Peer-Reviewed Articles

  1. Baetu, T. M. (forthcoming), ‘On the Possibility of Crucial Experiments in Biology’, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2015), ‘From Interventions to Mechanistic Explanations’, Synthese, DOI 10.1007/s11229-015-0930-y
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2015), ‘The Completeness of Mechanistic Explanations’, Philosophy of Science, 82(5):775–786
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2015), ‘The ‘Big Picture’: The Problem of Extrapolation in Basic Research’, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, DOI:10.1093/bjps/axv018
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2014), ‘Models and the Mosaic of Scientific Knowledge. The Case of Immunology’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 45:49–56
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2013), ‘Chance, Experimental Reproducibility, and Mechanistic Regularity’, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 27(3):253-271
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2012), ‘Genomic Programs as Mechanism Schemas: A Non-Reductionist Interpretation’, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 63(3): 649-671
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2012), ‘Defining Species: A Multi-Level Approach’, Acta Biotheoretica, 60(3):239-255
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2012), ‘Filling In the Mechanistic Details: Two-Variable Experiments as Tests for Constitutive Relevance’, European Journal for Philosophy of Science, 2(3):337-353
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2012), ‘Emergence, Therefore Antireductionism? A Critique of Emergent Antireductionism’, Biology and Philosophy, 27(3):433–448
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2012), ‘Mechanistic Constraints on Evolutionary Outcomes’, Philosophy of Science, 79(2): 276-294
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2012), ‘Genes After the Human Genome Project’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 43(1):191–201
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2011), ‘A Defense of Syntax-Based Gene Concepts in Postgenomics: Genes as Modular Subroutines in the Master Genomic Program’, Philosophy of Science, 78(5):712-723
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2010), ‘The Referential Convergence of Gene Concepts Based on Classical and Molecular Analyses’, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 24(4):411-427
  1. Baetu, T. M.and J. Hiscott (2002), ‘On the trail to apoptosis’, Cytokine & Growth Factor Reviews, 13(3):199-207
  1. Baetu, T. M., Kwon, S. Sharma, N. Grandvaux, and J. Hiscott (2001), ‘Disruption of NF-κB Signalling Reveals a Novel Role for NF-κB in the Regulation of TNF-Related Apoptosis-Inducing Ligand Expression’, The Journal of Immunology, 167(6):3164-3173


Books and Book Chapters

  1. Baetu, T. M., ‘Mechanisms in Molecular Biology’, in Stuart Glennan and Phyllis Illari (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of mechanisms, New York: Routledge
  1. P-L. Germain and Baetu, T. M., ‘Extrapolation in Biomedical Research: A Multi-Model Perspective’, in Marco Nathan and Giovanni Boniolo (Eds.), Foundational Issues in Molecular Medicine, New York: Routledge
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2015), ‘When is a Mechanistic Explanation Satisfactory? Reductionism and Antireductionism in the Context of Mechanistic Explanations’, in Gabriel Sandu, Ilie Parvu, and Iulian Toader (Eds.), Romanian Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 255-268.
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2015), ‘From Mechanisms to Mathematical Models and Back to Mechanisms: Quantitative Mechanistic Explanations’, in C. Malaterre and P.-A. Braillard (Eds.), Explanation in Biology, Dordrecht: Springer, pp.345-363 DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-9822-8_15
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2011), ‘Mechanism Schemas and the Relationship between Biological Theories’, in P. McKay, J. Williamson, F. Russo (Eds.), Causality in the Sciences, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 407-424
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2002) Războiul Ideiilor [The War of Ideas], with an introduction by Dr. Mircea Itu from the Institute of Philosophy of the Romanian Academy, Brașov: Orientul Latin (in Romanian)


Book Reviews

  1. Baetu, T. M. (2015), In Search of Mechanisms: Discoveries across the Life Sciences, by Craver, Carl F. and Lindley Darden, History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 36(3): 459-461
  1. Baetu, T. M., A.-S. Barwich, D. Brooks, S. Dutreuil, and P.-L. Germain. (2013), ‘Model thinking in the Life Sciences: Complexity in the Making’, Biological Theory, 8(1):121-124
  1. Baetu, T. M. (2012), Transformations of Lamarckism: From Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology, Edited by Gissis, S. and Jablonka, E., History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 34, 507-508