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Prof. Everett I. Mendelsohn

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Professor - Emeritus

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Local Address:  Boston , Massachusetts , United States
Harvard University
79 JFK St.
Cambridge , Massachusetts 02138
United States

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  • PhD
    Antioch College
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Wednesday, September 9, at 8pm eastern ...
readingodyssey.com, 31 Mar 2012 [cached]
Wednesday, September 9, at 8pm eastern time, at Harvard University and live via teleconference, Harvard Professor of the History of Science, Everett Mendelsohn, will deliver the inaugural lecture of the 150th anniversary "Origin of Species" lecture series hosted by The Reading Odyssey and the Darwin Facebook project.
To register for the live teleconference or to express interest in a seat at the lecture at Harvard, click here:
Professor Mendelsohn will speak on "The World Before Darwin" drawing from his popular undergraduate course, "The Darwinian Revolution" and his many decades of experience studying the history of science and the impact of Darwin.
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Everett Mendelsohn Professor of the History of Science, Emeritus Research Professor of the History of Science
Everett Mendelsohn has been on the faculty of the Department of the History of Science since 1960. He has worked extensively on the history of the life sciences as well as on aspects of the social and sociological history of science and the relations of science and modern societies. Prior to retirement, he taught a large undergraduate course as part of Harvard's Core Curriculum, which focuses on science and society in the twentieth century; also he is the former Master of Dudley House, the graduate student center.
He is the founder and former editor of the Journal of the History of Biology and a founder of the yearbook Sociology of the Sciences. He serves(d) on the editorial boards of the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Social Science and Medicine, Social Epistemology, Social Studies of Science, and Fundamenta Scientiae, among others.
He is past president of the International Council for Science Policy Studies and has been deeply involved in the relations between science and modern war as a founder of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Committee on Science, Arms Control, and National Security, and the American Academy of Arts and Science's Committee on International Security Studies. He was a founder and first president of the Cambridge based Institute for Peace and International Security. He was awarded the Gregor Mendel Medal of the reorganized Czechoslovak Academy of Science in 1991. During 1994 he held the Olof Palme Professorship in Sweden. He received recognition for his teaching when awarded the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize in 1996.
Among recent publications are the jointly edited volumes, The Practices of Human Genetics (1999); Biology as Society, Society as Biology: Metaphors (1994); Technology, Pessimism and Postmodernism (1993);Science, Technology, and the Military (1988). He has also written recent articles including: "Thinking Like a Mountain: The Epistemological Puzzle of Environmentalism;" "The Politics of Pessimism: Science and Technology Circa 1968;" "Prophet of Our Discontent, Lewis Mumford Confronts the Bomb;" "The Social Locus of Scientific Instruments;" "Religious Fundamentalism and the Sciences;" and "Grasping the Elusive Peace in the Middle East."
Intelligent Design at Baylor University
designinference.com, 1 Jan 2007 [cached]
Everett Mendelsohn, Professor and Chair
Department of the History of Science
Harvard University
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--Everett Mendelsohn, History of Science, Harvard University
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Everett Mendelsohn: "Naturalistic Explanation and 19th Century Biology"
This talk examines several key 19th Century texts in which a conscious choice is made to limit the forms of explanation to the natural and to actively exclude other types of explanation of biological phenomena.
Everett Mendelsohn is Professor and Chair of the History of Science at Harvard University, where he has been on the faculty since 1960. He has worked extensively on the history of the life sciences as well as on aspects of the social and sociological history of science and the relations of science and modern societies. He is the founder and former editor of the Journal of the History of Biology and serves(d) on the editorial boards of the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Social Science and Medicine, Social Epistemology, Social Studies of Science, and Fundamenta Scientiae, among others. He is past president of the International Council for Science Policy Studies and has been deeply involved in the relations between science and modern war as a founder of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Committee on Science, Arms Control, and National Security, and the American Academy of Arts and Science's Committee on International Security Studies. He was a founder and first president of the Cambridge based Institute for Peace and International Security. He was awarded the Gregor Mendel Medal of the reorganized Czechoslovak Academy of Science in 1991. During 1994 he held the Olof Palme Professorship in Sweden.
"It will most certainly be high ...
www.thecrimson.com, 19 April 2007 [cached]
"It will most certainly be high on the agenda for the next dean," said Everett I. Mendelsohn, a history of science professor and member of the Faculty Council, the governing body of the FAS.
At Odds
www.harvardmagazine.com, 3 Oct 2005 [cached]
To pursue those issues, Mendelsohn moved that the meeting be continued.
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Everett Mendelsohn said his review of the previous meetings, transcripts revealed concern and dissatisfaction amounting to ,a loss of confidence., While appreciating the president,s expressed commitment to change, the issues could not be resolved by ,an apology, a smile, and a Valentine card, (a reference, perhaps, to a New Yorker cartoon of three women in a campus setting, captioned, ,I hear we,re all getting valentines from Lawrence Summers,).
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But at a time when corporate boards are asserting their authority over executives who fail to meet goals, Harvard,s self-perpetuating Corporation ,has got to really think carefully about how they see the future,, suggested Everett Mendelsohn, a member of the Faculty Council.During the traumatic late 1960s and early 1970s, he recalled, Corporation members were ,anxious to find faculty members to talk to., ,What has struck me, now, he continued, ,is that the Corporation has really had its head in the sand, and was unaware, for instance, that women faculty members are seriously considering taking positions elsewhere. (The Corporation declined requests to discuss these issues.)
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www.ffipp.org, 24 Sept 2014 [cached]
Everett Mendelsohn, Harvard
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