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What is a Rational Response to Catastrophic Risk?

Presented by the Center for the Study of Women and Society at the Graduate Center

Evelyn Fox Keller
Professor Emerita of the History and Philosophy of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday, December 9:30 pm
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave, Room 6112

Evelyn Fox Keller, Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science, Emerita (Program in Science, Technology, and Society) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the author of several books, including A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock (1983), Reflections on Gender and Science (1985), The Century of the Gene (2000), Making Sense of Life: Explaining Biological Development with Models, Metaphors and Machines (2002), and The Mirage of a Space Between Nature and Nurture (2010). Keller’s research focuses on the history and philosophy of modern biology and on gender and science. Co-sponsored by The Sociology Doctoral Program, Committee for Interdisciplinary Science Studies, and Center for the Study of Women & Society

Free and open to the public.

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