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Department of History and Philosophy of Science

 

On the origins of Cambridge HPS: A 50th anniversary reflection

August 2022

The Department of History and Philosophy of Science was established 50 years ago, on 1 August 1972, but the story of Cambridge HPS begins in the 1930s.

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Retirement event: Secord – Taub – Schaffer – Hug

July 2022

A special event was held to mark the retirement of four of our colleagues.

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REF 2021

May 2022

HPS and the Faculty of Philosophy would like to thank and congratulate everyone involved in an outstandingly successful Research Excellence Framework submission.

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Michael Hoskin (1930–2021)

December 2021

Michael Hoskin, pre-eminent historian of astronomy and former head of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, has died at the age of 91.

Obituary

 

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