Prof. Joseph Agassi: Publications



1. Towards an Historiography of Science, History and Theory, Beiheft 2, 1963;
facsimile reprint, Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1967.

2. The Continuing Revolution: A History of Physics From The Greeks to Einstein, New York: McGraw Hill, 1968, 222 pp.

3. Faraday as a Natural Philosopher, Chicago, Chicago University Press, 1971,
xiv + 359 pp.

4. Science in Flux, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 28, 1975. 523 pp. includes new material: "Prologue: On Stability and Flux"; "Towards a Theory of Ad Hoc Hypotheses", "The Traditional Ad Hoc Use of Instrumentalism"; "Modified Conventionalism" and more. Appendices on Kant and on Buber.

5. (with Yehuda Fried) Paranoia: A Study in Diagnosis, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 50, 1976, 200 pp.

6. Towards a Rational Philosophical Anthropology, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1977, 370 pp.

7. Science and Society: Studies in the Sociology of Science, Boston Studies, 65, 1981. 500 pp. Includes new material: "Science in its Social Setting"; "Was Wittgenstein Really Necessary?"; "The Autonomy of Science"; "Cultural Lag in Science"; "Scientific Schools and Their Success"; "Research Projects"; "What Makes a Scientific Golden Age?"; "Max Weber's Scientific Religion"; "Technocracy and Scientific Progress"; "Standards to Live By". (Italian version of the last item is "Teoria e pratica della psicoanalisi", in Enzo Morpurgo, ed., La psicoanalisi tra scienza e filosofia, Torino: Loescher editore, 1981, 47-55.)

8. (with Yehuda Fried) Psychiatry as Medicine, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1983, 190 pp.

9. Technology: Philosophical and Social Aspects, Episteme, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1985, xix + 261 pp.

10. The Gentle Art of Philosophical Polemics: Selected Reviews and Comments, LaSalle IL: Open Court, 1988, xii + 521 pp. Includes new material: "German Philosophy Englished", "Analytic Philosophy Today", "Grünbuam on (Popper and) Freud", "Cohen Contra Kuhn", "The Philosophy of Hans Albert" and "Karl Popper: A Retrospect".

11. (with Nathaniel Laor) Diagnosis: Philosophical and Medical Perspectives, Episteme, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1990, xviii + 248 pp.

12.. The Siblinghood of Humanity: Introduction to Philosophy. Delmar NY: Caravan Press, 1990, 1991, 245 pp.

13. Radiation Theory and the Quantum Revolution, Basel: Birkhäuser, 1993,
xii+170 pp.

14. A Philosopher's Apprentice: In Karl Popper's Workshop, Series in the Philosophy of Karl R. Popper and Critical Rationalism, Amsterdam and Atlanta GA: Editions Rodopi, 1993, xx+252 pp.

15. Liberal Nationalism for Israel: Towards an Israeli National Identity, Jerusalem and New York: Gefen. Translation from the Hebrew book of 1984.


1. Letters to My Sister Concerning Contemporary Philosophy, Omer: Sarah Batz, 1976 1977. New enlarged edition, Tel-Aviv, Yedioth Ahronoth Books and Chemed Books, 2000.

2. (with Dov Rappel) Philosophy of Education: A Philosophical Dialogue, Israeli Ministry of Defense, 1979.

3. Between Faith and Nationality: Towards an Israeli National Identity, Tel-Aviv: Papirus, Tel-Aviv University, 1984. Second Edition, Revised and enlarged, 1993. English translation, 1999.

4. (with Moshe Berent, and Judith Buber Agassi), Israeli National Awareness, Discussion Paper No. 11-88, 1988. Sapir Center for Development, Tel-Aviv University.

5. Albert Einstein: Unity and Diversity, Israeli Ministry of Defense, 1989, 1994, and 2000.

6. The Philosophy of Technology, Israeli Ministry of Defense, 1990.

7. J. A., Judith Buber Agassi and Moshe Berent, Who is an Israeli?, Rehovot: Kivunim, 1991. A variant of the Discussion Paper.

8. The History of Modern Philosophy from Bacon to Kant (1600-1800): An Introduction. Tel-Aviv: Ramot, Tel-Aviv University, 1993 and reprints.

9. An Introduction to Modern Philosophy, Israeli Ministry of Defense, 1996.

10. (With Yeshayahu Leibowitz) Chemi Ben-Noon, editor, Conversations Concerning the Philosophy of Science, Israeli Ministry of Defense, 1996.

11. (With Yeshayahu Leibowitz) Chemi Ben-Noon, editor, The Limits of Reason: Thought, Science and Religion; Yeshayahu Leibowitz and Joseph Agassi in Conversation, Jerusalem: Keter, 1997.


1. Scienza, metodolgia e società,  edited by Michael Segre, Roma: Luiss Edizioni, 2000. 186 pp.


1. Psychiatric Diagnosis: Proceedings of an International Interdisciplinary Interschool Symposium, Bielefeld Universität, 1978, Philadelphia: Balaban Intl. Science Service, 1981. 184 pp.

2. (With Robert S. Cohen), Scientific Philosophy Today: Essays in Honor of Mario Bunge, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 67, 1982. 503 pp.

3. (With I. C. Jarvie), Rationality: The Critical View, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1987. xi+462 pp.

4. (With I. C. Jarvie), eds., selected papers By Ernest Gellner: Cause and Meaning in the Social Sciences, 1973, London: Routledge; Contemporary Thought and Politics, 1974, same publisher; The Devil in Modern Philosophy, 1975, same publisher; Spectacles and Predicaments, 1980, London and NY: Cambridge UP; Relativism and Social Sciences, 1985, same publisher.


1. Epistemologia, metafisica, e storia della scienza, Italian translation of "The Confusion Between Physics and Metaphysics in Standard Histories of Science", "The Confusion Between Science and Technology in Standard Philosophies of Science", "The Novelty of Popper's Philosophy of Science", and "Science in Flux: Footnotes to Popper". Rome: Armando, 1978. Reissued, 1997, under the title, Scienza in Divinta, Note a Popper. An excerpt from this book appeared in Giorgio Brianese, ed., "congetturi e confutazioni" di Popper e il dibattito epistemologico post-popperiano, Torino: Pavia, 1988, 189-92.

2. La filosofia dell'uomo libero: verso una storiografia della scienza. Italian translation of Towards an Historiography of Science. Rome: Armando, 1978.

3. Dialogo senza fine: una storia della scienza dai Greci ad Einstein, Translation of The Continuing Revolution: A History of Physics from the Greeks to Einstein. Rome: Armando, 1979.

4. Le radici metafisiche delle teorie scientifiche; Italian translation of "The Nature of Scientific Problems and Their Roots in Metaphysics", "What is a Natural Law?", "Unity and Diversity in Science", and "The Logic of Science and Metaphysics", Rome: Borla, 1983.
Excerpts from this book had appeared in Arcangelo Rossi, ed., Popper e la filosofia della scienza, Sansori, Firenze, 1975, 99-102; also, Giancarlo Brianese, ed., "congetturi e confutazioni" di Popper e il dibattito epistemologico post-popperiano, Torino: Parvia, 1988, 184-8; and Dario Antiseri, ed., Karl R. Popper, Logica della ricerca e soicetá aperta, Brescia: La scuola, 1989, 340-5.


1. The Continuing Revolution, Dvir, Tel-Aviv, 1977.

2. (with Yehuda Fried) Paranoia: A Study in Diagnosis. Tel-Aviv: Hakibutz Hameuhad, 1997.


Pamphlet No. 4 of the European Political Institute, Two essays in Greek, ("The Logic of Political Extremes" and "Faith in the Open Society", English versions of both, 1989), with a Preface by Dimitri Dimitrakos, Athens, May 1985.


SIF = Reprinted in Science In Flux, 1975

SAS = Reprinted in Science and Society, 1981

Gent = Reprinted in The Gentle Art of Philosophical Polemics, 1988

Rat = Reprinted in Rationality: The Critical View, 1987


"Duhem versus Galileo" (Aim and Structure of Physical Theory; Dialogue on the Two World Systems), Brit. J. Phil. Sci., 8, 1957, 237-248. (Gent.)


"A Hegelian View of Complementarity" (Cassirer, Determinism and Indeterminism), Brit. J. Phil. Sci., 9, 1958, 57-63.

"Koyré on the History of Cosmology" (From the Closed World), Brit. J. Phil. Sci., 9, 1958, 234-245.

"Commonsense Social Theory" (Ludwig von Mises, Theory and History), Times Literary Supplement, 16 May 1958.


"How are Facts Discovered?", Impulse, 10, 1959, 1-3. (SIF.)

"Epistemology as an Aid to Science", Brit. J. Phil. Sci., 10, 1959, 135-146. (SAS.)

"Corroboration versus Induction", Brit. J. Phil. Sci., 9, 1959, 311-17.

"Jacob Katz on Jewish Social History" (Tradition and Crisis), Jewish J. Soc., 1, 1959, 261-5.

"The Stoic Background to Science" (Sambursky, The Physics of the Stoics), New Scientist, 5, 1959, 811.

"The Philosophy of Science" (Kemeny, A Philosopher Looks at Science), op. cit., 5, 1959, 888.

Review of H. Feigl. et al., Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 2, Mind, 68, 1959, 275-77. (Gent.)

"Wittgenstein the Elusive", two letters to the editor, Times Literary Supplement,
22 and 29 May 1959.

Kurt Klappholz and J. A., "Methodological Prescriptions in Economics", Economica, , 1959, 60-74. (Spanish translation, Revista de Economica, 78-79, 1963, 259-77; reprinted in D. R. Kamerschen, ed., Readings in Microeconomics, Cleveland and NY: World Publn. Co., 1967, 60-74.)


"Methodological Individualism", Brit. J. Soc., 11, 1960, 244-70. (Reprinted in John O'Neill, ed., Modes of Individualism and Collectivism, London: Heinemann, 1973, 185-212; Peter J. Boettke, ed., The Legacy of Friedrich von Hayek , Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, vol. 2, 173-99, Rat, Italian translation in Scienza, metodolgia e società.)

Review of J. K. Feibelman, Inside the Great Mirror, Brit. J. Phil. Sci., 11, 1960, 83-4.

Review of P. W. Bridgman, The Way Things Are, Philosophy, 35, 1960, 374-5.

Kurt Klappholz and J. A., "A Rejoinder", Economica, 27, 1960, 160-1.


"An Unpublished Paper by the Young Faraday", Isis, 52, 1961, 87-90.

"Does Hong Kong Need Economic Reform?", Far Eastern Econ. Rev., 29, 1961, 667-8.

"The Role of Corroboration in Popper's Methodology", Australasian J. Philos., 39, 1961, 81-91. (SIF.)

Review of F. Kaufmann, Methodology of Social Sciences, Econometrica, 29, 1961, 100-1.


"Between Micro and Macro", Brit. J. Phil. Sci., 14, 1963, 26-31.

"Empiricism versus Inductivism", Phil. Stud., 14, 1963, 85-6. (SIF.)

Review of E. Nagel et al., eds., Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Isis, 54, 1963, 405-7.


"The Nature of Scientific Problems and Their Roots in Metaphysics", in Mario Bunge, ed., The Critical Approach: Essays in Honor of Karl Popper, NY: Free Press, 1964, 1998, 189-211. (SIF; Italian translation Le radici etc.)

"The Confusion Between Physics and Metaphysics in Standard Histories of Science", in H. Guerlac, ed., Ithaca, 1962, Paris, 1964, 231-50. (Polish translation, Zycie i Mysl 16, 1966; Italian translation, Epistemologia etc., 1978; SIF.)

"Analogies as Generalizations", Phil. Sci., 31, 1964, 351-6. (Gent.)

"Variations on the Liar's Paradox", Studia Logica, 15, 1964, 237-8.


Review of K. R. Popper, Conjectures and Refutations, Jewish J. Soc., 7, 1965, 144-6 (Gent.)


"Sensationalism", Mind, 75, 1966, 1-24. (SIF.)

"The Confusion Between Science and Technology in Standard Philosophies of Science", Technology and Culture, 7, 1966, 348-66. (Reprinted in F. Rapp, ed., Contributions to the Philosophy of Technology, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1974, 40-59; SIF; Italian translation Epistemologia etc., 1978.)

"Revolutions in Science, Occasional or Permanent?", Organon, 3, 1966, 47-61. (SAS.)

"The Mystery of the Ravens", Phil. Sci., 33, 1966, 395-402. (Gent.)

"Starting on the Wrong Foot" (in Polish; against the Science of Science), Zycie i Mysl, 19, 1966, 49-51. (English version in Gent.)

Review of Errol Harris, Foundations of Metaphysics in Science, Science, 154, 1966, 1047.

Review of R. Kahn, ed., Studies in Explanation, Phil. Forum, 23, 1965-6, 49-52.

Review of T. S. Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, J. Hist. Philos., 4, 1966, 351-4.(Gent.)


"The Kirchhoff-Planck Radiation Law", Science, 56, 1967, 61-7. Reprinted in Radiation Theory and the Quantum Revolution, 1993.)

"The Uniqueness of the Idealism of Parmenides" (in Hebrew), in S. Perlman and B. Shimron, eds., Doron, Tel-Aviv University, 1967, 61-7.

"Planning for Success: A Reply to Professor Wisdom", Technology and Culture, 8, 1967, 78-81. (Reprinted in F. Rapp, ed., Contributions to the Philosophy of Technology, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1974, 64-8; SIF.)

"The Correspondence Principle Revisited" (B. L. Van der Waerden, ed., Sources of Quantum Mechanics), Science, 157, 1967, 794-5.

Review of T. S. Kuhn et al., Sources of the History of Quantum Physics, Science, 156, 1967, 1589.

I. C. Jarvie and J. A., "The Rationality of Magic", Brit. J. Soc., 18 1967, 55-74. (Reprinted in B. Wilson, ed., Rationality, Oxford and NY, 1970, 172-93,in Steve Bruce, Ed., The Sociology of Religion , Cheltenham, U K: Edward Elgar, vol. 1, 148-167, and in Rat; German translation, Hans G. Kippenberg and Brigitte Luchesi, eds., Magie: Die sozialwissenschaftliche Kontroverse über das Verstehen fremde Denkens, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1979, 120-49; Italian translation, Fabio Dei and Alessandro Simonicca, eds., Ragione e forme di vita, Milan: Franco Angeli, 1990, 189-212.)


"Anthropomorphism in Science", in Dictionary of the History of Ideas: Studies of Selected Pivotal Ideas, edited by P. P. Wiener, NY: Scribner, 1968, 1973, 87-91.

"The Novelty of Popper's Philosophy of Science", Intl. Phil. Quarterly, 8, 1968, 442-63. (SIF; Italian translation, Epistemologia etc., 1978.)

Homage to Norwood Russell Hanson, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, In Memory of Norwood Russell Hanson, 3, 1968, p. xi.

"Science in Flux: Footnotes to Popper", ibid., 293-323. (SIF; Italian translation, Epistemologia etc., 1978; Russian translation, Selection from Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Moscow: Progress, 1978.)

"Precision in Theory and Measurement", Phil. Sci., 35, 1968, 287-90. (SIF.)

"The Logic of Technological Development", Akten des XIV. Internationalen Kongress für Phil., Vienna: Herder, 1968, 483-88. (SIF.)

"On the Limits of Scientific Explanation: Hempel and Evans-Pritchard", Philosophical Forum, 1, 1968, 87-91.

"Logical Positivism" (in Hebrew), in D. Knaani, ed., Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 4, Tel-Aviv: Sifriat Hapoalim, 1968.

"Philosophy of Science" (in Hebrew), ibid.

"No More Discovery in Physics?" (Schlegel, Completeness in Physics), Synthese, 18, 1968, 103-8.

"Changing Our Background Knowledge" (Bunge, Scientific Research, 2 volumes), Synthese, 19, 1968-9, 453-64. (Gent.)

Two Editor's Notes, Philosophical Forum, Volume 1, 1968, 3-5 and 123-6.


"Popper on Learning from Experience", American Phil. Quarterly, Monograph Series, No. 3, 1969, 162-70. (SIF.)

"Can Religion Go Beyond Reason?" Zygon, 4, 1969, 128-68. (SIF.)

"Privileged Access", Inquiry, 12, 1969, 420-6. (SIF.)

"Sir John Herschel's Philosophy of Success", Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences, 1, 1969, 1-36. (SAS.)

"Leibniz's Place in the History of Physics", J. Hist. Ideas, 30, 1969, 331-44.

Review of C. H. Danhof, Government Contracting and Technological Change, Physics Today, 24, 1969, 95.

"The Concept of Scientific Theory as Illustrated by the Practice of Bloodletting", Medical Opinion and Review, 5, 1969, 156-69.

"Unity and Diversity in Science", Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 4, 1969, 463-522. (SIF; Italian translation, Le radici etc., 1983.)

"Comments: Theoretical Entities versus Theories", Boston Studies, 5, 1969, 457-9. (Gent.)

"Fisica" (in Spanish), Diccionario Enciclopedia Salvat Universal, Barcelona: Salvat, 11, 191-4.

I. C. Jarvie, editor, in consultation with J. A., Hong Kong: A Society in Transition, London and NY: Routledge and Praeger, 1969.

J. A. and I. C. Jarvie, "A Study in Westernization", ibid., 129-63. (Rat.)


"Philosophy as Literature: The Case of Borges" (Other Inquisitions), Mind, 39, 1970, 287-94.

"Positive Evidence as a Social Institution", Philosophia, 1, 1970, 143-57. (SIF.)

"Positive Evidence in Science and Technology", Phil. Sci., 37, 1970, 261-70. (SIF.)

"Can We Learn from History?" in Suzanne Delorme, ed., XIIe congres intl. d'histoire des sciences (1968): Actes. Paris: Blanehard, 1970, 22, 5-8.

"Duhem's Instrumentalism and Autonomism", Ratio, 12, 1970, 148-50. (Also in German edition of Ratio; SIF.)

"The Origins of the Royal Society" (Margery Purver), Organon, 7, 1970, 117-35. (SAS.)

"The Preaching of John Holt" (The Underachieving School), Interchange, 1, 1970, 115-18.

J. A., I. C. Jarvie and Tom Settle, "The Ground of Reason", Philosophy, 45, 1970, 43-50.


"Qualifying Exams, Do They Qualify?", Educational Forum, 35, 1971, 156-66.

"Kant's Program", Synthese, 23, 1971, 18-23. (Excerpt from Faraday as a Natural Philosopher, 1971.)

"Tautology and Testability in Economics", Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 1, 1971, 49-63.

"What is a Natural Law?", Studium Generale, 24, 1971, 1051-66. (SIF; Italian translation, Le radici etc., 1983.)

"The Standard Misinterpretation of Skepticism", Philosophical Studies, 22, 1971, 49-50. (SIF.)

"The Aims of Higher Education" (in Hebrew), Keshet, 13, 1971, 62-73.

"Agassi's Alleged Arbitrariness", Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, 2, 1971, 157-65. (Gent.)

"On Explaining the Trial of Galileo" (Koestler, Sleepwalkers), Organon, 8, 1971, 138-66. (SAS.)

"Tristram Shandy, Pierre Menard, and All That: Comments on Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge" (Lakatos and Musgrave), Inquiry, 14, 1971, 152-64.(Gent.)

Review of H. Reichenbach, Axiomatics of Special Relativity, Physics Today, 27, 1971, 49-50.

"Babylonian Numbering", The Physics Teacher, 9, 1971, 222-3.


"Sociologism in Philosophy of Science", Metaphilosophy, 3, 1972, 103-22. (SAS.)

"Imperfect Knowledge", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 32, 1972, 465-77. (SIF.)

"The Twisting of the I. Q. Test", Philosophical Forum, 3, 1972, 260-72. (Finnish Translation, Paradoksi, 3, 1976, 164-85.)

"Scientific and Dogmatic Approaches in the History of Science" (in Hebrew), Keshet, 14, 1972, 122-35.

"Dimensional Analysis" (in Hebrew), Hebrew Encyclopedia, Tel-Aviv: Masada, 23, 799-802.

"The Interface of Philosophy and Physics" (Mario Bunge, ed., Delaware Seminar, 2 vols.), Phil. Sci., 39, 1972, 367-8.

"Listening in the Lull" (Borger and Cioffi, Explanation in the Behavioral Sciences), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 2, 1972, 317-32. (Gent.)

Review of Theodore Mischel ed., Cognitive Development and Epistemology, ibid., 2, 1972, 367-8.


"Continuity and Discontinuity in the History of Science", J. Hist. Ideas, 34, 1973, 609-26. (SAS.)

"Rationality and the Tu Quoque Argument", Inquiry, 16, 1973, 395-406. (Hebrew Translation, 1975; SAS.)

"When Should We Ignore Evidence in Favour of a Hypothesis?", Ratio, 15, 1973, 183-205. (Also in German edition of Ratio; SIF.)

"Random versus Unsystematic Observations", Ratio, 15, 1973, 11-13. (Also in German edition of Ratio; SIF.)

"Testing as a Bootstrap Operation", Z. allg. Wissenschaftstheorie, 4, 1973, 1-24. (SIF.)

"Did Agnon Learn from Kafka?", (H. Barzel, Between Agnon and Kafka, in Hebrew), Keshet, 15, 1973, 74-86.

J. A. and I. C. Jarvie, "Magic and Rationality Again", Brit. J. Soc., 24, 1973, 236-45. (Rat.)

I. C. Jarvie and J. A., editorial prefaces to Gellner's collections.


"Conventions of Knowledge in Talmudic Law", in B. Jackson, ed., Studies in Jewish Legal History, in Honor of David Daube, London: Jewish Chronicle Pblns., 1974; also published as a special issue of J. Jewish Studies, 25,1974, 16-34.

"The Logic of Science and Metaphysics", Philosophical Forum, 5, 1974, 406-16. (SIF; Italian translation, Le radici etc., 1983.)

"On Pursuing the Unattainable", Boston Studies, 11, 1974, 249-57. (SAS.)

"The Logic of Scientific Inquiry", Synthese, 26, 1974, 498-514. (SAS.)

"Criteria for Plausible Argument", Mind, 83, 1974, 406-16. (SIF.)

"Modified Conventionalism is More Comprehensive than Modified Essentialism", in P.A. Schilpp, ed., The Philosophy of Karl Popper, LaSalle IL: Open Court, 693-6. (An extract from a paper first published in SIF.)

"The Last Refuge of the Scoundrel", Philosophia, 4, 1974, 315-17.

"Postscript: on the Futility of Fighting the Philistines: Karl Popper's Objective Knowledge", Philosophia, 4, 1974, 163-201. (Gent.)

T. Settle, J. A., and I. C. Jarvie, "Towards a Theory of Openness to Criticism", Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 4,1974, 83-90.

"Rationality and the Tu Quoque Argument" (Hebrew translation of a 1973 item), in Marcelo Dascal and Adi Porush, editors, The Rational and the irrational, Beer-Sheva: Ben-Gurion University, 1975, 17-28.


"Three Views of the Renaissance of Science", Physis, 17, 1975, 1-21. (SAS.)

"The Present State of the Philosophy of Science", Philosophica, 15, 1975, 5-21. (SAS.)

"Institutional Individualism", Brit. J. Soc., 26, 1975, 144-55. (Rat; Italian translation in Scienza, metodolgia e società.)

"Field Theory in De La Rive's Treatise", Organon, 11, 1975, 285-301.

"Determinism: Metaphysical versus Scientific", Memoirs, 5th Intl. Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, London, Ont., 1975, p. V 1-4.

"Scientists as Sleepwalkers", in Y. Elkana, ed., The Interaction Between Science and Philosophy, NY: Humanities, 1975, 391-405. Also discussion notes, 191-3, 284-6, 291, 439-43. (SAS.)

"Genius in Science", Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 5, 1975, 145-61. (Hebrew version, Keshet, 16, 1974, 135-42; SAS.)

"Between Metaphysics and Methodology", Poznań Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities, 1, 1975, 1-8. SAS.)

"Spontaneity in the Arts" (in Hebrew), Close-up, 3-4, 1975, 1-21. (English translation, Poznań Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities, 1976, 54-64.)

"Subjectivism: From Infantile Disease to Chronic Illness", Synthese, 30, 1975, 3-14. (Gent.)

"Replies to Critics", ibid., 33-8. (Gent.)

"Verisimilitude: Comments on David Miller", Synthese, 30, 1975, 197-204.

"In Search of the Zeitgeist" (Lewis Feuer, Einstein and the Generation of Science), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 5, 1975, 339-42. (Gent.)

"The Future of Berkeley's Instrumentalism" (R. J. Brook, Berkeley's Philosophy of Science), International Studies in Philosophy, 7, 1975, 167-78. (Gent.)

J. A. and Paul T. Sagal, "The Problem of Universals", Philosophical Studies, 28, 1975, 289-94.

Robert S. Cohen and J. A., "Dinosaurs and Horses", Synthese, 32, 1975, 233-47.


"Causality and Medicine", J. of Medicine and Philosophy, 1, 1976, 301-17.

"Medicine: Art or Science" (in Hebrew), Koroth, Quarterly for the History of Medicine, 7, 1976,50-61.

"On the Philosophy of Technology", Methodology and Science, 9, 1976, 41-50.

"Metaphysics as Regulative Ideas for Science", Science et Metaphysique, Proceedings of the Fribourg Meeting of the International Academy for the Philosophy of Science, Brussels, 1976, 33-46. (Polish translation in A. Grobler and I. Fiut, eds., Methodology of Science: Selected Writings, Krakow, 1990.)

"Assurance and Agnosticism", in A. C. Michalos and R. S. Cohen, eds., P. S. A. 1974, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 32, 1976, 449-54. (SIF.)

"The Lakatosian Revolution", in R. S. Cohen, P. K. Feyerabend, and M. W. Wartofsky, eds., Essays in Memory of Imre Lakatos, Boston Studies, 39, 1976, 9-21.

"Can Adults Become Genuinely Bilingual?", in A. Kasher, ed., Language in Focus, Bar-Hillel Memorial Volume, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 43, 1976, 473-84.

"Verisimilitude: Popper, Miller, and Hattiangadi", in M. Przelecki, et al., eds., Formal Methods in the Methodology of the Empirical Sciences, Warsaw: Ossolineum, and Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1976, 335-72.

"Justification By Society versus Justificationism", Phil. Forum, 7, 1976, 364-6.

"Comments on Peirce's Review Essay: Philosophy", Signs, 2, 1976, 512.

Review of James Stephenson, Francis Bacon and the Style of Science, Philosophy and Rhetorics, 9, 1976, 251-4. (Gent.)

Review of J. Weizenbaum, Computer Power, Technology and Culture, 17, 1976, 813-16. (Gent.)

Review essay of Paul Feyerabend, Against Method, Philosophia, 6, 1976, 165-177. (Gent.)

"Reply to Professor Feyerabend", ibid., 190-1. (Gent.)

A contribution to a symposium on Freud in the 70's (in Hebrew), Keshet, 18, 1976, 54-5.


"Who Discovered Boyle's Law?", Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, 8, 1977, 189-250.

"Robert Boyle's Anonymous Writings", Isis, 68, 1977, 284-7.

"The Methodology of Research Projects - a Sketch", Z. allg. Wissenschaftstheorie, 8, 1977, 30-8. (SAS.)

"Tradition and Revolution" (in Hebrew), in A. Kasher and J. Levinger, eds., The Isiah Leibovitch Book, Tel-Aviv: University Pbln., 1977, 79-89.

"Between Clarity and Rationality" (in Hebrew), in J. Meltser, ed., Bar-Hillel Memorial Volume, Jerusalem: Magnes Press, Hebrew University, 1977; also published as Iyyun, The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 27, 1976-7, 147-52; English summary, 359.

"More Against the Principle of Loyalty" (in Hebrew), in M. Dascal, ed., The Just and the Unjust. Tel-Aviv, University Pbln., 1977, 39-42.

"The Zeitgeist and Professor Feuer" and "Second Reply to Professor Feuer", Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 7, 1977, 251-3, 263. (Gent.)

Review of the Georgescu-Roegen Festschrift, Technology and Culture, 18, 1974, 577-8.


"Liberal Forensic Medicine", J. of Medicine and Philosophy, 3, 1978, 226-41.

"Externalism", Manuscrito, 2, 1978, 65-78. (SAS.)

"The Ideological Import of Newton", Vistas in Astronomy, 22, 1979, 419-30. (SAS.)

"Technology, Mass Movements, and Rapid Social Change", Research in Philosophy and Technology, 1, 1978, 53-64.

"Shifting from Physical to Social Technology", op. cit., 199-212. (Reprinted in Technology and the Human Predicament, Greenwich CT: JAI Press, 1990.)

"In Defense of Standardized On Demand Publication", in Miriam Balaban, ed., Scientific Information Transfer: The Editor's Role, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1978, 133-9. (SAS as "Storage and Communication of Knowledge".)

"Glaube hat nichts mit Rationalität zu tun", in O. Molden, ed., Konflikt und Ordnung, Verlag Molden, Wien, 1978, 58-64; (English version in SAS.)

"Logic and Logic of", Poznań Studies, 4, 1978, 1-11.

"Sex and Violence in the Cinema" (in Hebrew), Close-Up, 5, 1978, 74-82.

"Williams Dodges Agassi's Criticism", Brit. J. Phil. Sci., 29, 1978, 248-52. (Gent.)

"Movies Seen Many Times" (three books on movies), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 8, 1978, 398-405.

"Wittgenstein's Heritage" (Godfrey Vesey, ed., Understanding Wittgenstein), Erkenntnis, 13, 1978, 305-26. (Gent.)

"Mach's Trial and Error" (Knowledge and Error), Philosophia, 8, 1978, 305-26. (Gent.)

John R. Wettersten and J. A., "Rationality, Problems, Choice", Philosophica, 22, 1978, 5-22. (Rat.)


"The Philosophy and the Sciences of Man", in Specificité des sciences humaines et tant des sciences, Proceedings of the Trento meeting of the International Academy for the Philosophy of Science, Brussels, 1979. Also published in Epistemologia 2, 1979, Special Issue, 155-66.

"The Choice of Scientific Problems", in J. Bärmark, ed., Perspectives in Metascience, The Törnebohm Festschrift, Goteborg: Goteborg UP, 1979, 13-25. (SAS.)

"Die Legitimation der Erkenntnis", in O. Molden, ed. Wissen und Macht, Verlag Molden, Wien, 1979, 237-46; (English version, "The Legitimation of Science", Dialogos, 35, 1980, 27-35; SAS.)

"Art and Science", Scientia, 73, 1979, 127-140. (Italian translation, op. cit., 141-52.)

"Wissenschaft und Metaphysik", Grazer Phil. Studien, 9, 1979, 97-106.

"Quanta in Context", in Einstein Symposion, Lecture Notes in Physics, Berlin: Springer, Vol. 100, 1979, 180-203.

"The Functions of Intellectual Rubbish", Research in the Sociology of Knowledge, Science and Art, 2, 1979, 209-27.

"The Whole and Its Parts", Nature and Systems, 1, 1979, 32-6.

"The Philosophy of Hans Albert" (Traktat über Rationale Praxis), Soziologische Revue, 2, 1979, 241-9. (Gent.)

"The Legacy of Lakatos" (S. Latsis, Method and Appraisal in Economics), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 9, 1979, 316-26. (Gent.)

"Towards a Rational Theory of Superstition" (Recent Advances in Natal Astrology), Zetetic Scholar, 107-29, 1979.

"Rejoinder", Zetetic Scholar, 5, 1979, 85-8.

J. A. and I. C. Jarvie, "The Rationality of Dogmatism", in T. Geraets, ed., Rationality Today, Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 1979, 353-62. (Rat).


"Rights and Reason", Israel Yearbook of Human Rights, 9, 1980, 9-22.

"Between Science and Technology", Phil. Sci., 47, 1980, 82-99.

"The Problem of Scientific Validation", in M. D. Grmek, R. S. Cohen and G. Cimino, eds., Scientific Discovery, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 34, 1980, 103-114.

"The Rationality of Discovery", in Thomas Nickles, ed., Scientific Discovery, Logic and Rationality, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 56, 1980, 185-199.

"Gehirnwäsche" Unter dem Pflaster liegt der Strand, 7, 1980, 179-191. (Revised English version, "Brainwashing", Methodology and Science, 1990.)

"On Mathematics Education: The Lakatosian Revolution", For The Learning of Mathematics, 1, 1980, 39-41.

"Wie es euch gefällt", in H. P. Duerr, ed., Versuchungen: Aufsätze zur Philosophie Paul Feyerabends, Suhrkamp, 1980, 147-157. (English translation, "As you Like It", Gent, and in Gonsalo Munévar, ed., Beyond Reason: Essays in Honor of Paul Feyerabend, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 132, 1991, 379-87).

"Comments on Stewart Guthry", Current Anthropology, 21, 1980, 194.

"Comments on Professor Hyman's Paper", Zetetic Scholar, 6, 1980, 39-41. (Reprinted in Ray Hyman, The Elusive Quarry: A Scientific Appraisal of Psychic Research, Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1989, 251-4.)

"The Place of Sparks in the World of Blah", (H. P. Duerr, Traumzeit), Inquiry, 24, 1980, 445-69. (German translation, H. P. Duerr, ed., Der Wissenschaftler und das Irrationale, Frankfurt: Syndikat, 1981, Vol. 1, 351-76.)

J. A. and I. C. Jarvie, "The Rationality of Irrationalism", Metaphilosophy, 11, 1980, 127-133. (Rat).

J. A. and Charles M. Sawyer, "Was Lakatos an Elitist?", Ratio, 22, 1980, 61-3. (Also in German edition of Ratio.)

J. A. and John R. Wettersten, "Stegmüller Squared", Z. allg. Wissenschaftstheorie, 11, 1980, 86-94.


"To Save Verisimilitude", Mind, 90, 1981, 576-9.

"Mechanistic and Holistic Models in Psychiatry", Nature and System, 3, 1981, 143-52. (Hebrew original Davar, 2 February 1979).

"The Secret of Carnap", (J. Hintikka, ed., Rudolf Carnap, Logical Empiricist), Philosophia, 10, 1981, 57-88. (Gent.)

"Simulation?" (a comment), The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 4, 1981, 535-6.

"Psychoanalysis as a Human Science: A Comment", Brit. J. Med. Psych., 54, 1981, 295-6.

"Lakatos on Proof and on Mathematics", Logique et Analyse, 24, 1981, 437-9. (Gent.)

"Opening Remarks", in J. A., ed., Psychiatric Diagnosis, Philadelphia: Balaban Intl. Science Service, 1981. 1-2.

"Teoria e pratica della psicoanalisi", in Enzo Morpurgo, ed., La psicoanalisi tra scienza e filosofia, Torino: Loescher editore, 1981, 47-55. (English version in SAS.)


Abel Schejter and J. A., "Molecular Phylogenetics", ibid., 333-356.

"In Search of Rationality", in P. Levinson, ed., In Pursuit of Truth: Essays in Honor of Karl Popper's 80th Birthday, Atlantic Heights NJ: Humanities, 1982, 237-248.

"Presuppositions for Logic", Monist, 65, 1982, 465-80.

"Mathematical Education as Training for Freedom", For the Learning of Mathematics, 2, 1982, 28-32.

"The Detective Novel and Scientific Method", Poetics Today, 3, 1982, 99-108.

"The University in the Age of Technology", Philosophy and Social Action, 8, 1982, 3-8.

"Irrationalism Today", Dialectica, 36, 1982,465-80.

"The Primacy of Expertise" (John Ziman's essays), Times Lit. Sup., 25 June, 1982.

Peggy Marchi, J. A., and John R. Wettersten, "The End of Heuristic?" (Hintikka and Remes, The Method of Analysis), Philosophia, 11, 1982, 249-76.


"This Message is for You. Maybe", Philosophy and Literature, 7, 1983, 95-8.

"How Technology Aids and Impedes the Growth of Science", P. D. Asquith and T. Nickles, eds., PSA, 1982/83, Vol. 2, 1983, 585-597.

"Democracy in the University of the Near Future", Higher Education By the Year 2000, 4th International Congress of European Association for Research and Development in Higher Education, Congress Preparatory Papers, Vol. 2, Frankfurt, 1983, 80-85.

"Reductionism in Freud and Adler", Methodology and Science, 16, 1983, 141-7.

"Theoretical Bias in Evidence: A Historical Sketch", Philosophica, 31, 1983, 7-24.

"Technology as Both Art and Science", Research in Philosophy and Technology, 6, 1983, 55-63.

"The Cheapening of Science: The Manufacture of Knowledge, by K. Knorr-Cetina", Inquiry, 26, 1983, 166-72. (Gent.)

"What We Can Learn From Other Animals", (Midgley, Beast and Man), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 13, 1983, 235-46.

"The Structure of the Quantum Revolution" (Kuhn on quanta), ibid., 367-81. (Radiation Theory and the Quantum Revolution, 1993.)

Review of R. Needham's inaugural lecture, ibid., 116-17.

Review of Dov Ronen, The Quest for Self-Determination, ibid., 126-8.

"Science in Schools" (a discussion note), Science, Technology Human Values, 8, 1983, 66-7.


"Rationalizing Politics", in N. Oren, ed., Intellectuals in Politics, Jerusalem: The Magnus Press, Hebrew University, 1984, 82-100.

"The Social Base of Scientific Theory and Practice", in Gunnar Andersson, ed., Rationality in Science and Politics, Boston Studies, 79, Radnitzky Festschrift, 1984, 15-28.

"Political Philosophy and its Implications for Technology", Research in Philosophy and Technology, 7, 1984, 193-210. (Reprinted in Technology, 1985.)

"Social Philosophy and Its Import for Technology", Methodology and Science, 17, 1984, 1-24. (Reprinted in Technology, 1985.)

"Training to Survive the Hazard Called Education", Interchange, 15, 1984, 1-14.

"A Holo-Mechanical Model for Research for the Life Sciences", Journal of Social and Biological Structures, 7, 1984, 75-79.

"Libertarianism versus Education for Freedom" (a discussion note), Phil. Forum, 15, 1984, 471-3.

"Das Problem der Rationalität, Conceptus, 43, 1984, 101-5.

"Freud Oggi", in A. Verdigliano, ed., Freud, Gerusalem Nella Psicanalisi, Milan: Spriali, 1984, 234-40.

"Objectivity in Science and in Politics", Philosophy and Social Action, 10, 1984, 191-6.

"Nationalism and the Philosophy of Zionism" (Shlomo Avineri, The Making of Modern Zionism), Inquiry, 27, 1984, 311-326.

J. A. and Nathaniel Laor, "The Computer as a Diagnostic Tool", Technology in Society, 6, 1984, 235-9. (Excerpt from an item published in 1986.)

Foreword to William Berkson and John Wettersten, Learning from Error: Karl Popper's Psychology of Learning, LaSalle IL: Open Court, 1984, ix-xiii.


"Hegel's Scientific Mythopoiesis in Historical Perspective", in R. S. Cohen, R. M. Martin, and Merold Westfal, eds., Studies in the Philosophy of J. N. Findlay, Albany NY: SUNY Press, 1985, 445-458.

J. A. and R. S. Cohen, Editorial Preface to I. C. Jarvie, Thinking About Society, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 93, 1985, xiii-xiv.

"The Unity of Hume's Thought", Hume Studies, 10, 1985, Supplement, 87-109.

"The Myth of the Young Genius", Interchange, 16, 1985, 51-60, 109-110, 116.

"Two Valued Logic in Ordinary Circumstances", Intl. Logic Rev., 32, 1985, 83-6.

Judith Buber Agassi and J. A., "The Ethics and Politics of Autonomy: Walter Kaufmann's Contribution", Methodology and Science, 18, 1985, 165-185.

Review of David Stove, Popper and After, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 15, 1985, 368-9.

"Hugo Bergman's Contribution to Epistemology", Grazer Phil. Studien, 24, 1985, 47-58.

"The Artistic Metaphor", Sonus, 6, 1985, 15-22. (Gent.)

"How Strauss Misread Popper", Newsletter for Those Interested in the Philosophy of Karl Popper, 2, 1985-6, 3-4.

Comments on David Baird's review of Ian Hacking, Journal of Social and Biological Structures, 8, 1985, 295-6.


"The Consolations of Science", Am. Phil. Q., 23, 1986, 129-41.

"On the Fixation of Beliefs", Methodology and Science 19, 1986, 165-77.

"The Politics of Science", J. Applied Philosophy, 3, 1986, 35-48.

"Science and Interpersonal", Studies in Science and Culture, 2, 1986, 30-46.

"Scientific Leadership", in Carl F. Graumann and Serge Moscovici, ed., Changing Conceptions of Leadership, NY: Springer, 1986, 223-39.

"Will Israel Ever Become a Nation", J. Alpher, ed., Nationalism and Modernity: A Mediterranean Perspective, NY and London: Praeger, 1986, 47-65.

"Towards a Canonic Version of Classical Political Theory", in Marjorie Grene and Debra Nails, eds., Spinoza and the Sciences, Boston Studies, 91, 1986. 153-70.

"Religion in the Open Society" (in Hebrew), Iyyun, The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 35, 1986, 259-70.

"A Note on Smith's Term "Naturalism"", Hume Studies, 12, 1986, 92-98. (Reprinted in Stanley Twyman, ed., David Hume: Critical Assessments, London: Routledge, vol. 3, 1994.)

"Popper in Basic English", (J. Watkins, Science and Skepticism), Philosophia, 15, 1986, 409-419. (Gent.)

"God Save Us From Our Friends: Enemies We Have No More", (Radnitzky and Andersson, Progress and Rationality in Science), Philosophia, 16, 1986, 209-238. (Gent.)

"Refutations Popper-Style: A Reply", ibid., 1986, 245-7. (Gent.)

Review of John Yolton, Thinking Matter, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 16, 1986, 526-8.

I. C. Jarvie and J. A., "Indexes, Footnotes and Problems" (Hollis and Lukes, Rationality and Relativism), ibid., 16, 1986, 367-74.

N. Laor and J. A., "The Computer as a Diagnostic Tool in Medicine", in C. Mitcham and A. Huning, eds., Philosophy and Technology, II. Information Technology and Computation in Theory and Practice, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 90,1986, 227-238. (German translation, A. Hung and C. Mitcham, eds., Technikphilosophie im Zeitalter der Informationstechnik, Baunschweig: Wieweg, 1986, 167-178.

N. Laor and J. A., "The Scientific Status of Psychoanalysis: Lacan Contra Freud", Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Thought, 9, 1986, 465-91.

Review of Charles Taylor, Philosophical Papers (2 Vols.), Can. Phil. Rev., 6, 1986, 35-8.


"Theories of Rationality", in J. A. and I. C. Jarvie, eds., Rationality: The Critical View, 249-263.

"Whatever Happened to the Positivistic Theory of Meaning?", Z. allg. Wissenschaftstheorie, 18, 1987, 22-29.

"The Autonomous Student", Interchange, 18, 1987, 14-20.

"Naturalistic Epistemology: The Case of Abner Shimony", in Abner Shimony and Debra Nails, eds., Naturalistic Epistemology A Symposium of Two Decades, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 100, 1987, 341-51.

Comments on Joseph Levine and on Paul Sagal, ibid., 295-7, 337-40.

"Twenty Years After" in Nancy Nersessian, ed., The Process of Science: Contemporary Philosophical Approaches to Understanding Science, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1987, 95-103; also in Organon, 22/23, 1987, 53-61; that issue was reprinted as Meta-history of Science at the Berkeley Congress, Warsaw: Ossolineum Publishing House of the Polish Academy of Science, 1988.

Review of Robert Ulin, Perspectives in Anthropology and Social Theory, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 17, 1987, 278-83. (Gent).

"Agassi's Alleged Abdication of Reason", Science et Esprit, 39, 1987, 107-111.

"The Uniqueness of Scientific Technology", Methodology and Science, 20, 1987, 8-24.

"The Wisdom of the Eye" (David Marr, Vision), J. of Soc. and Biol. Struct., 10, 1987,408-13.

J. A. and J. R. Wettersten, "The Philosophy of Commonsense", Philosophia, 17, 1987, 421-437.

J. A. and Judith Buber Agassi, "Sexism in Science" (Evelyn Fox Keller), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 17, 1987, 515-22.


"Neo-classical Economics as 18th Century Theory of Man", Fundamenta Scientiae, 9, 1988, 189-202.

"Winter 1988 Daedalus", SIGArt Newsletter, 105, July 1988, 15-22.

"The Future of Big Science", J. Applied Philos., 5, 1988, 17-26.

"Analogies, Hard and Soft", in David H. Helman, ed., Analogical Reasoning, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1988, 401-19.

"A New World View Emerging" (Bunge, Treatise on Basic Philosophy, 7, 2 vols.), Methodology and Science, 21, 1988, 21-60.

N. Laor and J. A., "The Grand Protester: Lacan on the Scientific Status of Psychoanalysis", Philosophy of the Social Science, 18, 1988. 73-100. (Reissue of a 1986 item.)

"The Freeze-Dried Brain", (The Great Brain Robbery), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 18, 1988, 251-57.

"Ixmann and the Gavagai" (Koppelberg on Quine), Z. allg. Wissenschaftstheorie, 19, 1988, 104-16.

"The Riddle of Bacon", Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, 2, 1988, 103-136.

Foreword to Mendel Sachs, Einstein Versus Bohr: The Continuing Controversies in Physics, LaSalle IL: Open Court, 1988, xvii-xxi.


"Technology Transfer to Poor Nations", in Edmond Byrne and Joseph Pitt, eds., Technological Transformation: Contextual and Conceptual Implications, Philosophy and Technology, 5, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1989, 277-83.

"The Logic of Consensus and of Extremes", in F. D'Agostino and I. C. Jarvie, eds., Freedom and Rationality: Essays in Honour of John Watkins, Boston Studies, 117, 1989, 3-21. (A shorter version appeared in Greek translation, 1985.)

"The Lark and the Tortoise" (Urbach on Bacon), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 19, 1989, 89-94.

Review of Charles Whitney, Francis Bacon and Modernity, ibid., 19, 1989, 223-5.

"Comments", in R. Hyman, The Elusive Quarry: A Scientific Appraisal of Psychic Research. Buffalo NY: Prometheus Books, 1989, 251-4. (Reprint of 1980 item.)

"The Role of the Philosopher Among the Scientists: Nuisance or Necessary?", Social Epistemology, 4, 1989, 297-30 and 319.

"Faith in the Open Society: the End of Hermeneutics", Methodology and Science, 22, 1989, 183-200. (Greek version appeared in 1985.)


"Democratizing Medicine", in Gayle L. Ormiston and R. Sassower, eds., Prescriptions: The Dissemination of Medical Authority, Westport CT: Greenwood Press, 1990, 3-22.

"Ontology and Its Discontent" in Paul Weingarten and Georg Dorn, Studies in Bunge's Treatise, Amsterdam and Atlanta GA: Editions Rodopi, 1990, 105-122. (This volume appeared also as a special issue of Poznań Studies, 18.)

"Academic Democracy Threatened: The Case of Boston University", Interchange, 21, 1990, 26-34.

Review of John Silber, Straight Shooting, op. cit., 80-1.

Review of Francis Schragg, Thinking in School and Society, ibid., 22, 1990, 22-4.

"Psychology and Controversy", Methodology and Science, 2, 1990, 11-27.

"The Import of the Problem of Rationality", op. cit., 61-74.

"Brainwashing", op. cit., 117-129. (Revised English version of "Gehirnwäsche", 1980.)

"Peer Review: A Personal Report", op. cit., 171-180.

"Induction and Stochastic Independence", Discussion Note, Brit. J. Phil. Sci., 41, 1990, 141-2.

Review of K. Salamun, ed., Karl R. Popper und die Philosophie des kritischen Rationalismus (Popper Festschrift), Canadian Phil. Rev., 9, 1990, 378-81.

"Global Responsibility", J. Applied Phil., 7, 1990, 217-221.

"Newtonianism Before and After the Einsteinian Revolution", in Frank Durham and Robert D. Purrington, eds., Some Truer Method: Reflections on the Heritage of Newton, NY: Columbia UP, 1990, 145-176.

"On Political Extremism" (In Hebrew), in Yuval Lurie and Haim Maranz, eds., In the Labyrinth of Democracy: Philosophical Essays on Democratic Themes Beer-Sheva: Ben Gurion University of the Negev Press, 1990, 89-98.


"Deconstructing Post-Modernism: Gellner and Crocodile Dundee" in John A. Hall and I. C. Jarvie, eds., Transition to Modernity: Essays on Power, Wealth and Belief, Gellner Festschrift, Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1991, 213-30.

"As you Like It" in Gonsalo Munévar, ed., Beyond Reason: Essays in Honor of Paul Feyerabend, Boston Studies, 132, 1991, 379-87. (Reprint from 1980.)

"Popper's Demarcation of Science Refuted", Methodology and Science, 24, 1991, 1-7.

"The Ivory Tower and the Seats of Power", ibid., 64-78.

"Pluralism and Science", ibid., 99-119.

"Bye Bye Weber" (Max Weber's "Science as a Vocation"), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 21, 1991, 102-109.

"Functional Integration", J. of Soc. and Biol. Structures, 14, 1991, 117-125.

"Information Science" (review essay), Iyyun, The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 40, 1991, 312-42.

Review of World Commission on Environment and Development, Our Common Future ("The Brundtland Report"), International Review of Sociology, Monographic On Modernization Theory: Monographic Series, 3, 1991, Rome: Borla, 213-226.

"Wittgenstein and Physicalism", Grazer Phil. Studien, 41, 1991, 67-97.

J. Wettersten and J. A., "Whewell's Problematical Heritage", in M. Fisch and S. Schaffer, William Whewell: A Composite Portrait, London: Oxford UP, 1991, 345-69.


"Rationality: Philosophical and Social Aspects", Minerva, 30, 1992, 366-390.

"Autonomy and the Philosopher", Methodology and Science, 25, 1992, 1-10.

"Beyond the Static Theory of Tastes as Exogenous", op. cit., 99-118.

"The Responsibility of the Editor: A Protest Communication", Philosophy and Social Action, 18, 1992, 13-20.

"Hobbes in Contemporary Israel", Intl. Problems: Society and Politics, 31, 1992, 17-25.

Letter to the Editor: "The Holocaust in Israel Today" (in Hebrew), op. cit., 31, 1992, 122-5.

"False Prophecy versus True Quest: A Modest Challenge to Contemporary Relativists", Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 22, 1992, 285-312.

Review of David Gooding, Trevor Pinch and Simon Schaffer, eds., The Uses of Experiment: Studies in the Natural Sciences, op. cit., 22, 1992, 266-8.

Review of John W. Murphy and John T. Pardeck, eds., Technology and Human Productivity, op. cit., 22, 1992, 525-7.

"Heuristic Computer-Assisted, not Computerized: Comments on Simon's Project", Journal of Epistemological and Social Studies on Science and Technology, 6, 1992, 15-18. (Italian translation in Italian version of the journal.)

Review essay on Critical Issues in Information Systems Research, Iyyun, The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 41, 1992, 93-101.

J. A. and N. Laor, (in Hungarian) "Autonomy and Psychopathology" Thalassa, Budapest, 3, 1992/1, 30-43.

"Agassi-Grünbaum Exchange on Popper and Psychoanalysis; Agassi to Grünbaum", Three letters. Newsletter for Those Interested in the Philosophy of Karl Popper, 4, 1992, 5-11.


"The Philosophy of Optimism and Pessimism", in C. C. Gould and R. S. Cohen, eds., Artefacts, Representations and Social Practices. Essays for Marx Wartofsky, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 154, 1993, 349-59.

"The Heuristic Bent", Philosophy and Rhetorics, 26, 1993, 9-31.

"Halakha and Agada", in Shlomo Biderman and Ben-Ami Scharfstein, eds., Myths and Fiction. Philosophy and Religion: A Comparative Yearbook, Leiden: Brill, 3, 1993, 291-317.

"Conditions for Interpersonal Communication", Methodology and Science, 26, 1993, 8-17.

Tribute to J. O. Wisdom, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 23, 1993, 280-1.

"Phenomenology of Technology", (two books), ibid., 23, 1993, 528-36.

"Rationality: a comment on Raymond Boudin's paper", Journal of Epistemological and Social Studies on Science and Technology, 7, 1993, 21-23. (Italian translation in Italian version of the journal.)

"Neurath in Retrospect" (Danilo Zolo, Reflexive Epistemology: The Philosophical Legacy of Otto Neurath), Iyyun, The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 42, 1993, 443-453.

"Anti-Semitism: observations on the recent Books of Prof. M. Mushkat and Dr. E. Delisle". (Marian Mushkat, Philo-Semitic and Anti-Jewish Attitudes in Post-Holocaust Poland; Esther Delisle, The Traitor and the Jew: Anti-Semitism and the Delirium of Extremism in French Canada from 1929 to 1939), Intl. Problems, society and politics, 32, 1993, 54-69.

Review of William Klubach, Courageous Universality: the Work of Schmuel Hugo Bergman, ibid., 81-3.

Review of David Sciulli, Theory of Social Constitutionalism, Social Science Quarterly, 74, 1993, 455-6.

Review of Kenneth G. Butler, The Concept of Objectivity, Intl. Studies in Philosophy, 1993.


"Minimal Criteria for Intellectual Progress", Iyyun, The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 43, 1994, 61-83.

"How Could Medical Services Be Integrated in the Welfare State?" in Per-Erik Liss and Nina Nikku, eds., Health Promotion and Prevention: Theoretical and Ethical Aspects, Stockholm: Swedish Council for Planning and Coordination of Research, 1994, 11-16.

"Financing Public Knowledge", in Ruth Hayhoe, ed., Knowledge Across Cultures: Universities East and West, Hubei Education Press and OISE Press [Toronto, 1994], 88-94.

A Chinese translation of the above item, same publisher.

"Theocratic Pluralism is Impossible", Interchange, 25, 1994, 367-70.

"El futuro de la universidad", in Leticia Mayer y Roberto Varia, eds., Los Grandes Problemas de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia, Mexico City: Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, 1994. 63-73.

Raphael Sassower and J. A., "Avoiding the Post", Critical Review, 8, 1994, 95-111.

"Popper Systematized". (Review of Collin Simkin, Popper's Views on Natural and Social Science), Philosophia, 23, 1994, 345-54.

Review of John H. Fielder and Douglas Birch, eds., The DC-10 Case: A Study in Applied Ethics, Technology and Society, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 24, 1994, 390-2.

"An Inductivist Version of Critical Rationalism", op. cit., 458-65.

"Gadamer Without Tears", op. cit., 485-505.

"Das Problem der Rationalität in der pluralistischen Gesellschaft", Conceptus, 27, 1994, 251-62.

Abel Schejter and J. A. "On the Definition of Life", Z. allg. Wissenschaftstheorie, 25, 1994, 97-106.

"From the Current Disorder to the New World Order?" (in Hebrew), Intl. Problems, Society and Politics, 33, 1994, 21-7. English abstract, 52-3.

Review of Wayne A. Patterson, Bertrand Russell's Philosophy of Logical Atomism, Canadian Phil. Rev., 14, 1994, 44-5.

Letter to the Editor, Centaurus, 37, 1994, 349-52.


"Karl Popper, 1902-1994". Radical Philosophy, 70, March/April 1995, 2-4.

"The Rules of the Game: Comments on Professor Jarvie's Chapter", Popper Letters (Japan), 7, 1995, 17-20.

"Philosophie als Lebenshilfe", Conceptus, 28, 1995, 83-92.

"Why There Is No Theory of Models?", Poznań Studies, 44, 1995, 17-26.

"Blame Not the Laws of nature", Foundations of Science, 1, 1995-6, 131-54.

"Summary of AFOS Workshop, 1994", ibid., 161-6.

"Naming and Necessity: A Second Look", Iyyun, The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 44, 1995, 243-72.

"The Theory and Practice of Critical Rationalism", in Misiek, ed., Rationality: On the Problem of Rationality of Science and Its Philosophy. Popper vs. Polanyi. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 160, 1995, 1-18.

"Contemporary Philosophy of Science as a Thinly Masked Antidemocratic Apologetics", in K. Gavroglu, J. Stachel and M. W. Wartofsky, eds., Physics, Philosophy and the Scientific Community, In Honor of Robert S. Cohen. Boston Studies, 163, 1995, 153-70.


"The Theory and Practice of the Welfare State", in Leonard Nordenfeld and Per-Anders Tengland, eds., The Goals and Limits of medicine, Stockholm: Almqvist and Wiksell Intl., 1996, 215-238.

"The Philosophy of Science Today", in S. Shanker, ed., Routledge History of Philosophy, IX, Philosophy of Science, Logic and Mathematics in the 20th Century, 1996, 235-65.

"Prescriptions for Responsible Psychiatry", in William O'Donohue and Richard Kitchener, eds., Psychology and Philosophy: Interdisciplinary Problems and Responses, London: Sage, 1996, 339-51.

"Self-Deception: A View From the Rationalist Perspective", in Michael S. Myslobodsky, ed., The Mythomanias: The Nature of Deception and Self-deception, 1996, Hillsdale NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, pp. 23-50.

"Towards Honest Public Relations of Science", in Stefan Amsterdamski, ed., The Significance of Popper's Thought: Proceedings of the Conference Karl popper, 1902-1994, March 10-12, 1995, Poznań Studies, 49, 1996, 39-57.

"The Place of Metaphysics in the Historiography of Science", Foundations of Physics, 26, 1996, 483-99.

"Die gegenwärtige Rolle des Technik und Wissenschaftshistoriker", Proto-Sociology, 8/9, 1996, Rationality II&III, 385-401.

"The End of Linearity: The Science-Technology Interaction from a Philosophical Perspective", Working Paper, Depart. of the History of Science and Technology, Royal Inst. of Technology, Stockholm. 13 pp.

Review essay on Michael Matthews, Science Teaching: The Role of History and Philosophy of Science, Science and Education, 5, 1996, 69-77.

Review essay on Paul Feyerabend, Killing Time, Interchange, 27, 1996, 85-93.

I. C. Jarvie and J. A., "Rationality", in Alan Bernard and Jonathan Spencer, eds., Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology, London: Routledge, 1996, 467-70.


"Naturalism", in Don Garrett and Edward Barbanell, eds., Encyclopedia of Empiricism, Westport CT: Greenwood Pbln. Group, 1997.

"Solipsism", ibid.

"Science Education without Pressure", in Linda Lenz and Ian Winchester, editors, Toward Scientific Literacy: The History and Philosophy of Science and Science Teaching Proceedings of the fourth International Conference. CD-ROM HPSST.pdf, The Faculty of Education, University of Calgary, CD, pp. 1-13.

"Thought, Action and Scientific Technology". Intl. J. Technology and Design, 7, 1997, 33-46; also in Marc J. de Vries and Arly Tamir, eds., Shaping Concepts of Technology: From Philosophical Perspecives to Mental Images, Kluwer, Dordrecht , 1997.

"The Novelty of Chomsky's Theory", in David Martel Johnson and Christine E. Enerling, eds., The Future of the Cognitive Revolution, Oxford University Press, 1997, 136-48.

"Gershon Weiler, In Memoriam", in Andreas Schedler, ed., The End of Politics? Explorations Into Modern Antipolitics, London and New York: Macmillan and St. Martin's, 1977, 55-6.

"Who Needs Aristotle?", in Dimitri Ginev and Robert S. Cohen, eds., Issues and Images in the Philosophy of Science, the Polikarov Festschrift, Boston Studies, 192, 1997, 1-11.

"Truth, Trust and Gentlemen: Shapin on Boyle" (Steven Shapin, A Social History of Truth), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 27, 1997, 219-36.

"Celebrating the Open Society", ibid., 27, 1997, 486-525

Review of Michael Gibbon, Camille Limoges, Helga Nowotny, Simon Schwatrzman, Peter Scott and Martin Trow, The New Production of knowledge: The Dynamics of Science and Research in Contemporary Societies, ibid., 27, 1997, 354-7.

"In Retrospect: Wittgenstein - the End of a Myth" (Bryan McGuiness Young Wittgenstein), Cognitive Semantics I: Concepts and Methods, Proto-Sociology, 10, 1997, 238-41. German translation, W. Kellerwissel and Th. Peuker, eds., Witttgensteins Spätphilosophie: Analysen und Probleme. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 1998, 293-97.

"Guest Editarticle: Skills in Education: A Philosopher's View", The Journal of Technology Studies, 23/2 , 1997, 4-7.

Review of Ernest Gellner, Anthropology and Politics: Revolutions in the Scared Grove, Ethnos, 62, 1997, 137-8.

"Corroboraciones espuria y genuina" (in Spanish), in Enrique Suàres-Iñiguez, ed., El poder de los argumentos, Coordinación de humanidades, Mexico City: UNAM and Porra Press, 1997, 181-205.


"Reason Within the Limits of Religion Alone: The Case of Maimonides", in Yoav Ariel, Shlomo Biderman, and Ornan Rotem, eds., Relativism and Beyond, Philosophy and Religion: A Comparative Yearbook, Leiden: Brill, 1998, 125-177.

"Der Status des kritischen rationalismus", in Volker Gadenne and Evelyn Gröbl-Steinbach, eds., Kritischer Rationalismus und Pragmatismus, Series in the Philosophy of Karl R. Popper and Critical Rationalism, Amsterdam and Atlanta GA: Editions Rodopi 1998, 37-59.

"Science Real and Ideal: Popper and the Dogmatic Scientist", Proto-Sociology, 12, 1998, Special Edition, After the Received View: Developments in the Theory of Science Im Memoriam Wolfgang Stegmüller, 297-304.

"Validation", Iyyun, The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 47, 1998, 57-76.

"Progress in the Arts and the Sciences", Sonus, 18, 1998, 57-68.

"A Question of Perception: Between the Architect and the Philosopher" (Hebrew; also English translation), review essay on Questions of Perception: Phenomenology and the Architect, Architecture of Israel, 34, 1998, 83-93.

"To Salvage Neurath" (Cartwright et al.), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 28, 1998, 83-101.

Review of Shlomo Deshen, Charles S. Liebman and Moshe Shokeid, Eds., Israeli Judaism: The Sociology of religion in Israel, ibid., 28, 1998, 471-7.

"Knowledge Personal and Social", ibid., 28, 1998, 522-51.

"Rationality is Going for a Goal: Queries for Professor Schnädlebach", Ethik und Sozialwissenschaften, 9, 1998, 89-90.


"The Notion of the Modern Nation-State: Popper and Nationalism", in Ian Jarvie and Sandra Pralong, eds., Popper's Open Society After Fifty years: The Continuing Relevance of Karl Popper, London: Routledge, 1999. 182-96. (Italian translation, Popper e la societá aperta: 50 anni dopo, Armando Editore, 1999, 279-99.)

"Maimonides in Context", in R. S. Cohen and H. Levine, editors, Maimonides and the Sciences, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 1999, 9-24.

"Dissertation Without Tears", in Gerhard Zecha, ed., Critical Rationalism and Educational Discourse, Series in the Philosophy of Karl R. Popper and Critical Rationalism, Amsterdam and Atlanta GA: Editions Rodopi, 1999, 59-89.

"The Moral Basis of Science, or The Architectonic of Open-ended Reason", Iyyun, The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 48, 1999, 93-110.

"Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom: Popper's Popular Critics", Anuar, 7, 1999, 5-25.

"Intellectual Courage", Ethik und Sozialwissenschaften, 10, 1999, 10-11.

Review of Allen G. Gross, The Rhetoric of Science, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 29, 1999, 329-35.


"J. Bochenski's Contemporary European Philosophy", in Jarosław Kozak and G. Küng, editors, Joseph (I. M.) Bochenski, Life and Works. Fribourg (Switzerland) and Siedlce (Poland): A. Stanic Scientific Publications, 2000.

"The Case Study and Its Import: Wettersten on Whewell" in James Bell, ed., Whewell's Critics: Have They Prevented Him From Doing Good? Poznań Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities, 2000, 297-311.

"Israel: a Rule of Law or of Arrangement?" (In Hebrew), in Yossi David, ed., The State of Israel: Between Judaism and Democracy. Jerusalem: The Israel Democracy Institute, 2000, 211-33.

"Die Rolle der Metaphysik in Poppers Bild der Wissenschaft", Geschichte und Gegenwart, 19, 2000, 100-108.

"Popper's Political Philosophy in the Perspective of Global Politics", Popper Letters (Japan), 12, 2000, 1-4.

"To Close The Wittgenstein Project" (Hintikka on Wittgenstein), Iyyun, The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 49, 2,000, 313-29.

Review of B. Berofsky, Liberation from Self. Interchange, 31, 2000, 362-5.

Review of John Dupré, The Disorder of Things: Metaphysical Foundations of the Disunity of Science, Intl. Studies in Philosophy, 32, 2000, 137-9.

J. A. and Nathaniel Laor, "How Ignoring Repeatability Leads to Magic", review essay, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 30, 2000, 528-56.


"The Compleat Critical Realist" (Niiniluoto on critical realism), Iyyun, The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 50, 2001, 1-8.

“Reply to Professor Gross”, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 31, 2001, 252-3.


"A Touch of Malice" (the Feyerabend-Lakatos correspondence). Philosophy of the Social Sciences

"Science without Idealization" (Alvin I. Goldman, Knowledge in a Social World), Philosophy of the Social Sciences.

"Public Responsibility for Spaceship Earth", in the Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy, Boston.

"The Impact of Auschwitz and Hiroshima on Scientific Culture", The Imre Toth Festschrift.

"The Scientific Status of Psychology", Ethik und Sozialwissenschaften, 2001.

"The Scientific Status of Economics"

March 2001.

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