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Welcome to the biophilosophy website.
I am a philosopher of science based at the University of Guelph. Here you will find information about my research, teaching and other interests. 

Stefan Linquist's  CV

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Forthcoming article
Causal role myopia and the functional investigation of junk DNA
Forthcoming article

Breaking news from genome-level ecology: not everything that is a Darwinian Individual should be scientifically regarded as such.

Azimuth Journal, Special Edition on Darwin's Tangled Legacy
Recent encyclopedia entry (2022)

The distinction between innate and acquired characteristics
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Recent article

Transposon dynamics and the epigenetic switch hypothesis

Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics (2021)

You can watch a recorded presentation of the article from the 2021 conference, Digital Studies of Digital Science.

Recent collaboration

Transposable element persistence via potential genome-level ecosystem engineering

BMC Genomics (2020)
Recent article

Two (and a half) arguments for conserving biodiversity on aesthetic grounds

Biology & Philosophy (2020)

Speaking with Kelly Jones (then of CFRU Radio) about fish farms, First Nations, and field philosophy.


Me and Peter Godfrey-Smith on Discovery Channel talking about octopus behaviour