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Notes on Contributors m a r i o b i a g i o l i is Professor ofthe History of Science at Harvard University. He is the author of Galileo Courtier (1993) and Galileo's Instruments ofCredit (2006), editor of The Science Studies Reader (1998), and coeditor ofScientificAuthorship (2003) and Contexts ofInvention (forthcoming). He is currently working on a book on intellectual prop­ erty and authorship in science. d a v i d c a h a n is Charles Bessey Professor of History at the University ofNebraska at Lincoln. He has edited three books by or about Hermann von Helmholtz, and is writing a biography of him. His other work includes, as editor, From Natural Philosophy to the Sciences: Writing the History ofNineteenth-Century Science (2003). r i v k a f e l d h a y teaches history of science and intellectual history at Tel Aviv University. Some of her related publica­ tions include Galileo and the Church: Political Inquisition or Critical Dialogue? (1995) and “Recent Narratives of Galileo and the Church or: The Three Dogmas of the Counter-Reformation” in Context (2000). d a v i d k a i s e r is Associate Professor in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at the Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology, and a lecturer in MIT’s Department of Physics. He is the author ofDrawing Theories Apart: The Dispersion of Feynman Diagrams in Postwar Physics (2005) and editor o f Pedagogy and the Practice ofScience: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (2005). p h i l i p KiTCHER isJohn Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. He is currently interested in the ethical and political constraints on scientific research, the evolution of altruism and morality, and the apparent conflict between science and religion. His recent books include Science, Truth, and Democracy (2001) and In Mendel's Mirror. Philosophical Reflections on Biology (2003). n i k o l a i k r e m e n t s o v is Associate Professor at the University ofToronto. He is the author of Stalinist Science (1997), The Cure:A Story ofCancer and Politicsfrom the Annals ofthe Cold War (2002), and International Science between the World Wars: The Case ofGenetics (2005). T h e o d o r e m . p o r t e r is Professor and Vice Chair for Undergraduate Affairs in the Department of History at the University of California at Los Angeles. His publications include Karl Pearson: The Scientific Life in a StatisticalAge (2004) and “The Social Sciences” in Cahan, ed. (2003). m . n o r t o n w i s e is Professor of History and Codirector ofthe Center for Society and Genetics at the University of California at Los Angeles. He has recently edited Growing Explanations: Historical Perspectives on Recent Science (Duke, 2004) and coedited, with Angela N. H. Creager and Elizabeth Lunbeck, Science without Laws: Model Systems, Cases, Exemplary Narratives (Duke, 2007). ...


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