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Perspectives on Science 14.1 (2006) 125-126

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Ryan Tweney is a Professor of Psychology at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, where he has been part of the BGSU faculty since 1970. Effective in May, 2005, he assumed the status of Emeritus Professor, and is currently dividing his time between Bowling Green and his home in Beatty, Nevada. Currently, he is continuing his work on Michael Faraday and a recent series of studies on the cognitive underpinnings of religious belief and its relationship to scientific thinking.
Ronald Anderson is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Boston College. His research interests focus around the history of mathematical physics with a particular attention to the influence of mathematical cultures in the practice of physics. He is currently completing a manuscript: Interpreting Mathematics in Victorian Physics: Controversies on the role of Potentials in Electromagnetism.
David Gooding is Professor of History and Philosophy of Science in the Psychology Department at the University of Bath, U.K. He is Director of the Science Studies Centre and is Director of Studies of the MSc in Science, Culture and Communication which he established in 1998.
Elizabeth Cavicchi is an artist, teacher and researcher of the history and teaching of science. She is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology at MIT. Her Ed.D. from Harvard University in 1999 followed five prior degrees in education, physics and visual arts at Harvard, Boston University, and MIT. Her [End Page 125] teaching and research are coevolving explorations that include recreating nineteenth century electromagnetic induction devices and experiments, and teaching students through their own investigations of physical science phenomena and historical materials.



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