Publications

ORCID: 0000-0002-6523-5471

Publications with peer review process (starred items have won awards):

  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I., & Herrera, D. D., Gonzalez, D. L. (2020). Generalized Model For Scores in Volleyball Games, Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. doi:10.1515/jqas-2019-0060. Available online here.
  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2019). On social tolerance and the evolution of human normative guidance. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 70(2): 523-549. doi:10.1093/bjps/axx017. Available online here.
  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2018). Peer competition and cooperation. In Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer: New York, NY. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_154-1. Available online here.
  • Schwitzgebel, E., Huang, L. T.-L., Higgins, A., Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2018). The Insularity of Anglophone Philosophy: Quantitative Analyses. Philosophical Papers 47(1): 21-48. doi:10.1080/05568641.2018.1429741. Available online here.
  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2017). Moving beyond dichotomies. Biology & Philosophy. doi:10.1007/s10539-017-9590-2. Available online here.
  • *Tomasello, M. & Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2017). The role of ontogeny in the evolution of human cooperation. Human Nature 28(3): 274-288. doi:10.1007/s12110-017-9291-1. Available online here. Springer-Nature’s Change the World, One Article at a Time Award in the Biomedicine and Life Sciences.
  • Schmidt, M. F. H., Gonzalez-Cabrera, I., & Tomasello, M. (2017). Children’s developing metaethical judgments. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology 164: 163-177. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2017.07.008. Available online here.
  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2008). The problem of the evolution of biological altruism [El problema de la evolución del altruismo biológico]. Proceedings of the 2nd Colombian Congress of Philosophy. Cartagena: Colombian Society of Philosophy & University of Cartagena, 1203-1215. Available online here.
  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2005). The logic of natural selection and the discussion about the scientific status of adaptationism [La lógica de la selección natural y la discusión sobre el estatuto científico del adaptacionismo]. Saga 11: 83-102. Available online here.

Book reviews:

  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2020). Michael Tomasello, Becoming human: a theory of ontogeny, Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019, xi + 379 pp, $35.00/£28.95/€31.50. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 42(4): 48 doi:10.1007/s40656-020-00335-w. Available online here.
  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2020). Cecilia Heyes, Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking, Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2018, ix + 292 pp., $31.50/£25.95/€28.50. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 42(2): 13. doi:10.1007/s40656-020-00306-1. Available online here.
  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2020). The Ape That Understood the Universe: How the Mind and Culture Evolve. By Steve Stewart-Williams. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press. $27.95. xii + 368 p.; ill.; index. ISBN: 978-1-108-42504-9. 2018. The Quarterly Review of Biology 95(2): 150. doi:10.1086/709061. Available online here.

In preparation/under review:

  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. Constructing the Developmental Niche of Shared Intentionality.
  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. Sharing our normative worlds: A framework for the evolution of human normative thinking.
  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I., Kaßecker, Anja, & Schmidt, M. F. H.: Political orientation predicts folk metaethical intuitions about the perceived objectivity and relativity of moral judgments.

Monographs:

  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2016): Sharing our normative worlds: A theory of normative thinking, PhD Thesis. ACT: Australian National University. Available online here.
  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2008). A multilevel selection theory as explanation of cooperation by policing and punishment [Una teoría de selección multinivel como explicación de la cooperación por vigilancia y castigo], MPhil Thesis. Bogota: National University of Colombia. Available online here.
  • Gonzalez-Cabrera, I. (2005): The problem of the units of selection [El problema de las unidades de selección], BA Thesis. Bogota: National University of Colombia.

Peer-reviewed presentations (starred items are invited presentations):

  • *Book Manuscript Workshop, “Sharing our Normative Worlds: An Evolutionary Theory of Human Norm-Psychology”. University of Munich (LMU), Munich, Germany (22/11/2019)
  • *Workshop on Metaethics, Moral realism, and Evolution. “Metaethical Judgments, Moral realism, and Evolution”. University of Munich (LMU), Munich, Germany (21/11/2019)
  • *Ethic Conversations: Munich Center for Ethics, “Investigating Human Normative Cognition: A Research Agenda”. University of Munich (LMU), Munich, Germany (20/11/2019)
  • Workshop on Cultural Evolution and The Evolution of Moral Behavior, “Metaethical Judgments, Moral realism, and Evolution” Malaga, Spain (30/08/2019)
  • International Society for History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB) Conference, “High-fidelity transmission of social norms”, Oslo, Norway (08/07/2019)
  • KLI Colloquium, “Engineering Human Cooperation in the Paleolithic Constructing the Niche of Shared Intentionality”, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Klosterneuburg, Austria (19/04/2019)
  • *Folk Metaethics: Empirical and Philosophical Perspective, “An Study of Folk Metaethical Beliefs and Political Orientation: Some Preliminary Results”, University of Graz, Graz, Austria (07/02/2019)
  • KLI Colloquium, “Normative cognition: A research roadmap”, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Klosterneuburg, Austria (12/04/2018)
  • 5th IMPRS NeuroCom Summer School, “A model of normative cognition: Norms, affect, and decision-making” (poster presentation), Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany (10/09/2015)
  • KLI Colloquium, “The evolutionary origins of normative cognition”, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Klosterneuburg, Austria (10/03/2016)
  • Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP) Conference, “Did large-game hunting make us moral?”, Australian National University, ACT, Australia (08/07/2014)
  • *Rocks, bones and ruins: Evidence in historical science, “Towards a new view of human origins: The wetlands foraging hypothesis”, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW (07/05/2014)
  • British Society for the Philosophy of Sciences (BSPS) Conference “On the domestication hypothesis of the evolution of human cognition”, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK (04/07/2013)
  • International Society for History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB) Conference, “Bonobos as model of the Pan/Homo LCA”, Montpellier, France (08/07/2013)
  • 44th Philosophy of Science Society, Japan, Annual Conference, “A non-nativist account of morality”, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan (02/11/2011)
  • V Colloquium for Foundations of Biology Japan, “Some aspects of the relation between gene’s eye view, kin selection, and group selection”, Keio University (Mita Campus), Tokyo, Japan (07/09/2011)
  • IV Colloquium for Philosophy of Biology Society Japan, “Quantifying group selection in a multilevel selection model”, Hachiouji Seminar House, Tokyo, Japan (01/09/2010)
  • Tokyo Colloquium of Cognitive Philosophy (TCCP), “Explaining morality: The ‘is-ought’ problem and the naturalistic fallacy”, University of Tokyo (14/04/2010)
  • II Colombian Congress of Philosophy, “The problem of the evolution of biological altruism”, University of Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia (24/09/2008)
  • III Ibero-American Congress of Philosophy, “Group selection and punishment in humans”, University of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia (02/06/2008)
  • V Latin-American Congress of Philosophy of Biology, “The evolution of moral norms by cultural group selection”, National University of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia (08/04/2008)
  • I Colombian Congress of Philosophy, “Evolutionary models, adaptationism, and natural selection”, Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, Bogota, Colombia (19/04/2006)

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