Recent Publications

Jantzen, B. “Symmetry and Causation: A General Theory of Biological Individuality,” Minnesota Studies in Philosophy of Science (forthcoming).

Jantzen, B. "Discovery without a 'logic' would be a miracle," Synthese (forthcoming). (preprint)

Jantzen, B. (2014). "Projection, symmetry, and natural kinds," Synthese, doi:10.1007/s11229-014-0637-5. (preprint)

Jantzen, B. (2014). “Piecewise Versus Total Support: How to Deal with Background Information in Likelihood Arguments,” Philosophy of Science, 81(3): 313-331.

Jantzen, B. (2014). An Introduction to Design Arguments. Cambridge University Press.

Jantzen, B. (2012). “Peirce on miracles: the failure of Bayesian analysis” in Jake Chandler and Victoria Harrison (eds.), Probability in the Philosophy of Religion, Oxford University Press.

Jantzen, B. (2010). “An awkward symmetry: The tension between particle ontologies and
permutation invariance,” Philosophy of Science 78(1): 39-59. (preprint)

Jantzen, B. (2010). “No two entities without identity,” Synthese 181(3): 433-450.

Jantzen, B. (2009). “Peirce on the method of balancing ‘likelihoods’.” Transactions of the
Charles S. Peirce Society 45(4): 668-688. (offprint)

Jantzen, B. and D. Danks (2008). “Biological codes and topological causation.” Philosophy of
Science 75: 259–277. (preprint)

Jantzen, B. and T. Eisner (2008). “Hindwings are unnecessary for flight but essential for
execution of normal evasive flight in Lepidoptera.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105(43): 16636-16640. (offprint)