Biology & Philosophy

(The TQCC of Biology & Philosophy is 10. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
From icons to symbols: Some speculations on the origins of language106
On the transfer of fitness from the cell to the multicellular organism84
From the Reaktionsnorm to the Adaptive Norm: The Norm of Reaction, 1909–196074
Biological regulation: controlling the system from within63
From allostatic agents to counterfactual cognisers: active inference, biological regulation, and the origins of cognition49
Structural representations: causally relevant and different from detectors48
The Road from Haeckel: The Jena Tradition in Evolutionary Morphology and the Origins of “Evo-Devo”45
How causal are microbiomes? A comparison with the Helicobacter pylori explanation of ulcers37
Psychological categories as homologies: lessons from ethology31
From survivors to replicators: evolution by natural selection revisited30
Occam’s Razor in science: a case study from biogeography29
Beyond networks: mechanism and process in evo-devo25
CRISPR: a new principle of genome engineering linked to conceptual shifts in evolutionary biology24
Organizational requirements for multicellular autonomy: insights from a comparative case study23
Where guesses come from: Evolutionary epistemology and the anomaly of guided variation19
From presentation to representation in E. B. Wilson'sThe Cell18
Evolution of multicellularity: cheating done right17
Overcoming disagreement: a roadmap for placebo studies16
The individuality of the species: A Darwinian theory? — from Buffon to Ghiselin, and back to Darwin16
Teleosemantics, selection and novel contents16
From Replicators to Heritably Varying Phenotypic Traits: The Extended Phenotype Revisited16
Generalization in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: From Hypothesis to Paradigm15
Horizontal persistence and the complexity hypothesis14
Measurement in biology is methodized by theory14
Relating traditional and academic ecological knowledge: mechanistic and holistic epistemologies across cultures13
From molecules to dynamic biological communities12
From humanized mice to human disease: guiding extrapolation from model to target12
Extending epigenesis: from phenotypic plasticity to the bio-cultural feedback12
Contingency’s causality and structural diversity12
From heritability to probability12
From code to speaker meaning11
Harmony from discord10
Is psychopathy a harmful dysfunction?10
The Advantages of Theft over Toil: The Design Inference and Arguing from Ignorance10