Lynch K, Parke EC & O’Malley MA (forthcoming). How causal are microbiomes? A comparison with the Helicobacter pylori explanation of ulcers. Biology & Philosophy.
Target article currently undergoing peer commentary—see here for details.
O'Malley MA & Parke EC (2018). Microbes, mathematics, and models. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, 72, 1–10. [pdf]
Parke EC (2014). Flies from meat and wasps from trees: Reevaluating Francesco Redi's spontaneous generation experiments. Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 45, 34–42. [pdf]
Parke EC & Bedau MA (2009). The precautionary principle and its critics. In MA Bedau & EC Parke (Eds.), The Ethics of Protocells (pp. 69–87). MIT Press.
Bedau MA & Parke EC (2009). Social and ethical issues concerning protocells. In S Rasmussen et al. (Eds.), Protocells: Bridging Nonliving and Living Matter (pp. 641–654). MIT Press.
Bedau MA & Parke EC (2009). The ethics of protocells: Moral and social implications of creating life in the laboratory. MIT Press.
Bedau MA, Hansen PG, Parke EC & Rasmussen S (2009). Living technology: Five questions. Automatic Press/VIP.