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POSTPONED: Lorraine Daston, Merle Curti Lecture Series
April 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - April 9, 2020 @ 5:15 pm
FORTY-FIRST ANNUAL MERLE CURTI LECTURE SERIES
Lorraine Daston, Director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin & Visiting Professor at University of Chicago
Lorraine Daston has published on a wide range of topics in the history of science, including the history of probability and statistics, wonders in early modern science, the emergence of the scientific fact, scientific models, objects of scientific inquiry, the moral authority of nature, and the history of scientific objectivity. Recent books include Gegen die Natur (2018; English edition Against Nature, 2019) as well as Science in the Archives (2017) and (with Paul Erikson et al.) How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind: The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality (2014), the latter two both products of MPIWG Working Groups.
Reception: April 7th – 5:50-7:00 PM, Pyle Center