Category: News

Congratulations Lee McIntyre!

June 16th, 2015 in News

Congratulations to Center Researcher Lee McIntyre on the publication of his book Respecting Truth: Willful Ignorance in the Internet Age. Book signing with wine and hors d’oeuvres at Newtonville Books in Newton, Massachusetts, on Sunday, July 19th from 2-4 p.m.

Welcome Monica Solomon

April 28th, 2015 in News

The Center is pleased to welcome visiting graduate student Monica Solomon from the HPS Program at the University Notre Dame, who is conducting research on the development of the concept of force in Isaac Newton’s work

Templeton grant awarded to CPHS faculty member

January 21st, 2015 in News

Center faculty member, Russell Powell, receives prestigious Templeton grant¬† to explore the philosophical implications of convergent evolution.¬† In addition to funding Professor Powell’s research, the grant will help fund a session of the Colloquium this Fall on “Convergent Minds,” which will explore the independent evolution of complex cognitive capacities in very different species.

Searching for the World’s First Zero

September 26th, 2014 in News

The Center’s Visiting Researcher Amir Aczel rediscovers in Cambodia the long-lost artifact bearing the world’s oldest known zero. Read more about this discovery and the history of the concept of zero in Aczel’s article in the Huffington Post.

Boston Studies Volume Wins International Prize for Best Work in Philosophy of Science

September 26th, 2014 in News

Is Water H20? Evidence, Realism, and Pluralism, by Hasok Chang is the 2013 winner of the Fernando Gil International Prize in the Philosophy of Science which awards a work of particular excellence in the field. Read more about the volume here.

The Boston Studies in Philosophy and History of Science book series was founded here at the Center by Director Emeritus, Bob Cohen, initially to publish the proceedings of the Boston Colloquium, but has since grown to be one of the premier philosophy of science series in the world.

Boston Studies Volume Wins International Prize for Best Work in Philosophy of Science

February 26th, 2014 in News

Is Water H20? Evidence, Realism, and Pluralism, by Hasok Chang is the 2013 winner of the Fernando Gil International Prize in the Philosophy of Science which awards a work of particular excellence in the field. Read more about the volume here.

The Boston Studies in Philosophy and History of Science book series was founded here at the Center by Director Emeritus, Bob Cohen, initially to publish the proceedings of the Boston Colloquium, but has since grown to be one of the premier philosophy of science series in the world.

Searching for the World’s First Zero

January 10th, 2014 in News

The Center’s Visiting Researcher Amir Aczel rediscovers in Cambodia the long-lost artifact bearing the world’s oldest known zero. Read more about this discovery and the history of the concept of zero in Aczel’s article in the Huffington Post.

Searching for the World’s First Zero

May 15th, 2013 in News

The Center’s Visiting Researcher Amir Aczel rediscovers in Cambodia the long-lost artifact bearing the world’s oldest known zero. Read more about this discovery and the history of the concept of zero in Aczel’s article in the Huffington Post.