Dr John Matthewson

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Lecturer in Philosophy

School of Humanities

Telephone: +64 (09) 414 0800  ext. 43372
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Room AT2.41, Atrium, Albany

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Philosophy of Science

Philosophy of Biology

Applied ethics

Research Outputs

Journal

Matthewson, J. (2011). Trade-offs in model-building: A more target-oriented approach. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A. 42(2), 324-333
[Journal article]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Matthewson, J., & Calcott, B. (2011). Mechanistic models of population-level phenomena. Biology and Philosophy. 26(5), 737-756
[Journal article]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Matthewson, J., & Weisberg, M. (2009). The structure of tradeoffs in model building. Synthese. 170(1), 169-190
[Journal article]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Matthewson, J. (2008). Book review: Ecological orbits: How planets move and populations grow by Ginzburg, L., and Colyvan, M. (2004). Australasian Journal of Philosophy. 85(3), 697-700 Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00048400701574234
[Journal article]Authored by: Matthewson, O.
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Thesis

Matthewson, OJW. (2012). Generality and the limits of model-based science. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Matthewson, O.
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Conference

Matthewson, OJW., & Griffiths, P. (2014, March). An evolutionary approach to disease. Presented at 7th Munich-Sydney-Tilburg Conference in the Philosophy of Science: Evolutionary Thinking. University of Sydney.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Matthewson, OJW. (2014, January). Representing cognition at the group level; gains and losses. Presented at The Emergence of Social Cognition. University of Wollongong.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Matthewson, OJW.Response to Principles of Evolutionary Medicine.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Matthewson, OJ.Group agency in the real world. Presented at Australasian Association of Philosophy (NZ meeting)
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.
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Matthewson, J. (2012, December). Group Agency in the Real World. Presented at New Zealand Meeting of the Australasian Philosophy Association. Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.
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Other

Matthewson, OJW., & Griffiths, P. (2014, May). An evolutionary heuristic in medical research: requirements and pay-offs.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.
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Matthewson, OJW., & Griffiths, P. (2014, June). Application of evolutionary theory in cell biology – is there a rationale?.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Matthewson, OJW. (2013, December). When less mechanistic information produces better mechanistic explanations..
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.
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Matthewson, OJW. (2013, December). When less mechanistic information produces better mechanistic explanations..
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.
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Matthewson, OJW. (2013, December). Adaptationism and the evolutionary medicine revolution.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.
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Matthewson, OJW. (2013, September). Adaptationism and the evolutionary medicine revolution.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Matthewson, OJW.Group agents and the use of idealised models in philosophy.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Matthewson, OJW.What it will take for evolutionary thinking to truly transform medicine.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Matthewson, OJW.Adaptationism and the evolutionary medicine revolution.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Matthewson, OJ.What it will take for evolutionary thinking to truly transform medicine.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Matthewson, OJ.Group agency in the real world.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.
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Matthewson, OJ.Group agency in the real world.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.
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Matthewson, J.Philosophy and Public Health. In Auckland region public health analyst peer group meeting.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Matthewson, O.

Supervision and Teaching

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