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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. 2023. “How Tracking Technology is Changing Animal Ecology: Epistemic Values, Interdisciplinarity, and Technology-Driven Scientific Change.” Synthese. 201: 128.

Trappes, Rose. 2022. “Individual Differences, Uniqueness, and Individuality in Behavioural Ecology.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science. 96: 19-26.

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. 2022. “How Individualized Niches Arise: Defining Mechanisms of Niche Construction, Niche Choice, and Niche Conformance.” BioScience. 72 (6): 538-548.

Trappes, Rose, Behzad Nematipour and Ulrich Krohs. 2022. “Introduction to Niches and Mechanisms in Ecology and Evolution (Special Issue).” Biology and Philosophy. 37: 55.

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 and Under Review

Trappes, Rose. Under review. “Data Synthesis for Big Questions: From Animal Tracks to Ecological Models” PTPBio.

Trappes, Rose. Under review. “The easy difference: Sex in behavioural ecology” in Purple Brains, Working on the limits of feminist philosophy, edited by Annabelle Dufourcq, Annemie Halsema, Katrine Smiet & Karen Vintges.

Dorninger, Christian, Christopher Luederitz, Rose Trappes, Julius Rathgens, Max-Friedemann Kretschmer, Lynn Chiu, Henrik von Wehrden, Roberto Cazzolla Gatti and Guido Caniglia. In preparation. “Why care about niches? A cross-disciplinary review to understand agent-environment interactions for sustainability” 

Trappes, Rose, Alkistis Elliott-Graves and Marie I. Kaiser. In preparation. “Epistemological Challenges of Studying Individuality in Biology” 

Trappes, Rose. In preparation. “Behavioural Dispositions and Social Interactions: Better Understanding Pluralism about Behaviour” in Sarah Richardson, Heidi Grasswick, Carla Fehr, and Michael R. Dietrich (eds), Subjects, Power, and Knowledge: Critical Perspectives on the Philosophy of Helen Longino.

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