Publications of Robert N. Brandon


  1. with Brandon, RN; Samson, R, Integrating Development and Evolution, edited by Samson, R; Brandon, R (2007), The MIT Press

Papers Published

  1. Brandon, RN; McShea, DW, Four solutions for four puzzles, edited by K. Sterelny, Biology & Philosophy, vol. 27 no. 5 (2012), pp. 737-744, Springer, ISSN 0169-3867
  2. Ramsey, G; Brandon, R, Why reciprocal altruism is not a kind of group selection, Biology & Philosophy, vol. 26 no. 3 (May, 2011), pp. 385-400, ISSN 0169-3867
  3. R.N. Brandon, “Why Reciprocal Altruism is Not a Kind of Group Selection” (with Grant Ramsey) in Biology and Philosophy, (2011) Vol. 26, 3: 385-400. (2011)
  4. R.N. Brandon, “The Concept of the Environment in Evolutionary Theory,” in The Environment: Topics in Contemporary Philosophy, vol. 9 (ed. By M. O’Rouke and M. Slater) (2011), MIT Press
  5. R.N. Brandon, “A General Case for Functional Pluralism,” in Function: Selection and Mechanisms (ed. by P. Huneman) (2011), Springer
  6. Brandon, RN, The Principle of Drift: Biology's First Law, The Journal of Philosophy, vol. CII no. 7 (July, 2006), pp. 319-335, The Journal of Philosophy, Inc.
  7. Brandon, RN; Rausher, MD, Testing adaptationism: A comment on Orzack and Sober, American Naturalist, vol. 148 no. 1 (1996), pp. 189-201

Papers Accepted

  1. Brandon, RN, A General Case for Functional Pluralism, in Function: Selection and Mechanisms, edited by Huneman, P (2011), Springer
  2. Brandon, RN, The Concept of the Environment in Evolutionary Theory, in The Environment: Topics in Contemporary Philosophy, edited by O'rourke, M; Slater, M, vol. 9 (2011), pp. 19-35, MIT Press, ISBN 9780262017404
  3. with Brandon, RN; Ramsey, G, What’s Wrong with the Emergentist Statistical Interpretation of Natural Selection and Random Drift, in The Cambridge Companion to Philosophy of Biology, edited by Ruse, M; Hull, D (2006), Cambridge University Press

Papers Submitted

  1. with Grant Ramsey, Toward a Pluralistic Account of Altruism: Why Reciprical Alturism is Not a Kind of Group Selection, Philosophy of Science (2006), Philosophy of Science Association