Papers

Refereed Publications

Carlos Mariscal and Leonore Fleming. “Why We Should Care About Universal Biology” Biological Theory. (2017) doi: DOI: 10.1007/s13752-017-0280-8

Fleming, Leonore. “Two Dogmas of Biology” Philosophy & Theory in Biology (2017) 9(2): 1-14. *Open Access*

Fleming, Leonore and Robert Brandon. “Why Flying Dogs are Rare: A General Theory of Luck in the Evolutionary TransitionsStudies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (2015) 49: 24-31 DOI: 10.1016/j.shpsc.2014.10.006

Brandon, Robert and Leonore Fleming. “Drift sometimes dominates selection, and vice versa: A reply to Clatterbuck, Sober and Lewontin” Biology and Philosophy (2014) 29(4):577-585 DOI: 10.1007/s10539-014-9437-z

cover_2013-08Fleming, Leonore and Daniel McShea. “Drosophila Mutants Suggest a Strong Drive Toward Complexity in Evolution.” Evolution and Development (2013) 15(1): 53-62 DOI: 10.1111/ede.12014

Featured in Scientific American on July 17, 2013 in an article by Carl Zimmer (Access the Scientific American article or download it here)

Fleming, Leonore. The Notion of Limited Perfect Adaptedness in Darwin’s Principle of Divergence.” Perspectives on Science (2013) 21(1): 1-22. DOI:10.1162/POSC_a_00084

Fleming, Leonore. Network Theory and the Formation of Groups without Evolutionary Forces.” Evolutionary Biology (2012) 39(1): 94-105. DOI: 10.1007/s11692-011-9140-9

Invited Publications

Fleming, Leonore. biology, philosophy of.A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory: Second Edition. Payne, Michael and Jessica Rae Barbera (eds). Blackwell Publishing, 2010.

Fleming, Leonore. neo-Darwinism.” A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory: Second Edition. Payne, Michael and Jessica Rae Barbera (eds). Blackwell Publishing, 2010.

Under Review

 

In Progress

“Teleology and Upper Directedness in Astrophysics”

“Driverless Cars in an Indeterministic World: the new scientific paradigm of chance and stochasticity”

“Too Big To Fail? Databanks and Big Data Initiatives”

“Making Sense of Evolution in a Universal Context” (with Carlos Mariscal)

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