Meaning for the Brain and Meaning for the Person

Inheritance systems

  1. English, S., Pen, I., Shea, N. & Uller, T. (2015), ‘The Information Value of Non-Genetic Inheritance in Plants and Animals’, PloS one. 10, 1, , e0116996 [open access pdf] [link]
  2. Powell, R. & Shea, N. (2014), ‘Homology across inheritance systems’, Biology and Philosophy [pre-print pdf] [link]
  3. Shea, N. (2013), ‘Inherited Representations are Read in Development’, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 64(1), pp. 1-31 [open access pdf] [link]
  4. Shea, N. (2012), ‘New thinking, innateness and inherited representation’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 367, pp. 2234-44 [open access pdf] [link]
  5. Shea, N. (2012), ‘Genetic representation explains the cluster of innateness-related properties’, Mind & Language, 27(4), pp. 466-493 [open access pdf] [link]
  6. Shea, N., Pen, I., Uller, T. (2011), ‘Three epigenetic information channels and their different roles in evolution’, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24, pp. 1178-87 [open access pdf] [link]
  7. Shea, N. (2011), ‘Developmental Systems Theory Formulated as a Claim About Inherited Information’,Philosophy of Science 78, pp. 60-82 [open access pdf] [link]
  8. Shea, N. (2011), ‘What’s Transmitted?  Inherited Information.’ Biology & Philosophy 26(2), pp. 183-189 [pre-print pdf] [link] [target article]
  9. Shea, N., (2009) ‘Imitation as an inheritance system’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 364, 2429-2443 [pre-print pdf] [published pdf]
  10. Shea, N. (2007) ‘Representation in the genome and in other inheritance systems’ Biology and Philosophy, 22, 313-331 [pre-print pdf] [link]
  11. Shea, N. (2006) ‘The Biological Basis of Cultural Transmission’, review of Kim Sterelny, Thought in a Hostile World (Blackwell, 2003), British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 57, 259-266 [pre-print pdf] [link]