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Forthcoming: Causation, Probability, and the Continuity Bind (author copy) in British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.

Forthcoming: There is Nothing It is Like to See Red:  Holism and Subjective Experience (author copy) in Synthese.

Philosophy and Psychology

Determining Optimization-Risk Profiles for Individual Decision Makers. With S. J. Guastello. In Cognitive Workload and Fatigue in Financial Decision Making, (Guastello, S. J., editor). Springer, Tokyo, 2016.

Philosophy of Science & Logic

Causation, Probability, and the Continuity Bind in British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. (Link to Online First version here.) February 2017.

Imprecise Probability and Chance (author copy) in Erkenntnis, vol. 81:3, 561--586. (Link to Online First version here.) 2016.

Naturalism, Evolution, and Self-defeat. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, vol. 44 (August 1998), 41-51.

Cumulative versus Noncumulative Ramified Types. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, vol. 38:3 (Summer 1997), 385-397.

Generalizing Evolutionary Altruism. Philosophy of Science, vol. 60, (12/93), pp. 568-86, 1993.

Philosophy of Mind/Consciousness/Psychology

There is Nothing It is Like to See Red:  Holism and Subjective Experience forthcoming in Synthese. (Link to Online First Version)

Blurring Two Conceptions of Subjective Experience: Folk vs. Philosophical Phenomenality. Philosophical Psychology 27:6, pp. 862-889, 2014.

Psychological Explanation and Behavior Broadly Conceived. Behavior and Philosophy, vol. 25:2 (Fall 1997), 137-159.

Gaustello, S, Peressini, A. and Bond. R. (2011) Orbital Decomposition for Ill-Behaved Event Sequences: Transients and Superordinate Structures. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences, 15, (2011) 465-76.

Consciousness as Integrated Information: a Provisional Philosophical Critique. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 20: 1-2, 2013, 180-206.

Mathematics and Confirmation

Confirming Mathematical Theories: An Ontologically Agnostic Stance. Synthese, vol. 118, 257-277, 1999.

Critical Study of Mark Colyvan’s The Indispensability of Mathematics. Philosophia Mathematica, (3) vol. 11, pp. 208-223, 2003.

Proof, Reliability, and Mathematical Knowledge. Theoria 69, 211-232, 2003.

Confirmational Holism and Its Mathematical (w)Holes. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 39:1, 102-111, March 2008.

Mathematical Application

Troubles with Indispensability: Applying Pure Mathematics in Physical Theory. Philosophia Mathematica (3), vol. 5, 210-227, 1997.

Applying Pure Mathematics. Philosophy of Science, vol. 66 (proceedings), S1- S13, 1999.

Invisible Mathematics: Numerical Analysis and its Role in Mathematical Application. Philosophical Perspectives on Mathematical Practice (College Pub.: London), Bart Van Kerkhove, Jonas De Vuyst, and Jean Paul Van Bendegem (eds.) 331-49, 2010.

Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematics Education: The Confluence of Mathematics and Mathematical Activity. Perspectives on Mathematical Practice, van Kerkhove et al (eds) (Dordrecht: Springer), 175-190, 2007, co-authored with Dominic Peressini, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Development, Acceptance and Use Patterns of a Computer-Based Education and Social Support System for People Living With AIDS/HIV Infection. Co-authored with Eric W. Boberg, David H. Gustafson, Robert P. Hawkins, Chien-Lung Chan, Earl Bricker, Suzanne Pingree, and Haile Berhe. Computers in Human Behavior, vol 11, no. 2, 289-311, 1995.

Software

Orbital Decomposition v2.4 (ORBDE). Co-authored with Stephen J. Guastello, 2014. ORBDE performs an analysis based on symbolic dynamics that identifies recurring patterns of events in nominally-coded data; it can be found at the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology & Life Science (sixth choice from the bottom).