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Kaiser, Marie I. and Rose Trappes. Forthcoming. “Individual-level Mechanisms in Ecology and Evolution.” In From Biological Practice to Scientific Metaphysics, edited by Alan C. Love, Janella Baxter, William Bausman, Oliver Lean, C. Kenneth Waters. Minnesota Studies, Vol. 23, University of Minnesota Press.

Trappes, Rose. 2021. “Defining the Niche for Niche Construction: Evolutionary and Ecological Niches.” Biology and Philosophy. 36: 31.

Kaiser, Marie I. and Rose Trappes. 2021. “Broadening the Problem Agenda of Biological Individuality: Individual Differences, Uniqueness, and Temporality.” Biology and Philosophy. 36: 15.

Heydari, Arash, Ali Teymoori, and Rose Trappes. 2021. “Honor killing as a dark side of modernity: Prevalence, common discourses, and a critical view” Social Science Information. 60 (1): 86-106.

Trappes, Rose, Daniel Cohnitz, Viorel Pâslaru, T.J. Perkins, and Ali Teymoori. 2020. “The Online Alternative: Sustainability, Justice, and Conferencing in Philosophy.” European Journal of Analytic Philosophy. 16 (2): 145-172.

Trappes, Rose. 2019. “Evaluating Elizabeth Grosz’s Biological Turn.” Hypatia 34 (4): 736-754.

Book Reviews

Trappes, Rose. 2020. “Review of Laura Hengehold: Simone de Beauvoir’s Philosophy of Individuation.” philoSOPHIA 10 (1):131-135.

Trappes, Rose. 2019. “Almost but not quite human: defining the human species through infrahuman figures. Review of Megan Glick: Infrahumanisms.” Metascience 29:147-150.

Trappes, Rose. 2018. “Review of Laura Hengehold, Nancy Bauer (Eds.): A Companion to Simone de Beauvoir.” Phenomenological Reviews

Trappes, Rose. 2017. “Review of Karen Vintges: A New Dawn for the Second Sex: Women’s Freedom Practices in World Perspective.” Hypatia Reviews Online

In preparation

Trappes, Rose, Behzad Nematipour, Marie I. Kaiser, Ulrich Krohs, Koen J. van Benthem, Ulrich R. Ernst, Jürgen Gadau, Peter Korsten, Joachim Kurtz, Holger Schielzeth, Tim Schmoll, Elina Takola. [major revisions] “How Individualised Niches Arise: Defining Mechanisms of Niche Construction, Niche Choice, and Niche Conformance.” BioScience. Preprint:

Trappes, Rose, Behzad Nematipour and Ulrich Krohs (editors). “Niches in Ecology and Evolution.” Special Issue in Biology and Philosophy.

Trappes, Rose. “Big Data in Behavioural Biology: Supplementing Statistics with Ethological Insights.” Synthese, special issue Digital Studies of Digital Science, ed. Charles Pence and Luca Rivelli.

Trappes, Rose. Individuality in Behavioural Ecology. PhD Thesis, Bielefeld University.

Feel free to get in touch about any of my work, I’m happy to share drafts.

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