- Notes on Contributors
Jed Z. Buchwald is Doris and Henry Dreyfuss Professor of History at Caltech. He has written several monographs on the history of physics. His most recent book (Princeton, 2010, co-authored with Diane Greco Josefowicz) is entitled The Zodiac of Paris. How an improbable controversy over an ancient Egyptian artifact provoked a modern debate over religion and science.
Struan Jacobs lectures in sociology at Deakin University, Australia. Much of his recent research has focused on the intellectual history and impact of Michael Polanyi's theory of science. Among his current topics of research are ideas of tradition that Michael Oakeshott, Karl Popper, and Polanyi formulated in the 1940s, and William Whewell's theory of the development of science.
Vasso Kindi is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Athens, Greece. She works on Kuhn, Wittgenstein and issues in philosophy of history. Her most recent publications include the articles "The Problem of Conceptual Change in the Philosophy and History of Science," co-authored with Th. Arabatzis, in Handbook of Research on Conceptual Change, ed. S. Vosniadou (2008) and "A Spectre is Haunting History—The Spectre of Science," forthcoming in Rethinking History.
Alex Levine is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of South Florida. His research interests include the philosophy of mind and philosophy of biology. He prepared the English translation of Paul Hoyningen-Huene, Reconstructing Scientific Revolutions: Thomas Kuhn's Philosophy of Science (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993). More recently, he is the co-author, with Adriana Novoa, of From Man to Ape: [End Page 381] Darwinism in Argentina, 1870–1920 (University of Chicago Press, forthcoming).
Stephanie Solomon is a postdoctoral fellow in research ethics at the University of Michigan. Her research involves the epistemic and ethical implications of public involvement in scientific discussions, especially in the health sciences. Currently, she is co-writing a paper about policy change in medical ethics regulation. She is also primary investigator in a study that explores the different views about research ethics and research board dynamics from the perspectives of different types of ethics board members. She is author of the forthcoming "Stakeholders or Experts? On the ambiguous implications of public participation in science."
K. Brad Wray is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at the State University of New York, Oswego. As well, he is the Director of the Interdisciplinary Programs and Activities Center at SUNY-Oswego. He has published papers on the social epistemology of science, Kuhn's philosophy of science, and the philosophy of social science in a number of journals, including Philosophy of Science, Synthese, Erkenntnis, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Perspectives on Science, Scientometrics, Social Studies of Science, Social Epistemology, Episteme, Philosophia, and American Philosophical Quarterly. In fall 2008 he was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Cornell University. [End Page 382]