Category Archives: Teaching HPS

Lavoisier and the Chemical Revolution

Slides from my history of science course.

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How I got to know Joseph Moxon

Darin at PACHS has recently been posting an excellent series of articles on how to motivate students into taking the right approach to research in the history of science with the most recent posts being on the subject of how … Continue reading

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Eugenics

Lecture #11 from my course History of Science II. Next week is the mid-term examination and a lecture from my TA on the history of ecology. Slides from me will resume the following week (when we return to the physical sciences).

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Darwin

Lectures #9 and 10 from my course History of Science II. We have now caught up with the course. New material will appear on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Contested Authority in 19th Century Science

Lecture #7 from my course, History of Science II (since 1700). This was based on a paper [pdf] I published a few years back. The next lecture (on natural history) was given by my teaching assistant and won’t be posted.

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Into The Abyss of Time

Lecture #6 from my course, History of Science II (since 1700).

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Natural Theology

Lecture #5 from my course, History of Science II (since 1700).

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In memoriam Margaret Osler

An obituary for Margaret Osler is here [h/t Leiter].

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Newton

Lecture #4 from my course, History of Science II (since 1700).

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The Scientific Revolution

Lecture #3 from my course, History of Science II (since 1700).

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