Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., Duke University, 2007
Areas of Expertise:
Philosophy of biology, especially evolution and behavior
- Pence, C. and Ramsey, G. (forthcoming) “Is organismic fitness at the basis of evolutionary theory?” Philosophy of Science.
- De Block, A. and Ramsey, G. (forthcoming) “The organism-centered approach to cultural evolution.” Topoi.
- Ramsey, G. (2013) “Human nature in a post-essentialist world.” Philosophy of Science 80: 983-993.DOI: 10.1086/673902.
- Ramsey, G. and Pence, C. H. (2013) “Fitness: philosophical problems.” In: eLS. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0003443.pub2
- Ramsey, G. (2013) “Driftability.” Synthese 190: 3909-3928. DOI: 10.1007/s11229-012-0232-6.
- Ramsey, G. (2013) “Can fitness differences be a cause of evolution?” Philosophy & Theory in Biology. 5e:401. http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.6959004.0005.001
- Pence, C. and Ramsey, G. (2013) “A new foundation for the propensity interpretation of fitness” British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. DOI: 10.1093/bjps/axs037
- Ramsey, G. (2013) “Organisms, traits, and population subdivisions: two arguments against the causal conception of fitness?” British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. DOI: 10.1093/bjps/axs010
- Ramsey, G. (2013) “Culture in humans and other animals” Biology and Philosophy. 27: 457-479. DOI: 10.1007/s10539-012-9347-x