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The Living Past: Biology and History in Midcentury France

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Isabel Gabel, “Ontogeny and Contingency: Merleau-Ponty’s Improbable Natural History.” Modern Intellectual History (R&R).

Isabel Gabel, “La biologie, la réflexivité et l’histoire: Réinscrire Canguilhem dans son milieu. Revue d’histoire des sciences. Tome 71-2 (juillet-décembre 2018), 155-177.

Isabel Gabel, “From Evolutionary Theory to Philosophy of History: Raymond Aron and the Crisis of French Neo-Transformism.” History of the Human Sciences 31:1 (February 2018), 3-18.

  • Read more about my research on evolutionary thought and Raymond Aron in this HHS blog interview.

Additional Publications

Isabel Gabel, “Thinking Outside the Present.” Contribution to Forum on Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft, Thinking in Public: Strauss, Levinas, Arendt (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016), in Politics, Religion & Ideology 18:2 (2017), 217-219.

Isabel Gabel, “Undisciplined Biology in 20th-Century France.” Perspectives on Europe (Spring 2016), 69-73.