Publications in Topoi

2017
Article
Svend Hansen, Jürgen Renn, Florian Klimscha and Jochen Büttner, "Wie das Rad erfunden wurde", in: Das Wissen der Antike. Spektrum der Wissenschaft Spezial – Archäologie, Geschichte, Kultur, Spektrum der Wissenschaft, 4/2017 (Dec 2017), 50–53
2016
Article
Jochen Büttner and Jürgen Renn, "The Early History of Weighing Technology from the Perspective of a Theory of Innovation", in: Space and Knowledge. Topoi Research Group Articles, eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Volume 6 (2016), 757–776
2016
Article
Svend Hansen, Jürgen Renn, Florian Klimscha, Jochen Büttner, Barbara Helwing and Sebastian Kruse, "The Digital Atlas of Innovations: A Research Program on Innovations in Prehistory and Antiquity", in: Space and Knowledge. Topoi Research Group Articles, eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Volume 6 (2016), 777–818
2015
Incollection
Jürgen Renn, "Die Globalisierung des Wissens in der Geschichte", in: Olaf Breidbach, Andreas Christoph and Rainer Godel (Eds.), Welt-Anschauungen: interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf die Ordnungen des Globalen , 2015, 137–148
2015
Article
Jürgen Renn, "From the history of science to the history of knowledge – and back", in: Centaurus, 57 (2015), 37–53
2014
Inproceedings
Jürgen Renn, "Preface: The globalization of knowledge in the ancient Near East", in: Mark J. Geller (Ed.), Melammu: the ancient world in an age of globalization, 2014, 1–3
2013
Book
Sonja Brentjes and Jürgen Renn, The Arabic Transmission of Knowledge on the Balance, Berlin: Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, 2013
2012
Proceedings
Jürgen Renn (Ed.), The Globalization of Knowledge in History, epubli GmbH, 2012
2011
Article
Matthias Schemmel, Martin Thiering and Jürgen Renn, "Space as Transformed in the History of Science. Historical Epistemology of Space: Experience and Theoretical Reflection in the Historical Development of Spatial Knowledge (Junior Research Group)", in: Reports of the Research Groups at the Topoi Plenary Session 2010, eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Volume 1 (2011), 1–11

Further Publications

(Selection)
2007 The Genesis of General Relativity, (4 volume-set), Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 250 (Dordrecht 2007) (editor).
Mentale Modelle als kognitive Instrumente der Transformation von technischem Wissen, in: H. Böhme (ed.), Übersetzungen und Transformationen. Transformationen der Antike (Berlin 2007) (co-author with Peter Damerow).
2006 Transformation and Transmission: Chinese Mechanical Knowledge and the Jesuit Intervention, MPIWG (2006) Preprint N°. 313 (co-editor with Zhang Baichun).
2005 Albert Einstein Chief Engineer of the Universe (Berlin 2005) (editor).
Auf den Schultern von Riesen und Zwergen: Einsteins unvollendete Revolution (Berlin 2005) (English translation due 2007).
2004 Exploring the Limits of Preclassical Mechanics. A Study of Conceptual Development in Early Modern Science: Free Fall and Compounded Motion in the Work of Descartes, Galileo, and Beeckman (New York 1991) (revised and expanded edition, 2004.) (co-author with P. Damerow, G. Freudenthal, P. McLaughlin).
2003 The Power of Images in Early Modern Science (Basel 2003) (co-editor with W. Lefèvre and U. Schoepflin).
2001 Homo Faber: Nature, Technology and Science at the Time of Pompeii (Rome 2001) (co-editor with G. Castagnetti).
Galileo in Context (Cambridge 2001) (editor). (Book ed. of Science in Context, 13:3/4 [2000]).
1990 Galileo’s Theorem of Equivalence: The Missing Keystone of his Theory of Motion, in: T. H. Levere u. W. R. Shea (eds.), Nature, Experiment, and the Sciences. Essays on Galileo and the History of Science in Honour of Stillman Drake (Dordrecht 1990) p. 77–103.