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

14 October

John van Wyhe (Cambridge)

Darwin’s Secret: was the theory of evolution kept secret for 20 years?

28 October

Mark Jenner (York)

Taste and the Pulse in Early Modern England: a physician-in-the-world from Lichfield to China

11 Nov

Steven Walton (Pennsylvania State University; Leverhulme Visiting Professor, IMS)

Practitioners, Experts, or Projectors? The “mathematical posture” in early modern science

25 November

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

9 December

John Christie (Oxford, formerly Leeds)

On board the Alliance, Lorient Harbour, 14th May 1779: chemistry in its place