Bernard R. Goldstein


Bernard Raphael Goldstein (born January 29, 1938) is a historian of science and professor emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh. Goldstein published on the history of astronomy in medieval Islamic and Jewish civilization and early modern times.

Selected publicationsEdit

  • The Astronomy of al-Biṭrūjī
  • The Astronomy of Levi ben Gerson (1288–1344), Springer-Verlag, 1985
  • "Theological Foundations of Kepler’s Astronomy," Osiris 16 (2001) (with Peter Barker)
  • "Astronomy in the Iberian Peninsula: Abraham Zacut and the Transition from Manuscript to Print," Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 90.2 (2000) (with José Chabás)

External linksEdit

  • Academic homepage at the University of Pittsburgh
    • Autobiography
    • Papers