2014. Determinism and Total Explanation in the Biological and Behavioral Sciences. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2014. "Mapping Kinds in GIS and Cartography," in Natural Kinds After the Practice-Turn (Katie Kendig ed.), Pickering & Chatto, London. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2014. James and Dewey on Abstraction. The Pluralist. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2014. The Genetic Reification of "Race"? A Story of Two Mathematical Methods. Critical Philosophy of Race. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2013. With Jonathan Michael Kaplan. Realism, Antirealism, and Conventionalism about Race. Philosophy of Science. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2013. With Fabrizzio Guerrero McManus. Review of Michael Ruse The Philosophy of Human Evolution. (Cambridge University Press), Evolution. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2013. Review of Stephen Stich Collected Papers. Vol 2. Knowledge, Rationality, and Morality (Oxford University Press), Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. [Read review on NDPR's website.]

2013. With Jonathan Michael Kaplan. Ontologies and Politics of Bio-Genomic 'Race.' Theoria. A Journal of Social and Political Theory (South Africa). 60 (136): 54-80 [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2013. With Michael J. Wade and Christopher C. Dimond. Pluralism in Evolutionary Controversies: Styles and Averaging Strategies in Hierarchical Selection Theories. Biology and Philosophy 28: 957-979[Download PDF from philpapers.com.]  

2013 (invited). "The Structure of Scientific Theories" for Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. [Check SEP Projected Contents hereEmail me for a copy.]

2013. With Jonathan M. Kaplan. Prisoners of Abstraction? The Theory and Measure of Genetic Variation, and the Very Concept of "Race." Biological Theory 7: 401-412. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2012. Interweaving Categories: Styles, Paradigms, and Models. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Part A 43: 628-639. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2012. Mathematical Modeling in Biology: Philosophy and Pragmatics. Frontiers in Plant Evolution and Development. [Download open access publication here.]

2011. Part-Whole Science. Synthese 178: 397-427. [Download PDF.] 

2011. Darwin's Pluralism, Then and Now. Review of David N. Reznick's The Origin Then and Now. An Interpretative Guide to the Origin of Species (Princeton UP, 2009). Metascience. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2011. "Una revisión crítica de los estilos de investigación científica: Teoría, práctica y estilos," in Historia, prácticas y estilos en la filosofía de la ciencia. Hacia una epistemología plural. (S. Martínez, X. Huang, and G. Guillaumin, eds.), Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, pp. 259-287 (in Spanish). [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2011. Consciousness Modeled: Reification and Promising Pluralism. Pensamiento (Madrid, Spain) 67 (254): 617-630. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2011. "¿La cosificación genética de la 'raza'? Un análisis crítico", in Genes (&) mestizos. Genómica y raza en la biomedicina mexicana. (C. López-Beltrán, ed.), UNAM, Mexico City, pp. 237-258 (in Spanish). 
[Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2011 (Forthcoming). "Evo-Devo as a Trading Zone" in Conceptual Change in Biology: Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives on Evolution and Development. (A. Love, ed.), Springer Verlag, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2009. Schaffner's Model of Theory Reduction: Critique and Reconstruction. Philosophy of Science 76: 119-142.  [Download PDF.]

2009. Prediction in Selectionist Evolutionary Theory. Philosophy of Science 76: 889-901. [Download PDF]

2009. Character Analysis in Cladistics: Abstraction, Reification, and the Search for Objectivity. Acta Biotheoretica 57: 129-162.  [Download PDF]

2009. Introduction: From a Philosophical Point of View. Acta Biotheoretica 57: 5-10.  [Download PDF]

2009. Missing in Action: On Science and Constructivism in the Realism Debates. A Dialogue. Review of Kyle Stanford's Exceeding Our Grasp. Science, History, and the Problem of Unconceived Alternatives (Oxford UP, 2006), Metascience. (pp. 16-25). [Download PDF

2008. Systemic Darwinism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA). 105 (33): 11833-11838. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2007. "Estilos de investigación científica, modelos e insectos sociales", in Variedad Infinita. Ciencia y representación. Un enfoque histórico y filosófico (E. Suárez, ed.). UNAM and Editorial Limusa, pp. 55-89.  [Download PDF]

2006. Parts and Theories in Compositional Biology. Biology and Philosophy 21: 471-499.  [Download PDF.]

2006. On the Dangers of Making Scientific Models Ontologically Independent: Taking Richard Levins' Warnings Seriously. Biology and Philosophy 21: 703-724. [Download PDF.]

2006. Fisherian and Wrightian Perspectives in Evolutionary Genetics and Model-Mediated Imposition of Theoretical Assumptions. Journal of Theoretical Biology 240: 218-232.  [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2005. An Obstacle to Unification in Biological Social Science: Formal and Compositional Styles of Science. Graduate Journal of Social Sciences 2: 40-100.  [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2005. "Evolutionary Developmental Biology Meets Levels of Selection: Modular Integration or Competition, or Both?" in Modularity: Understanding the Development and Evolution of Complex Natural Systems (W. Callebaut and D. Rasskin-Gutman, eds.), MIT Press, pp. 61-97.   [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

[Writing HPS Dissertation & Biology Masters, 2001-2004] 

2001. Varieties of Modules: Kinds, Levels, Origins, and Behaviors. Journal of Experimental Zoology (Molecular and Developmental Evolution) 291: 116-129.  [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

2001. August Weismann on Germ-Plasm Variation. Journal of the History of Biology 34: 517-555.  [Download PDF from philpapers.com]

2001. Review of Deborah Gordon's Ants at Work: The Organization of a Social Insect Colony (Free Press, 1999). Philosophy of Science 68: 268-270. [Download PDF

2000. Darwin on Variation and Heredity. Journal of the History of Biology 33: 425-455. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

Co-Authored Publications (Professional):
Vergara-Silva F, Winther RG. 2009. Editorial: Systematics, Darwinism, and the Philosophy of Science. Acta Biotheoretica 57: 1-3. [Download PDF]

Wade MJ, Winther RG, Agrawal AF, Goodnight CJ. 2001. Alternative Definitions of Epistasis: Dependence and Interaction. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16: 498-504. [Download PDF from philpapers.com.]

van Syoc RJ, Winther R. 1999. Sponge-Inhabiting Barnacles of the Americas: A New Species of Acasta (Cirripedia, Archaeobalanidae), First Record from the Eastern Pacific, Including Discussion of the Evolution of Cirral Morphology. Crustaceana 72: 467-486. [Download PDF

2004. A Molecular and Evolutionary Study of the Obligate Endosymbiont Wolbachia in Tribolium confusum. [Masters Thesis in the biological sciences; download PDF]

2003. Formal Biology and Compositional Biology as Two Kinds of Biological Theorizing. [PhD Thesis in philosophy of science; PDF from philpapers.com.] 

In Progress:
"Free to Universalize or Bound by Culture? Multicultural and Public Philosophy: A White Paper." [Conference paper; PDF from philpapers.com.]

I am also working on various general public "mini-essays", which have received positive feedback and praise. Feel free to email me about these. 
(you can also visit my philpapers page.)