Thomas Kuhn: List of Publications

1 July 2001

1. "Abstract" and "Comment" on General Education in a Free Society. in Harvard Alumni Bulletin (22 September 1945): 23-30 passim.

2. (with J.H. Van Vleck) "A Simplified Method of Computing the Cohesive Energies of Monovalent Metals." Physical Review 79 (1950): 382-388.

3. "An Application of the W.K.B. Method to the Cohesive Energies of Monovalent Metals." Physical Review 79 (1950): 515-519.

4. "A Convenient General Solution of the Confluent Hypergeometric Equation, Analytic and Numerical Development." Quarterly of Applied Mathematics 9 (1951): 1-16.

5. "Newton's '31st Query' and the Degradation of Gold." Isis 42 (1951): 296-298.

6. "Robert Boyle and Structural Chemistry in the Seventeenth Century." Isis 43 (1952): 12-36.

7. "Newton and the Theory of Chemical Solution." Isis 43 (1952): 123-124.

8. "The Independence of Density and Pore-Size in Newton's Theory of Matter." Isis 43 (1952): 364-365.

9. "Carrot's Version of 'Carrot's Cycle'." American Journal of Physics 23 (1955): 91-95.

10. "La Mer's Version of Carnot's Cycle." American Journal of Physics 23 (1955): 387-389.

11. The Copernican Revolution: Planetary Astronomy in the Development of Western Thought (Harvard University Press, 1957); Vintage (now Modern Library) revised paperback edition, 1959; Harvard Press revised edition, 1966; Harvard paperback, 1971. Various translations.

12. "Newton's Optical Papers." in I.B. Cohen, ed. Isaac Newton's Papers and Letters on Natural Philosophy (Harvard University Press, 1958), 27-45, second edition, 1978.

13. "The Caloric Theory of Adiabatic Compression." Isis 49 (1958): 132-140.

14. "Energy Conservation as an Example of Simultaneous Discovery." in Marshall Clagett, ed. Critical Problems in the History of Science (University of Wisconsin Press, 1959), 321-356. Reprinted in Barber & Hirsch, eds. The Sociology of Science (The Free Press of Glencoe, 1962).

15. "The Essential Tension: Tradition and Innovation in Scientific Research." in Calvin W. Taylor, ed. The Third University of Utah Research Conference on the Identification of Creative Scientific Talent (Salt Lake City: The University of Utah Press, 1959), 162-177, and in Taylor and Barron, eds. Scientific Creativity: Its Recognition and Development (Wiley, 1963), 341-354.

16. "Committee Report on Environmental Conditions Affecting Creativity." ibid., 313-316.

17. "Engineering Precedent for the Work of Sadi Carnot." Actes du IX Congrés International d'Histoire des Sciences (Barcelona, 1961), 530-535, and in Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences 13 (1960): 251-255.

18. "Sadi Carnot and the Cagnard Engine." Isis 52 (1961): 367-374.

19. "The Function of Measurement in Modern Physical Science." Isis 52 (1961): 161-193, and in H. Woolf, ed. Quantification (Bobbs-Merrill, 1961).

20. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (University of Chicago Press, 1962); Phoenix paperback edition, 1964; second edition, enlarged, University of Chicago Press, 1970. Various translations.

21. Critique of papers by MacKinnon and Siegel, The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity: Economic and Social Factors (Princeton University Press, 1962), 379-384, 456-457.

22. "Historical Structure of Scientific Discovery." Science 136 (1962): 760-764.

23. "The Function of Dogma in Scientific Research." in A.C. Crombie, ed. Scientific Change (Basic Books, 1963), 347-369, 386-395.

24. "A Function for Thought Experiments." Mélanges Alexandre Koyré. vol. I (Paris: Hermann, 1964), 307-334.

25. (with John L. Heilbron, Paul L. Forman, and Lini Allen), Sources for History of Quantum Physics: An Inventory and Report (Philadelphia: Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, 1966).

26. "The Turn to Recent Science." Isis 58 (1967): 409-419.

27. "The History of Science." International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, vol. 14 (Macmillan, 1968) 74-83.

28. (with J.L. Heilbron) "The Genesis of the Bohr Atom." Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences 1 (1969): 211-290.

29. "Comment on the Relations of Science and Art." Comparative Studies in Society and History 11 (1969): 403-412.

30. "Comment on Technological vs. Scientific Acceleration." Comparative Studies in Society and History 11 (1969): 426-430.

31. "Alexandre Koyré and the History of Science." Encounter 34 (1970): 67-69.

32. "Logic of Discovery or Psychology of Research?" in Imré Lakatos and Alan Musgrave, eds. Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge (Cambridge University Press, 1970), 1-23, and in P.A. Schilpp, ed. The Philosophy of Karl Popper. The Library of Living Philosophers. vol. XIV (Open Court, 1974), 798-819.

33. "Reflections on my Critics." in Imré Lakatos and Alan Musgrave, eds. Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge (Cambridge University Press, 1970), 231-278.

34. "Comment on Richard S. Westfall's 'Uneasily Fitful Reflections on Fits of Easy Transmission'." in Robert Palter, ed. The Annus Mirabilis of Sir Isaac Newton. 1666-1966 (MIT Press, 1970) 105-108.

35. "The Relations between History and History of Science." Daedalus (Spring, 1971): 271-304.

36. "Les notions de causalité dans le développement de la physique." in J. Plaget, ed. Les Théories de la Causalité (Presses Universitaires de France, 1971), 7-18.

37. "Notes on Lakatos." Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science (1971): 137-146.

38. "Scientific Growth: Reflections on Ben-David's 'Scientific Role'." Minerva 10 (1971): 166-178.

39. "Second Thoughts on Paradigms." in Frederic Suppe, ed. The Structure of Scientific Theories (University of Illinois Press, 1974), 459-482, and discussion, 483-517, passim; second edition, 1977.

40. "The Quantum Theory of Specific Heats: A Problem in Professional Recognition." Proceedings of the XIVth International Congress of the History of Science (Tokyo, 1975), vol. 1, 170-182; vol. 4, 207.

41. "Tradition mathématique et tradition expérimentale dans le développement de la physique." Annales 30 (1975): 975-998.

42. "Mathematical vs. Experimental Traditions in the Development of Physical Science." Journal of Interdisciplinary History 3 (1976): 1-31.

43. "Theory-Change as Structure-Change: Comments on the Sneed Formalism." Erkenntnis 10 (1976): 179-199.

44. The Essential Tension: Selected Studies in Scientific Tradition and Change (University of Chicago Press, 1977). Various translations.

45. "Wiskundige versus experimentelle tradities in de ontwikkeling van de natuurwetenschap." Kennis Methode 1 (1977): 334-361.

46. Black-Body Theory and the Quantum Discontinuity. 1894-1912 (Oxford University Press and the Clarendon Press, 1978); paperback edition, University of Chicago Press, 1987. Various translations.

47. "Metaphor in Science." in Andrew Ortony, ed. Metaphor and Thought (Cambridge University Press, 1979) 409-419.

48. Foreword to the English translation of: Ludwig Fleck, Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact (The University of Chicago Press, 1979), vii-xii.

49. "History of Science." in Peter D. Asquith, H.E. Kyburg, eds. Current Research in Philosophy of Science (Philosophy of Science Association, 1979), 121-128.

50. "The Halt and the Blind: Philosophy and History of Science." British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 31 (1980): 181-182.

51. "Einstein's Critique of Planck." in Harry Woolf, ed. Some Strangeness in the Proportion: A Centennial Symposium to Celebrate the Achievements of Albert Einstein (Addison-Wesley, 1980), 186-191.

52. "Foreword" to Bruce R. Wheaton, The Tiger and the Shark (Cambridge University Press, 1983), ix-xiii.

53. "Commensurability, Comparability, Communicability." PSA 1982. Volume 2, (East Lansing: Philosophy of Science Association, 1983), 669-688, 712-716.

54. "Rationality and Theory Choice." Journal of Philosophy 80 (1983): 563-570. 55. "Reflections on Receiving the John Desmond Bernal Award." 4S Review 1(4) (1983): 26-30.

56. "Professionalization Recollected in Tranquility." Isis 75 (1984): 29-32.

57. "Revisiting Planck." Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences 14(2) (1984): 231-252.

58. "Professionalization in the Humanities." American Council of Learned Societies Newsletter 36(3 & 4) (1985): 23-27.

59. "The Histories of Science: Diverse Worlds for Diverse Audiences." Academe 72(4) (1986): 29-33. Spanish translation in Antonio Fuente and Juan J. Saldana, eds. Nuevas tendencias: historia de las ciencias (Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 1987), 5-11.

60. "Scientific Knowledge as Historical Product." Shiso 8(746) (1986): 4-18 (in Japanese).

61. "What are Scientific Revolutions?" in Lorenz Krüger, Lorraine J. Daston, and Michael Heidelberger, eds. The Probabilistic Revolution. Volume 1: Ideas in History (Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press, 1987), 7-22.

62. "Possible Worlds in History of Science." in Sture Allén, ed. Possible Worlds in Humanities, Arts and Sciences. Proceedings of Nobel Symposium 65 (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1989), 9-32, 49-51.

63. "Dubbing and Redubbing: The Vulnerability of Rigid Designation." in C. Wade Savage, ed. Scientific Theories, Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, XIV (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1990), 298-318.

64. "The Natural and the Human Sciences." in David Hiley, ed. The Interpretative Turn (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1991).

65. The Trouble with the Historical Philosophy of Science, (Cambridge, Mass.: Department of the History of Science, Harvard University, 1992) [Robert and Maurine Rothschild Distinguished Lecture]

66. "Afterwords" in Paul Horwich, ed. World Changes (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1993).