  1. David L. Hull, Evolutionists Red in Tooth and Claw.
    ust-jackets are frequently adorned by quotations from famous people praising the book. At first glance, Andrew Brown's The Darwin Wars is no exception. Pithy quotations from Steve Jones, Richard Dawkins, John Maynard Smith, Stephen Jay Gould and Daniel Dennett. Who could ask for more? However, on closer inspection these quotations turn out not to be about Brown's book at all, but quotations that Brown uses in his book. Only Dennett's blurb refers to one of Brown's own publications: "What a (...)
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  2. David L. Hull (forthcoming). Species, Subspecies, and Races. Social Research.
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  3. David L. Hull & S. John (forthcoming). Wilkins. 2005–. Replication. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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  4. David L. Hull (2011). Defining Darwinism. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 42 (1):2-4.
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  5. David L. Hull (2009). The Logic Behind the Science. BioScience 59 (4):348-349.
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  6. David L. Hull (2009). The Logic Behind the Science:Evidence and Evolution: The Logic Behind the Science. Elliott Sober . Cambridge University Press, 2008. 412 Pp., Illus. $29.99 (ISBN 9780521692748 Paper). [REVIEW] BioScience 59 (4):348-349.
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  7. David L. Hull (2008). Leon Croizat: A Radical Biogeographer. In Oren Harman & Michael Dietrich (eds.), Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics in Biology. Yale University Press. 194.
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  8. David L. Hull (2008). Review of Stephen H. Kellert, Helen E. Longino, C. Kenneth Waters (Eds.), Scientific Pluralism. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2008 (5).
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  9. David L. Hull (2008). The History of the Philosophy of Biology. In Michael Ruse (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Biology. Oxford University Press. 11--33.
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  10. David L. Hull & Michael Ruse (eds.) (2007). The Cambridge Companion to the Philosophy of Biology. Cambridge University Press.
    The philosophy of biology is one of the most exciting new areas in the field of philosophy and one that is attracting much attention from working scientists. This Companion, edited by two of the founders of the field, includes newly commissioned essays by senior scholars and up-and-coming younger scholars who collectively examine the main areas of the subject - the nature of evolutionary theory, classification, teleology and function, ecology, and the problematic relationship between biology and religion, among other topics. Up-to-date (...)
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  11. David L. Hull (2006). The Essence of Scientific Theories. Biological Theory 1 (1):17-19.
  12. David L. Hull (2005). Deconstructing Darwin: Evolutionary Theory in Context. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 38 (1):137 - 152.
    The topic of this paper is external versus internal explanations, first, of the genesis of evolutionary theory and, second, its reception. Victorian England was highly competitive and individualistic. So was the view of society promulgated by Malthus and the theory of evolution set out by Charles Darwin and A.R. Wallace. The fact that Darwin and Wallace independently produced a theory of evolution that was just as competitive and individualistic as the society in which they lived is taken as evidence for (...)
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  13. David L. Hull (2004). Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1772-1844: A Visionary Naturalist (review). Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 47 (3):463-464.
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  14. David L. Hull (2004). Niche Construction: The Neglected Process in Evolution (Review). Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 47 (2):314-316.
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  15. David L. Hull (2004). Complexity, Design, and Natural Selection. BioScience 54 (2):162.
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  16. David L. Hull & Sigrid S. Glenn (2004). Multiply Concurrent Replication. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (6):902-904.
    If selection is interpreted as involving repeated cycles of replication, variation, and environmental interaction so structured that environmental interaction causes replication to be differential, then selection in gene-based biological evolution and the reaction of the immune system to antigens are relatively unproblematic examples of selection processes. Operant learning and cultural evolution pose more serious problems. In this response we deal with operant learning as a selection process. Footnotes1 The authors regretfully inform readers that since the publication of our target article (...)
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  17. David L. Hull, Rodney E. Langman, Sigrid S. Glenn & Liane Gabora (2004). Commentary On: A General Account of Selection: Biology, Immunology, and Behavior. Authors' Reply. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (6):901-904.
     
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  18. David L. Hull (2003). Book Review: In Darwin's Shadow: The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace. [REVIEW] Bioessays 25 (8):822-823.
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  19. David L. Hull (2003). Darwin's Science and Victorian Philosophy of Science. In J. Hodges & Gregory Radick (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Darwin. Cambridge University Press. 168--191.
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  20. David L. Hull (2002). David Wasserman and Robert Wachbroit, Eds., Genetics and Criminal Behavior:Genetics and Criminal Behavior. Ethics 113 (1):185-187.
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  21. David L. Hull (2002). The Social Responsibility of Professional Societies. Metaphilosophy 33 (5):552-565.
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  22. David L. Hull (2002). A Career in the Glare of Public Acclaim. BioScience 52 (9):837.
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  23. David L. Hull (2002). A Portrait of Biology. In R. E. Auxier & L. E. Hahn (eds.), The Philosophy of Marjorie Grene. La Salle, Illinois: Open Court. 259--278.
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  24. David L. Hull (2002). Recent Philosophy of Biology: A Review. Acta Biotheoretica 50 (2).
    Academia is subdivided into separate disciplines, most of which are quite discrete. In this review I trace the interactions between two of these disciplines: biology and philosophy of biology. I concentrate on those topics that have the most extensive biological content: function, species, systematics, selection, reduction and development. In the final section of this paper I touch briefly on those issues that biologists and philosophers have addressed that do not have much in the way of biological content.
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  25. Cecilia Heyes & David L. Hull (eds.) (2001). Selection Theory and Social Construction: The Evolutionary Naturalistic Epistemology of Donald T. Campbell. State University of New York Press.
    Top scholars examine the work of Donald T. Campbell, one of the first to emphasize the social structure of science.
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  26. David L. Hull (2001). The Role of Theories in Biological Systematics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 32 (2):221-238.
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  27. David L. Hull (2001). Michael Ruse and His Fifteen Years of Booknotes – for Better or for Worse. Biology and Philosophy 16 (3):423-435.
    In this paper I trace Michael Ruse's Booknotes from the first volumeof Biology and Philosophy in 1986 to the present. I deal withboth the style and the content of these booknotes. Ruse paid specialattention to authors outside of the traditional English axis as wellas to feminist writers. He complained that too much attention wasbeing paid to certain topics (e.g., evolutionary ethics, evolutionaryepistemology, the species problem and reduction) while other, moreimportant topics were all but ignored (e.g., natural selection,population genetics, levels of (...)
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  28. David L. Hull (2001). Science and Selection: Essays on Biological Evolution and the Philosophy of Science. Cambridge University Press.
    One way to understand science is as a selection process. David Hull, one of the dominant figures in contemporary philosophy of science, sets out in this volume a general analysis of this selection process that applies equally to biological evolution, the reaction of the immune system to antigens, operant learning, and social and conceptual change in science. Hull aims to distinguish between those characteristics that are contingent features of selection and those that are essential. Science and Selection brings together many (...)
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  29. David L. Hull (2001). The Success of Science and Social Norms. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 23 (3/4):341 - 360.
    In this paper I characterize science in terms of both invisible hand social organization and selection. These two processes are responsible for different features of science. Individuals working in isolation cannot produce much in the way of the warranted knowledge. Individual biases severely limit how much secure knowledge an individual can generate on his or her own. Individuals working in consort are required, but social groups can be organized in many different ways. The key feature of the social organization in (...)
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  30. David L. Hull, Rodney E. Langman & Sigrid S. Glenn (2001). A General Account of Selection: Biology, Immunology, and Behavior. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):511-528.
    Authors frequently refer to gene-based selection in biological evolution, the reaction of the immune system to antigens, and operant learning as exemplifying selection processes in the same sense of this term. However, as obvious as this claim may seem on the surface, setting out an account of “selection” that is general enough to incorporate all three of these processes without becoming so general as to be vacuous is far from easy. In this target article, we set out such a general (...)
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  31. David L. Hull, Rodney E. Langman & Sigrid S. Glenn (2001). At Last: Serious Consideration. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):559-569.
    For a long time, several natural phenomena have been considered unproblematically selection processes in the same sense of “selection.” In our target article we dealt with three of these phenomena: gene-based selection in biological evolution, the reaction of the immune system to antigens, and operant learning. We characterize selection in terms of three processes (variation, replication, and environmental interaction) resulting in the evolution of lineages via differential replication. Our commentators were largely supportive with respect to variation and environmental interaction but (...)
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  32. David L. Hull (2000). The Professionalization of Science Studies: Cutting Some Slack. [REVIEW] Biology and Philosophy 15 (1):61-91.
    During the past hundred years or so, those scholars studying science have isolated themselves as much as possible from scientists as well as from workers in other disciplines who study science. The result of this effort is history of science, philosophy of science and sociology of science as separate disciplines. I argue in this paper that now is the time for these disciplinary boundaries to be lowered or at least made more permeable so that a unified discipline of Science Studies (...)
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  33. David L. Hull (2000). Why Did Darwin Fail? The Role of John Stuart Mill. In Richard Creath & Jane Maienschein (eds.), Biology and Epistemology. Cambridge University Press. 48.
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  34. David L. Hull (1999). Interdisciplinary Dissonance. In D. Medin & S. Atran (eds.), Folkbiology. Mit Press. 477--500.
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  35. David L. Hull (1999). Steven Rose's Alternative to Ultra-Darwinism. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (5):896-896.
    Stephen Rose's formulation of evolutionary theory is too scattered and impressionistic to serve as a genuine alternative to ultra- Darwinism. In addition, he has muddied a distinction that is crucial to our understanding of evolutionary phenomenona – the distinction between homologies and homoplasies.
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  36. David L. Hull (1999). The Use and Abuse of Sir Karl Popper. Biology and Philosophy 14 (4):481-504.
    Karl Popper has been one of the few philosophers of sciences who has influenced scientists. I evaluate Popper's influence on our understanding of evolutionary theory from his earliest publications to the present. Popper concluded that three sorts of statements in evolutionary biology are not genuine laws of nature. I take him to be right on this score. Popper's later distinction between evolutionary theory as a metaphysical research program and as a scientific theory led more than one scientist to misunderstand his (...)
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  37. David L. Hull (1998). A Clash of Paradigms or the Sound of One Hand Clapping. Biology and Philosophy 13 (4):587-595.
  38. David L. Hull (1998). 'Introduction to Part V. In David L. Hull & Michael Ruse (eds.), The Philosophy of Biology. Oxford University Press. 295--299.
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  39. David L. Hull (1998). Review. [REVIEW] British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 49 (3):511-514.
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  40. David L. Hull (1998). Studying the Study of Science Scientifically. Perspectives on Science 6 (3):209-231.
    : Testing the claims that scientists make is extremely difficult. Testing the claims that philosophers of science make about science is even more difficult, difficult but not impossible. I discuss three efforts at testing the sorts of claims that philosophers of science make about science: the influence of scientists' age on the alacrity with which they accept new views, the effect of birth order on the sorts of contributions that scientists make, and the role of novel predictions in the acceptance (...)
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  41. David L. Hull & Michael Ruse (eds.) (1998). The Philosophy of Biology. Oxford University Press.
    Drawing on work of the past decade, this volume brings together articles from the philosophy, history, and sociology of science, and many other branches of the biological sciences. The volume delves into the latest theoretical controversies as well as burning questions of contemporary social importance. The issues considered include the nature of evolutionary theory, biology and ethics, the challenge from religion, and the social implications of biology today (in particular the Human Genome Project).
     
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  42. Anthony O'Hear & David L. Hull (1998). Reviews-Beyond Evolution: Human Nature and the Limits of Evolutionary Explanation. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 49 (3):511-514.
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  43. Marjorie Grene & David L. Hull (1997). A Philosophical Testament. Philosophy of Science 64 (1):181.
     
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  44. David L. Hull (1997). Book Review:A Philosophical Testament Marjorie Grene. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 64 (1):187-.
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  45. David L. Hull (1997). The Immune Self. International Studies in Philosophy 29 (4):145-146.
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  46. David L. Hull (1997). That Just Don't Sound Right: A Plea for Real Examples'. In John Earman & John Norton (eds.), The Cosmos of Science. University of Pittsburgh Press.
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  47. David L. Hull (1997). What's Wrong with Invisible-Hand Explanations? Philosophy of Science 64 (4):126.
    An invisible hand seems to play an important role in science. In this paper I set out the general structure of invisible-hand explanations, counter some objections that have been raised to them, and detail the role that they play in science. The most important issue is the character of the mechanisms that are supposed to bring about invisible-hand effects.
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  48. David L. Hull (1996). Book Review:Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life. Daniel C. Dennett. [REVIEW] Ethics 107 (1):170-.
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  49. David L. Hull (1995). Book Review:The Golem: What Everyone Should Know About Science Harry Collins, Trevor Pinch. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 62 (3):487-.
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  50. David L. Hull (1994). Book Review:Gay Ideas. Richard D. Mohr. [REVIEW] Ethics 105 (1):209-.
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