HPS News & Events

Elaine Landry on Plato's Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Structuralism

On Friday, September 13, Professor Elaine Landry from UC Davis gave a talk on how we can rethink modern mathematical structuralism in light of Plato's philosophy of mathematics.

Dr. Elaine Laudry


The Srinivas Aravamudan Annual Lecture in Critical Theory: John Durham Peters

September 6, 2019 – On September 12 & 13, in Friedl Building Rm 115, John Durham Peters from Yale is going to give the Srinivas Aravamudan Annual Lecture in Critical Theory. The first day's topic is PICTURING WEATHER, PICTURING CLIMATE and the second day's topic is TIME AND OTHER PROBLEMS IN MEDIA THEORY. Read More->

Philosophy Colloquium: Elaine Landry

September 6, 2019 – On Friday, September 13, in West Duke 202, Elaine Landry from UC Davis will give a talk. Her research interests include history and philosophy of mathematics, history and philosophy of science, and Plato's philosophy of mathematics. Read more about Dr. Landry here.

Duke Welcomes New Faculty

May 6, 2019 — This fall, Duke welcomes new faculty with research interests in HPS — Evan Hepler-Smith (History) and Jennifer Jhun (Philosophy).

Ph.D. Candidate Gessell Publishes New Translation of Du Châtelet Essay

April 25, 2019 Bryce Gessell, a Ph.D. candidate in philosophy, has published a new translation of Essai sur l’Optique (Essay on Optics) by 18th-century French philosopher Émilie Du Châtelet. Read More->

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