Fonds 0259 - University of Toronto. Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST) fonds

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UTA 0259

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University of Toronto. Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST) fonds

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  • 1978-2005 (Creation)

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0.20 (1 box, 1 item) of textual records and sound recordings

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(1967-current)

Administrative history

The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST) was founded in 1967. It is a graduate studies and research institute offering MA and PhD degrees. IHPST also offers undergraduate courses. It has 13 core faculty and 23 affiliated faculty, all of whom have approval to supervise PhD thesis work.

The main areas of faculty expertise are: history of medicine and biological sciences, history of mathematics and physical sciences, history of technology, general philosophy of science, philosophy of biology, philosophy of medicine, philosophy of physics and philosophy of mathematics. The editorial offices of a leading journal in the history of science is housed at IHPST: Annals of Science. IHPST faculty, staff and graduate students occupy the third floor of Victoria College. - from http://hps.utoronto.ca/

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Contains 2 accessions of records from the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. See accession-level descriptions for details.

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Restricted; subject to review under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

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