Sara Green

Sara Green

Associate Professor

Member of:

  • History and Philosophy of Science


  1. 2022
  2. Published

    Patient-derived Organoids in Precision Oncology – Towards a Science of and for the Individual?

    Green, Sara, Dam, Mie Seest & Svendsen, Mette Nordahl, Feb 2022, Personalized Medicine in the Making: Philosophical Perspectives from Biology to Healthcare. Beneduce, C. & Bertolaso, M. (eds.). 1 ed. Springer, (Human Perspectives in Health Sciences and Technology).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Plastic diagnostics: The remaking of disease and evidence in personalised medicine

    Green, Sara, Carusi, A. & Hoeyer, Klaus, 2022, In: Social Science & Medicine. 304, 9 p., 112318.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Precision patients: Selection practices and moral pathfinding in experimental oncology

    Dam, Mie Seest, Green, Sara, Bogicevic, Ivana, Hillersdal, Line, Spanggaard, I., Rohrberg, K. S. & Svendsen, Mette Nordahl, 2022, In: Sociology of Health and Illness. 44, 2, p. 345-359 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. E-pub ahead of print

    The practical ethics of repurposing health data: how to acknowledge invisible data work and the need for prioritization

    Green, Sara, Hillersdal, Line, Holt, J., Hoeyer, Klaus & Wadmann, S., 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. 2021
  7. Published

    Adapting practice-based philosophy of science to teaching of science students

    Green, Sara, Andersen, Hanne, Danielsen, Kristian, Emmeche, Claus, Joas, Christian, Johansen, Mikkel Willum, Nagayoshi, C., Witteveen, Joeri & Sørensen, Henrik Kragh, 2021, In: European Journal for Philosophy of Science. 11, p. 1-18 75.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Aging biomarkers and the measurement of health and risk

    Green, Sara & Hillersdal, Line, 2021, In: History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences. 43, 28, p. 1-23 28.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Cancer beyond genetics: On the practical implications of downward causation

    Green, Sara, 2021, Levels of Organization in the Biological Sciences. Brooks, D. S., DiFrisco, J. & Wimsatt, W. C. (eds.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    Digital Phenotyping and Data Inheritance

    Green, Sara & Svendsen, Mette Nordahl, 2021, In: Big Data & Society. 8, 2, p. 1-5

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Making sense of top-down causation: Universality and functional equivalence in physics and biology

    Green, Sara & Batterman, R., 2021, Top-Down Causation and Emergence. Voosholz, J. & Gabriel, M. (eds.). 1 ed. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, p. 39-63 25 p. (Synthese Library Series : An International Book Series for Epistemology, Logic and Philosophy of Science, Vol. 439).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Mouse Avatars of Human Cancers: The Temporality of Translation in Precision Oncology

    Green, Sara, Dam, Mie Seest & Svendsen, Mette Nordahl, 2021, In: History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences. 43, 27, p. 1-22 27.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Steel and bone: Mesoscale modeling and middle-out strategies in physics and biology

    Batterman, R. & Green, Sara, 2021, In: Synthese. 199, p. 1159–1184 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    The quest for systems-theoretical medicine in the COVID-19 era

    Tretter, F., Wolkenhauer, O., Meyer-Hermann, M., W. Dietrich, J., Green, Sara, Marcum, J. & Weckwerth, W., 2021, In: Frontiers in Medicine. 8, 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. 2020
  16. Published

    Biological robustness: Design, organization and mechanisms

    Serban, M. & Green, Sara, 2020, Philosophical Perspectives on the Engineering Approach in Biology : Living Machines?. Holm, S. & Serban, M. (eds.). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis, p. 141-164 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    De raske patienter i personlig medicin: Sygdomsforebyggelse og overdiagnosticering

    Green, Sara, Vogt, H. & Brodersen, John Brandt, 2020, Personlig medicin: Filosofiske og tværvidenskabelige perspektiver. Harnow Klausen, S. & Christiansen, K. (eds.). Munksgaard , p. 181-212

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Explaining Cancer by Anya Plutynski: Cancer explained and unexplained

    Green, Sara, 2020, In: Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 84, p. 1-2 101325.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearch

  19. Published

    How to Choose Your Research Organism

    Dietrich, M., Ankeny, R., Crowe, N., Green, Sara & Leonelli, S., 2020, In: Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 80, 13 p., 101227.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    Personalised medicine: Problems of translation into the human domain

    Vogt, H. & Green, Sara, 2020, De-Sequencing. Identity work with genes. Mahr, D. & von Arx, M. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 19-48

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Pocketable philosophy of biology

    Witteveen, Joeri & Green, Sara, 2020, In: Metascience. 29, p. 413-416

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearch

  22. Published

    Skrivning som læringsstrategi

    Gjødsbøl, Iben Mundbjerg & Green, Sara, 2020, Improving University Science Teaching and Learning - Pedagogical Projects 2019. Voetmann Christiansen, F. & Andersen Arias, A. (eds.). Copenhagen, Denmark: Department of Science Education, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Vol. 14. p. 17-32 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterEducation

  23. 2019
  24. Published

    Science and Common Sense: Perspectives from Philosophy and Science Education

    Green, Sara, 15 Mar 2019, In: Synthese. 196, 3, p. 795–818 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    How precision medicine and screening with big data could increase overdiagnosis

    Vogt, H., Green, Sara, Ekstrøm, Claus Thorn & Brodersen, John Brandt, 1 Jan 2019, In: The BMJ. 366, l5270.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Systems Science and the Art of Interdisciplinary Integration

    Green, Sara & Andersen, Hanne, 2019, In: Systems Research and Behavioral Science. 36, 5, p. 727-743

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. 2018
  28. Published

    Is defining life pointless? Operational definitions at the frontiers of biology

    Bich, L. & Green, Sara, 15 Sep 2018, In: Synthese. 195, 9, p. 3919–3946 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    Network Analyses in Systems Biology: New Strategies for Dealing with Biological Complexity

    Green, Sara, Serban, M., Scholl, R., Jones, N., Brigandt, I. & Bechtel, W., 1 Apr 2018, In: Synthese. 195, 4, p. 1751–1777 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    Giovanni Boniolo & Marco J. Nathan (eds.), Philosophy of Molecular Medicine. Foundational Issues in Research and Practice

    Green, Sara, 2018, In: History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences. 40, 4 p., 66.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearch

  31. Published

    Kan man måle hvad dyr tænker og føler?

    Green, Sara & Emmeche, Claus, 2018, In: Aktuel Naturvidenskab. 2, p. 36-39

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

  32. Published

    Precision medicine in the clouds

    Vogt, H., Green, Sara & Brodersen, John Brandt, 2018, In: Nature Biotechnology. 36, 8, p. 678-680

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Scale Dependency and Downward Causation in Biology

    Green, Sara, 2018, In: Philosophy of Science. 85, 5, p. 998-1011 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  34. Published

    Videnskabelig usikkerhed i kemi: Hvad er farligt?

    Green, Sara, Emmeche, Claus & Jensen, Knud Jørgen, 2018, In: Aktuel Naturvidenskab. 6, p. 38-41 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

  35. Published

    ‘Extreme’ Organisms and the Problem of Generalization: Interpreting the Krogh Principle

    Green, Sara, Dietrich, M., Leonelli, S. & Ankeny, R., 2018, In: History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences. 40, 4, p. 1-22 22 p., 65.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  36. 2017
  37. Published

    Biology meets Physics: Reductionism and Multi-scale Modeling of Morphogenesis

    Green, Sara & Batterman, R., 2017, In: Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 61, p. 20-34 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Introduction to Philosophy of Systems Biology

    Green, Sara, 2017, Philosophy of Systems Biology: Perspectives from Scientists and Philosophers. Green, S. (ed.). Springer, p. 1-23 23 p. (History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  39. Published

    Philosophy of Systems Biology: Perspectives from Scientists and Philosophers

    Green, Sara (ed.), 2017, Springer. 265 p. (History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences).

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  40. Published

    Philosophy of Systems and Synthetic Biology

    Green, Sara, 2017, In: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. Published

    Systems biology and mechanistic explanation

    Brigandt, I., Green, Sara & O'Malley, M., 2017, Routledge Handbook of Mechanisms and Mechanical Philosophy. Glennan, S. & Illiari, P. (eds.). Routledge, p. 362-373 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    The Sum of the Parts: Large-scale Modeling in Systems Biology

    Gross, F. & Green, Sara, 2017, In: Philosophy and Theory in Biology. 9, 10, p. 1-26

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  43. 2016
  44. Published

    Constraint-Based Reasoning for Search and Explanation: Strategies for Understanding Variation and Patterns in Biology

    Green, Sara & Jones, N., 2016, In: Dialectica. 70, 3, p. 343-374

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  45. Published

    Explanatory pluralism in biology

    Green, Sara, 2016, In: Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 59, p. 154-157 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearch

  46. Published

    Personalizing Medicine: Disease prevention in silico and in socio

    Green, Sara & Vogt, H., 2016, In: Humana.mente. 30, p. 105-145 41 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  47. Published

    What is the 'post' in postgenomics?

    Green, Sara, 2016, In: Metascience. 25, 1, p. 83-86 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearch

  48. Published

    Why the Small Things in Life Matter: Philosophy of Biology from the Microbial Perspective

    Serban, M. & Green, Sara, 2016, In: Philosophy of Science. 83, 1, p. 152-158 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearch

  49. 2015
  50. Published

    Fremtidens medicinske selfies: Er velfærdsteknologi og personaliseret medicin formynderi i nye klæder?

    Green, Sara, Vogt, H. & Getz , L., 20 Jul 2015, In: Politikens Kronik. 20.7.2015

    Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Newspaper articleCommunication

  51. Can biological complexity be reverse engineered?

    Green, Sara, 2015, In: Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 53, p. 73-83

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  52. Design sans Adaptation

    Green, Sara, Levy, A. & Bechtel, W., 2015, In: European Journal for Philosophy of Science. 5, 1, p. 15-29

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  53. Explanatory Integration Challenges in Evolutionary Systems Biology

    Green, Sara, Fagan, M. B. & Jaeger, J., 2015, In: Biological Theory. 10, 1, p. 18-35

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  54. Revisiting Generality in the Life Sciences: Systems Biology and Quest for General Principles

    Green, Sara, 2015, In: Biology and Philosophy. 30, p. 629-652

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  55. 2014
  56. A philosophical evaluation of adaptationism as a heuristic strategy

    Green, Sara, 2014, In: Acta Biotheoretica. 62, 4, p. 479-498

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  57. The search for organizing principles as a cure against reductionism in systems medicine

    Wolkenhauer, O. & Green, Sara, 2014, In: The F E B S Journal (Online). 280, 23, p. 5938-5948

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  58. 2013
  59. Integration in Action

    Green, Sara & Wolkenhauer, O., 2013, In: E M B O Reports. 13, p. 769-771

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

  60. Tracing organizing principles: learning from the history of systems biology

    Green, Sara & Wolkenhauer, O., 2013, In: History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences. 35, 4, p. 553-576

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  61. When one model is not enough: Combining epistemic tools in systems biology

    Green, Sara, 2013, In: Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 44, 2, p. 170-180

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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