HPS SEMINAR SERIES SEMESTER 1, 2009
University of Leeds, Philosophy Department, Centre for History and Philosophy of Science.
All seminars take place on Wednesdays, 3:15 to 5:00 p.m. in Baines BG36 (preceded by tea and biscuits at 3:00 p.m.)
Enquiries to Adrian Wilson ([email protected]). All welcome
John van Wyhe (Cambridge)
Darwin’s Secret: was the theory of evolution kept secret for 20 years?
Mark Jenner (York)
Taste and the Pulse in Early Modern England: a physician-in-the-world from Lichfield to China
Steven Walton (Pennsylvania State University; Leverhulme Visiting Professor, IMS)
Practitioners, Experts, or Projectors? The “mathematical posture” in early modern science
Duncan Wilson (CHSTM, Manchester)
“There is no Such Thing as a Moral Expert”: Mary Warnock, in vitro fertilization, and the history of bioethics in Britain
John Christie (Oxford, formerly Leeds)
On board the Alliance, Lorient Harbour, 14th May 1779: chemistry in its place