Lawrence Principe: Science, Scientism, and the Public Good
March 21, 2013 at 4:00 PM
Special Note: This lecture is part of the Science, Scientism, and the Public Good series. To view all lectures in this series, please click here.
Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium
The Wheatley Institution is pleased to host Lawrence M. Principe as part of the Science, Scientism, and the Public Good lecture series.
Principe is the Drew Professor of the Humanities at Johns Hopkins University in the Department of History of Science and Technology, and the Department of Chemistry. He is the first recipient of the Francis Bacon Medal for significant contributions to the history of science, an award only presented to an outstanding scholar whose work has had substantial impact on the history of science, the history of technology, or historically-engaged philosophy of science. He earned undergraduate degrees at the University of Delaware (B.A. Liberal Studies, 1983; B.S. Chemistry, 1983) and did his graduate work at Indiana University (Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, 1988) and at Johns Hopkins University (Ph.D. History of Science, 1996).