Wolfgang Lefèvre

Visiting Scholar (Mar 2006-Feb 2021)

Dr., Außerordentlicher Professor an der Freien Universität Berlin

Wolfgang Lefèvre was Professor of Philosophy and Science at the Freie Universität Berlin until 2006, and is currently working at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. His research interests include History of Science in Connection with History of Philosophy on the Basis of Social History; Sciences in Greek Antiquity; Early Modern Physics and Chemistry; and History of Biology (fifteenth to eighteenth centuries).

Selected Publications

Lefèvre, W. (2019). Drawing instruments. In J. Renn, & M. Schemmel (Eds.), Culture and cognition: essays in honor of Peter Damerow (pp. 161-165). Berlin: Edition Open Access.

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Lefèvre, W. (2018). 'Das Ende der Naturgeschichte' neu verhandelt: das Spektrum historischer Naturkonzeptionen in der Goethezeit. In F. Bomski, & J. Stolzenberg (Eds.), Genealogien der Natur und des Geistes: Diskurse, Kontexte und…

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Lefèvre, W. (2018). The Méthode de nomenclature chimique (1787): a document of transition. Ambix, 65(1), 9-29. doi:10.1080/00026980.2017.1418233.

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Lefèvre, W. (2018). Review of: Gibson, Susannah: Animal, vegetable, mineral? How eighteenth-century science disrupted the natural order. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2015. Ambix, 65(2), 191-192. doi:10.1080/00026980.2016.1227169.

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