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  1. Not By Me (2004). University Governance and the Accountability of Academic Administrators. Journal of Academic Ethics 2 (3).
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  2. Not By Me (2003). The Revival of 'Emergence' in Biology. Croatian Journal of Philosophy 3 (3).
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  3. Not By Me (2002). The Evolutionary Biology of Evil. The Monist 85 (2).
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  4. Not By Me (1999). Evolutionary Ethics: Its Origin and Contemporary Face. Zygon 34 (3):473-484.
  5. Not By Me (1992). Mathematics in the Biological Sciences. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 6 (3):241 – 248.
    Abstract Although mathematical descriptions of the dynamics of system are widely employed in the physical sciences, they are employed infrequently in the biological sciences. The explanation for this usually appeals to the complexity of biological systems. I contend that quite the opposite is true and that such descriptions, in fact, enable complexity to be tamed. Moreover, in those areas in which mathematical descriptions have been used in the biological sciences, they provide a powerful vehicle for expanding our understanding of the (...)
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  6. Not By Me (1989). Philosophy of Biology Under Attack: STENT Vs. Rosenberg. Biology and Philosophy 4 (3).
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  7. Not By Me (1988). Some Punctuationists Are Wrong About the Modern Synthesis. Philosophy of Science 55 (1):74-86.
    Benton Stidd has defended the position that punctuationists are not wrong about the inadequacy of the synthetic theory of evolution for explaining evolution. The thrust of his defense is that arguments to the contrary by Thompson involve a rational reconstruction along logical empiricist lines, which is insensitive to historical and social forces in a way that the Kuhnian Weltanschauung view that he espouses is not. I argue in this paper that Stidd has entirely misunderstood my arguments, that the soundness of (...)
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  8. Not By Me (1987). Home Birth: Consumer Choice and Restriction of Physician Autonomy. Journal of Business Ethics 6 (6).
    It is frequently argued that home birth is morally irresponsible because it involves the taking of risks on behalf of the fetus. Against this position, I argue three things. First, the fact that home birth involves risks does not necessarily entail that choosing or attending one is morally unacceptable, irresponsible or wrong. Second, parents have a prima facia prerogative to decide on behalf of their fetuses and children whether risks should be taken. While this prima facia prerogative can be overridden, (...)
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  9. Not By Me (1983). Historical Laws in Modern Biology. Acta Biotheoretica 32 (3).
    Several important analyses of the structure of evolutionary explanation have explicitly or implicitly required that historical laws be among the explanans statements. The required historical laws take the form of a generalization which relates some property or event to a developmental sequence of properties or events. The thesis of this paper is that historical laws of this kind are precluded by modern biological theory and, hence, analysis of evolutionary explanation within modern biology that require such laws are defective.
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  10. Not By Me (1983). Tempo and Mode in Evolution: Punctuated Equilibria and the Modern Synthetic Theory. Philosophy of Science 50 (3):432-452.
    Several paleontologists have recently challenged the explanatory adequacy of the modern synthetic theory of evolution. Their position is that, contrary to the prevailing view that evolutionary change is gradual, the fossil record manifests long periods of species stasis punctuated by periods of rapid species formation. And, they argue, this punctuated equilibria pattern challenges the gradualist, adaptationist and extrapolationist assumptions of the modern synthetic theory of evolution and supports a hierarchical, non-extrapolationist view of evolution. In this paper I argue that the (...)
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  11. Not By Me (1983). The Structure of Evolutionary Theory: A Semantic Approach. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 14 (3):215-229.