- Notes on Contributors
Theodore Arabatzis is associate professor in the Department of Philosophy and History of Science at the University of Athens, Greece. His has written on the history of the modern physical sciences and on philosophical issues concerning conceptual change, scientific realism, and experimentation. He is the author of Representing Electrons: A Biographical Approach to Theoretical Entities (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006) and editor of the journal Metascience.
Jutta Schickore is associate professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University. She is currently a fellow at the National Humanities Center (Research Triangle Park, NC). She works on methodological aspects of scientific experimentation, the history of venom research, and the problem of error in science. Her publications include Going Amiss in Experimental Practice (co-edited with G. Hon & F. Steinle), Dordrecht (2009) and The Microscope and the Eye: A History of Reflections, 1740-1870, Chicago (2007).
Aaron D. Cobb is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Auburn University at Montgomery. His research focuses primarily on the nature and epistemic significance of experimental methodology especially in the context of the 19th-century British Inductivism. He also has broad interests in the nature of epistemic justification especially as it concerns justificatory practices in the sciences.
Thomas Pashby is a doctoral student at the University of Pittsburgh in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, writing a dissertation on the subject of "Time in Quantum Mechanics" under the supervision [End Page 533] of John Earman and John Norton. His interests include the history and foundations of relativistic quantum mechanics, the measurement problem in quantum mechanics, and the philosophy of time. He has an MSci in Physics and Philosophy from the University of Bristol.
Kent Staley is associate professor of philosophy at Saint Louis University. His work is primarily concerned with issues pertaining to scientific evidence and experiment, as well as the history and philosophy of physics and philosophy of statistics. He also has worked on problems in social epistemology. His articles have appeared in Philosophy of Science, Synthese, Perspectives on Science, Social Epistemology, Episteme, and Physics in Perspective. His book The Evidence for the Top Quark (Cambridge University Press) was published in 2004.
Justin E. H. Smith is associate professor of philosophy at Concordia University in Montreal. He is the author of Divine Machines: Leibniz and the Sciences of Life (Princeton University Press, 2011), and is currently working on a new book, Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Early Modern Philosophy in Global Context (Princeton University Press, forthcoming). [End Page 534]