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  1. The Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics.Max Jammer - 1974 - New York: Wiley.
  2. Concepts of Mass in Contemporary Physics and Philosophy.Max Jammer - 2009 - Princeton University Press.
    The concept of mass is one of the most fundamental notions in physics, comparable in importance only to those of space and time. But in contrast to the latter, which are the subject of innumerable physical and philosophical studies, the concept of mass has been but rarely investigated. Here Max Jammer, a leading philosopher and historian of physics, provides a concise but comprehensive, coherent, and self-contained study of the concept of mass as it is defined, interpreted, and applied in contemporary (...)
     
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    Concepts of Force : A Study in the Foundations of Dynamics.Max Jammer - 1999 - Dover Publications.
    Both historical treatment and critical analysis, this work by a noted physicist takes a fascinating look at a fundamental of physics, tracing its development from ancient to modern times.
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    Concepts of Space.Max Jammer - 1969 - Cambridge: Mass., Harvard University Press.
    Historical surveys of the concept of space considers Judeo-Christian ideas about space, Newton's concept of absolute space, space from 18th century to the ...
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  5. Concepts of Space: The History of Theories of Space in Physics.Max Jammer - 1954 - Dover Publications.
    Newly updated study surveys concept of space from standpoint of historical development. Space in antiquity, Judeo-Christian ideas about space, Newton’s concept of absolute space, space from 18th century to present. Extensive new chapter (6) reviews changes in philosophy of space since publication of second edition (1969). Numerous original quotations and bibliographical references. "...admirably compact and swiftly paced style."—Philosophy of Science. Foreword by Albert Einstein. Bibliography.
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    Concepts of Simultaneity: From Antiquity to Einstein and Beyond.Max Jammer - 2006 - Johns Hopkins University Press.
    Max Jammer's Concepts of Simultaneity presents a comprehensive, accessible account of the historical development of an important and controversial concept -- which played a critical role in initiating modern theoretical physics -- from the days of Egyptian hieroglyphs through to Einstein's work in 1905, and beyond. Beginning with the use of the concept of simultaneity in ancient Egypt and in the Bible, the study discusses its role in Greek and medieval philosophy as well as its significance in Newtonian physics and (...)
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    Concepts of Mass in Classical and Modern Physics.Max Jammer - 1961 - Philosophical Review 74 (2):260-262.
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    Fritz Rohrlich and His Work—On the Occasion of His Retirement.Max Jammer - 1994 - Foundations of Physics 24 (2):209-216.
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    Concepts of Force.Max Jammer - 1957 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 20 (1):132-132.
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    Sir Karl Popper and His Philosophy of Physics.Max Jammer - 1991 - Foundations of Physics 21 (12):1357-1368.
    The eminent mathematical physicist Sir Hermann Bondi once said: “There is no more to science than its method, and there is no more to its method than Popper has said.” Indeed, many regard Sir Karl Raimund Popper the greatest philosopher of science in our generation. Much of what Popper “has said” refers to physics, but physicists, generally speaking, have little knowledge of what he has said. True, Popper's philosophy of science and, in particular, his realistic interpretation of quantum mechanics deviates (...)
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  11. The Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics the Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics in Historical Perspective.Max Jammer - 1974
     
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    The Factorisation of Energy. [REVIEW]Max Jammer - 1963 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 14 (54):160-166.
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    John Stewart Bell and His Work—On the Occasion of His Sixtieth Birthday.Max Jammer - 1990 - Foundations of Physics 20 (10):1139-1145.
  14. Hans Reichenbach und der Begriff der Gleichzeitigkeit.Max Jammer - 1998 - In Ulrich Dirks & Hans Poser (eds.), Hans Reichenbach, Philosophie Im Umkreis der Physik. De Gruyter. pp. 11-24.
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    Werner Heisenberg (1901 – 1976).Max Jammer - 1976 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 7 (1):i-10.
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    David Bohm and His Work—On the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday.Max Jammer - 1988 - Foundations of Physics 18 (7):691-699.
  17. Sources for the History of Quantum Physics: An Inventory and Report.Thomas S. Kuhn, John L. Heilbron, Paul Forman, Lini Allen & Max Jammer - 1968 - Synthese 18 (1):118-120.
     
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    A Note on Peter Gibbins' "a Note on Quantum Logic and the Uncertainty Principle".Max Jammer - 1982 - Philosophy of Science 49 (3):478-479.
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    Book Reviews: Ulrich Hoyer: Synthetische Quantentheorie. Georg Olms Verlag, Hildesheim, Zürich, New York, 2002, ISBN 3-487-11762-2, EURO 34.80. [REVIEW]Max Jammer - 2004 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 35 (2):397-402.
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    The Strange Story of the Concept Which Inaugurated Modern Theoretical Physics.Max Jammer - 2004 - Foundations of Physics 34 (11):1617-1641.
    ‘‘The strange Story of the Concept which inaugurated Modern Theoretical Physics’’ is the title of a lecture which I delivered on the invitation of Professor Franco Selleri at the University of Bari about 20 years ago. Since Professor Selleri himself has written several interesting papers on this concept and since the centennial of the birth of modern theoretical physics will be celebrated soon, I found it appropriate to dedicate this essay, containing so far unpublished critical and historical comments on this (...)
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    Book Review:Concepts of Force: A Study in the Foundations of Dynamics Max Jammer. [REVIEW]Max Jammer - 1959 - Philosophy of Science 26 (2):153-.
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    Review: The Factorisation of Energy. [REVIEW]Max Jammer - 1963 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 14 (54):160 - 166.
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    M'koroth L'tholdoth Habiologia By F. S. Bodenheimer. [REVIEW]Max Jammer - 1953 - Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 44:89-91.
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  24. Concepts D’Espace: Une Histoire des Théories de L’Espace En Physique.Max Jammer - 2008 - Vrin.
    « Concepts d’espace » est un classique de la philosophie et de l’histoire des sciences. Enrichi d’une célèbre préface d’Albert Einstein, l’ouvrage de Max Jammer couvre près de vingt-cinq siècles d’élaboration du concept d’espace physique. L’auteur allie la méthode historique à la méthode philosophique dans l’analyse des différentes traditions scientifique et philosophique, et c’est là l’originalité de ce travail dont la cohérence tient à l’unité d’une question sans cesse remise sur le métier : le problème de l’espace dans la théorie (...)
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  25. Cosmografía de Un Judío Romano Del Siglo XVII by José M. Millás Vallicrosa; David Romano. [REVIEW]Max Jammer - 1957 - Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 48:88-90.
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  26. Cosmografía de un Judío Romano del siglo XVIIJosé M. Millás Vallicrosa David Romano.Max Jammer - 1957 - Isis 48 (1):88-90.
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  27. Concepts of Force: A Study in the Foundations of Dynamics.Max Jammer - 1959 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 10 (37):69-73.
     
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  28. Concepts of Mass in Classical and Modern Physics.Max Jammer - 1962 - Synthese 14 (4):327-327.
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  29. Das Problem des Raumes, die Entwicklung der Raumtheorien.Max Jammer - 1983 - Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale 88 (1):133-134.
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  30. M'koroth l'tholdoth habiologia. F. S. Bodenheimer.Max Jammer - 1953 - Isis 44 (1/2):89-91.
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  31. Concepts of Force: A Study in the Foundations of Dynamics.Patrick Suppes & Max Jammer - 1962 - Philosophical Review 71 (1):117.
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