The Division for Advancement and External Relations  

 
RUTH  GLASNER,  PROFESSOR OF THE HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 
Status : ACTIVE Birth place : JERUSALEM
Office Phone: 02-588-3753 Fax:
E-Mail: ruth.glasner@gmail.com
U.R.L: http://pluto.huji.ac.il/~ruthg/
 
Department Faculty  
HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. HEBREW UNIV. 1988
 
Academic Position   Year
PROFESSOR 2011
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 2003
 
Administrative Position   From To
Head, History and Philosophy of Science Studies Program 2003 2006
 
Research Interests
History and philosophy of science. Medieval physics, cosmology, astronomy,
mathematics.
 
Research Projects
Gersonides - book-length study.
Studies in the history of medieval mathematics in Hebrew and
A new edition and English translation of a medieval mathematical book
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
The evolution of the genre of the philosophical-scientific 2011
The peculiar history of Aristotelianism among Spanish Jews. In: 2011
Studies in the History of Science and Culture. A Tribute to 2011
Two notes on the identification of some anonymous Hebrew 2009
Averroes' Physics: A Turning Point in Medieval 2009
The evolution of the Introduction in Averroes' Commentaries: A 2007
The role of dialogue in the age-old antagonism between 2007
Textual criticism in Hebrew supercommentaries on Aristotle. In: 2006
Gersonides' unusual position on 'Position.' 2003
On the question of Gersonides' acquaintance with scholastic 2003
On the writing of Gersonides' philosophical commentaries. In: 2003
On Gersonides' knowledge of languages. 2002
Ibn Rushd's theory of minima naturalia. 2001
"Dynamics." In: 2001
New information on Zeno of Elea's argument from bisection. 2000
The question of celestial matter in the Hebrew encyclopedias. 2000
A Fourteenth-Century Scientific-Philosophical Controversy: 1998
Gersonides' lost commentary on metaphysics. 1998
Yeda`ya ha-Penini's unusual conception of void. 1997
Gersonides on simple and composite motion. 1996
The early stages in the evolution of "The Wars of the Lord." 1996
Gersonides' theory of natural motion. 1996
The Latin and Hebrew versions of De celo et mundo 1996
Levi ben Gershom and the study of Ibn Rushd in the 14th century. 1995

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