Peer-reviewed, A1 publications (listed in Web of Science)

  1. Boudry, M., Blancke, S., & Braeckman, J. (2010). How not to attack Intelligent Design Creationism: Philosophical misconceptions about Methodological Naturalism. Foundations of Science, 15(3), 227–244. Impact Factor: 0.180 Rank 37/50 (History & Philosophy of Science, Q3)
  2. Boudry, M., Blancke, S., & Braeckman, J. (2010). Irreducible incoherence and intelligent design. A look into the conceptual toolbox of a pseudoscience. Quarterly Review of Biology, 85(4), 473-482. Impact Factor 2010: 5.818, ranking: 5/86 (Biology, Q1).
  3. Boudry, M. and J. Braeckman (2011). Immunizing strategies & epistemic defense mechanisms. Philosophia, 39(1), 145-161. IF: N/A
  4. Blancke, S., Boudry, M., & Braeckman, J. (2011). Simulation of biological evolution under attack, but not really: a response to Meester. Biology & Philosophy, 26(1), 113-118. IF 2011: 1.203, ranking: 5/56 (History and Philosophy of Science, Q1)
  5. Pigliucci, M. and M. Boudry (2011). Why Machine-Information Metaphors are Bad for Science and Science Education. Science & Education, 20(5-6), 453-471. IF 2012: 0.707, ranking: 16/58 (History and Philosophy of Science, Q2)
  6. Boudry, M. and F. Buekens (2011). The Epistemic Predicament of a Pseudoscience: Social Constructivism Confronts Freudian Psychoanalysis. Theoria, 77(2), 159–179. IF: N/A
  7. Boudry, M. & Leuridan, B. (2011) Where the design argument goes wrong: Auxiliary assumptions and unification. Philosophy of Science  78(4):558-578. IF: 0.552. (History and Philosophy of Science: Q1)
  8. Boudry, M., De Cruz, H., Blancke, S., & De Smedt, J. (2011). Het 'universele zuur' van de evolutionaire psychologie? Tijdschrift voor Filosofie, 73(2):287-305. IF: N/A
  9. De Cruz, H., M. Boudry, J. De Smedt and S. Blancke (2011). Evolutionary approaches to epistemic justification. Dialectica, 65(4), 517–535. IF: N/A
  10. Boudry, M. and J. De Smedt (2011). In Mysterious Ways: On the Modus Operandi of Supernatural Beings. Religion, 41(3), 517–535. IF: N/A
  11. Blancke, S., Boudry, M., Braeckman, J., De Smedt, J., & De Cruz, H. (2011). Dealing with creationist challenges. What European biology teachers might expect in the classroom. Journal of Biological Education 45(4), 176-182. IF 2011: 0.391, ranking: 75/85 (Biology, Q4) and 27/33 (Education, Scientific Disciplines, Q4).
  12. Blancke, S., De Smedt, J., De Cruz, H., Boudry, M., & Braeckman, J. (2012). The Implications of the Cognitive Sciences for the Relation Between Religion and Science Education: The Case of Evolutionary Theory. Science & Education, 21(8), 1167-1184. IF 2012: 0.707, ranking: 16/58 (History and Philosophy of Science, Q2)
  13. Buekens, F., & Boudry, M. (2012). Psychoanalytic Facts As Unintended Institutional Facts. Philosophy of the Social Sciences. 42(2), 239 - 269. Impact Factor: 0.288 Ranking: 39/48 (Ethics, Q4)
  14. Boudry, M., & Braeckman, J. (2012). How Convenient! The Epistemic Rationale of Selfvalidating Belief Systems. Philosophical Psychology, 25(3), 341-364. Impact Factor: 0.723. Ranking: 25/48 (Ethics, Q3) and 83/126 (Pyschology, multidisciplinary, Q3)
  15. Boudry, M., Blancke, S., & Braeckman, J. (2012). Grist to the Mill of Anti-evolutionism: The Failed Strategy of Ruling the Supernatural Out of Science by Philosophical Fiat. Science & Education, 21(8), 1151-1165. IF 2012: 0.707, ranking: 16/58 (History and Philosophy of Science, Q2)
  16. Fishman, Y. & Boudry, M. (2013) Does Science Presuppose Naturalism (or, Indeed, Anything at All)? Science & Education, 22 (5), 921-949 IF 2012: 0.707, ranking: 16/58 (History and Philosophy of Science, Q2)
  17. Boudry, M. (2013). The hypothesis that saves the day. Ad hoc reasoning in pseudoscience. Logique et Analyse 223, 245-258 (Impact Factor N/A)
  18. Boudry, M., & Pigliucci, M. (2013). The mismeasure of machine: Synthetic biology and the trouble with engineering metaphors. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 44(4), 660-668. c:vabb:249437 SNIP Impact Factor: 0.597
  19. Pigliucci, M. & Boudry, M. (2014) Prove it! The Burden of Proof Game in Science vs. Pseudoscience Disputes. Philosophia 42(2): 487–502 IF: N/A
  20. Buekens, F. & Boudry, M. (2014) The Dark Side of the Loon.  Explaining The Temptations of Obscurantism. Theoria 81(2): 126-142. IF: N/A
  21. Edis, T. & Boudry, M. (2014) Beyond Physics? On the prospects of finding an oracle Foundations of Science 19: 403-422. Impact Factor: 0.653 Rank 17/60 (History & Philosophy of Science, Q2)
  22. Boudry, M., and M. Vlerick. (2014). Evolution Does Care About Truth, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 28(1), 65–77.  IF: N/A
  23. Boudry, M., Blancke, S. and Pigliucci, M.: (2014) What Makes Weird Beliefs Thrive? The Epidemiology of Pseudoscience. Philosophical Psychology 28 (8):1177-1198 IF: 1.151, ranking: 20/51 (Ethics, Q2) and 60/129 (Pyschology, multidisciplinary, Q2)
  24. Boudry, M., Vlerick, M. and McKay, R. T.: (2015) Can evolution get us off the hook? Evaluating the ecological defence of human rationality. Consciousness and Cognition 33: 524–535 IF: 2.182 Ranking: 33/85 (Psychology, Experimental, Q2)
  25. Boudry, M., Paglieri, F., & Pigliucci, M. (2015) The Fake, the Flimsy, and the Fallacious: Demarcating Arguments in Real Life. Argumentation 29(4), 431-456. IF: 0.814 Ranking: 71/179 (Linguistics, Q2) and 45/79 (Communication, Q3)
  26. Boudry, M., & Coyne, J. (2016). Disbelief in belief: On the cognitive status of supernatural beliefs. Philosophical Psychology, 29(4), 601-615. / Fakers, fanatics, and false dilemmas: Reply to Van Leeuwen. Philosophical Psychology, 29(4), 622-627.  IF 2015: 1.151, ranking: 20/51 (Ethics, Q2) and 60/129 (Pyschology, multidisciplinary, Q2)
  27. Mercier, H., Boudry, M. & Paglieri F., Trouche, E. & (2016). Natural-Born Arguers: Teaching How to Make the Best of Our Reasoning Abilities. Educational Psychologist, 1-16. doi:10.1080/00461520.2016.1207537 IF: 5.688 Ranking 1/ 230 (Education & Educational Research, Q1) and 1/57 (Psychology, Educational, Q1)
  28. Nieminen, P., Boudry, M., Ryökäs, E., & Mustonen, A.-M. (2017). Biblical and Theistic Arguments Against The Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism. Zygon, 52(1), 9-23. doi:10.1111/zygo.12327
  29. Blancke, S., Boudry, M. and Pigliucci, M., (2017) Why do irrational beliefs mimic science? The cultural evolution of pseudoscience Theoria 83, 78–97. IF: N/A. 
  30. Vlerick, M. & Boudry M. (in press) Psychological closure does not entail cognitive closure. Dialectia

Other papers and articles

  1. Boudry, M., Termote, R., & Betz, W. (2010). Fabricating Communication: the case of the Belgian coma patient. Skeptical Inquirer, 34(4), 12-15.
  2. Boudry, M. (2015). The Relentless Retreat: Kelly James Clark’s Religion and the Sciences of Origins. Reports of the National Center for Science Education 35(4), 3.1-3.6.
  3. Boudry, M. (2015) The Sin of Scientism. Reports of the National Center for Science Education 35(5), 6.1-6.3 
  4. Boudry, M. (2017). Abolish the Freedom of Religion! A View from Europe. Free Inquiry February/March, 50-51.
  5. Boudry, M. (2009). In de ban van Freud & Co - het epistemische drijfzand van de psychoanalyse. Tijdschrift Klinische Psychologie, 39(1), 28-35.
  6. Boudry, M. (2013) De hardnekkigheid van God, Ethiek & Maatschappij 15(2), 91-108
  7. Boudry, M. (2016) De landingsbaan van de werkelijkheid. Streven, juni, 498-503
  8. Boudry, M. (2006). l’Anti-Livre Noir de la Psychoanalyse: het intellectuele bankroet van de psychoanalyse? Wonder en is gheen wonder, 6(3).
  9. Boudry, M. (2007). Bisschop Léonard over ‘abnormale’ homoseksualiteit. Wonder en is gheen Wonder, 7(2).
  10. Boudry, M. (2008). De voorbarige terugkeer van de psychoanalyse. Wonder en is gheen Wonder, 8(4).
  11. Boudry, M., & Betz, W. (2010). Skepp en skepticisme. Een pleidooi voor wetenschap en rede. De Geus, 42(7), 5-7.
  12. Boudry, M.( 2011). Een dag in de parapsychologische kersentuin. Wonder en is gheen Wonder 11 (3):4-8.
  13. Boudry, M., and Beeckman, C. (2011). Stralingsparanoia in De Raad Van Europa. Wonder en is gheen Wonder 11 (3),16-19.
  14. Vandermassen, G. & Boudry, M. (2013) Overhaast eerherstel voor Freud. Psyche & Brein, nr. 3, 2013
  15. Boudry, M. (2013). Evolutie en andere gevaarlijke memen. De Geus  45 (7), 20-23
  16. Boudry, M. (2013) Over bewijslast en andere gewichtige zaken. Wonder en is gheen Wonder 13(3),14-18
  17. Boudry, M. (2014) Kan het bestaan van God bewezen worden? Filosofie Magazine, mei 2014, 68-70
  18. Boudry, M. (2016) Gezocht: drogredenen. (In)formeel karakter. Wonder en is gheen Wonder 16(4), 4-11


Books (authored)

Braeckman, J. & M. Boudry (2011) De ongelovige Thomas heeft een punt : een handleiding voor kritisch denken. Houtekiet

Boudry, M. (2015). Illusies voor gevorderden. Of waarom waarheid altijd beter is. Polis 

Books (edited)

Pigliucci, M; & M. Boudry (2013), Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Project. The University of Chicago Press 

Boudry, M. & Pigliucci, M. (forthcoming) Science Unlimited? The challenges of scientism. The University of Chicago Press



Book chapters 

  1. Boudry, M. (2013) Loki’s Wager and Laudan’s Error. On genuine and territorial demarcation. In Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Project. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press (pp. 79-89)
  2. Boudry, M., Vlerick, M., & McKay, R. T. (2016). Don’t blame the norm. On the challenges of ecological rationality. In F. Paglieri, L. Bonelli, & S. Felletti (Eds.), The Psychology of Argument: Cognitive Approaches to Argumentation and Persuasion (pp. 85-97). London: College Publications. 
  3. Boudry, M. & Pigliucci, M. (forthcoming) “Vindicating science – by bringing it down” In Rhetorical, cognitive and epistemological perspectives on science and culture. Purdue University Press.
  4. Boudry, M., & Braeckman, J. (2009). Kritisch denken : de ethische dimensie. In S. Hertmans (Ed.), Grenzen aan de ethiek? (7e ed., pp. 49-62). Gent: Academia Press. 
  5. Boudry, M. (2014) Wetenschapsfilosofie. In Meester, F. & Meester, M. Durf te denken! Filosofie voor havo. Boom 
  6. Pauwels, L. & Boudry, M. (2017) Over religie, geweld  en extremistische morele overtuigingen. Wat is de rol van religieus autoritarisme en gepercipieerde onrechtvaardigheid? Handboek Politiediensten, nr. 122 (mei 2017), Wolters Kluwer.
  7. Boudry, M. (2017) Zinvol Geweld. In Lauwaert, L. Filosofie van geweld Polis.

 Book reviews

Boudry, M. (2010). Exploring the hinterland of science. Book review of Massimo Pigliucci: Nonsense on stilts: How to tell science from bunk. Metascience, 20(1), 173-176.

Boudry, M. (2012) Review of Alvin Plantinga (2011), “Where the Conflict Really Lies. Science, Religion and Naturalism" Science & Education DOI 10.1007/s11191-0129516-y