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SPSP to meet at IHPST

May 31, 2013

The Fourth Biennial Conference of the Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (SPSP) will take place at the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST), Victoria College, University of Toronto, 26-29 June 2013. More information about the conference. A special order form for our titles displayed during the conference, including […]

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Carsten Reinhardt appointed President and CEO at CHF

May 15, 2013
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Beretta receives Paul-Bunge-Prize

March 7, 2013

The Gesellschaft Deutcher Chemiker and the Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie present Professor Marco Beretta this year’s Paul-Bunge-Prize for his publication Alchemy of Glass: Counterfeit, Imitation and Transmutation in Ancient Glass Making at a ceremony in Heidelberg on March 21st.

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Papers from Chemical Objects Workshop at Chemical Heritage Foundation to be published

March 7, 2013

Edited by Ursula Klein and Carsten Reinhardt, the fifteen papers from the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Chemical Objects Workshop, will be collected in a volume entitled “Objects of Chemical Inquiry” to be published by SHP/USA later this year. Carsten Reinhardt appointed President and CEO at CHF Should you wish to be kept posted regarding the publication […]

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IN PRESS

March 7, 2013

Caroline Herschel: Priestess of the New Heavens by Michael Hoskin, acclaimed historian of science and founding editor of The Journal for the History of Astronomy, provides an in depth look at the remarkable life and times of the pioneering female scientist/astronomer; her many trials and eventual triumph during a fascinating moment in history. Contents: Prologue,  A […]

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Chemical Objects Workshop a resounding success

November 1, 2012

October 4—6, 2012 Including the speakers, thirty plus participated in a two and a half day conference (organized by Ursula Klein and Carsten Reinhardt) and sponsored by the Beckman Center, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia. Between Material Substances and Abstract Ideas: Chemists’ Objects of Inquiry, 18th-21st centuries  Papers were stimulating and discussions often intense. Aside from […]

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F for Fakes

October 31, 2012

Hoaxes, Counterfeits and Deception in Early Modern Science 2nd Watson Seminar in the History of Material and Visual Science (Museo Galileo – Florence, June 7, 2013) Organized by Marco Beretta and Maria Conforti The forgery or falsification of objects, as well as the creation or invention of artifacts consciously  – if deceitfully – attributed to […]

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