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Perhaps you know the books:

Concepts of Mass in Contemporary Physics and Philosophy

Concepts of Force: A Study in the Foundations of Dynamics

by Max Jammer, which discusses mass and force from a perspective which include much historical as well as epistemological, conceptual and axiomatic elements.

Are there any good books which discuss the energy concept in a similar way as Max Jammer discussed for example mass and force?

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Thanks for the books! –  Bernhard Heijstek May 26 '11 at 12:32
    
@David Zaslavsky Why is this question closed? I don't think it it off topic. –  student Oct 21 '12 at 11:35
    
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In the meantime I found the following books:

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