- Notes on Contributors
Marion Blute is a Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Toronto. Her interests are in evolutionary theory, science studies and gender and she has published in a variety of life, social science and science studies journals on these topics. She is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Biological Theory and of the Editorial Board of Spontaneous Generations: A Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science. Her book Darwinian Sociocultural Evolution: Solutions to Dilemmas in Cultural and Social Theory was recently published by Cambridge University Press.
Paul Armstrong is a Ph.D. candidate in the same department.
Karin U. Katz has taught mathematics at Michlelet Banot Lustig, Ramat Gan, Israel. Two of her joint studies with Mikhail Katz were published in Foundations of Science: "A Burgessian critique of nominalistic tendencies in contemporary mathematics and its historiography" and "Stevin numbers and reality." A joint study with Mikhail Katz entitled "Meaning in classical mathematics: is it at odds with Intuitionism?" is due to appear in Intellectica.
Mikhail G. Katz is Professor of Mathematics at Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel. Two of his joint studies with Karin Katz were published in Foundations of Science: "A Burgessian critique of nominalistic tendencies in contemporary mathematics and its historiography" and "Stevin numbers and reality." A joint study with Karin Katz entitled "Meaning in classical mathematics: is it at odds with Intuitionism?" is due to appear in Intellectica. A joint study with Alexandre Borovik entitled [End Page 485] "Who gave you the Cauchy—Weierstass tale? The dual history of rigorous calculus" appeared in Foundations of Science. His joint study with David Tall, entitled "The tension between intuitive infinitesimals and formal mathematical analysis," is due to appear as a chapter in a book edited by Bharath Sriraman.
Koffi Maglo is assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Cincinnati. He was formerly a visiting assistant professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is currently a principal investigator on a collaborative empirical bioethical research project on "BiDil in the Patient-Physician Relationship" at the University of Cincinnati's College of Medicine. He is the author of "Genomics and the Conundrum of Race: Some Epistemic and Ethical Considerations" Perspectives in Biology and Medicine (2010). He has also published numerous articles on Newtonian mechanics and its reception in Continental Europe.
Jutta Schickore is associate professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University. She works on methodological aspects of scientific experimentation, the history of physiology and toxicology, and the problem of error in science. Her publications include Going Amiss in Experimental Practice (co-edited with G. Hon & F. Steinle), Dordrecht (2009); The Microscope and the Eye: A History of Reflections, 1740-1870, Chicago (2007), Revisiting Discovery and Justification: The Context Distinction in Historical and Philosophical Perspective (co-edited with F. Steinle), Dordrecht (2006), as well as several articles in history and philosophy of science journals. [End Page 486]