Recent Publications

Pedroso, M. (in press). “Blind Cooperation: The Evolution of Redundancy via Ignorance.” The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (). doi: 10.1093/bjps/axz022 . url: Preprint .

— (2019). “Forming Lineages by Sticking Together.” Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology . doi: 10.3998/ptpbio.16039257.0011.016 .

— (2018a). “Book Review. Principles of Evolution: Systems, Species, and the History of Life by Jonathan Bard.” The Quarterly Review of Biology . doi: 10.1086/698064 . url: Preprint .

— (2018b). “The Impact of Population Bottlenecks on the Social Lives of Microbes.” Biological Theory 13, pp. 190–198. doi: 10.1007/s13752-018-0298-6 . url: Preprint .

— (2017). “Inheritance by recruitment: A reply to Clarke’s ‘Levels of selection in biofilms’.” Biology & Philosophy 32, pp. 127–131. url: Preprint .

Ereshefsky, M. and M. Pedroso (2015a). “Rethinking Evolutionary Individuality.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112, pp. 10126–10132. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421377112 .

— (2015b). “What biofilms can teach us about individuality.” In: Individuals Across Sciences . Ed. by T. Pradeu and A. Guay. Oxford University Press.

Pedroso, M. (2015a). “Book Review. From Groups to Individuals by F. Bouchard and P. Huneman.” Acta Biotheoretica 1, pp. 83–86.

— (2015b). “Starting small: Using little microbes to tackle big philosophical problems (Essay Review).” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 53. doi: 10.1016/j.shpsc.2015.05.001 . url: Preprint .

— (2014). “Origin essentialism in biology.” The Philosophical Quarterly 64.254, pp. 60–81. doi: 10.1093/pq/pqt011 .

Ereshefsky, M. and M. Pedroso (2013). “Biological individuality: the case of biofilms.” Biology & Philosophy 28, pp. 331–349. url: Preprint .

Pedroso, M. (2013). “Book Review. The Species Problem by Richard Richards.” Mind 122, pp. 1180–1182. doi: 10.1093/mind/fzu019 . url: Preprint .

— (2012). “Essentialism, History, and Biological Taxa.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 43, pp. 182–190. doi: 10.1016/j.shpsc.2011.10.019 . url: Preprint .

— (2008). “On three arguments against categorical structuralism.” Synthese 170.1, pp. 21–31. issn: 1573-0964. doi: 10.1007/s11229-008-9346-2 .