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Articles of Historical Interest: A Collection of Scientific Interdisciplinary Literature


(alphabetically listed by author)

Philip W. Anderson, "More Is Different, Broken symmetry and the nature of the hierarchical structure of science"
Science, New Series, 177 (1972), 393-396.
Alain Aspect, Philippe Grangier, Gérard Roger, "Experimental Realization of Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen-Bohm Gedankenexperiment: A New Violation of Bell's Inequalities"
Physical Review Letters, July 1982, Vol. 42, No. 2, 91-94.
Francisco J. Ayala, "Teleological Explanations in Evolutionary Biology"
Philosophy of Science, 37 (1970), No. 1, 1-15
John S. Bell, "On The Einstein Podolsky Rosen Paradox"
Physics (1964), Vol. 1, No. 3, 195-200.
Wallace S. Broecker, Climatic Change: Are We on the Brink of a Pronounced Global Warming?
Science 189 (1975): 460-463
Nicolas L.S. Carnot, "Réflexions sur la puissance motrice du feu et sur le machines propes à développer cette puissance"
Annales scientifiques de l'É.N.S. 2° série. tome 1 (1872), 393-457.
Brandon Carter, Large number coincidences and the Antropic Principle in cosmology
M.S. Longair (ed.), "Confrontation of Cosmological Theories with Observational Data", Reidel, Dordrecht 1974, 291-298
Francis H. Crick, Central Dogma of Molecular Biology
Nature, 227 (1970), 561-563
Paul A.M. Dirac, The Cosmological Constants
Nature 139 (1937), 323
Theodosius Dobzhansky, Montague F. Ashley Montagu, "Natural Selection and the Mental Capacities of Mankind"
Science, 106 (1947), 587-590.
Theodosius Dobzhansky, "Nothing in Biology Makes Sense except in the Light of Evolution"
The American Biology Teacher, 35 (1973), No. 3, 125-129.
Renato Dulbecco, "A Turning Point in Cancer Research: Sequencing the Human Genome"
Science, Vol. 231 (1986), 1055-1056.
Albert Einstein, Boris Podolsky, Nathan Rosen, "Can Quantum-Mechanical Description of Physical Reality Be Considered Complete?"
Physical Review (1935), Vol. 47, 777-780
Marcus W. Feldman, Luigi L. Cavalli-Sforza, "Cultural and Biological Evolutionary Processes, Selection for a Trait under Complex Transmission"
Theoretical Population Biology 9 (1976), 238-259.
Gottlob Frege, "Sense and Reference"
The Philosophical Review, May 1948, Vol. 57, No. 3, 209-230 (German Original 1892).
Stephen J. Gould, Elisabeth S. Vrba, "Exaptation— a missing term in the science of form"
Paleobiology, 8 (1982), No. 1, 4-15
Robert B. Laughlin, David Pines, Joerg Schmalian, Branko P. Stojković, Peter G. Wolynes, "The middle way"
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 97 (2000), No. 1, 32-37.
Georges Lemaître , The Beginning of the World from the Point of View of Quantum Theory
Nature (May 1931), Vol. 127, No. 3210, 706.
James G. Lennox, Darwin was a Teleologist
Biology and Philosophy 8 (1993), 409-421.
Ernst W. Mayr, The Autonomy of Biology. The Position of Biology among the Sciences
The Quarterly Review of Biology, 71, (1996), No 1, 97-106
Gregor Mendel, Experiments in Plant Hybridation
Verhandlungen des naturforschenden Vereines in Brünn, vol. IV (1865), Abhandlungen, pp. 3–47
Michael Polanyi, The Foundations of Academic freedom
The Lancet (May 1947), Vol. 249, issue 6453, 583-586.
Willard V. Quine, Two Dogmas of Empiricism
The Philosophical Review, January 1951, Vol. 60, No. 1, 20-43
Richard Rudner, "The Scientist qua Scientist makes Value Judgments"
Philosophy of Science 20 (1953), 1-6
Alfred Tarski, The Semantic Conception of Truth: and the Foundations of Semantics
Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Mar., 1944), pp. 341-376
Charles H. Townes, "The Convergence of Science and Religion"
IBM's Think, April 1, 1966, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2-7
Alan M. Turing, "Computing Machinery and Intelligence"
Mind 59 (1950), 433-460
Conrad H. Waddington, "Genetic Assimilation of an Acquired Character"
Evolution, (June 1953), Vol. 7, No. 2, 118-126
James D. Watson, Francis H. Crick, "Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids"
Nature, April 25, 1953, No. 4356, 737.
Lynn T. White Jr., The Historical Roots of Our Ecological Crisis
Science 155 (1967), 1203-1207
Allan C. Wilson, "The Molecular Basis of Evolution"
Scientific American, October 1985, Vol. 253, No. 4, 164-173