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Human kinds: A Philosophical defence” for Routledge Press (Routledge Focus series)


Godman, M. “A Modern Synthesis of Philosophy and Biology” in K. Becker & I. Thomson (eds.), History of Philosophy, 1945 to 2015. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Godman, M and D. Papineau “Species have historical not intrinsic essences” in A. Bianchi (Ed.), Language and Reality From a Naturalistic Perspective: Themes From Michael Devitt, Springer Press.

Godman, M. “Should Individuals With Psychopathy be Compensated for their Fearlessness?” in B. Donnelly-Lazarov, D. Patterson & P. (eds.), Neurolaw and Responsibility for Action: Concepts, Crimes and Courts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Godman, M. “Review of Thomas W. Polger & Lawrence A. Shapiro’s The Multiple Realization Book“, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science Book Reviews, 2007.05.09  (Book Review)

Godman, M. & Jefferson, A. “On Blaming and Punishing Psychopaths” in Criminal Law and Philosophy. 11(1), 127–142


Godman, M. “Cultural Syndromes: Socially Learned but Real” in Filosofia Unisinos, 17(2), 185-191.

Godman M.  ”Möjliga Träskindividers Omöjliga Medlemskap” in I. Niiniluoto, T. Tahko & T. Toppinen (eds.), Mahdollisuus/Möjlighet, Helsingfors: Filosofiska Föreningen i Finland, 87–93. (Trans. from Swedish: “Possible swamp individuals; impossible membership”, in Possibility, Helsinki: Philosophical Society in Finland)  


Godman, M.”The Special Science Dilemma and How Culture Solves It” in Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 93(3), 491-508.


Godman, M., Nagatsu, M. and M. Salmela (2014) “The Social Motivation Hypothesis for Pro-social Behaviour” in Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 44(5), 563–587.

Godman, M. “Review of P. D. Magnus’ Scientific Enquiry and Natural Kinds: From Planets to Mallards“, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 28 (3), 1–4. (Book Review)

Godman, M.  “Review of Neil Levy’s Hard Luck: How Luck Undermines Free Will and Moral Responsibility“,  Analysis, 74 (1): 86-88. (Book Review)


Godman, M. “Why we do things together: The Social Motivation for Joint Action”.  Philosophical Psychology,  26 (4), 588-603

Godman, M. & Kingma, E. (2013) “Interdisciplinary Workshop in the Philosophy of Medicine: Minds and Bodies in Medicine“, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 19, 564-571.

Godman, M. “Psychiatric Disorders qua Natural Kinds: The case of the ‘Apathetic children’”.  Biological Theory,  7 (2), 144-152


Carlsen, H., Dreborg, K., Godman, M., Hansson, S.O., Johansson, L. & Wikman-Svahn. P. “Assessing socially disruptive technological change” Technology in Society, 32 (3): 209-218.


Godman, M.  &  Hansson, S.O.  “European public advice on nanobiotechnology – Four convergence seminars, Nanoethics,  3(1): 43-59.


Godman, M. “But is it unique to nanotechnology? Reframing nanoethics”, Science and Engineering Ethics,14(3): 391-403.

Blog Posts

Godman, M. “Psychopathy: Madness or Badness?”, Imperfect Cognition Blog post, May 17, 2016.

Godman, M. “Cultural syndromes and the Costs and Benefits of Imperfect Cognitions” Imperfect Cognition Blog post, May 6, 2014.


Public Advice on the Development of Nanobiotechnology, Final Report on the Four European Convergence seminars. Part of NanoBio-RAISE (EU report), Nov. 2007. With S.O. Hansson