Terry Christensen, Oregon State University <br/>Miranda Paton, Cornell University
Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science
Thursday, September 18, 2008 - 12:00pm
American Philosophical Society Library, 104 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Place: American Philosophical Society Library
105 South Fifth Street
Two PACHS Fellows will report on dissertation research carried out in several Philadelphia area archives and libraries. Terry Christensen (Oregon State University) will discuss "John Archibald Wheeler: A Study in the Pedagogy, Philosophy, and Politics of 20th-Century Physics." Miranda Paton (Cornell University) will discuss "Henry Fairfield Osborn, Ernst Mayr and the Synthesis of Biology: The Utility of a 'silly, pompous, conceited old man' ."