Publications

(Selection)

 

Edited Collection

Stegmann, U.E. (ed.) 2013: Animal Communication Theory: Influence and Information, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 468 pp.

[Reviewed in Current Biology and The Quarterly Review of Biology]

 

Journal Articles

Stegmann, U.E. 2016: ‘Genetic coding’ reconsidered: an analysis of actual usage. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 67: 707-730. [pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2015: Prospects for probabilistic theories of natural information. Erkenntnis, 80 (4): 869-893 [link] [pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2014: Causal control and genetic causation. Noûs, 48 (3): 450-465. [website] [pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2013: On the ‘transmission sense of information’. Biology and Philosophy. 28 (1): 141-144. [website][pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2012: Varieties of parity. Biology and Philosophy, 27: 903-918. [website][pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2010: What does natural selection explain? Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 41: 61-66. [website][pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2009: A consumer-based teleosemantics for animal signals. Philosophy of Science, 76: 864-875.[website][pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2009: DNA, inference, and information. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 60: 1-17.[website][pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2005: Genetic information as instructional content. Philosophy of Science, 72: 425-443. [website][pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2005: John Maynard Smith’s notion of animal signals. Biology and Philosophy, 20: 1011-1025.[website][pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2004: The arbitrariness of the genetic code. Biology and Philosophy, 19: 205-222. [website][pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. & K.E. Linsenmair 2002: Assessing the semelparity hypothesis: Egg-guarding and fecundity in an iteroparous treehopper. Ethology, 108 (10): 857-869. [website]

Stegmann, U.E. 1998: An ‘exaggerated’ trait in insects: the prothoracic skeleton of Stictocephala bisonia (Homoptera: Membracidae). Journal of Morphology, 238: 157-178. [website] [pdf]

 

Book Chapters

Stegmann, U.E. 2018: The Content of Animal Signals. In Kristin Andrews & Jacob Beck (eds.): Routledge Handbook of Animal Minds, pp. 324-332. [pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2018: Evolution and information: an overview. In Richard Joyce (ed.): Routledge Handbook of Evolution and Philosophy, pp. 79-90. [pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2016: The philosophy of communication and information. In Luciano Floridi  (ed.): Routledge Handbook in Philosophy of Information, pp. 304-317. [pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2013: A primer on information and influence in animal communication. In Animal Communication Theory, pp. 1-39. [pdf]

Stegmann, U.E. 2005: Die Adaptationismus-Debatte. In: Ulrich Krohs & Georg Toepfer (eds.): Philosophie der Biologie: Eine Einführung. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, pp. 287-303. [pdf]