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Selected Faculty Publications


Chen Morris, Raz, "From Emblems to Diagrams: Kepler's New Pictorial Language of Scientific Representation." Renaissance Quarterly 62, 2009, pp. 134-70.


Chen-Morris, Raz, "Shadows of Instruction: Optics & Classical Authorities in Kepler's Somnium" Journal for the History of Ideas, Vol. 66, No. 2. (Apr., 2005), pp. 223-243.


Efron, Noah, "Zionism and the Eros of Science and Technology", Zygon, 46, 2, 2011, pp. 413-428


Efron, Noah & Menachem Fisch, "Astronomical Exegesis: An Early Modern Jewish Interpretation of the Heavens," Osiris, 2nd Series, Vol. 16, Science in Theistic Contexts: Cognitive Dimensions. (2001), pp. 72-87.


Harman, Oren, "On the Power of Ideas," Minerva, Volume 45, Number 2, June, 2007, 175-189 .


Harman, Oren, "Birth of the First ESS: John Maynard Smith, George Price, and the Discovery of the Lost 'Antlers' Paper", Journal of Experimental Zoology B (Mol. Dev Evol.), 316, 9, 2011, pp. 1-9


Harman, Oren, “Epistemic Virtues and Leibnitzian Dreams: on Science, Faith and the Humanities,” with Peter Galison, The European Legacy: The Journal of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, vol. 3, no. 5, August 2008, pp. 551-575


Nachtomi, Ohad, "It Takes Two to Tango: Phenotyping and Genotying in Genome Wide Association Studies, Biological Theory 42:3, 2009 (with Yaron Ramati, Zohar Yakini, and Ayelet Shavit). 


Kirsh, Nurit, "Population Genetics in Israel in the 1950s: The Unconscious Internalization of Ideology," Isis, Vol. 94, No. 4. (Dec., 2003), pp. 631-655.


Rier, David, "Gender, Lifecourse and Publication Decisions in Toxic-Exposure Epidemiology: 'Now!' versus 'Wait a Minute!'," Social Studies of Science, Vol. 33, No. 2. (Apr., 2003), pp. 269-300.


Leibler, Anat, "Establishing Scientific Authority - Citizenship and the First Census of Israel" in Jose Brunner, ed. Tel Aviver Jahbuch fuer deutche Geschichte XXXV, Wallstein Verlag, Goettingen, 2007, pp. 221-236


Tamir B., Priel A., "Reversibility and efficiency in coding protein information", Journal of Theoretical Biology, 267 (2010)

Dolev Shahar, Pitowsky Itamar, Tamir Boaz, "Grover's quantum search algorithm and Diophantine approximation", Physical Review A, 73, 1, 2006


Selected Student Publications

 Armon, Rony, "Writing Biographies and Autobiographies of Science," Minerva (2007) 45:295-304


Chayen, Samuel, Why is Environmental Ethics Absent from Religious Zionist Thought (in Hebrew), AkdamotI (2007) 19:11-20.


Dror, Yuval, The Politics of Technology (in Hebrew), Tel Aviv, Mappa, 2005.


Perry, Dan,  "Animal rights and environmental wrongs: the case of the grey squirrel in Northern Italy." Essays in Philosophy 5(2), 2004.


Romem, Yoram, "The Social Construction of Expert Systems," Human Systems Management 26 (2007), pp. 291-309.


Stambler, Ilia, "Life extension – a conservative enterprise? Some fin-de-siècle and early twentieth-century precursors of transhumanism", Journal of Evolution and Technology, 21(1), 13-26, 2010.


Ben-David, Anat. 2011. Digital Natives and the Return of the Local Cause. In N. Shah, & F. Jansen (Eds.), Digital AlterNatives with a Cause. Book One - To Be (pp. 10-23). The Center of Internet and Society, Bangalore, India and HIVOS, the Hague, the Netherlands


Schwartz, R. (2012) The Networked Familiar Stranger: An Aspect of Virtual and Local Urban Anonymity. In Cumiskey, K., and Hjorth, L., eds., Seamlessly Mobile? Mobile Media Practices, Presence & Politics. Routledge (under review).