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Ph.D. Robert RICHARDSON Charles Phelps Taft Professor of Philosophy, University of Cincinnati


1977 M.A. and Ph.D. (with Honors), University of Chicago
1971 B.A. Magna Cum Laude, University of Colorado
2001-2004 Visiting Research Professor, Department of Molecular Cell Physiology, Free University of Amsterdam
2005 Mercator Guest Professor of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück


Discovering Complexity: Decomposition and Localization as Strategies in Scientific Research, with W. Bechtel. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993
Evolutionary Psychology as Maladapted Psychology. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2007
"Emergence and its Place in Nature: A Case Study of Biochemical Networks", with F.C. Boogerd, F.J. Bruggeman, A. Stephan and H.V. Westerhof, Synthese (2005), 131-64
"Emergence" (with Achim Stephan), Biological Theory (2007), forthcoming
"Mechanisms in Systems Biology" (with Achim Stephan), in F. Boogerd and F. Bruggeman, eds., Theory and Philosophy of Systems Biology (Elsevier, 2007)


Hanse Institute for Advanced Study (Delmenhorst, Germany), jointly with F. Boogerd, F. Bruggeman (Free University, Amsterdam), and A. Stephan (Osnabrück), 2005
National Science Foundation Research Fellowship, 1990-1992
National Endowment for the Humanities, Research Fellowship