Book Symposium!

The folks at Extinct and friend of the blog Alison Wylie have just published a series of authors-meets-critics papers based on Adrian’s recent Rock, Bone and Ruin: an optimist’s guide to the historical sciences. (MIT, 2018) in the wonderful open-access journal Philosophy, Theory and Practice in Biology. Here they are:

Epistemic Optimism, Speculation, and the Historical Sciences (Currie)

Rock, Bone and Ruin: a Trace-centric Appreciation (Wylie)

Betting & Heirarchy in Paleontology (Finkelman)

Metaphorical Ripples (Havstad)

Speculation in the Historical Sciences (Turner)