Eric v.d. Luft, Ph.D., M.L.S.
Peer-Reviewed Published Works in Reverse Chronological Order
Last update: 13 August 2013

35. Luft, Eric v.d., "Bullough, Pepper, Merleau-Ponty, and the Phenomenology of Perceiving Animals." Evental Aesthetics 2, 2 (Fall 2013): forthcoming.
34. Luft, Eric v.d., "From Self-Consciousness to Reason in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit: Aporia Overcome, Aporia Sidestepped, or Organic Transition?" International Philosophical Quarterly 53, 3 (September 2013): 309-324.
33. Luft, Eric v.d., "Hegel's Use of Metaphors." Metaphors in Modern and Contemporary Philosophy, edited by Arthur Cools, Walter Van Herck, and Koenraad Verrycken (Brussels: University Press Antwerp, 2013), pp. 149-166.

32. Raetz, Jaqueline, [and Luft, Eric v.d.], "Monitoring Therapy for Patients with Alzheimer's Disease." American Family Physician 75, 11 (June 1, 2007): 1703-1704; and online at <>.

31. Luft, Eric v.d., and Luft, Grace, "The Orthopedic Repercussions of Backpacks." Orthopedics 29, 8 (August 2006): 669.
30. Luft, Eric v.d., "Edgar Bauer and the Origins of the Theory of Terrorism," in The New Hegelians: Politics and Philosophy in the Hegelian School, edited by Douglas Moggach (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), pp. 136-165.

29. Luft, Eric v.d., "Benjamin Smith Barton's Elements of Botany (1803): A Retrospective Book Review," 35th Annual Meeting of the Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, August 10-13, 2003, Philadelphia, Loews Hotel, "The Quest for Knowledge: Lewis in Philadelphia, A Bicentennial Commemoration of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, 1803-1806," Meeting Transactions, [issued as both book and CD-ROM: Philadelphia: LCTHF, 2003], pp. 1-6 (tenth group) [i.e., pp. 207-212 of 286].

28. Belleh, Godfrey S.; and Luft, Eric v.d., "Financing North American Medical Libraries in the Nineteenth Century." Bulletin of the Medical Library Association: 89, 4 (October 2001): 386-394.

27. Luft, Eric v.d., "Sarah Loguen Fraser, MD (1850 to 1933): The Fourth African-American Woman Physician." Journal of the National Medical Association 92, 3 (March 2000): 149-153.

26. Luft, Eric v.d., "150 Years of Women in Medicine: From Midwives to Physicians." ACOG Clinical Review 4, 6 (November/December 1999): 13-16.

25. Luft, Eric v.d., "Hegel, the Nazis, and Child Euthanasia." Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 152, 6 (June 1998): 606.

24. Archer, Corlis L.; Rajan, Natarajan; Henry, Jonathan; Luft, Eric v.d.; and Batra, Ashok K., "Ureteral Ectopia, Seminal Vesicle Cyst, and Renal Agenesis with Urinary Retention as Presenting Symptom." Journal of Pelvic Surgery 3, 6 (November/December 1997): 317-320.
23. Luft, Eric v.d., "[Bibliographical] Note 562: An Unrecorded Elzevier." The Book Collector 46, 1 (Spring 1997): 146.

22. Luft, Eric v.d., "[Bibliographical] Note 559: False Attribution to George Berkeley." The Book Collector 45, 3 (Autumn 1996): 403.
21. Luft, Eric v.d., "Rare Book Catalogers and the Internet." Internet Reference Services Quarterly 1, 2 (Summer 1996): 17-35.

20. Luft, Eric v.d., and Stenberg, Douglas G., "Dostoevskii's Specific Influence on Nietzsche's Preface to Daybreak." Journal of the History of Ideas 52, 3 (July-September 1991): 441-461.

19. Luft, Eric von der, "Karl Schmidts Feuerbachkritik" [übersetzt aus dem Englischen von Ada Kohlsmann]. Ludwig Feuerbach und die Philosophie der Zukunft: Internationale Arbeitsgemeinschaft am ZiF der Universität Bielefeld 1989, herausgegeben von Hans-Jürg Braun, Hans-Martin Sass, Werner Schuffenhauer, Francesco Tomasoni (Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1990), pp. 657-689.
18. Luft, Eric v.d., "Would Hegel Have Liked to Burn Down All the Churches and Replace Them with Philosophical Academies?" The Modern Schoolman 68, 1 (November 1990): 41-56.

17. Luft, Eric v.d., "An Early Interpretation of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit." Hegel-Studien 24 (1989): 183-194.
16. Luft, Eric v.d., "The Cartesian Circle: Hegelian Logic to the Rescue." The Heythrop Journal 30, 4 (October 1989): 403-418.
15. Luft, Eric v.d., "Hegel and Judaism: A Reassessment." Clio 18, 4 (Summer 1989): 361-378.
14. Luft, Eric von der, "Review Article: The Unfolding of Hegel's Berlin Philosophy of Religion, 1821-1831: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Vorlesungen über die Philosophie der Religion; Teil 1, Einleitung, Der Begriff der Religion; Teil 2, Die bestimmte Religion; Teil 3, Die vollendete Religion. Walter Jaeschke (Ed.). (Vorlesungen: Ausgewählte Nachschriften und Manuskripte, 3-5). Hamburg: Felix Meiner, 1983-85." International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 23 (1989): 53-64.

13. Luft, Eric von der, "The Empirical Version of the Ontological Argument and the A Priori Version of the Cosmological Argument." Existence of God: Essays from the Basic Issues Forum, edited by John R. Jacobson and Robert Lloyd Mitchell (Problems in Contemporary Philosophy, vol. 9), (Lewiston, New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1988), pp. 149-161.

12. Luft, Eric von der, "Toward a Definition of Religion as Philosophy." Process Studies 16, 1 (Spring 1987): 37-40.
11. Hegel, Hinrichs, and Schleiermacher on Feeling and Reason in Religion: The Texts of Their 1821-22 Debate, edited, translated, and with introductions by Eric von der Luft, also including a new critical edition of the German text of Hegel's "Hinrichs Foreword" (Studies in German Thought and History, vol. 3). Lewiston, New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1987.
10. Luft, Eric von der, "The Birth of Spirit for Hegel out of the Travesty of Medicine." Hegel's Philosophy of Spirit, edited by Peter G. Stillman (Albany: SUNY Press, 1987), pp. 25-42.

9. Luft, Eric von der, "Hegel's Philosophy of Religion After 150 Years: [Review of] Friedrich Wilhelm Graf and Falk Wagner (eds.), Die Flucht in den Begriff: Materialien zu Hegels Religionsphilosophie (Deutscher Idealismus: Philosophie und Wirkungsgeschichte in Quellen und Studien; Bd. 6). Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1982." The Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain 10 (Autumn/Winter 1984): 29-33.
8. Luft, Eric von der, "Cassirer's Dialectic of the Mythical Consciousness." Reports on Philosophy (Krakow) 8 (1984): 3-13.
7. Luft, Eric von der, "The Theological Significance of Hegel's Four World-Historical Realms." Auslegung 11, 1 (Fall 1984): 340-357.
6. Luft, Eric von der, "Sources of Nietzsche's 'God is Dead!' and its Meaning for Heidegger." Journal of the History of Ideas 45, 2 (April-June 1984): 263-276.

5. Luft, Eric von der, "A Reply to Professor Williams." The Owl of Minerva 14, 3 (March 1983): 7-8.

4. Luft, Eric von der, "A Scholarly Note [on the First Edition of Schleiermacher's Der christliche Glaube]." The Owl of Minerva 14, 1 (September 1982): 10.
3. Luft, Eric von der, "Five Undergraduate-Level Introductions to Hegel: A Comparative Review." The Owl of Minerva 13, 3 (March 1982): 7-10.

2. Latchaw, John P.; Dohn, Donald F.; Hahn, Joseph F.; and Luft, Eric von der, "Subarachnoid Hemorrhage from an Intracranial Meningioma." Neurosurgery 9, 4 (October 1981): 433-435.

1. Luft, Eric von der, "A Letter Concerning Kenley Dove's 'Hegel and Creativity'." The Owl of Minerva 10, 1 (September 1978): 10.