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Curti Lecture Series

April 7 - April 9

Forty-First Annual Merle Curti Lecture Series

Lorraine DalstonLorraine Daston
Director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin
Visiting Professor at University of Chicago

April 7-9, 2020
Pyle Center

Lorraine Daston has published on a wide range of topics in the history of science, including the history of probability and statistics, wonders in early modern science, the emergence of the scientific fact, scientific models, objects of scientific inquiry, the moral authority of nature, and the history of scientific objectivity. Recent books include Gegen die Natur (2018; English edition Against Nature, 2019) as well as Science in the Archives (2017) and (with Paul Erikson et al.) How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind: The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality (2014), the latter two both products of MPIWG Working Groups.

More about Daston can be found on Max Planck Institute’s website.



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