The Department of History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine is sad to announce that Edward Grant, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History and Philosophy of Science, passed away on June 21, 2020. Dr. Grant's teaching career at Indiana University spans over thirty years, beginning in 1959. He was instrumental in starting the department later to be known as History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine.
It is with sadness that the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine announces the loss of our former colleague Ron Giere, who passed away on May 20, 2020. Dr. Giere was a faculty member of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University Bloomington from 1966 until 1987. He then joined the faculty at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Minnesota, returning to Bloomington after his retirement from there.
Congratulations to our Professors Bill Newman and Jutta Schickore. They have recieved a grant from the Trustees of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures entitled "Rigor: Control and Analysis in Historical and Systematic Perspectives".
Congratulations to our Professors Jordi Cat and Jutta Schickore, their Themester proposal, "Science and Democracy" has been selected to be funded by the College of Arts and Science!
Lara Hu's paper “The World of Leibniz: Relationship Between Metaphysics and Physics” has been selected for presentation at HOPOS 2020.
Congratulations to Jared Neumann, a project that his course, HPSC X-102, will be doing has been selected to recieve a Bicentennial Grant for The History of Science at IU Exhibition.
Nicholas has accepted a Lecturer position at the University of Guam.
Luma has completed her M.A. Degree with the Department of History and Philosophy of Science & Medicine. She plans to complete her Ph.D. with the School of Public Health at IU.
Chris has received a job offer from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
Amit Hagar has published, together with Luma Melo and others, two papers in BMC Cancer and American Journal of Cancer Research on the effects of endurance exercise on breast cancer.
Medical Humanities Workshop is on April 5, 2019 and sponsored by History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine and the Hutton Honors College.
Explore the History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine at IU’s Science Fest! Saturday, October 27, 2018
Call for Paper Submission due on January 1, 2019
She has received a job offer from the University of Indianapolis!
Congratulations to our Graduate Student Kate Grauvogel who has been awarded a Dissertation Fellowship for 2018/19, from the Chemical Heritage Foundation/Science History Institute. This is in addition to her Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant from the NSF. For the past year she has been on a Dissertation Research Fellowship from the College of Arts and Sciences and a short-term Research Fellowship at the Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine.