School of History and Philosophy of Science

University of Sydney

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Recent papers and talks:

On The Coming Plague – a 1997 book review. Some thoughts on our present problems are here and here.

Tolerance: A Hierarchical Analysis (with Ben Kerr). Preprint

Materialism, Then and Now [where ‘then’ is 1968]

* A page with reviews and extra material related to Other Minds

(Photo by Daniel Boud)



Other recent papers:

• The Dual Landscape Model of Adaptation and Niche Construction (with Mark Tanaka and Ben Kerr).

Varieties of Subjectivity

* Handouts for WITT.

Models, Fictions, & Conditionals

 Evolving Across the Explanatory Gap

Communication and Representation as Sender-Receiver Coordination (with Ron Planer).

* I am now also on twitter.

In the Beginning There Was Information?

Individuality, Subjectivity, and Minimal Cognition

Loss of Music

Art and Evolution (a book review).