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  1. Neander, K, A mark of the mental: In defense of informational teleosemantics (January, 2017), pp. 1-327 [abs].

Papers Published

  1. Neander, K, Functional analysis and the species design, Synthese, vol. 194 no. 4 (April, 2017), pp. 1147-1168, Springer Nature [doi[abs].
  2. Neander, K, Does biology need teleology?, in The Routledge Handbook of Evolution and Philosophy (January, 2017), pp. 64-76, Routledge [doi[abs].
  3. Neander, K, The methodological argument for informational teleosemantics, in How Biology Shapes Philosophy: New Foundations for Naturalism (January, 2016), pp. 121-140, Cambridge University Press [doi[abs].
  4. Neander, K, Biological Functions, in Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (December, 2013).
  5. Karen Neander & Alex Rosenberg, Solving the Circularity Problem for Functions, Journal of Philosophy (September, 2012) [abs].
  6. Neander, K; Rosenberg, A, Solving the circularity problem for functions: A response to Nanay, Journal of Philosophy, vol. 109 no. 10 (January, 2012), pp. 613-622, Philosophy Documentation Center [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  7. Neander, KL, Toward an Informational Teleosemantics, in Millikan and Her Critics, edited by Kingsbury, J; Ryder, D (2012), pp. 21-41, WILEY-BLACKWELL [abs].
  8. Neander, KL, "Teleological theories of mental content", in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (December, 2011).
  9. Rosenberg, A; Neander, K, Solving the circularity problem for functions, Journal of Philosophy (July, 2011).
  10. Neander, KL, "Comment les traits sont-ils types dans le but leur attribuuer des fonctions?" (How are traits typed for the purpose of ascribing functions to them?), in Les Fonctions: des organismes aux Artifacts, edited by Gayon, J (Fall, 2010), pp. 99-124, Press Universitaires France [abs].
  11. Rosenberg, A; Neander, K, Are homolgies function free?, Philosophy of Science, vol. 76 no. 3 (December, 2009), pp. 1-39.
  12. Neander, KL; Rosenberg, A, Are Homologies SE (or CR) Function-Free?, Philosophy of Science (July, 2009).
  13. Rosenberg, A; Neander, K, Are homologies (selected effect or causal role) function free?, Philosophy of Science, vol. 76 no. 3 (July, 2009), pp. 307-334, University of Chicago Press [Gateway.cgi], [doi[abs].
  14. Neander, KL, Les explication fonctionnelles, in Revue Philosophique, edited by Lorne, MC; Forest, D (2009), pp. 5-35.
  15. Neander, K, Les explications fonctionnelles, Revue Philosophique De La France Et De L'Étranger, vol. 134 no. 1 (2009), pp. 5-5, CAIRN [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  16. Neander, K, Naturalistic Theories of Reference (January, 2008), pp. 374-391, BLACKWELL PUBLISHING LTD [doi].
  17. Neander, K, Teleological Theories of Mental Content: Can Darwin Solve the Problem of Intentionality?, in Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Biology, edited by Ruse, M (2008), pp. 381-409, Oxford University Press [abs].
  18. Lycan, W; Neander, K, Teleofunctionalism, Scholarpedia, vol. 3 no. 7 (2008), pp. 5358-5358, Scholarpedia [doi].
  19. Neander, K, Biological Approaches To Mental Representation, in Philosophy of Biology (December, 2007), pp. 549-565, Elsevier [doi[abs].
  20. Neander, K, Moths and Metaphors. Review Essay on Organisms and Artifacts: Design in Nature and Elsewhere by Tim Lewens, Biology & Philosophy, vol. 21 no. 4 (December, 2006), pp. 591-602, Springer Science and Business Media LLC [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  21. Neander, K, “Biological Approaches to Mental Representation”, in Handbook of the Philosophy of Science, Volume 3: The Philosophy of Biology, edited by Matthen, M; Stevens, C (2006), pp. 561-77, Elsevier [doi[abs].
  22. Neander, K, “Naturalistic Theories of Reference”, in The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Language, edited by Devitt, M; Hanley, R (2006), pp. 374-391, Basil Blackwell [abs].
  23. Neander, K, Content for Cognitive Science, in Teleosemantics, edited by Papineau, D; McDonald, G (2006), pp. 140-159, Oxford University Press [abs].
  24. K.L. Neander, "Moths and Metaphors: A Critical Essay on Organisms and Artifacts: Design in Nature and Elsewhere" by Tim Lewens, Biology and Philosophy (2005).
  25. Neander, KL, "Evolutionary Theory and Natural Selection", in Encyclopdia of Philosophy (2005), Macmillan.
  26. Neander, KL, Teleology, Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2005), Macmillan [author's comments].
  27. Neander, KL, Types of Traits: The Importance of Functional Homologues, in Functions: New Readings in the Philosophy of Psychology and Biology, edited by Ariew, A; Cummins, R; Perlman, M (2002), Oxford University Press.
  28. Neander, KL, Warum Geschichte zahlt: Vier Theorien von Funktionen (Why History Matters: Four Theories of Function in Biology), in Formen der Erklaerung in der Biologie, edited by Weingarten, M; Schlosser, G (2002), Verlag fuer Wissenschaft und Bildung.
  29. Neander, KL, Fitness and the Fate of Unicorns, in Biology Meets Psychology: Philosophical Essays, edited by Hardcastle, V (1999), pp. 3-26, Bradford, MIT Press.
  30. Neander, K, The division of phenomenal labor: A problem for representational theories of consciousness, Nous, vol. 32 no. SUPPL. 12 (October, 1998), pp. 411-434, WILEY [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  31. Neander, KL, MENTAL ILLNESS, concept of, in Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by Craig, E; Jackson, S-EBF (1998), Routledge.
  32. Neander, K, The Function of Cognition: Godfrey-Smith's Environmental Complexity Thesis, Biology & Philosophy, vol. 12 no. 4 (January, 1997), pp. 567-580, Springer Nature [doi].
  33. Neander, K, Dretske's innate modesty, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, vol. 74 no. 2 (December, 1996), pp. 258-274, Informa UK Limited [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  34. Neander, K, Swampman Meets Swampcow, Mind & Language, vol. 11 no. 1 (January, 1996), pp. 118-129, WILEY [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  35. Neander, K, Explaining complex adaptations: A reply to sober's 'reply to neander', British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, vol. 46 no. 4 (December, 1995), pp. 583-587, Oxford University Press (OUP) [doi].
  36. Neander, K, Misrepresenting & malfunctioning, Philosophical Studies, vol. 79 no. 2 (August, 1995), pp. 109-141, Springer Nature (Reprinted in part in Function, Selection, and Design (The State University of New York Press) ed., by David Buller (1998)..) [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  37. Neander, K, Pruning the tree of life, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, vol. 46 no. 1 (March, 1995), pp. 59-80, Oxford University Press (OUP) [Gateway.cgi], [doi[abs].
  38. Neander, KD; Flohr, HJ, The tautly stretched bedsheet as a trigger for decubitus ulcers, Krankenpflege Journal, vol. 33 no. 3 (March, 1995), pp. 65-67.
  39. Neander, KL, Comments on Stich and Laurence, in Prospects for Intentionality, edited by Neander, K; Ravenscroft, I (1993), pp. 120-124.
  40. Neander, K, The teleological notion of 'function, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, vol. 69 no. 4 (December, 1991), pp. 454-468, Informa UK Limited (Reprinted in Function, Selection, and Design (The State University of New York Press) ed., by David Buller (1998). Translated into French and reprinted in anthology, edited by Jean Gayon and Thomas Pradeu, title tba (Les Editions Vrin)..) [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  41. Neander, K, Functions as Selected Effects: The Conceptual Analyst's Defense, Philosophy of Science, vol. 58 no. 2 (June, 1991), pp. 168-184, University of Chicago Press (Reprinted in Nature’s Purpose: analyses of function and design in biology, ed., by Colin Allen, Marc Becoff, and George Lauder, MIT Press (1997). Reprinted in Philosophy of Evolutionary Biology (ed.) by Stefan Linquist: The International Library of Essays on Evolutionary Thought, Vol 1. (Ashgate Publishing) 2010..) [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  42. Neander, K; Menzies, P, David omens on levels of explanation, Mind, vol. 99 no. 395 (July, 1990), pp. 459-466, Oxford University Press (OUP) [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  43. NEANDER, K; MENZIES, P, OWENS,DAVID ON LEVELS OF EXPLANATION, Mind, vol. 99 no. 395 (July, 1990), pp. 459-466.
  44. K.L. Neander and Peter Menzies, David Owens on Levels of Explanation, Mind, vol. XCIX no. 395 (1990), pp. 459-466.
  45. Neander, KD, Prevention of decubitus ulcer--current perceptions, Krankenpflege Journal, vol. 27 no. 5 (May, 1989), pp. 204-211.
  46. Neander, K, What Does Natural Selection Explain? Correction to Sober, Philosophy of Science, vol. 55 no. 3 (September, 1988), pp. 422-426, University of Chicago Press [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  47. NEANDER, K, ARTIFICIAL-INTELLIGENCE - THE VERY IDEA - HAUGELAND,J, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, vol. 66 no. 2 (June, 1988), pp. 269-271 [Gateway.cgi].
  48. Neander, KL, Discussion: What Does Natural Selection Explain?, Philosophy of Science (1988), pp. 422-426.
  49. Neander, K, Pictorial representation: A matter of resemblance, The British Journal of Aesthetics, vol. 27 no. 3 (June, 1987), pp. 213-226, Oxford University Press (OUP) [Gateway.cgi], [doi].
  50. NEANDER, K, THE NATURE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL EXPLANATION - CUMMINS,R, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, vol. 64 no. 1 (March, 1986), pp. 104-108 [Gateway.cgi].
  51. Neander, KL; Mortensen, C; Speck, C, Art, Representation and Values, Journal of the Institute of Art Education, vol. 10 no. 1 (1986), pp. 63-66.
  52. K.L. Neander, "Toward an Informational Teleosemantics", in Millikan and Her Critics, edited by Justine Kingsbury  [abs].

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