Marx W. Wartofsky
|Marx W. Wartofsky|
March 1997 (aged 68–69)|
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
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Marx W. Wartofsky (1928–1997) was an American philosopher, specialising in historical epistemology. He was a professor of philosophy at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the editor of The Philosophical Forum. With Robert S. Cohen, he co-founded the Boston University Center for Philosophy and History of Science, in 1960.
His works include Feuerbach (Cambridge University Press, 1977), a philosophical and historical critique of German philosopher and moralist Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach; Conceptual Foundations of Scientific Thought (Macmillan, 1968) and Models: Representation and Scientific Understanding (1979), inquiries into the meaning of scientific models and metaphors.
- Feuerbach. Marx W. Wartofsky. Cambridge University Press, 1977. ISBN 0-521-21257-X
- Models: Representation and the Scientific Understanding. Marx W. Wartofsky. Springer Science & Business Media, 1979.
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