Galison, Peter (Louis)

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GALISON, Peter (Louis)

GALISON, Peter (Louis). American, b. 1955. Genres: Philosophy. Career: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, assistant professor, 1982-85, associate professor, 1985-90, professor of philosophy of physics and co-chair of history of science program, 1990-92; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, chair of Department of History of Science, 1993-97, Mallinckrodt Professor of the History of Science and Physics, 1994-. Visiting assistant professor, Princeton University, 1985; Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Science, fellow, 1989-90, co-chair of program in history of science, 1990-92; Center of the Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University, Boston, MA, member of board of directors, 1993-96. Recipient: MacArthur Grant. Publications: How Experiments End, 1987; Instruments, Culture, and Language in Modern Physics. EDITOR: (with B. Hevly) Big Science: The Growth of Large-scale Research, 1992; (with D.J. Stump) The Disunity of Science: Boundaries, Contexts, and Power, 1996; Image and Logic: A Material Culture of Microphysics, 1997; (with C.A. Jones) Picturing Science, Producing Art, 1998; (with E. Thompson) The Architecture of Science, 1999; (with A. Roland) Atmospheric Flight in the Twentieth Century, 2000; (and author of intro. with M. Gordin and D. Kaiser) Science and Society: The History of Modern Physical Science in the Twentieth Century, 2001; (with S.R. Graubard and E. Mendelsohn) Science in Culture, 2001. Address: Department of History of Science, 1 Oxford St., Science Center 235, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]