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Stephen Downes

Professor

PhD Virgina Tech


Office/Building: Carolyn Tanner Irish Hum Bldg, 0045 Room: 402A
Phone: 801-581-6094
Email: u0031428@utah.edu
Lab Website: https://philpeople.org/profiles/stephen-m-downes

Research Statement


My research is in philosophy of science and philosophy of biology. I currently have two main research interests: Biology of Human Behavior and Models and Images in Science.

Specific Interests
  • philosophy of biology

Selected Publications


  • Stephen M Downes (date unknown). Models and Modeling in the Sciences: A Philosophical Introduction. (pp. 104). Routledge. Accepted
  • Stephen M. Downes (date unknown). Variability of Aggression. Springer. Accepted
  • Stephen M. Downes (date unknown). Scientific Imperialism and explanatory appeals to evolution in the social sciences. Routledge. Accepted
  • Stephen M. Downes (date unknown). “Evolutionary Psychology” in L. McIntyre and A. Rosenberg (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Social Science. New York: Routledge: 330-339 (2016).. Accepted
  • Stephen M. Downes (date unknown). Evolutionary Psychology. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Accepted.
  • Stephen M. Downes (date unknown). “La Psychologie Évolutionniste, L’Adaptation et L’Orginisation” (E-Edition) in Heams, T. et al. (Eds.) Les Mondes Darwiniens: 1115-1140. undefined. Accepted
  • Stephen M. Downes (date unknown). Human nature: An Overview. Routledge. Accepted
  • Stephen M. Downes (date unknown). “Evolutionary Psychology, Adaptation and Design” in Heams, T. et al. (Eds.), Handbook of Evolutionary Thinking in the Sciences. Dordrecht: Springer: 659-673.. Accepted
  • Stephen M. Downes (date unknown). “Reform for the evolutionary social sciences or a new theory of human nature?” Metascience, Vol. 25:479-485 (2016).. Accepted