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
Christie, J. R., Wilkinson, Z., Gawronski, S. A., & Griffiths, P. E. (In Press). Concepts of function in biology and biomedicine. In K. Hens & A. Deblock, Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Medicine (p. 20). Bloomsbury Academic. Download



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


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


Machery, E., Griffiths, P. E., Linquist, S., & Stotz, K. (2019). Scientists’ Concepts of Innateness: Evolution or Attraction? In R. Samuels & D. Wilkenfeld, Advances in Experimental Philosophy (pp. 172–201). Bloomsbury Academic. Download
Ronai, I., & Griffiths, P. E. (2019). The Case for Basic Biological Research. Trends in Molecular Medicine, 25(2), 65–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molmed.2018.12.003
Griffiths, P. (2019). Beyond Concepts: Unicepts, Language, and Natural Information. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 0(0), 1–4. https://doi.org/10.1080/00048402.2019.1618885