Recent Books by Prof.
Autonomy and the Ethics of Responsibility. Cambridge:
The MIT Press, 2005.
David Thoreau and the Moral Agency of Knowing.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California
Press, 2001. (Paperback 2003)
of a Medicine Man: An Essay in Popular Philosophy.
Cambridge: The MIT Press, A Bradford Book, 1999 (Paperback
2000). Awarded “Outstanding Academic Title”
by Choice (journal of
the American Library Association) and First Prize,
Allied Health category, by the American Medical Writers
(co-authored with Scott H. Podolsky) The
Generation of Diversity: Clonal Selection Theory and
the Rise of Molecular Immunology Cambridge. Harvard
University Press, 1997. (Paperback 2000)
Edited Works By Prof. Tauber
H., Williamson, D.I., edited, translated, and annotated)
Evolutionary Biology Papers of Elie Metchnikoff.
Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000.
History and Philosophy of Science
and Medicine Papers By Prof. Tauber:
(With Ben Jacob,
E., and Shapira, Y.) Seeking the Foundations of Cognition
in Bacteria: From Schrödinger’s Negative
Entropy to Functional Information, Physica
A, In press.
Immunology, in The Philosophy
of Science: An Encyclopedia, edited by S. Sarkar.
New York: Routledge, In press.
Immunology and the enigma of selfhood, in Growing
Explanation, M. Norton Wise (ed). Durham: Duke
University Press. In press.
Self-portrait as history of science, in Writing
Recent Science: The Historiography
of Contemporary Science, Technology, and Medicine,
R. E. Doal and T. Soderqvist (eds.). London and New
York: Routledge, In press.
Metchnikoff and the Phagocytosis Theory. Nature
Reviews, Cell Biology. 4:897-901, 2003
The Philosopher as Prophet: The Case of Emerson and
Thoreau. Philosophy in the
Contemporary World. 10:89-103, 2003.
Emerson and Thoreau on America the Beautiful. Rendezvous.
A Mirror of Ourselves—Reflections on Thoreau.
Bostonia (Winter 2001–2002):
The Biological Notion of Self and Non-Self. Stanford
Encyclopedia of Science, 2002.
(With Crist, E.) The Phagocyte, the Antibody and
Agency in Immunity: Contending Turn-of-the-Century
Approaches, in A.M. Moulin and A. Cambrosio (eds.),
Singular Selves: Historical
Issues and Contemporary Debates in Immunology.
Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001, pp. 115–39.
Tales of Neglected (Orphaned?) Histographies, in
A.M. Moulin and A.Cambrosio (eds.), Singular
Selves: Historical Issues and Contemporary Debates
in Immunology. Amsterdamn: Elsevier, 2001,
Moving Beyond the Immune Self? Seminars
in Immuology. 12:241-48, 2000.
A Call for Scientific Literacy: The Claims for Public
Understanding, in Effects of
Global Business on Scientific Research, M.
Balaban and H-P Sambuc (eds.) Geneva: Science and
Conscience of Man Foundation, 2000. pp. 61–84.
(with Crist E) Selfhood, Immunity, and the Biological
Imagination: The Thought of Frank Macfarlane Burnet.
Biology and Philosophy.
Ethics Papers By Prof. Tauber
Ethics Seriously: Defining the Moral Domain in the
Medical Record. American
Journal of Bioethics. In
The Reflexive Project: Reconstructing the Moral
Agent. History of the Human
Sciences, In press.
(With Cooper, R.A.) New Physicians for a New Century.
Academic Medicine, In
Medicine as a Moral Epistemology. In R. Paton and
L. McNamara (eds.) Multidisciplinary
Approaches to Theory in Medicine. Amsterdam:
Elsevier, 2005, pp. 63–88.
Balancing Medicine’s Moral Ledger: Trust and
Responsibility. In: B. Darling-Smith (ed.), Responsibility,
Volume 26, Boston University Studies in Philosophy
and Religion. Notre Dame: Notre Dame University
Medicine and the Call for a Moral Epistemology.
Perspectives in Biology and
Medicine. 48:42-53, 2005.
Sick Autonomy. Perspectives
in Biology and Medicine. 46:484-495, 2003.
Medical Ethics, in Encyclopedia
and Religion, J.W. van Huyssteen, N.H. Gregersen,
N.R. Howell, W.J. Wildman, (eds.). New York: Macmillan.
2003, pp. 548–52.
Autonomy Gone Mad. Philosophy
in the Contemporary World. 10:75-80, 2003.
A philosophical Approach to Rationing. Medical
Journal of Australia. 178(9): 454-456, 2003.
Implementing Medical Ethics. Journal
of the Israel Medical Association. 4:1091-2,
So Many Patients, So Much Pain. Newsday,
September 22, 2002, p. A32.
The Ethical Imperative of Holism in Medicine, in
Promises and Limits of Reductionism
in the Biomedical Sciences, M.H.V. Van Regenmortel
and D.L. Hll (eds.) West Sussex: John Wiley &
Sons, 2002, pp. 261–78.
Putting Ethics into the Medical Record. Annals
of Internal Medicine. 136:559-563, 2002. Critical
correspndence: 137:932-3, 2002.
The Quest for Holism in Medicine, in The
Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Accomodating
Pluralism, D. Callahan (ed.). Washington, D.C.:
Georgetown University Press, 2002, pp. 172–89.
Medicine, Public Health and the Ethics of Rationing.
Perspectives in Biology and
Medicine. 45:16-30, 2002.
Historical and Philosphical Reflections on Patient
Autonomy. Health Care Analysis:
An International Journal of Health Care Philosophy
and Policy. 9:299-319, 2001.
Le role de Nietzsche dans l’elebaration de
l’utopie medicale, in L’utopie
de la Sante Parfaite, L.Sfez (ed.) Paris: Presses
Universitaires de France, 2001,
Selected Publications By Prof. Hintikka
“Ta Meta Ta Metaphysika: The Argumentative Structure of Aristotle’s Metaphysics.” In Mind and Modality: Studies in the History of Philosophy in Honour of Simo Knuuttila, edited by Vesa Hirvonen, Toivo J. Holopainen, and Miira Tuominen. Leiden: Brill, 2006.
Socratic Epistemology: Explorations of Knowledge-Seeking by Questioning. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Selected Publications By John Stachel:
"Structural Realism and Contextual Individuality," in Yemima Ben-Menahem, ed., Hilary Putnam ( Cambridge University Press 2005), pp. 203-219.
"Fresnel's (Dragging) Coefficient as a Challenge to 19th Century Optics of Moving Bodies," in A.J. Cox and Jean Einsenstaedt, eds., The Universe of General Relativity (Einstein Studies, vol, 11) (Boston/Basel/Berlin: Birkhäuser 2005), pp. 1-13.
"Development of the Concepts of Space, Time and Space-Time From Newton to Einstein," in Abhay Ashtekar, ed., 100 Years of Relativity/Space-Time Structure: Einstein and Beyond ( Singapore, etc.:World Scientific 2005), pp. 3- 36.
"Structure, Individuality and Quantum Gravity," in D.P. Rickles, S. French and J. Saatsi, eds., Structural Foundations of Quantum Gravity ( Oxford University Press 2006), pp. 53-82.
"The Hole Argument for Covariant Theories," with Mihaela Iftime, GRG Journal General Relativity and Gravitation vol. 38, pp. 1241-1252 (2006).
The Genesis of General Relativity, vol. 1, Einstein's Zurich Notebook: Introduction and Source, and vol. 2, Einstein's Zurich Notebook: Commentary and Essays , ( Berlin, Springer 2007). Co-editors Michel Janssen, John D. Norton, Jürgen Renn, Tilman Sauer and John Stachel jointly wrote the Introduction" to vol. 1, pp. 7-20, and "A Commentary on the Notes on Gravity in the Zurich ` Notebook, vol. 2, pp. 489-714.
"The First Two Acts," in ibid., vol. 1, pp. 81- 111.
"Hilbert's Foundation of Physics: From a Theory of Everything to a Constituent of General Relativity," with Jürgen Renn, in ibid, vol. 3, Gravitation in the Twilight of Classical Physics: Between Mechanics,Field Theory and Astronomy (Berlin, Springer 2007), pp. 857-974.
"The Story of Newstein: Or is Gravity Just Another Pretty Force?", in ibid., vol. 4, Gravitation in the Twilight of Classical Physics:The Promise of Mathematics ( Berlin, Springer 2007), pp. 1041-1078.
"Albert Einstein: A Man for the Millenium?", in Lysiane Mornas and Joaquìn Diaz Alonzo, eds., A Century of Relativity Physics/ ERE 2005 XXVII Spanish Relativity Meeting: AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 841 (Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics, 2006), pp. 195-227; reprinted in Albert Einstein Century International Conference Paris France 18-22 July 2005, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 861 (Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics, 2006), pp. 211-243.
"Albert Einstein," in the New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, (Gale 2008), vol. 2, pp. 363-373
Review of Palle Yourgrau, A World Without Time: The Forgotten Legacy of Gödel and Einstein in Notices of the American Mathematical Society (August 2007), pp. 861-868.
"Albert Einstein," the 2005 Mastermind Lecture, in the Proceedings of the British Academy 151 (2007), pp. 423-458.
"Einstein's Intuition and the Post-Newtonian Approximation," in Hugo Garcia-Compeán et al., eds, Topics in Mathematical Physics, General Relativity and Cosmology ( Singapore: World Scientific 2006) pp.453-467
"Prolegomena to any Future Quantum Gravity," in Daniele Oriti, ed., Approaches to Quantum Gravity (Cambridge: Cambridge U. P. 2008), 27 pp., to appear.
Recent Publications By Stephen Grossberg:
SOVEREIGN: An autonomous neural system for goal-oriented perceptual and cognitive learning and navigation (with W. Gnadt). Technical Report CAS/CNS TR-2007-015, Boston University. Neural Networks, 2008, 21, 699-758.
Temporal dynamics of decision-making during motion perception in the visual cortex (with P. Pilly). Technical Report CAS/CNS TR-2007-001, Boston University. Vision Research, 2008, 48, 1345-1373.
Assessing the function of motor cortex: Single-neuron models of how neural response is modulated by limb biomechanics (with R., Ajemian, A. Green, D. Bullock, L. Sergio, and J. Kalaska). Neuron, 2008, 58, 414-428.
The art of seeing and painting. Technical Report CAS/CNS-TR-2006-011, Boston University. Spatial Vision, Special Issue on “Neuroscience and Art”, 2008, 21, 463-486.
Spikes, synchrony, and attentive learning by laminar thalamocortical circuits (with M. Versace). Technical Report CAS/CNS TR-2006-012, Boston University. Brain Research, 2008, 1218, 278-312.
SOVEREIGN: An autonomous neural system for incrementally learning to navigate towards a rewarded goal (with W. Gnadt). In X.-J. Jing (Ed.), Mobile robots motion planning: New challenges. Vienna, Austria: I-Tech Education and Publishing, 2008, pp.99-122.
Laminar cortical dynamics of cognitive and motor working memory, sequence learning, and performance: Toward a unified theory of how the cerebral cortex works (with L. Pearson). Technical Report CAS/CNS TR-2006-002, Boston University. Psychological Review, 2008, 115, 677-732.
How does binocular rivalry emerge from cortical mechanisms of 3D vision (with A. Yazdanbakhsh, Y. Cao, and G. Swaminathan). Technical Report CAS/CNS TR-2007-010, Boston University. Vision Research, 2008, 48, 2232-2250.
Neural dynamics underlying impaired autonomic and conditioned responses following amygdala and orbitofrontal lesions (with M. Dranias and D. Bullock). Technical Report CAS/CNS TR-2007-026, Boston University. Behavioral Neuroscience, in press, 2008.
Target selection by frontal cortex during coordinated saccadic and smooth pursuit eye movements (with K. Srihasam and D. Bullock). Technical Report CAS/CNS TR-2007-019, Boston University. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, in press, 2008.
Dopaminergic and non-dopaminergic value systems in conditioning and outcome-specific revaluation (with M. Dranias and D. Bullock). Technical Report CAS/CNS TR-2007-021, Boston University. Brain Research, 2008, 1238, 239-287.
Speaker normalization using cortical strip maps: A neural model for steady state vowel identification (with H. Ames). CAS/CNS Technical Report TR-2007-022, Boston University. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, in press, 2008.
Cortical and subcortical predictive dynamics and learning during perception, cognition, emotion, and action. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Special Issue on “Predictions in the brain: Using our past to generate a future”, in press, 2008.
Cortical dynamics of attentive object recognition, scene understanding, and decision making. To appear in C. Chubb, B. Dosher, and Z.-L. Lu (Eds.), Vision, attention, memory, and applications: A tribute to George Sperling, in press, 2008.
Form perception. Technical Report CAS/CNS TR-2007-020, Boston University. In U. Windhorst, M.D. Binder, and N. Hirokawa (Eds.), Encyclopedia of neuroscience. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, in press, 2008.
View-invariant object category learning, recognition, and search: How spatial and object attention are coordinated using surface-based attentional shrouds (with A. Fazl and E. Mingolla). Technical Report CAS/CNS TR-2007-011, Boston University. Cognitive Psychology, in press, 2008.
A head-neck-eyes system that learns fault-tolerant saccades to 3-D targets using a self-organizing neural model (with N. Srinivasa). Neural Networks, in press, 2008.
ARTSCENE: A neural system for natural scene classification (with T.-R. Huang). Technical Report CAS/CNS TR-2007-017, Boston University. Journal of Vision, in press, 2008.
Towards self-organizing autonomous brain-inspired cognitive architectures. In A.V. Samsonovich (Ed.), Biologically inspired cognitive architectures: Papers from the AAAI fall symposium. AAAI Technical Report FS-08-04, Menlo Park CA: AAAI Press, 2008.
A neural model of how the brain computes heading from optic flow in realistic scenes. (with A. Browning and E. Mingolla). Submitted for publication to Cognitive Psychology.