1. Veit, W. (Manucript). Health, Agency, and the Evolution of Consciousness. Ph.D. thesis, University of Sydney. Manuscript in preparation. (see here for details)


  1. Veit, W. (2021). The Evolution of Knowledge during the Cambrian ExplosionBehavioral and Brain Sciences.
  2. Veit, W., & Spurrett, D. (2021). Evolving ResolveBehavioral and Brain Sciences.
  3. Veit, W. and H. Browning (2021). Phenomenology Applied to Animal Health and Suffering – In S. Ferrarello (Ed.), Phenomenology of Bioethics: Technoethics and Lived Experience. Springer.
  4. Veit, W. (2021). Review of Nancy Cartwright’s Nature, the Artful Modeler: Lectures on Laws, Science, How Nature Arranges the World and How We Can Arrange It BetterPhilosophy of Science 88(2).
  5. Veit, W. & Browning, H. (forthcoming). Ethics of Mixed Martial Arts. In Holt, J. & Ramsay, M. (Ed.), The Philosophy of Mixed Martial Arts: Squaring the Octagon. Routledge.
  6. Veit, W. (2021). Experimental Philosophy of Medicine and the Concepts of Health and DiseaseTheoretical Medicine and Bioethics (Under Review)
  7. Veit, W. & Milan, N. (2021) Metaphors in Arts and Science – European Journal for Philosophy of Science (Under Review)
  8. Veit, W. (2021). Does Birth Matter?Journal of Medical Ethics (Under Review)
  9. Earp, B.D., et al. (2021). Racial Justice Requires Ending the War on DrugsThe American Journal of Bioethics 1-29.
  10. Veit, W. (2021). Biological Normativity: A New Hope for Naturalism?Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy


  1. Veit, W., Brown, R. & Earp, B.D. (2020). In science we trust? Being honest about the limits of medical research during COVID-19. American Journal of Bioethics.
  2. Chapman, R. & Veit, W. (2020). “The essence of autism: fact or artefact?”Molecular Psychiatry
  3. Veit, W., Earp, B.D., Faber, N., Bostrom, N., Caouette, J., Mannino, A., Caviola, L., Sandberg, A. & Savulescu, J. (2020). Recognizing the Diversity of Cognitive EnhancementsAJOB Neuroscience, 11(4), 250-253,
  4. Veit, W. & Browning, H. (2020). Why Socio-Political Beliefs Trump Individual Morality: An Evolutionary PerspectiveAJOB Neuroscience, 11(4), 290-292.
  5. Veit, W. & Browning, H. (2020). Perspectival pluralism for animal welfareEuropean Journal for Philosophy of Science 11(9).
  6. Veit, W., Savulescu, J., Hunter, D., Earp, B.D. & Wilkinson, D. (2020). Are Generational Welfare Trades Always Unjust? The American Journal of Bioethics 20(9), 70-72.
  7. Browning, B. & Veit, W. (2020). Confined Freedom and Free Confinement: The Ethics of Captivity in Life of Pi – In Á. T. Bogár and R. S. Szigethy (Eds.), Critical Insights: Life of Pi, pp. 119–134. Salem Press.
  8. Veit, W. & Huebner, B. (2020). Drawing the boundaries of animal sentienceAnimal Sentience 29(13).
  9. Browning, H. & Veit, W. (2020). Improving invertebrate welfareAnimal Sentience 29(4).
  10. New England Anti-Vivisection Society, et al. (2020). Petition to Include Cephalopods as “Animals” Deserving of Humane Treatment under the Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory AnimalsHarvard Law School Animal Law & Policy Clinic, 1–30.
  11. Browning, H. & Veit, W. (2020). Is Humane Slaughter Possible?Animals10(5), 799.
  12. Chapman, R. & Veit, W. (2020). Representing the Autism SpectrumThe American Journal of Bioethics 20(4), 46–48.


  1. Veit, W., Dewhurst, J., Dołega, K., Jones, M., Stanley, S., Frankish, K. & Dennett, D.C. (2019). The Rationale of Rationalization Behavioral and Brain Sciences 43, e53.
  2. Veit, W. (2019). Model Pluralism Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 50(2), 91–114.
  3. Veit, W. (2019). Modeling Morality – in L. Magnani, A. Nepomuceno, F. Salguero, C. Barés and M. Fontane (eds), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology, Springer, 83-102.
  4. Veit, W. (2019). Evolution of multicellularity: cheating done rightBiology & Philosophy, 34: 34.


  1. Veit, W. (2018). Existential Nihilism: The Only Really Serious Philosophical Problem – Journal of Camus Studies 2018: 211-236.
  2. Veit, W. (2018). Enhancement Technologies and Inequality – in Saborido, C., Oms, S. & González de Prado, J. (eds.) Proceedings of the IX Conference of the Spanish Society of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science: 471-476.
  3. Veit, W. (2018). Cognitive Enhancement and the Threat of InequalityJournal of Cognitive Enhancement, 2: 404–410.
  4. Veit, W. (2018). Procreative Beneficence and Genetic Enhancement – KRITERION – Journal of Philosophy 32(1):75-92.

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