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Professor Lorraine Daston FBA

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About this Fellow

History of science, 16th-19th centuries.: probability and statistics; scientific observation; objectivity; formal theories of rationality

Website: http://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en/staff/members/ldaston

Appointments

Current post

  • Director, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science; Visiting Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, The University of Chicago

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