• Scientific Philosophy as a Topic for History of Science
    Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 99 (1): 88-96. 2008.
    In lieu of a programmatic argument about the general relations of history of science and philosophy of science, this essay offers a particular topic in the history of philosophy of science that should be of interest to both historians and philosophers of science. It argues that questions typical of contemporary history of science could illuminate the recent history of philosophy of science and analytic philosophy. It also suggests that the history of scientific philosophy is a particularly fruit…Read more
  • Occasions for an Empirical History of Philosophy of Science: American Philosophers of Science at Work in the 1950s and 1960s
    Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 2 (1): 1-20. 2012.
  • A Road Map of Dedekind’s Theorem 66
    Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 8 (2): 241-277. 2018.
    Richard Dedekind’s theorem 66 states that there exists an infinite set. Its proof invokes such apparently nonmathematical notions as the thought-world and the self. This article discusses the content and context of Dedekind’s proof. It is suggested that Dedekind took the notion of the thought-world from Hermann Lotze. The influence of Kant and Bernard Bolzano on the proof is also discussed, and the reception of the proof in the mathematical and philosophical literature is covered in detail.