Intellectual history of late 17th century Britain, especially the early Royal Society and the 'decline of magic'; editions of Robert Boyle and others; visual culture.
Professor Lorraine Daston FBA
About this Fellow
History of science, 16th-19th centuries.: probability and statistics; scientific observation; objectivity; formal theories of rationality
The English Renaissance and Reformation; literary coteries; Reformation diplomacy
The social & cultural history of sixteenth & seventeenth century Germany; gender history; witchcraft; the German Reformation
History of France, especially 17th to 19th centuries; French Revolution; history of medicine; cultural history