The following is a list of all publications by staff and/or students of the Theory and Method in Bioscience team for the past five years.


Griffiths, P. E. (n.d.). What are biological sexes? Download



Lane, Andrew Stuart, Lynch, Kate E., Arnold, Mark, Morandini, James, Gawronski, Stefan, & Griffiths, Paul E. (2023). The undue influence of genetic information on medical students’ treatment decisions. BMC Medical Education. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-023-04895-w
Christie, J. R., Wilkinson, Z., Gawronski, S. A., & Griffiths, P. E. (2023). Concepts of function in biology and biomedicine. In K. Hens & A. Deblock, Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Medicine (p. 20). Bloomsbury Academic. https://www.bloomsburycollections.com/monograph-detail?docid=b-9781350281554&pdfid=9781350281554.ch-002.pdf&tocid=b-9781350281554-chapter2
Artificial wombs and animal sex — philosophers weigh in on brave new futures. (2023, September 20). In Big Ideas. ABC Radio National. https://www.abc.net.au/listen/programs/bigideas/paul-griffiths-luara-ferracioli-artificial-wombs-sex-biology/102801820
Griffiths, P. E., & Bourrat, P. (2023). Integrating evolutionary, developmental and physiological mismatch. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, 11(1), 277–286. https://doi.org/10.1093/emph/eoad023 Download


Griffiths, P. E. (2022). What are biological sexes? https://philpapers.org/rec/GRIWAB-2 Download


Bourrat, P., & Griffiths, P. E. (2021). The idea of mismatch in evolutionary medicine. The British Journal For The Philosophy of Science. https://doi.org/10.1086/716543 Download
Christie, J. R., Brusse, C., Bourrat, P., Takacs, P., & Griffiths, P. E. (2021). Target Article: Do Proper Functions Explain the Existence of Traits? Australasian Philosophical Review. Download


Calcott, B., Pocheville, A., & Griffiths, P. (2020). Signals That Make a Difference. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 71(1), 233–258. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjps/axx022
Griffiths, P. E. (2020, September 21). The existence of biological sex is no constraint on human diversity. Aeon Essays. https://aeon.co/essays/the-existence-of-biological-sex-is-no-constraint-on-human-diversity
Griffiths, P. E., & Matthewson, J. (2020). Diseases are Not Adaptations and Neither are Their Causes. Biological Theory, 15(3), 136–142. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13752-020-00350-x Download