Center History

The First 25 Years

In the first twenty five years The Center hosted multiple lectures and conferences each year, and began publishing the Boston Studies in Philosophy of Science. During this time, The Colloquia included talks from many prominent figures in the philosophy of science such as: Carl Hempel, Thomas Kuhn, Issac Assimov, Noam Chomsky, Nelson Goodman, Ernan McMullin, Hilary Putnam, Benoît Mandelbrot, Karl Popper, Imre Lakatos, Paul Feyerabend, W.V.O. Quine, and Alasdair MacIntyre.

Click here to read more on the entire CPHS program from 1960 – 1985 and a 25th Anniversary note from former director, Robert Cohen.


Key People

Abner Shimony (1928 – 2015)

Robert S. Cohen (1923 – 2017)