Publications [EN]



Charbonneau, M. (forthcoming) Technical Constraints on the Convergent Evolution of Technologies: Evolutionary convergence from morphocentric models to theoretical technospaces, In. Convergent Evolution and Stone-Tool Technology, Buchanan, B., Eren, M. I., and O’Brien, M.J. (eds.), MIT Press.

Charbonneau, M. (2016) Modularity and recombination in technological evolution. In. Philosophy & Technology, 29, 373-392. (pdf)

Charbonneau, M. (2016) Evo-Devo and Culture. In. Evolutionary Developmental Biology – A Reference Guide, Nuño de la Rosa, L., Müller, G., & Balari Ravera, S. (eds.), Springer (link)

Charbonneau, M. (2015) All innovations are equal, but some more than others: (Re)integrating modification processes to the origins of cumulative culture. In. Biological Theory, 10(4), 322-335. (pdf)

Charbonneau, M. (2015) Mapping complex social transmission : Technical constraints on the evolution of cultures. In. Biology & Philosophy, 30, 527-546. (pdf)

Charbonneau, M. (2014) Populations without Reproduction. In. Philosophy of Science, 81, 727-40. (pdf)

Charbonneau, M. (2013) Le réductionnisme scientifique et matérialisme éliminativiste. In. Matériaux Philosophiques Et Scientifiques Pour Un Matérialisme Contemporain, Silberstein, M. (ed.), 213-44. France : Éditions Matériologiques. (link to the book)

Charbonneau, M. (2013) The cognitive life of mechanical molecular models. In. Studies in the Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 44, 585-94. (pdf)

Charbonneau, M. (2010) Extended thing knowledge. In. Spontaneous Generation: A Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science, 4(1), 116-28. (pdf)

Charbonneau, M. (2008) Du statut empirique du matérialisme éliminativiste. In. Ithaque, 3, 153-71.



Charbonneau, M. (2016) Your very own monster creation kit. ‘The Origins of Monsters’ Book Club, International Cognition and Culture Institute. (html)

Charbonneau, M. (2015) Intending to speak our mind, and speaking our mind. ‘Speaking Our Minds’ Book Club, International Cognition and Culture Institute. (html)



Charbonneau, M. (2015) Review of Caporael, L., Griesemer, J. R., et Wimsatt, W. C. (eds.) : Developing scaffolds in evolution, culture, and cognition. Cambridge, MIT Press, 2014, xiv + 426pp. In. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 37(2):228–230 (pdf)