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Charles T. Wolfe, page chercheur


Je suis professeur de philosophie à l'Université de Toulouse-2 Jean-Jaurès, et membre associé de l'IHPST (Paris), fMOD (Dépt. de philosophie, U. de Turin) et CFCUL (U. de Lisbonne). Mon domaine de spécialisation est l'histoire et la philosophie des sciences de la vie (particulièrement la biologie et la médecine) aux 17e-18e siècles, autour des notions de matérialisme et de vitalisme, et accessoirement le mécanisme ; je travaille aussi sur des thèmes dans la philosophie de la biologie européenne du 20e siècle tel que la notion d'organisme, et sur l'histoire de l'empirisme.


Journal articles27 documents

  • Arantza Etxeberria, Charles Wolfe. Canguilhem and the Logic of Life. Transversal: International Journal for the Historiography of Science, Graduate Program in History of Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2018, pp.47. ⟨10.24117/2526-2270.2018.i4.06⟩. ⟨hal-02065671⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Smithian vitalism?. Journal of Scottish Philosophy, 2018, 16, ⟨10.3366/jsp.2018.0211⟩. ⟨hal-02065670⟩
  • Cécilia Bognon, Bohang Chen, Charles Wolfe. Metaphysics, Function and the Engineering of Life: the Problem of Vitalism. Kairos. Journal of Philosophy & Science, Center for Philosophy of Science of the University of Lisbon (CFCUL), 2018, 20 (1), pp.113-140. ⟨10.2478/kjps-2018-0006⟩. ⟨hal-01818280v2⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. MATERIALISM NEW AND OLD. Antropología Experimental, UNIVERSIDAD DE JAÉN, 2017. ⟨hal-02065674⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Vital anti-mathematicism and the ontology of the emerging life sciences: from Mandeville to Diderot. Synthese, Springer Verlag (Germany), 2017, ⟨10.1007/s11229-017-1350-y⟩. ⟨hal-02065677⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Models of Organic Organization in Montpellier Vitalism. Early Science and Medicine, Brill Academic Publishers, 2017, 22 (2-3), pp.229-252. ⟨10.1163/15733823-02223P06⟩. ⟨hal-02065676⟩
  • Boris Demarest, Charles Wolfe. The organism as reality or as fiction: Buffon and beyond. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, Springer Verlag, 2017, 39 (1), ⟨10.1007/s40656-016-0128-8⟩. ⟨hal-02065732⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. The ‘physiology of the understanding’ and the ‘mechanics of the soul’: reflections on some phantom philosophical projects. Quaestio, 2016. ⟨hal-02065736⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Materialism and “the soft substance of the brain”: Diderot and plasticity. British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2016. ⟨hal-02065739⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. The organism as ontological go-between: Hybridity, boundaries and degrees of reality in its conceptual history. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Elsevier, 2014, 48, pp.151-161. ⟨10.1016/j.shpsc.2014.06.006⟩. ⟨hal-01233194⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. The organism – reality or fiction?. The Philosophers' Magazine, Philosophers' Magazine (UK) / Philosophy Documentation Center (USA), 2014, 67, pp.96-101. ⟨10.5840/tpm201467119⟩. ⟨hal-01233260⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Diderot et l'approche déterministe de l'esprit : un autre déterminisme ?. Dix-Huitième Siècle, Société Française d'Étude du Dix-Huitième Siècle (SFEDS) Diffusé par La Découverte, 2014, 46, pp.132-146. ⟨10.3917/dhs.046.0501⟩. ⟨hal-01232652⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Teleomechanism redux? Functional physiology and hybrid models of life in early modern natural philosophy.. Gesnerus, Schwabe Verlag Basel, 2014, 71 (2), pp.290-307. ⟨hal-02069999⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. HOLISM, ORGANICISM AND THE RISK OF BIOCHAUVINISM. Verifiche. Rivista di scienze umana, 2014. ⟨hal-02070000⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Le cerveau est un « livre qui se lit lui-même ». Diderot, la plasticité et le matérialisme.. Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, Société Diderot, 2014, 49, pp.135-156. ⟨10.4000/rde.5163⟩. ⟨hal-01232641⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Vitalism and the Resistance to Experimentation on Life in the Eighteenth Century. Journal of the History of Biology, Springer Verlag, 2013, 46 (2), pp.255-282. ⟨10.1007/s10739-012-9349-1⟩. ⟨hal-02065746⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Chance between holism and reductionism: Tensions in the conceptualisation of Life. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Elsevier, 2012, Chance at the heart of the cell, 110 (1), pp.113-120. ⟨10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2012.05.005⟩. ⟨hal-01233183⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Une biologie clandestine ? Le projet d’un spinozisme biologique chez Diderot. La Lettre clandestine, Classiques Garnier, 2011, 19, pp.183-199. ⟨hal-02070007⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. RETHINKING EMPIRICISM AND MATERIALISM:THE REVISIONIST VIEW. Annales Philosophici, Philosophy Dept., University of Oradea, 2010, 1, pp.101-113. ⟨hal-01238130⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Endowed Molecules and Emergent Organization: The Maupertuis-Diderot Debate. Early Science and Medicine, Brill Academic Publishers, 2010, 15 (1-2), pp.38-65. ⟨10.1163/138374210X12589831573063⟩. ⟨hal-02069996⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. ORGANISATION OU ORGANISME ? L'individuation organique selon le vitalisme montpellierain. Dix-Huitième Siècle, Société Française d'Étude du Dix-Huitième Siècle (SFEDS) Diffusé par La Découverte, 2009, 41, pp.99-119. ⟨10.3917/dhs.041.0099⟩. ⟨hal-01233129⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. L'anomalie du vivant. Réflexions sur le pouvoir messianique du monstre. Multitudes, Éd. Inculte, 2008, 33 (2), pp. 53-62 ⟨10.3917/mult.033.0053.⟩. ⟨hal-01238126⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Le rêve matérialiste, ou « Faire par la pensée ce que la matière fait parfois » . Philosophiques, Editions Bellarmin, 2007, 34 (2), pp.317-328. ⟨10.7202/016993ar⟩. ⟨hal-01238140⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. De-ontologizing the brain (from the fictional self to the social brain). CTHEORY, 2007. ⟨hal-01238137⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. La catégorie d' « organisme » dans la philosophie de la biologie. : Retour sur les dangers du réductionnisme. Multitudes, Éd. Inculte, 2004, Multitudes, 16 (2), pp.27-40. ⟨10.3917/mult.016.0027⟩. ⟨hal-01238127⟩
  • Charles Wolfe, Fabrice Stroun. L'évolution du statut de la connaissance dans le traité du serf-arbitre de Luther 1. Archives de Philosophie, Centre Sèvres, 2003, 66 (2), pp.279-302. ⟨hal-01238106⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Machine et organisme chez Diderot . Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, Société Diderot, 1999, 26, pp.213-231. ⟨10.4000/rde.1832⟩. ⟨hal-01233044⟩

Conference papers1 document

Books2 documents

  • Cécilia Bognon, Charles Wolfe. Philosophy of biology before biology. Routledge, 2019, 9781138652873. ⟨hal-02023774⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. LA PHILOSOPHIE DE LA BIOLOGIE AVANT LA BIOLOGIE : UNE HISTOIRE DU VITALISME. Garnier. 2019. ⟨hal-02079966⟩

Book sections17 documents

  • Cécilia Bognon, Charles Wolfe. The idea of "philosophy of biology before biology": a methodological provocation. Cécilia Bognon; Charles Wolfe. Philosophy of biology before biology, Routledge, 2019, 9781138652873. ⟨hal-02023785⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Introduction [LA PHILOSOPHIE DE LA BIOLOGIE AVANT LA BIOLOGIE : UNE HISTOIRE DU VITALISME]. LA PHILOSOPHIE DE LA BIOLOGIE AVANT LA BIOLOGIE : UNE HISTOIRE DU VITALISME, Garnier, A paraître. ⟨hal-02065743⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. From Locke to Materialism: Empiricism, the Brain and the Stirrings of Ontology. What does it mean to be an empiricist? Empiricisms in Eighteenth Century Science, pp.235-263, 2018, ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-69860-1_13⟩. ⟨hal-02065673⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Automata, man-machines and embodiment: deflating or inflating Life?. Critical and Clinical Cartographies; Architecture, Robotics, Medicine, Philosophy www.jstor.org/stable/10.3366/j.ctt1g051s6.16., 2017. ⟨hal-02065730⟩
  • Charles Wolfe, Philippe Huneman. Man-Machines and Embodiment: From Cartesian Physiology to Claude Bernard’s ‘Living Machine'. Embodiment, Oxford University Press, 2017, ⟨10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190490447.003.0011⟩. ⟨hal-02065728⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Boundary crossings. The Blurring of the Human/Animal Divide as Naturalization of the Soul in Early Modern Philosophy. Human and Animal Cognition in Early Modern Philosophy and Medicine, 2017. ⟨hal-02065675⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. MATERIALISM: A HISTORICO-PHILOSOPHICAL INTRODUCTION. MATERIALISM: A HISTORICO-PHILOSOPHICAL, Springer International Publishing, 2016, Springer Briefs, 978-3-319-24818-9. ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-24820-2⟩. ⟨hal-01233178⟩
  • Charles Wolfe, Barnaby Hutchins, Christoffer Basse Eriksen. The embodied Descartes: Contemporary readings of L’Homme. Descartes’ Treatise on Man and its Reception, Springer, 2016. ⟨hal-02065735⟩
  • Charles Wolfe, Métraux Alexandre. MONSTER -SAMMLUNG UND ALLEGORIE. Sarah Schmidt. Sprachen des Sammelns. Literatur als Medium und Reflexionsform des Sammelns, Fink, pp.487-495, 2016. ⟨hal-02070016⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Brain Theory Between Utopia and Dystopia: Neuronormativity Meets the Social Brain. Matteo Pasquinelli. Alleys of Your Mind: Augmented Intelligence and Its Traumas,, Meson Press, pp.173-184, 2015, Alleys of Your Mind: Augmented Intelligence and Its Traumas,, 978-3-95796-065-8. ⟨10.14619/014⟩. ⟨hal-01238135⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Was Canguilhem a Biochauvinist? Goldstein, Canguilhem and the Project of Biophilosophy. Darian Meacham. Medicine and Society, New Perspectives in Continental Philosophy, 120, Springer, pp.197-212, 2015, Philosophy and Medicine 978-94-017-9870-9. ⟨10.1007/978-94-017-9870-9_12⟩. ⟨hal-02070003⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Brain Theory Essays in Critical Neurophilosophy: Introduction. Brain Theory Essays in Critical Neurophilosophy, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 978-0-230-36958-0. ⟨hal-02065662⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. On the Role of Newtonian Analogies in Eighteenth-Century Life Science VITALISM AND PROVISIONALLY INEXPLICABLE EXPLICATIVE DEVICES. Newton and Empiricism, 2014. ⟨hal-02069997⟩
  • Danijela Kambaskovic-Sawers, Charles Wolfe. The Senses in Philosophy and Science: From the Nobility of Sight to the Materialism of Touch. A Cultural History of the Senses in the Renaissance, 2014. ⟨hal-02069998⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Éléments pour une théorie matérialiste du soi . François Pépin. La circulation entre les savoirs au siècle des Lumières : Hommages à Francine Markovits, Hermann, 2011, 978-2-7056-8215-6. ⟨hal-01238149⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. From Spinoza to the socialist cortex: Steps toward the social brain. Deborah Hauptmann and Warren Neidich. Cognitive Architecture. From Bio-Politics To Noo-Politics, 010 Publishers, Delft School of Design Series, pp.184-206, 2010. ⟨hal-02069994⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Vitalism without Metaphysics? Medical Vitalism in the Enlightenment Introduction. Charles Wolfe. Vitalism without Metaphysics? Medical Vitalism in the Enlightenment, 21 (4), Cambridge University Press, 2008, Science in Context, 0269-8897. ⟨10.1017/S0269889708001919⟩. ⟨hal-01238132⟩

Directions of work or proceedings6 documents

  • Charles Wolfe, Jean-Claude Dupont, Céline Cherici. Physique de l'esprit: empirisme, médecine et cerveau, XVII e -XIX e siècles. 2018. ⟨hal-02065663⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Brain Theory: Essays in Critical Neurophilosophy. Charles Wolfe. France. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, Brain Theory, 9780230369573. ⟨hal-01238122⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Vitalism and the Scientific Image in Post-Enlightenment Life Science, 1800-2010. Charles Wolfe & Sebastian Normandin. France. Springer, 2013, collection History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences, 978-94-007-2445-7. ⟨10.1007/978-94-007-2445-7⟩. ⟨hal-01233158⟩
  • Charles Wolfe, Ofer Gal. The Body as Object and Instrument of Knowledge: Embodied Empiricism in Early Modern Science. France. Springer, 2010, STUDIES IN HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE, 978-90-481-3686-5. ⟨hal-01238121⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Monsters and Philosophy. Charles Wolfe. United Kingdom. College Publications, 2005, Monsters and Philosophy, 1904987303. ⟨hal-01238115⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. The Renewal of Materialism. Charles Wolfe. United States. 22 (1), 2000, The Renewal of Materialism, ⟨10.5840/gfpj200022120⟩. ⟨hal-01238079⟩

Other publications2 documents

  • Charles Wolfe. Davide Tarizzo, Life: A Modern Invention,Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 2017. 2018. ⟨hal-02065751⟩
  • Charles Wolfe. Review-interview of Stephen Gaukroger on The Natural and the Human – Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1739-1841 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). 2016, pp.Vol 5, n° 10 4-13. ⟨10.13135/2280-8574/1989⟩. ⟨hal-02065756⟩

Videos1 document

  • Charles Wolfe, Barbara Glowczewski, Elisabeth de Pablo. Trois ontologies : Quine, Descola, Negri : Séminaire de Barbara Glowczewski "Anthropologie de la perception : l’expression du désastre entre épuisement et création" (CNRS - Collège de France; 2007 - 2008).. 2008. ⟨medihal-01519561⟩