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Peer-reviewed publications 

  • Kostic, D. (2019). “General Theory of Topological Explanations and Explanatory Asymmetry”. Forthcoming in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
  • Kostic, D., Hilgetag, C., Tittgemeyer, M. (2019). “Unifying the essential concepts of biological networks”. Forthcoming in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
  • Kostic, D. (2019).  “Minimal structure explanations, scientific understanding and explanatory depth”, Perspectives on Science, 27 (1) , 48-67.
  • Kostic, D. (2019). “Mathematical and non-causal explanations: an introduction”, Perspectives on Science, 27 (1), 1-6.
  • Kostic, D. (2018). “The topological realization”. Synthese, 195(1), 79-98.
  • Kostic, D. (2018). “Mechanistic and topological explanations: an introduction”. Synthese, 195(1), 1-10.
  • Kostic, D. (2017). "Explanatory perspectivalism: Limiting the scope of the hard problem of consciousness". Topoi, 36(1), 119-125.
  • Kostic, D. (2012). “The Vagueness Constraint and the Quality Space for Pain”, Philosophical Psychology, 25 (6), pp. 929-939.
  • Kostic, D. (2011). “The Two-dimensional Argument Against Physicalism and the Conceptual Analysis”, Belgrade Philosophical Annual, 24, pp. 05-17.
  • Kostic, D. (2011). “The Explanatory Gap Account and Intelligibility of Explanation”, Theoria, LIV, 3, pp. 27-43.

     Invited publications such as monographs, book chapters, book reviews

  • Kostic, D. (2018). “The ultimate articulation of the account of explanatory understanding”,  Metascience, 28 (1): 61–64
  • Kostic, D. (2016). “Uloga topološke reprezentacije mozga za razumevanje njegovih svojstava, funkcija i ponašanja (“The role of topological representation of the brain in understanding its properties, functions and behaviors“), in  „Aspekti problema mentalnih reprezentacija (Aspects of the Mental Representation Problems“)edited by Vasilije Gvozdenović, Akademska Misao, Belgrade. 
  • Kostic, D. (2012). “Osnove transparentnosti objašnjenja: semantička realizacija” (Foundations of Transparency of Explanations: Semantic Realization), Treći program 156/IV, pp. 1-12.
  • Kostic, Daniel (2012). “The explanatory gap problem – how neuroscience might contribute to its solution”, Berlin, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, DOI: 10.18452/16447.

     Edited special issues in journals

  • Kostic, D., Hilgetag, C., Tittgemeyer, M. (2019). “Unifying the essential concepts of biological networks: biological insights and philosophical foundations”, a theme issue in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.
  • Kostic, D. (2018).  "Unifying the debates: mathematical and non-causal explanations", Special Issue in Perspectives on Science, 27 (1).
  • Kostic, D. (2016)."Mechanistic and Topological Explanations”, Special Issue in Synthese195(1).
  • Kostic, D. (2014). “Objašnjenje, evidencija, teorija” (Explanation, Evidence, Theory), Special Issue in Treći program, 163 (III).
  • Kostic, D. (2012). “Struktura objašnjenja” (Structure of Explanations), Treći program, 56/IV.

     Under review and in progress

  • Kostic, D. and Khalifa, K. "A counterfactual account of topological explanations.” 
  • Kostic, D. “Non-causal understanding via spatially embedded networks in the brain”. 
  • Kostic, D. "Mathematical features and ontological commitments in topological explanation".  
  • Kostic, D., Giron, A., Marrelec, G., Rutanen, K., and Le Van Quyen, M. “Investigating functional brain interactions in neuroimaging: The need for a foundational approach”.