Embodiments of Science: Evelyn Fox Keller on "Common Threads: Forging Parts from Wholes in Mathematical Biology, Feminist Theory, and Philosophy of Biology"
|Date and time||September 24, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm|
|Location||Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center|
For the Embodiments of Science lecture series, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender and the Heyman Center for the Humanities present Evelyn Fox Keller: Common Threads: Forging Parts from Wholes in Mathematical Biology, Feminist Theory, and Philosophy of Biology.
Professor Fox Keller is Professor Emerita of History and Philosophy of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on the history and philosophy of modern biology and on gender and science. She is the author of several books, including A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock, Reflections on Gender and Science, The Century of the Gene, and Making Sense of Life: Explaining Biological Development with Models, Metaphors and Machines.