History and Philosophy of Science

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Past Meetings

  • February 10, 2016

    The group read Nancy Nersessian's Creating Scientific Concepts (MIT Press, 2010), chapters 1 & 2.

  • January 13, 2016

    Kevin Connelly of UPenn lead a discussion of Theodore Arabatzis, Representing Electrons: A Biographical Approach to Theoretical Entities (Chicago, 2005), chapter 9.

  • December 9, 2015

    Babak Ashrafi, Consortium for HSTM, lead a discussion of Theodore Arabatzis, Representing Electrons: A Biographical Approach to Theoretical Entities (Chicago, 2005), chapters 6, 7, and 8.

  • November 11, 2015

    Gary Hatfield introduced chapters 4-5 of Theodore Arabatzis, Representing Electrons: A Biographical Approach to Theoretical Entities (Chicago, 2005).

  • October 14, 2015

    Nabeel Hamid introduced chapters 1-3 of Theodore Arabatzis, Representing Electrons: A Biographical Approach to Theoretical Entities (Chicago, 2005).

  • May 13, 2015

    Miriam Solomon of Temple University introduced Jutta Schickore, "More Thoughts on HPS: Another 20 Years Later," Perspectives on Science 19 (4): 453-481.

  • April 8, 2015

    Kevin Connolly of UPenn introduced Chapter 6 and Flavia Padovani of Drexel University introduced Chapter 7 of Daston and Galison's Objectivity.

  • February 25, 2015

    Louise Daoust of UPenn introduced Chapter 5 of Daston and Galison's Objectivity.

  • January 14, 2015

    Phillip Honenberger of CHSTM introduced chapter 4 of Daston and Galison's Objectivity.

  • December 10, 2014

    Nabeel Hamid of UPenn introduced Chapter 3 of Daston and Galison's Objectivity.

Group Conveners

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    Gary Hatfield

    Gary Hatfield is Adam Seybert Professor in Moral and Intellectual Philosophy and Director of the Visual Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania. He works in the history of modern philosophy, the philosophy of psychology, theories of vision, and the philosophy of science.

     

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    Noel Swanson

    Noel Swanson is an assistant professor in the philosophy department at the University of Delaware, working on the philosophy of physics, science, and logic. His current research focuses on the conceptual foundations of quantum field theory. 

     

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