Philosophisches Seminar

PD Dr. Marco Giovanelli

Address:
FORUM SCIENTIARUM
Doblerstraße 33
72074 Tübingen

Tel. ++49-(0)7071-40716-0

marco-giovanelli.com
marco.giovanellispam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de 

 

 

DFG GI 945/1-2
from February, 1st, 2015 contributing editor at the Einstein Paper Project, at Caltech
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Research Interests

  • History and/of Philosophy of Physics
  • History of Philosophy

Recent Papers and Preprints

  • (2020), "`Like Thermodynamics before Boltzmann'. On Einstein's Distinction between Constructive and Principle Theories", Studies in History and Philosophy of Science. Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics. Under Review [PDF]
  • (2020), "Nothing but Coincidences. The Point-Coincidence Argument and Einstein’s Struggle with the Meaning of Coordinates in Physics", European Journal for the Philosophy of Science. Under Review [PDF]
  • 2020), "`Geometrization of Physics' vs. `Physicalization of Geometry'. The Untranslated Appendix to Reichenbach's Philosophie der Raum-Zeit-Lehre. ", In From Philosophy of Nature to Physics: Logical Empiricism and the Natural Sciences. Forthcoming [PDF]
  • and Howard D (2019), "Einstein Philosophy of Science. ", In Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. [PDF]
  • (2018), "`Physics Is a Kind of Metaphysics'. Émile Meyerson and Einstein's Late Rationalistic Realism", European Journal for Philosophy of Science. Vol. 8(3), pp. 783-829. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2017), "Traditions in Collision. The Emergence of Logical Empiricism Between the Riemannian and Helmholtzian Traditions", HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science. Vol. 7, pp. 328-380. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2017), "Lorentz Contraction vs. Einstein Contraction.. Reichenbach and the Philosophical Reception of Miller Aether-Drift Experiments", In Proceeding of the Fourth International Conference on the Nature and Ontology of Spacetime. Montreal , pp. 125-155. Minkowski Institute Press. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2016), "Hermann Cohen's Das Princip der Infinitesimal-Methode. The History of an Unsuccessful Book", Studies in History and Philosophy of Science. Vol. 58, pp. 9-23. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2016), "The Sensation and the Stimulus. Psychophysics and the Prehistory of the Marburg School", Perspectives on Science. Vol. 25(3), pp. 287-323. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2016), "`... But I still Can't Get Rid of a Sense of Artificiality': The Einstein-Reichenbach Debate on the Geometrization of the Electromagnetic Field. ", Studies in History and Philosophy of Science. Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics. Vol. 54, pp. 35-51. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2015), "Das Problem in ein Postulat verwandeln: Cassirer und Einsteins Unterscheidung von konstruktiven und Prinzipien-Theorien. ", In Husserl, Cassirer, Schlick - Wissenschaftliche Philosophie im Spannungsfeld von Phänomenologie, Neukantianismus und logischem Empirismus. Vienna , pp. 150-175. Springer. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2014), "`But One Must Not Legalize the Mentioned Sin. Phenomenological vs. Dynamical Treatments of Rods and Clocks in Einstein's Thought", Studies in History and Philosophy of Science. Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics. Vol. 48, pp. 20-44. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2013), "Erich Kretschmann as a Proto-Logical-Empiricist. Adventures and Misadventures of the Point-Coincidence Argument", Studies in History and Philosophy of Science. Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics. Vol. 44(2), pp. 115-134. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2013), "Talking at Cross-Purposes. How Einstein and the Logical Empiricists never Agreed on what they were Disagreeing About", Synthese. Vol. 190, pp. 3819-3863. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2013), "The Forgotten Tradition. How the Logical Empiricists Missed the Philosophical Significance of the Work of Riemann, Christoffel and Ricci", Erkenntnis. Vol. 78, pp. 1219-1257. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2013), "Leibniz-Äquivalenz vs. Einstein-Äquivalenz. Was man von der Logisch-Empiristischen (Fehl-)Interpretation des Punkt-Koinzidenz-Arguments lernen kann. ", Philosophia Naturalis. Vol. 50(1), pp. 115-164. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2011), "Leibniz, Kant und der moderne Symmetriebegriff. ", Kant Studien. Vol. 102(4), pp. 422-454. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2010), "Urbild und Abbild. Leibniz, Kant und Hausdorff über das Raumproblem", Journal for General Philosophy of Science. Vol. 41(2), pp. 283-313. [DOI] [PDF]
  • (2008), "Kant, Helmholtz, Riemann und der Ursprung der geometrischen Axiome. ", Philosophia naturalis. Vol. 45, pp. 236-269. [DOI] [PDF]