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Alirio Rosales
University of British Columbia
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    Theories that narrate the world: Ronald A. Fisher's mass selection and Sewall Wright's shifting balance.Alirio Rosales - 2017 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 62:22-30.
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    Virtuous Distortion.John Woods & Alirio Rosales - 2010 - In W. Carnielli L. Magnani (ed.), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology. pp. 3--30.
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    The origins of the stochastic theory of population genetics: The Wright-Fisher model.Yoichi Ishida & Alirio Rosales - 2020 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 79 (C):101226.
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  4. John Maynard Smith and the natural philosophy of␣adaptation.Alirio Rosales - 2005 - 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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    Scientific Explanation and Trade-Offs Between Explanatory Virtues.Alirio Rosales & Adam Morton - 2019 - Foundations of Science 26 (4):1075-1087.
    “Explanation” refers to a wide range of activities, with a family resemblance between them. Most satisfactory explanations in a discipline for a domain fail to satisfy some general desiderata, while fulfilling others. This can happen in various ways. Why? An idealizing response would be to say that in real science explanations fall short along some dimensions, so that for any explanatory failure there is a conceivable improvement that addresses its shortcomings. The improvement may be more accurate causally or possess more (...)
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  6. Empresa racionalidad y ética.Alirio Rosales - unknown - Apuntes Filosóficos 4.
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  7. La filosofía matemática de Kant en discusión: un comentario sobre "Intuición y construcción" de Sabine Knabenschuh de Porta.Alirio Rosales - unknown - Apuntes Filosóficos 9.
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  8. Racionalidad crítica y libertad: una reflexión kantiana.Alirio Rosales - 2013 - Filosofía: Revista del postgrado de Filosofía de la Universidad de los Andes 22.
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    The Philosophy of Evolutionary Biology in Theory and Practice.Alirio Rosales - 2007 - Biological Theory 2 (2):205-207.
  10. Vías y extravíos del pensamiento latinoamericano, con un epílogo sobre el relativismo.Alirio Rosales - 2013 - Filosofía: Revista del postgrado de Filosofía de la Universidad de los Andes 22.
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    Samir Okasha, Evolution and the Levels of Selection. Oxford: Oxford University Press , 263 pp., $55.00. [REVIEW]Alirio Rosales - 2008 - Philosophy of Science 75 (2):254-256.