Wolfgang Lefèvre

Visiting Scholar (Since 2006)

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. (2018). The Méthode de nomenclature chimique (1787): a document of transition. Ambix, 1-21. doi:10.1080/00026980.2017.1418233.

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Lefèvre, W. (2017). Review of: Gibson, Susannah: Animal, vegetable, mineral? How eighteenth-century science disrupted the natural order. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2015. Ambix, 64, 1-2. doi:10.1080/00026980.2016.1227169.

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Lefèvre, W. (2017). Architectural knowledge. In M. Valleriani (Ed.), The structures of practical knowledge (pp. 247-269). Cham: Springer.

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Lefèvre, W. (2017). Review of: Renn, Jürgen, Wilhelm Osthues and Hermann Schlimme (eds): Wissensgeschichte der Architektur. 3 volumes. Berlin: Edition Open Access 2014. Construction History, 32(1), 111-113.

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Epistemic History of Architecture