Prof. Gideon Freudenthal - Philosophy of Science, Cohn Institute



1.a. Atom and Individual in the Age of Newton. On the Genesis of the Mechanistic Philosophy of Nature and Society.
       (German) Frankfurt am Main (Suhrkamp) 1982, 331 pages

1.b. Atom and Individual in the Age of Newton. On the Genesis of the Mechanistic World View,
       (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 88) (Reidel) 1986, 276 pages

2.a. P.Damerow, G.Freudenthal, P. McLaughlin, J. Renn: Exploring the Limits of Preclassical Mechanics.
       A Study of Conceptual Development in Early Modern Science: Free Fall and Compounded Motion in the
       Work of Descartes, Galileo, and Beeckman. Heidelberg - New York (Springer): 1991, 387 pages

2.b. Second, enlarged and revised edition of no.2.a forthcoming

3 (ed.) Salomon Maimon. Rational Dogmatist, Empirical Skeptic. Dordrecht (Kluwer) forthcoming


1) The Freedon of Spirit and the Freedom of Man, (Hebr.) Basha ar 129/130 (1976), pp. 521-524

2) Alienation as an Objective Category, (Hebr.) Basha ar 133 (1977), pp. 251-261

3) A Note on W.F. Haug?s Attempt to resolve the Principal Question in Philosophy in a Materialistic Fashion,
    (German), in: Das Argument 114 (1979), pp. 250 - 252

4) Adam Smith's Analytic-synthetic Method and the "System of Natural Liberty", in:
    History of European Ideas II,2 (1981), pp. 135 - 154

5) Newton and Leibniz: Mechanics of Particles and of Systems, their Philosophical Presuppositions and
    Consequences (German) in: Studia Leibnitiana, Sonderheft 13 (1984), pp. 37 - 48

6) Critique and Rehabilitation of Mechanism (German), in:
    Streitbarer Materialismus (F. Stern, ed.) Berlin 1984, pp. 121 - 134

7) Science and Social Labour. An Introdocution to a Marxist Theory of Science. (Hebr.)
    Hamidrasha Lemachshava Sozialistit, (1986), booklet

8) Introductory Note to: Henryk Grossmann, The Social Origins of the Mechanistic World-Picture and Manufacture,
    Science in Context I.1 (1987), pp. 105 - 108

9) Otto Neurath: From Authoritarian Liberalism to Empiricism, in: M. Dascal, O. Gruengard (eds.),
     Knowledge and Politics, Boulder (Westview Press) 1989, pp. 207 - 240

10) The Autarky of Salomon Maimon (German), in: L. Lambrecht, E-M. Tschurenev (eds.),
       Geschichtliche Welt und menschliches Wesen, Frankfurt/M - New York (Peter Lang), 1994, pp. 15-35

11) The Autarky of Salomon Maimon (Hebr) (Revised an enlarged version of No. 10 above), in:
       Metaphora No. 10 (1995), pp. 56-74

12) Pluralism or Relativism? in: Science in Context 9,2 (1996), pp. 151-163

13) Marx's Critique of Economic Reason, in: Science in Context, 10,1 (1997), pp 171-198

14) Controversy, in: Science in Context 11,2 (1998), pp. 155-160

15) Leibniz as a transzendental philosopher malgr? lui. The epistemological status of Conservation Principles. In:
       Martin Fontius / Hartmut Rudolph / Gary Smith (eds.): Labora diligenter. Potsdamer Arbeitstagung zur Leibnizforschung vom 4.
       bis 6. Juli 1996. Stuttgart 1999 (= Studia Leibnitiana. Sonderheft 29), S. 9-29.

16) A Rational Controversy Over Compounding Forces, in: P. Machamer, M. Pera, A. Baltas (eds.),
       Scientific Controversies, New York, Osford (Oxford University Press) 2000, pp. 125-142

17) Perpetuum Mobile. The Leibniz-Papin Controversy, Preprint 127, Max-Planck-Institut fr Wissenschaftsgeschichte,
       1999, 58 + XV pages - With an appendix containing an English translation of the relevant manuscripts
       (hitherto not published) of Leibniz and Papin.

18) Enlarged and revised version of 17) in: Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, forthcoming.

19) Maimon's Subverwsion of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason:
       There are no Synthetic a Priori Judgments in Physics.
       Preprint 170, Max-Planck-Institut f?r Wissenschaftsgeschichte, 201, 31 pages

20) Heines poetische Geschichte der Philosophie, in: Klaus Briegleb und Itta Schedletztky, Der Jerusalemer Heine-Symposium.
       Ged?chtnis, Mythos, Modernit?t. Hamburg (D?lling und Galitz Verlag), 2001, S. 111-127

21) Is Marxism Deterministic? in: Benjamin Cohen (ed.), Back to Marx, Tel-Aviv (Hakibuz Ha-Meuhad), 2001, pp. 62-79

22) The Lost Life of G. Itelson, in: Cultura Tedesca, No. 16 (April 2001), pp. 19-31

23) Heinrich Heines poetische Geschichte der Philosophie, in: B?chner (Frankfurt/Main),
       Jg. 4, Nr. 1 (Februar-M?rz 2002), S. 44-60

24) Substanzbegriff und Funktionsbegriff? als Zivilisationstheorie bei Georg Simmel und Ernst Cassirer, in:
       Gesellschaft denken. Eine erkentnnistheoretische Standortsbestimung der Sozialwissenschaften,
       hrgg. von Leonhard Bauer, Klaus Hamberger, Berlin New York (Springer) 2002, S. 251-276

25) The Autarky of Salomon Maimon. Thoroughly revised and substantially enlarged version of Articles,
       No. 11. Essays on the Enlightenment, published by the Open University of Israel.

26) Radikale und Kompromi?ler in der Philosophie: Salomon Maimon ber Mendelssohn, den philosophischen Heuchler, in:
       Jahrbuch f?r deutsche Geschichte, Bd. XXX (2002), S. 369-385.

27) Auf dem Vulkan. Die Kulturtheorie von Ernst Cassirer. In:
       Bernhard Greiner / Christoph Schmidt (eds.), Arche Noah. Die Idee der ?Kultur? im deutsch-j?dischen Diskurs.
       Freiburg im Breisgau (Rombach-Verlag), 2002, S. 145-171.