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. (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


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 Download
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 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


Gray, P., Meek, S., Griffiths, P., Trapani, J., Small, I., Vickers, C., & Waldby, C. (2018). Synthetic biology in Australia: an outlook to 2030. Australian Council of Learned Academies. Download
Bourrat, P., & Griffiths, P. E. (2018). Multispecies individuals. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 40(2). https://doi.org/10/gd2zft Download
Lynch, K. E., Morandini, J. S., Dar-Nimrod, I., & Griffiths, P. E. (2018). Causal Reasoning About Human Behavior Genetics: Synthesis and Future Directions. Behavior Genetics, 1–14. https://doi.org/10/gd2zfn Download Download
Griffiths, P. E., & Matthewson, J. (2018). Evolution, Dysfunction, and Disease: A Reappraisal. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 69(2), 301–327. https://doi.org/10/gd2zfr Download Download
Stotz, K., & Griffiths, P. E. (2018). A developmental systems account of human nature. In T. Lewens & E. Hannon, Why we disagree about human nature (pp. 58–75). Oxford University Press. Download
Griffiths, P. E., & Stotz, K. (2018). Developmental Systems Theory as a Process Theory. In D. J. Nicholson & J. Dupre, Everything Flows: Towards a Processual Philosophy of Biology (pp. 225–245). Oxford University Press. Download Download
Calcott, B., Griffiths, P. E., & Pocheville, A. (2018). Signals that make a Difference. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjps/axx022 Download


Stotz, K., & Griffiths, P. E. (2017). Genetic, epigenetic and exogenetic information. In R. Joyce, Routledge Handbook of Evolution and Philosophy. Routledge. Download Download
Griffiths, P. E. (2017). Communicating genomic complexity. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 150(463/464), 93–103. http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=075903482941369;res=IELHSS Download Download
Stotz, K., & Griffiths, P. E. (2017). Biological Information, causality and specificity – an intimate relationship. In S. I. Walker, P. Davies, & G. Ellis (Eds.), From Matter to Life: Information and Causality (pp. 366–390). Cambridge University  Press. Download Download
Pocheville, A., Griffiths, P. E., & Stotz, K. (2017). Comparing causes – an information-theoretic approach to specificity, proportionality and stability. In H. Leitgeb, I. Niiniluoto, E. Sober, & Seppälä, Päivi (Eds.), Proceedings of the 15th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (pp. 260–275). College Publications. https://arnaud.pocheville.science/publication/pocheville_comparing_2017/ Download
Matthewson, J., & Griffiths, P. E. (2017). Biological Criteria of Disease: Four Ways of Going Wrong. The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine, 42(4), 447–466. https://doi.org/10/gbtpb2 Download Download
Griffiths, P. E. (2017). Genetic, epigenetic and exogenetic information in development and evolution. Interface Focus, 7(5). https://doi.org/10/gd2zfk Download Download
Griffiths, P. E. (2017). Mechanisms can be complex: Talia Morag: Emotion, Imagination, and the Limits of Reason. Abingdon, Oxon & New York: Routledge, 2016, 288 pp, £88.00 HB. Metascience, 26(3), 387–391. https://doi.org/10/gd2zfm Download