Peter McLaughlin

(Jul 2004-Dez 2014)

Dr. phil., Professor für Philosophie, Universität Heidelberg

Current work

History of Mechanics. Aristotle's "mechanical questions" in 16th and 17th century mechanics.

Selected Publications

McLaughlin, Peter (2019). “The Impact of Newton on Biology on the Continent in the Eighteenth Century.” In The Reception of Isaac Newton in Europe. Vol. 2: Themes and Areas of Study: The Content of Newtonianism, ed. H. Pulte and S. Mandelbrote, 515…

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McLaughlin, Peter (2014). “Mechanical explanation in the ‘Critique of the teleological power of judgement.’” In Kant’s theory of biology, ed. I. Goy and E. Watkins, 149–165. Berlin: De Gruyter.

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McLaughlin, Peter (2011). “Sloth.” In Eine Naturgeschichte für das 21. Jahrhundert : hommage à, zu Ehren von, in honor of Hans-Jörg Rheinberger, 104–105. Berlin: Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte.

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McLaughlin, Peter (2011). “The arrival of the fittest.” In Explanation, prediction, and confirmation, ed. D. Dieks, G. W. J., S. Hartmann, T. Uebel, and M. Weber, 203–222. Dordrecht [u.a.]: Springer.

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Past Events


Colloquium for Wolfgang Lefèvre