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Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Seminar on History and Philosophy of Science

Assessing Scientific Theories
Stephan Hartmann, Professor of Philosophy of Science and Alexander von Humboldt Professor, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich,
Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Overdetermination and non-reductive physicalism
John Donaldson, Lecturer, Philosophy Department, University of Glasgow,
Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Quantum Field Theory and the Limits of Knowledge
Sean Carroll, Research Professor of Physics, Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, Caltech,
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Quantum Mechanics as Classical Physics
Chip Sebens, Ahmanson Postdoctoral Instructor in the History and Philosophy of Physics, Caltech,
Friday, October 30th, 2015
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Young Einstein's Scientific Environment in Pavia and Milan
Christian Bracco, Associate Professor, SYRTE, Observatoire de Paris, PSL Research University, CNRS, Sorbonne Universit├ęs, Paris,
Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Against Brute Fundamentalism: Gesturing Toward an Explanation of the Fundamental in Physics
Kerry McKenzie, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, UC San Diego,
Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
4:00pm 5:00pm
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The Problem of Motion in General Relativity
Dennis Lehmkuhl, Research Assistant Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, Caltech,
Monday, June 8th, 2015
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Passions for Learning in Early Modern Scientific Poetry
Yasmin Haskell, Cassamarca Foundation Chair in Latin Humanism, The University of Western Australia,
Friday, June 5th, 2015
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Dead Letters on Galileo's Sunspots
Eileen Reeves, Associate Member of the Program in the History of Science, Princeton University,
Friday, May 29th, 2015
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Seminar on History and Philosophy of Science

Early Enlightenment Monks? Philosophy, History, Law and Theology in German and Austrian Benedictine Monasteries after 1700
Thomas Wallnig, Institute of History, University of Vienna,
Monday, May 4th, 2015
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Philosophers: Nicolas Hartsoeker and Cartesian Physicians in the Dutch Republic
Catherine Abou-Nemeh, Lecturer, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington,
Friday, April 17th, 2015
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Seminar on History and Philosophy of Science

The Picture Multiple: Figuring, Thinking, and Knowing in Descartes's Essais (1637)
Melissa Lo, Assistant Curator of the Dibner Collections at the Huntington,
Friday, March 6th, 2015
4:00pm 5:00pm
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CANCELLED!!! Seminar on History and Philosophy of Science

Dead Letters on Galileo's Sunspots
Eileen Reeves, Associate Member of the Program in the History of Science, Princeton University,
Friday, February 27th, 2015
4:00pm 5:00pm
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The Wandering Scot: A Cultural Agent in Seventeenth Century Europe
Stefano Gattei, Assistant Professor, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca,
Friday, February 13th, 2015
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Isaac and Diana's Doves: Newton's Transformation of Philalethan Alchemy
William R. Newman, Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor in History, Caltech,
Thursday, December 11th, 2014
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Visualizing Disease: problems and Challenges in Pathological Illustrations
Domenico Bertoloni Meli, Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University,
Friday, November 21st, 2014
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Ancient Geometry Meets the Modern State: Colin MacLaurin among the Molasses Barrels
Judith V. Grabiner, Pitzer College,
Friday, November 14th, 2014
4:00pm 5:00pm
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The impact of Alexander von Humboldt and Humboldtian science in the United States
Sandra Rebok, Huntington Library/Spanish National Research Council ,
Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Big Bang Scenarios Before the Discovery of the Red Shift: Alexander Friedman and the Foundations of Relativistic Cosmology
Alexei Kojevnikov, Department of History, University of British Columbia,
Friday, May 16th, 2014
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Natural Kinds as Categorical Bottlenecks
Laura Franklin-Hall, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, New York University,
Thursday, April 10th, 2014
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Recovery and Application of Greek Mathematics in the Renaissance and Early Modern Period
Noel M. Swerdlow, Visiting Associate in History, Caltech,
Friday, February 28th, 2014
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Reclaiming a New World: Fen Drainage, Improvement, and Projectors in 17th-century England
Eric H. Ash, Associate Professor of History, Wayne State University, Dibner Research Fellow at the Huntington Library,
Monday, February 10th, 2014
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Galileo and Descartes on Copernicanism and the Cause of the Tides
Tad Schmaltz, Professor of Philosophy, University of Michigan,
Friday, November 22nd, 2013
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Representing Order Information in Elementary Geometry: Diagrams vs. Axioms
John Mumma, Philosophy Department, California State University of San Bernardino,
Friday, November 15th, 2013
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Seminar on History and Philosophy of Science

NOA's Einstein / Einstein's NOA
Thomas Ryckman, Professor of Philosophy, Stanford University,