Centre for Philosophy of Science Lisbon Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab

Media

  • Video Website of the 2013 Evolutionary Patterns Conference.
  • Video Website of the 2013 Evolution Schools (features interviews with the teachers of the Summer and Winter School and videos of the ambiance).
  • AppEEL's YouTube channel (contains the full 2013 Public Conference on Evolution as well as shots of the Teenager Day and news on the Lab).

Publications

Springer Book Series: Interdisciplinary Evolution Research

Published volumes

Nathalie Gontier, PhD Nathalie Gontier, PhD Nathalie Gontier, PhD Nathalie Gontier, PhD Nathalie Gontier, PhD

Forthcoming Titles

  • The Evolution of Social Cognition in Primates, Laura Desiree di Paola et al. (eds)

Reviews

Group Publications

  • Campos, F., Correia, L. and Calado, J. (2013). "Loop Closure Detection with a Holistic Image" Feature. In: Correia, L., Paulo Reis, L. & Cascalho, J. (eds.) Progress in Artificial Intelligence, EPIA 2013. Springer: Dordrecht.
  • Carrapiço, F., 2012. "The symbiotic phenomenon in the evolutive context". In: Pombo, O., Rahman, S., Torres, J.M. & Symon, J. (eds) Special Sciences and the Unity of Science, Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science 24. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2012. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-2030-5_7.
  • Correia, L., Paulo Reis, L. & Cascalho, J. (eds.) (2013). Progress in Artificial Intelligence, EPIA 2013. Springer: Dordrecht.
  • Debernardi M, Serrelli E (2013). "From bacteria to Saint Francis to Gaia in the symbiotic view of evolution". Evolution: Education and Outreach 6(4). DOI 10.1186/1936-6434-6-4.
  • Gontier, N. 2013. "Pointing and the Evolution of Language: An Applied Evolutionary Epistemological Approach." Humana Mente, Journal of Philosophical Studies 24: 1-26.
  • Manso, A. and Correia, L. (2013). "A Multiset Genetic Algorithm for the Optimization of Deceptive Problems". In Proceedings of the 15th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO), pages 813-820. New York: Association Computing Machinery.
  • Mariano, P. and Correia, L. (2013). "Population Dynamics of Centipede Game using an Energy Based Evolutionary Algorithm". In ECAL-12th European Conference on Artificial Life Proceedings.
  • Mariano, P. and Correia, L. (2013). "Extinctions Are a Population Level Dilemma". In Workshop on Collective Behaviors . ECAL-12th European Conference on Artificial Life Proceedings.
  • Brambilla, R. & Serrelli, E. (2013). "The goals and conditions of successful interdisciplinarity. Some critical guidelines in planning, managing and evaluating interdisciplinary projects." Paradigmi. Rivista di critica filosofica.
  • Silva, F., Correia, L. and Christensen, A. L. (2013). "Dynamics of Neuronal Models in Online Neuroevolution of Robotic Controllers". In: Correia, L., Paulo Reis, L. & Cascalho, J. (eds.) Progress in Artificial Intelligence, EPIA 2013. Springer: Dordrecht.
  • Straffon, L. (2013). "On the evolution of visual art as a signal". In Bartalesi, L. & Portera, M. (eds.) Aisthesis. Pratiche, linguaggie e saperi delléstetico. Firenze University Press.
  • Straffon, L. (2014). "Stylish Hominins: On the origins of visual art". In Fabrizio Panebianco & Emanuele Serrelli (eds.) Cultural Traits. A multidisciplinary perspective. Springer.

Presentations

Group Presentations

  • AAAS SYMPOSIUM SESSION ON HOW MACROEVOLUTIONARY STUDIES CALL FOR AN EXTENDED SYNTHESIS, February 17th, 2013, Boston, USA
    Organizing Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
    Organizers: Nathalie Gontier, Emanuele Serrelli
    Speakers: David Sepkoski; Douglas H. Erwin; Derek Turner; Folmer Bokma; Alycia Stigall, Nathalie Gontier & Emanuele Serrelli
  • AAAS SYMPOSIUM SESSION ON HOW SYMBIOSIS, HORIZONTAL GENE TRANSFER AND VIROLUTION CALL FOR AN EXTENDED SYNTHESIS, February 16th, 2013, Boston, USA
    Organizing Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
    Organizers: Nathalie Gontier & Francisco Carrapiço. Moderator: Luís Correia.
    Speakers: Douglas Zook; William Martin; Frédéric Bouchard; Nathalie Gontier; Luís Correia, Emanuele Serrelli
  • AAA SYMPOSIUM SESSION ON CULTURAL TRANSMISSION STUDIES: TREE AND NETWORK MODELS OF MICRO- AND MACROEVOLUTION, November, 25th, 2013, San Francisco, USA
    Organizing Institution: American Anthropological Association (AAA)
    Organizers: Nathalie Gontier, Emanuele Serrelli. Moderator: Larissa Mendoza Straffon.
    Speakers: Frank Kressing, Emanuele Serrelli, Quentin Douglas Atkinson, Nathalie Gontier, Matthew Joseph Walsh, Anna Marie Prentiss (absent, replaced by MJ Walsh), Larissa Mendoza Straffon, Alberto Bisin
  • ISHPSSB ROUNDTABLE ON EVOLUTION'S NARRATIVES: FROM COMPETITION TO INTERACTION, July 10th, 2013, Montpellier, France
    Organizing Institution: International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB)
    Organizer: Nathalie Gontier
    Speakers: Michael Bradie, Nathalie Gontier, Charbel Niño El-Hani, Luis Villarreal
  • ISHPSSB ROUNDTABLE ON BACK TO DARWIN'S TANGLED BANK: TAKING ECOLOGICAL SCIENCES SERIOUSLY IN EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, July 10th, 2013, Montpellier, France
    Organizing Institution: International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB)
    Organizer: Emanuele Serrelli
    Speakers: Emanuele Serrelli, Greg Cooper, Nei de Freitas Nunes-Neto, Julien Delord
  • ISHPSSB CONFERENCE SESSION ON UNDERSTANDING VARIATION BEYOND THE MODERN SYNTHESIS, July 8th, 2013, Montpellier, France
    Organizing Institution: International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB)
    Organizers: Davide Vecchi & Emanuele Serrelli
    Speakers: Davide Vecchi, Pablo Razeto-Barry, Emanuele Serrelli, Nathalie Gontier.

Individual Presentations

  • Carrapiço, F. (2013). "Who lives inside Azolla?", Workshop in the Evolution Day for Teenagers, organized by AppEEL and Ciência Viva at the Ciência Viva Pavilion of Knowledge, Lisbon, Portugal, March 16.
  • Campos, F., Correia, L. and João Calado (2013). Loop Closure Detection with a Holistic Image Feature. EPIA- 16th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, September 9-12.
  • Correia, L. and Manso, A. (2013). "Models of multi-species evolution in natural and artificial societies". AAAS 2013, Boston, USA, February 5-22.
  • Correia, L. and Mariano, P. (2013). "Population Dynamics of Centipede Game using an Energy Based Evolutionary Algorithm". ECAL-12th European Conference on Artificial Life. September 2-6.
  • Correia, L. and Mariano, P. (2013). "Extinctions Are a Population Level Dilemma". Workshop on Collective Behaviors and Social Dynamics (CBSD., ECAL-12th European Conference on Artificial Life. September 2-6.
  • Correia, L. (2013). Conference and Program co-chair. ECAL 2013-12th European Conference on Artificial Life.
  • Gontier, N. (2013). "Variation in a World with Multiple Levels, Mechanisms, and Units of Evolution: The Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Approach". In: ISHPSSB Symposium Session on "Understanding Variation beyond the Modern Synthesis", organized by Davide Vecchi & Emanuele Serrelli, Montpellier, France, June 8.
  • Gontier, N. (2013). "Applied Evolutionary Epistemology." 3-Day International Conference on Evolutionary Patterns, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, May 27.
  • Gontier, N. (2013). "Punctuated Equilibria: a universal pattern in life and culture", AAAS, Boston, USA, February 17.
  • Gontier, N. (2013). "The importance of horizontal evolution for the sociocultural sciences", In: AAAS, Boston, USA, February 16.
  • Gontier, N. (2012). "Units, levels and mechanisms of cultural evolution: an applied evolutionary epistemological account". In: AAA, San Francisco, USA, November 15.
  • Gontier, N. (2013). "Philosophy of Biology." Honors Program for University Students, University of Ghent, Belgium (November 10).
  • Gontier, N. (2013). "Philosophy of Science and the Extended Synthesis." Gulbenkian Science Institute, Oeiras. (October, 2013)
  • Gontier, N. (2013). "Language Evolution and Evolutionary Epistemology." Department of English, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland, June 6.
  • Gontier, N. (2013). "Applied Evolutionary Epistemology and the Evolution of Language." Biolinguistics Initiative Barcelona, Linguistics Department, Barcelona, Spain, March 22.
  • Gontier, N. (2013). "Applied Evolutionary Epistemology and introduction to AppEEL." Center for Environmental Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal, March 20.
  • Gontier, N. (2012). Presentation of the JTF Project: "Implementing the Extended Synthesis in Evolutionary Biology into the Sociocultural Domain", Autonomous Section for the History and Philosophy of Science, Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal, October, 4.
  • Panebianco F, Serrelli E (2013). "Eco-phenotypic physiologies: a new kind of modeling for unifying evolution, ecology and cultural transmission". 3-Day International Conference on Evolutionary Patterns, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, May 27th-29th.
  • Pina, M. (2013). "Are all viruses and microbes bad for me?", Workshop in the Evolution Day for Teenagers, organized by AppEEL and Ciência Viva at the Ciência Viva Pavilion of Knowledge, Lisbon, Portugal, March 16.
  • Pina, M. (2013). "Behavioral Epigenetics: a Biomedical and Epistemological Assessment", International Conference on Evolutionary Patterns, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, May 28.
  • Pombo, O. (2013). "What's the difference between science and philosophy?", Workshop in the Evolution Day for Teenagers, organized by AppEEL and Ciência Viva at the Ciência Viva Pavilion of Knowledge, Lisbon, Portugal, March 16.
  • Serrelli E (2012). "The challenge of tree-thinking and network-thinking: conceptual issues across biological and cultural domains". In: Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, November 14-18, 2012, San Francisco, CA.
  • Serrelli E (2013). "Symbiogenetic Views and the Gaia Hypothesis". Paper at 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting, Boston, February 14th-18th.
  • Serrelli E (2013). "Ecologia, Biogeografia e Descendência nos Modelos Recentes de Evolução Humana [Sloshing in the bucket: Ecology, Biogeography, and descent in recent Models of Human Evolution]". Lisbon Evolution Day, Ciência Viva Knowledge Pavillion, Lisboa, Portugal, March 16. With Folmer Bokma, Douglas Zook, Larissa Mendoza, Daniel Dor, Mónica Tamariz.
  • Serrelli E (2013). "Integration between ecological and genealogical patterns: where are we?". 3-Day International Conference on Evolutionary Patterns, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, May 27th-29th.
  • Silva, F., Correia, L. and Christensen, Anders L. (2013). Dynamics of Neuronal Models in Online Neuroevolution of Robotic Controllers, September 9-12. (Nominated for best student paper).
  • Serrelli E (2013). "The Extended Evolutionary Synthesis: new theory, new practices, new marketing, or new narratives?". The Evolution Conference [joint annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB), and the American Society of Naturalists (ASN)], Snowbird, Utah, USA, June 21-25th.
  • Serrelli E (2013). "Phenotypic variation in ecological setting: a challenge for evolutionary modeling beyond the Modern Synthesis". Meeting of the International Society for History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB), Montpellier, France, July 7-11.
  • Straffon, L. (2012). "Cultural Transmission Studies: Tree and Network Models of Micro and Macroevolution". American Anthropological Association 2012, San Fancisco, CA, USA, November 15.
  • Straffon, L. (2013). "The Role of Visual Art". In: Human Evolution. Lisbon Evolution Day 2013, Ciencia Viva Knowledge Pavilion, Lisbon, Portugal, March 16.
  • Straffon L. (2013). "Explaining the Evolutionary Origins of Visual Art through Identity and Cooperation". European Human Behaviour & Evolution Association 2013, Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 24-27.
  • Straffon, L. (2013). "Human Cooperative Behaviour as a Key Selective Pressure for the Evolution of Visual Art". International Conference on Evolutionary Patterns. Horizontal and Vertical Transmission and Micro- and Macroevolutionary Patterns of Biological and Sociocultural Evolution. Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, May 29.