publications

Publications

McLoone, B., Grützner, C, and Stuart M.T., (under review) "Counterpossibles in Science: An Experimental Study" .pdf

McLoone, B. (2022) "Natural Selection's Explanatory Scope," in Philosophy Compass link

McLoone, B. (2021) "Calculus and Counterpossibles in Science," in Synthese, 198, 12153-12174. link

McLoone, B. (2020) "Population and Organismal Perspectives on Trait Origins," in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C , 83, 101288. link

McLoone, B. (2019) "Thumper the Infinitesimal Rabbit: A Fictionalist Perspective on Some 'Unimaginable' Model Systems in Biology," in Philosophy of Science, 86(4): 662-671. .pdf

Orzack, S.H. and McLoone, B. (2019) "Modeling in Biology: Looking Backward and Looking Forward," invited contribution to Studia Metodologiczne, special issue on "Culture(s) of Modelling in Science(s)," 39: 73-98. .pdf

McLoone, B. (2018) "Why A Convincing Argument for Causalism Cannot Entirely Eschew Population-Level Properties: Discussion of Otsuka," in Biology and Philosophy, 33:11. link

McLoone, B., Fan, W.T., Pham, A., Smead, R., Loewe, L. (2018) "Stochasticity, Selection, and the Evolution of Cooperation in a Two-Level Moran Model of the Snowdrift Game," in Complexity, Volume 2018, Article ID 9836150. .pdf

Loewe et al. (2017) "Evolvix BEST Names for semantic reproducibility across code2brain interfaces," invited contribution to Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, special issue on Data Science, Learning, and Applications to Biomedical and Health Sciences, 1387: 124-144. .pdf

McLoone, B. (2015) "Some Criticism of the Contextual Approach, and a Few Proposals," in Biological Theory, 10(2):116-124. link

McLoone, B. and Smead, R. (2014) "The Evolution and Ontogeny of Human Collaboration," in Biology and Philosophy, 29:559-576. link

McLoone, B. (2013) "Selection Explanations of Token Traits," in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C, 44: 342-346. link

Barrett, M., Clatterbuck, H., Goldsby, M., McLoone, B., Pearce, T., Sober, E., Stern, R., and Weinberger, N. (2012) "Puzzles for ZFEL, McShea and Brandon's Zero Force Evolutionary Law," in Biology and Philosophy, 27(5):724-735. link

(essay review) McLoone, B. (2012) "Collaboration and Human Social Evolution: Review of Michael Tomasello's Why We Cooperate, in Biology and Philosophy, 27(5): 724-735. link