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Dept. II

Ideals & Practices of Rationality

Director Lorraine Daston

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Director

Director (Since Jul 1995)

PhD, Professor, Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago

Moral and Natural Orders, History of Scientific Data, Cognitive Practices of Science

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Department II in 2018. Photo by Dagmar Stratenschulte.

Services & Administration

Research Scholar (Since Jan 2002)

Dr.

Research IT

casties@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Editorial Assistant (Since Oct 2004)

Dr.

fenger@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Departmental Assistant

aradetckaia@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Researchers 2018–19

Visiting Scholar (2 Jan 2017-31 Dec 2019)

PhD

The Ontological Status of Geometrical Objects in the Commentary on the Elements of Euclid of Jaques Jacques Peletier du Mans (1517 -1882)

aaxworthy@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Research Scholar (Since Jan 2002)

Dr.

Research IT

casties@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Visiting Scholar (9 Jun 2019-9 Aug 2019)

PhD, Thomas M. Siebel Professor in the History of Science, Princeton University

Environmental Health and Regulatory Science

Visiting Scholar (Jan 2019-31 Jan 2019)

PhD, University of Sydney, Australia, Lecturer, School for the History and Philosophy of Science

The Known and the Lived: Melitta Schiller–Stauffenberg, 1903–1945

Visiting Scholar (Apr 2019-15 Apr 2019)

PhD, University of Cambridge, Dept. of History and Philosohy of Science

"A Sincere and a Faithful Eye": Hand-Eye Co-ordination in Seventeenth-Century Natural Philosophy

Senior Research Scholar (Since Jun 2005)

PD Dr.

The Science of Statistics and the Politics of Censustaking; Early Childhood Development Studies in Nineteenth–Century America

coertzen@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (1 Oct 2019-31 Dec 2019)

Children of Science: Development, Psychology, and Visual Media Technology in Arnold Gesell's Developmental Psychology (1911–1953)

cossmer@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Visiting Scholar (1 Sep 2018-31 Oct 2018)

PhD, Alexander P. Misheff Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Paul E. Geier Director, Villa I Tatti, Florence, Italy

Architecture in Two Dimensions. From Drawing to Photography

Visiting Scholar (1 Mar 2019-14 Apr 2019)

PhD, Professor, École normale supérieure de Paris

Editing "Le mecaniche" and Reevaluating the Practical Knowledge of Renaissance Engineers

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (15 Jan 2019-30 Nov 2019)

PhD

Breathing Between Laboratory and Clinic, 1885-1968