What I’m working on

  • Natural Kinds: William Whewell and John Stuart Mill
  • The nature of classification [Book with Malte Ebach]
  • Essentialism in Biology¬† [Of course, I shall do more on this later]
  • Cognitive Science Accounts of Religion [Book]
  • Can religion accommodate science? [Book, under review]
  • The Evolution of Religions
  • Social dominance hierarchies in human society
  • Hybridism and Species Concepts
  • Secularism in Australia
  • Evolutionary Debunking Arguments of Religion (with Paul Griffiths)
  • Evolved to Know: Evolutionary epistemology and the naturalisation of cognition [A book I might one day write; some papers with Paul Griffiths are downloadable from PhilPapers]
  • A Justification of Theistic Evolutionism
  • Elliot Sober’s Modus Darwin
  • A review of Sober’s Evidence and Evolution
  • The Tautology Problem
  • Sundry other reviews

As of 16 May 2014

12 thoughts on “What I’m working on

    1. When I write it, I’ll let you know ;-) Actually it’s a long term research program, part of what I am being covered for in my present grant.

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  1. Would it be incorrect to suggest that religion may have evolved throughout history so as to suit an evolving discourse of truth itself? That’s going to be an interesting paper – sounds like you’ll require a research assistant though!
    Trip sounds fantastic can’t wait to hear about it over coffee when you return.

    – Just watched a program on SBS ‘Darwin’s Dangerous Idea’ – sounds confronting! Lots of comments on the website, didn’t realise people are so passionate about this subject!
    http://www.sbs.com.au/documentary/blogs/view/id/113372/t/Darwin-s-Dangerous-Idea

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