Articles in English

“The Curious Case of the Double Dissident”, in T. A. Hillman, T. Borland & M. Huemer (eds.),  Dissident Philosophers, London: Palgrave (forthcoming).

Kant Can’t Get No . . . Contradiction, Philosophia 2020 (published online).

Avoid Certain Frustration—Or Maybe Not?Thought 7 (2018), 218-222.

Is Racial Profiling a Legitimate Strategy in the Fight against Violent Crime, Philosophia, 46 (2018), 981-999.

Study Philosophy to Improve Thinking—A Case of False Advertising?, Quillette (July 1, 2017)

From Bad Logic to Bad Philosophy: the Case of Alain Badiou, Rightly Considered (March 10, 2017)

Universities Should Stop Promising an Education They Cannot Deliver, South China Morning Post (May 30, 2015)

Crossing the ‘Explanatory Divide’: A Bridge to Nowhere?, International Journal of Epidemiology 44 (2015), 1124–1127.

Women in Philosophy: Problems with the Discrimination Hypothesis, co-authored with Rafael De Clercq, Academic Questions (2014).

Confusions about Race: A New Installment, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 44 (2013), 287-293.

An Explosion Without a Bang, International Journal of Epidemiology 40 (2011), 592-596.

Where in the World is Carmen de Macedo?, Inside Higher Education (January 31, 2011).

Nature, Nurture, and Politics, Biology and Philosophy (2010), 433-436.

Race: A Social Destruction of a Biological Concept, Biology and Philosophy 25 (2010), 143-162.

Guilt by Statistical Association: Revisiting the Prosecutor’s Fallacy and the Interrogator’s Fallacy (under a pseudonym), Journal of Philosophy 105 (2008), 320-332.

Gattaca, in P. Livingston & C. Plantinga (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Cinema, London: Routledge, 2008.

Sudden Infant Death or Murder? A Royal Confusion about Probabilities, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 58 (2007), 299-329. (Reprinted in A. Bird & J. Ladyman, eds. Arguing about Science, London: Routledge, 2010.)

Gay Marriage: The Victory of Political Correctness and Bad Arguments, English translation of an article published in Prolegomena 6 (2007), 5-28.

From Genes to Incest Taboos: The Crucial Step, in W. H. Durham & A. P. Wolf (eds.), Incest, Inbreeding, and the Incest Taboo: The State of Knowledge at the Turn of the Century, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004, 109-120.

Heritability and Indirect Causation, Philosophy of Science 70 (2003), 1002-1014.

Evolution of Human Jealousy: A Just-So Story or a Just-So Criticism?, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 33 (2003), 427-443.

Philosophy of Science that Ignores Science: Race, IQ and Heritability, Philosophy of Science 67 (2000), pp.580-602.

AltruismBritish Journal for the Philosophy of Science 50 (1999), pp.457-466.

From Biological Inhibitions to Cultural Prohibitions: How Not to Refute Edward Westermarck, Biology and Philosophy 13, (1998), pp.413-426.

Reductionism and Supervenience, in P. Weingart et al. (eds.), Human by Nature: Between Biology and Social Sciences. Mahwah, N. J.: Erlbaum, 1997.

Recent Work on Human Altruism and Evolution, Ethics 106 (1995), pp.328-357. (Reprinted in N. Levy (ed.), Evolutionary Ethics, vol.III, Ashgate, 2010.)

Heritability and Causality, Philosophy of Science 60 (1993), pp.396-418.

Egalitarianism and Natural Lottery, Public Affairs Quarterly 7 (1993), pp.47-59.

Science and Politics: Dangerous Liaisons, Journal for General Philosophy of Science 23 (1992), 129-151.

9 thoughts on “Articles in English

  1. I too would be interested in the translation of that article. You always have compelling arguments, especially on socially controversial topics.


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