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Perspectives on Science 15.2 (2007) 259-260

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Kristian Camilleri is a lecturer at the University of Melbourne in the History and Philosophy of Science department. He studied physics and History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Melbourne before completing his PhD on Heisenberg and Quantum Mechanics: the Evolution of Philosophy of Nature in 2005. His current research focuses on the historical foundations of modern physics.

Robert Farrell is a tutor/lecturer, and research assistant to Professor C.A Hooker, at the University of Newcastle, Australia. His current research revolves around the explication of Self-Directed Anticipative Learning to science, with particular emphasis upon the relationship between error and methodology. He is the author of "Feyerabend and Scientific Values: Tightrope-Walking Rationality" (2003)

Cliff Hooker, PhD (physics), PhD (philosophy), FAHA, is professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of Newcastle. His current research practice extends from foundations of complex systems and bio-cognitive organization to public policy, reason and ethics, held together by their common bases in complex adaptive systems organization. He has published 20 books and 1001 research papers across these topics (1 foundations of physics).

Avi Tucker teaches philosophy at Queens University, Belfast. The research leading to this article was conducted while he was an Australia Research Fellow at the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. Tucker's main areas of research are epistemology, philosophy of science, philosophy of history and political theory. He published two books Our Knowledge of the Past: A Philosophy of Historiography (Cambridge University Press, 2004) and The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence: From Patocka to Havel (Pittsburgh University Press 2000). Having worked in four of the continents, he aspires to work in the future in Africa or Antarctica.

Jordi Cat is associate professor of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University. He has been associated with other universities in different capacities (Harvard University, London School of Economics, Oxford University, and the University of Chicago) and has been a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. He has co-authored with Nancy Cartwright, Carola Fleck and Thomas Uebel Otto Neurath: Philosophy Between Science and Politics (Cambridge University Press 1996). His main areas of interest and research are philosophy of science, history of philosophy of science and history of science. He is currently completing a book on a topic in each of those areas: Land, Lines, Colours and Toys: Concrete and Constructive Resources in James Clerk Maxwell's Natural Philosophy (forthcoming from Oxford University Press), Physics Beyond Laws and Theories: The Limits of Unity, Universality and Precision (forthcoming from Johns Hopkins University Press) and From the Human Sciences to Philosophy of Science.



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