International Union of History and Philosophy of Science

The International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology is one of the members of the International Science Council (ISC). It was founded in 1955 by merging the International Union of History of Science (IUHS) and the International Union of Philosophy of Science (IUPS),[1] and consists of two divisions, the Division of History of Science and Technology (DHST) and the Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology (DLMPST).

International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
AbbreviationIUHPST
Formation1955; 65 years ago (1955)
TypeINGO
Region served
Worldwide
Official language
English
President
Michael Osborne
Parent organization
International Science Council
WebsiteIUHPS Official website
1971 USSR stamp, commemorating the 13th International Congress of History of Science held in Moscow that year

DHSTEdit

The Division of History of Science and Technology (DHST) is an international non-governmental organisation devoted to international cooperation in the fields of history of science across the world. Together with the Division of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science and Technology (DLMPST), the DHST forms one of the two divisions of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, representing the field of history of science in the International Science Council (ISC). The DHST is a member organisation of the Conseil international de la philosophie et des sciences humaines (CIPSH).

The DHST organizes an international congress every four years, and coordinates the activities of numerous commissions. The members of DHST are 98 national members (represented by national committees for the history of science) and 26 international scientific unions.

Past congressesEdit

A map of past congresses can be found here.

Past and future presidentsEdit

Current councilEdit

The current (2017-2021) DHST council consists of Michael Osborne (president), Marcos Cueto (president elect), Angela Creager (first vice-president), Luiz Carlos Soares (second vice-president), Catherine Jami (secretary general), Milada Sekyrkova (treasurer), Takehiko Hashimoto (assistant secretary general) and the council members Gregory Good, Gavan McCarthy, Krishnamurthi Ramasubramanian, Maria Rentetzi, Sergey Shalimov, and Liba Taub.

DLMPSTEdit

The Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology (DLMPST) is an international non-governmental organisation devoted to international cooperation in the fields of logic and philosophy of science across the world. Together with the Division of History of Science and Technology (DHST), the DLMPST forms one of the two divisions of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, representing the fields of logic and philosophy of science in the International Science Council (ISC). The DLMPST is a member organisation of the Conseil international de la philosophie et des sciences humaines (CIPSH). Until 2015, the DLMPST was called Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science.

The main activity of the DLMPST is the organization of the Congress for Logic, Philosophy and Methodology of Science and Technology (CLMPST) every four years.

Past and planned congressesEdit

Past and future presidentsEdit

Current DLMPST councilEdit

The council of the DLMPST consists of the executive committee and ten assessors. The current members of the executive committee of the DLMPST are Nancy Cartwright (president), Kim Sterelny (first vice president), Verónica Becher (second vice president), Benedikt Löwe (secretary general), Pierre Edouard Bour (treasurer). The assessors are Hanne Andersen, Rachel Ankeny, Valeria de Paiva, Gerhard Heinzmann, Concha Martinez Vidal, Tomáš Marvan, Dhruv Raina, Cheng Sumei, Alasdair Urquhart, and Andrés Villaveces.[2]

Past DLMPST council membersEdit

In addition to the past presidents, past council members include[3]

References.Edit

  1. ^ Paul van Ulsen. "The Birth Pangs of DLMPS".
  2. ^ "DLMPST Council 2020-2023". dlmps.org. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  3. ^ "DLMPST: Biographical data of past and present Council members". dlmps.org. Retrieved October 14, 2019.

External linksEdit

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