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    Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics in Biology.Oren Harman & Michael Dietrich (eds.) - 2008 - Yale University Press.
    This book is the first devoted to modern biology's innovators and iconoclasts: men and women who challenged prevailing notions in their fields.
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    Friedrich Miescher’s Discovery in the Historiography of Genetics: From Contamination to Confusion, from Nuclein to DNA.Sophie Juliane Veigl, Oren Harman & Ehud Lamm - 2020 - Journal of the History of Biology 53 (3):451-484.
    In 1869, Johann Friedrich Miescher discovered a new substance in the nucleus of living cells. The substance, which he called nuclein, is now known as DNA, yet both Miescher’s name and his theoretical ideas about nuclein are all but forgotten. This paper traces the trajectory of Miescher’s reception in the historiography of genetics. To his critics, Miescher was a “contaminator,” whose preparations were impure. Modern historians portrayed him as a “confuser,” whose misunderstandings delayed the development of molecular biology. Each of (...)
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    In Weismann's Footsteps: The Cyto-Rebellion of CD Darlington.Oren Harman - 2008 - In Oren Harman & Michael Dietrich (eds.), Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics in Biology. Yale University Press. pp. 103.
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    Method as a Function of “Disciplinary Landscape”: C.D. Darlington and Cytology, Genetics and Evolution, 1932–1950. [REVIEW]Oren Harman - 2006 - Journal of the History of Biology 39 (1):165 - 197.
    This article considers the reception of British cytogeneticist C.D. Darlington's controversial 1932 book, Recent Advances in Cytology. Darlington's cytogenetic work, and the manner in which he made it relevant to evolutionary biology, marked an abrupt shift in the status and role of cytology in the life sciences. By focusing on Darlington's scientific method -- a stark departure from anti-theoretical, empirical reasoning to a theoretical and speculative approach based on deduction from genetic first principles -- the article characterises the relationships defining (...)
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    Is the Naturalistic Fallacy Dead.Oren Harman - 2012 - Journal of the History of Biology 45 (3):557-572.
    Much of modern moral philosophy argued that there are is’s in this world, and there are oughts, but that the two are entirely independent of one another. What this meant was that morality had nothing to do with man’s biological nature, and could not be derived from it. Any such attempt was considered to be a categorical mistake, and plain foolish. Most philosophers still believe this, but a growing group of neo-naturalist thinkers are now challenging their assumptions. Here I consider (...)
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    We Live on the Diagonal of a Square.Oren Harman - forthcoming - The European Legacy:1-7.
    Hippasus knew things. Secrets that were to be kept from the uninitiated at all cost. But Hippasus had spoken, betraying his sworn word to the sect. Most damning of all was a truth only he and his l...
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    On The Power Of Ideas.Oren Harman - 2007 - Minerva 45 (2):175-189.
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    The Myth of Disinterested Science. [REVIEW]Oren Harman - 2011 - Journal of the History of Biology 44 (2):345 - 355.
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    Atlas of Poetic Zoology.Oren Harman - forthcoming - The European Legacy:1-3.
    “There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fix...
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    In the Future There Will Be No Genes: Making Sense of Genes, Kostas Kampourakis. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2017, X + 307 Pp.Oren Harman - 2018 - Acta Biotheoretica 66 (2):149-157.
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    Method as a Function of “Disciplinary Landscape”: C.D. Darlington and Cytology, Genetics and Evolution, 1932–1950.Oren Harman - 2006 - Journal of the History of Biology 39 (1):165-197.
    This article considers the reception of British cytogeneticist C.D. Darlington's controversial 1932 book, Recent Advances in Cytology. Darlington's cytogenetic work, and the manner in which he made it relevant to evolutionary biology, marked an abrupt shift in the status and role of cytology in the life sciences. By focusing on Darlington's scientific method -- a stark departure from anti-theoretical, empirical reasoning to a theoretical and speculative approach based on deduction from genetic first principles -- the article characterises the relationships defining (...)
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    Is the Naturalistic Fallacy Dead (and If So, Ought It Be?).Oren Harman - 2012 - Journal of the History of Biology 45 (3):557 - 572.
    Much of modern moral philosophy argued that there are is's in this world, and there are oughts, but that the two are entirely independent of one another. What this meant was that morality had nothing to do with man's biological nature, and could not be derived from it. Any such attempt was considered to be a categorical mistake, and plain foolish. Most philosophers still believe this, but a growing group of neonaturalist thinkers are now challenging their assumptions. Here I consider (...)
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    Traveling with Einstein.Oren Harman - 2020 - The European Legacy 25 (7-8):845-851.
    Volume 25, Issue 7-8, November - December 2020, Page 845-851.
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    Helical Biography and the Historical Craft: The Case of Altruism and George Price. [REVIEW]Oren Harman - 2011 - Journal of the History of Biology 44 (4):671 - 691.
    The life of George Price (1922-1975), the eccentric polymath genius and father of the Price equation, is used as a prism and counterpoint through which to consider an age-old evolutionary conundrum: the origins of altruism. This biographical project, and biography and history more generally, are considered in terms of the possibility of using form to convey content in particular ways. Closer to an art form than a science, this approach to scholarship presents both a unique challenge and promise.
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    The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time by Jimena Canales.Oren Harman - 2018 - Common Knowledge 24 (1):167-168.
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    Epistemic Virtues and Leibnizian Dreams: On the Shifting Boundaries Between Science, Humanities and Faith.Oren Harman & Peter L. Galison - 2008 - The European Legacy 13 (5):551-575.
    The following discussion considers three aspects of the Sciences-versus-Humanities divide: the historical evolution of disciplines in the modern period through the beginning of the twenty-first century; the epistemology of the sciences versus that of the Humanities as defined and practiced in that same period; and the ways in which the two cultures interact with each other and with religion and faith today. It finds that while it may feel ancient and natural, the historical divide between what are called the Humanities (...)
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    Editor's Introduction.Oren Harman - 2008 - The European Legacy 13 (5):549-550.
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    On Modeling Emergence.Oren Harman & Stephen Grand - 2013 - Biological Theory 8 (1):7-14.
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    Correction To: Method as a Function of “Disciplinary Landscape”: C.D. Darlington and Cytology, Genetics and Evolution, 1932–1950.Oren Soloman Harman - forthcoming - Journal of the History of Biology:1-1.
    It has come to my attention that a number of formulations in the section “Disciplinary Landscape: Cytology and Genetics” of my article “Method as a Function of Disciplinary Landscape: C.D. Darlington and the History of Cytology 1925–1950,” _Journal of the History of Biology_, 39, 2006, pp. 165–197, do not provide due credit to a source. While Franz Schrader, “Three Quarter Centuries of Cytology,” _Science_ 107 : 155–159, is cited in the article, his reminiscences and analysis of the historical development of (...)
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    Powerful Intuitions: Re-Reading Nature Versus Nurture with Charles Darwin and Clifford Geertz.Oren Solomon Harman - 2007 - Science in Context 20 (1):49.
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    Darwin’s Really Dangerous Idea.Oren Harman - 2019 - Science & Education 28 (6-7):803-812.
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    Introduction to the Special Issue – “Scientific Biography: A Many Faced Art Form”. [REVIEW]Oren Harman - 2011 - Journal of the History of Biology 44 (4):607-609.
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    Introduction: “Right as Diverse Pathes Leden”.Oren Harman - 2013 - Science in Context 26 (4):553-555.
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    Progress Is Not an Illusion.Oren Harman - 2018 - Science and Education: Academic Journal of Ushynsky University 27 (1-2):219-224.
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    Pure Intelligence: On Intelligence Testing, Puritanism, and the Methods and Burdens of History.Oren Harman - 2008 - Journal of the History of Biology 41 (1):167-202.
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    The Astronomer and the Witch: Johannes Kepler's Fight for His Mother.Oren Harman - 2017 - Common Knowledge 23 (3):536.1-536.
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    When Philosophy Of Science Counts.Oren Harman - 2008 - Minerva 46 (1):133-138.
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    Explaining the Gap: On Humans and Other Animals – Essay Review: Thomas Suddendorf: The Gap: The Science of What Separates Us From Other Animals. [REVIEW]Oren Harman - 2013 - Journal of the History of Biology 46 (4):739-755.
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    The Theory That Changed Everything: “On the Origin of Species” as a Work in Progress. [REVIEW]Oren Harman - 2018 - The European Legacy 24 (3-4):456-458.
    Volume 24, Issue 3-4, May - June 2019, Page 456-458.
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    Evolution on One Foot.Oren Harman - 2015 - Journal of the History of Biology 48 (2):337-351.
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    Ockham’s Razors: A User’s Manual by Elliot Sober.Oren Harman - 2018 - Common Knowledge 24 (3):452-453.
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    Philosophy of Nature by Dorothea Lotter and Andrew Cross.Oren Harman - 2018 - Common Knowledge 24 (3):438-439.
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    Philosophy of Nature by Paul Feyerabend.Oren Harman - 2019 - Common Knowledge 25 (1-3):458-459.
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    Review: Pure Intelligence: On Intelligence Testing, Puritanism, and the Methods and Burdens of History. [REVIEW]Oren Harman - 2008 - Journal of the History of Biology 41 (1):167 - 183.
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    Chance and Necessity Revisited.Oren Harman - 2014 - Journal of the History of Biology 47 (3):479-493.
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    Chaos Imagined: Literature, Art, Science.Oren Harman - 2017 - Common Knowledge 23 (2):346.1-346.
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    The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science.Oren Harman - 2016 - Common Knowledge 22 (1):128-128.
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    The Lure of the Leak.Oren Harman - 2018 - The European Legacy 23 (1-2):164-167.
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  39. Biology Outside the Box: Boundary Crossers and Innovation in Biology.Oren Harman & Michael Dietrich (eds.) - forthcoming - Chicago University Press.
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  40. Dreamers, Visionaries, and Revolutionaries in the Life Sciences.Oren Harman & Michael Dietrich (eds.) - forthcoming - Chicago University Press.
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  41. Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics in Biology.Oren Harman & Michael R. Dietrich - 2009 - Journal of the History of Biology 42 (1):192-194.
     
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