Cultural Evolution

‘Cumulative Culture and Complex Cultural Traditions’ Mind & Language. (In Press; pre-print)

Normativity, social change, and the epistemological framing of culture. Behavioral & Brain Sciences. (Link)

A Systems Approach to Cultural Evolution. (With M Enquist and F Jansson) Palgrave Communications. (Open Access)

Looking for middle ground in Cultural Attraction Theory. Evolutionary Anthropology. (Link)

Causes of Cultural Disparity: Switches, Tuners, and the Cognitive Science of Religion. Philosophical Psychology. (Link)

Cultural Attractor Theory and Explanation. Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology. (Open Access)

What are cultural attractors? Biology & Philosophy. (Open Access)

Cognition and the Evolution of Cognition

Cognitive Novelties, Informational Form, and Structural-Causal Explanations. Synthèse. (Open Access)

Beyond Brain Size: Uncovering the Neural Correlates of Behavioral and Cognitive Specialization [Including Commentaries and Response] (With Logan, CJ, S Avin, N Boogert, FR Cross, A Currie, S Jelbert, D Lukas, R Mares, AF Navarette, S Shigeno, and SH Montgomery). Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews. (Open Access)

Domains of Generality. (With Marta Halina) Behavioral and Brain Sciences. (Link)

How to be Skilful: Opportunistic Robustness and Normative Sensitivity. Synthèse. (Link)

Evolutionary Theory

Synthesising Arguments and the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science C: Biology and Biomedical Science. (Link)

Reciprocal Causation and the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis. Biological Theory. (Open Access)

Essay Reviews, Commentaries, and Miscellanea

Evolution, Cultural Evolution, and Epistemic Optimism: Alberto Acerbi’s Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age and Hugo Mercier’s Not Born Yesterday. Acta Biotheoretica. (Link)

What’s Left of Human Nature? A Post-Essentialist, Pluralist, and Interactive Account of a Contested Concept by Maria Kronfeldner. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science. (Link)

Forces, Friction, and Fractionation: Denis Walsh’s Organisms, Agency, and Evolution. (With Adrian Currie) Biology & Philosophy. (Open Access)

Cultural Longevity: Morin on Cultural Lineages. Biology and Philosophy. (Link)