JASHOPS

Unless otherwise noted, all conference sessions are in rooms 210-214 of McKenna Hall, the Center for Continuing Education.

Clicking on a title will take one to the abstract for that paper.

 

Friday, February 4

 

Afternoon

 
   

1:30-1:45 pm

Welcoming Remarks
Don Howard
Department of Philosophy and Program in
History and Philosophy of Science
University of Notre Dame

   

1:45-2:45 pm

“James Watt: Barometer of Juvenile Talent”
Cornelia Lambert
Department of History of Science
University of Oklahoma

   

2:45-3:45 pm

“E.T. Bell and the Genealogy of Genius”
Moon Duchin
Department of Mathematics
University of Chicago

   

3:45-4:15 pm

Coffee Break

   

4:15-5:15 pm

“The Post-mortem Construction of the Iconic Einstein”
Matthew Lavine
Department of History of Science
University of Wisconsin

   
 

Dinner

Evening

 
   

8:00-9:30 pm
Auditorium
McKenna Hall

Keynote Address and
Edison Lecture, Department of Physics and College of Science

“Einstein’s Miraculous Year”
John Stachel
Founding Editor of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein
Professsor of Physics Emeritus and Director of the Center for Einstein Studies, Boston University

   

Satruday, February 5

 

Morning

 
   

9:00-10:00 am

“O Male Factum! Gilbert, Kepler, and the 'Discovery' of Cosmic Linearity”
David Miller
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Pittsburgh

   

10:00-11:00 am

"Astronomical Ages and Genesis: Starlight Transit Time and Its Theological Reception"
Brian Pitts
Program in History and Philosophy of Science
University of Notre Dame

   

11:00-11:30 am

Coffee Break

   

11:30 am -12:30 pm

“Liberal Unities of Mind and Knowledge: Hermann von Helmholtz’s and Ernst Mach's Images of Science and Knowledge”
Edward Jurkowitz
Department of History
University of Illinois at Chicago

   
 

Lunch

Afternoon

 
   

2:00-3:00 pm

“Einstein – Light Quanta and State Independence”
John Anders
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Pittsburgh

   

3:00-4:00 pm

“Satyen Bose: The Unsung Hero of India”
Somaditya Banerjee
Department of Physics
University of Arkansas

   

4:00-4:30 pm

Coffee Break

   

4:30-5:30 pm

“Consistency and Complementarity in 20th-Century Physics”
Peter Bokulich
Dibner Institute
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

   

6:30-9:30 pm

Conference Banquet (Speakers and invited guests)