Helen Longino

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  • Helen Longino - Born July 13 1944 (75 years old)

    Helen Longino - Born July 13 1944 (75 years old)
    Helen Elizabeth Longino is a philosopher of science and is well known for her contribution in feminine and social epistemology. She received her B.A. in English Literature in 1966 from Barnard College and a M.A. in Philosophy in 1967 from the University of Sussex, England. Her PhD was earned in 1973 from John Hopkins University. Much of her work based on women in science and work done by feminist in regard to epistemology. After obtaining a PhD, Longino began teaching in San Diego California.
  • Helen Longino - "Science as Social Knowledge."

    Helen Longino - "Science as Social Knowledge."
    Her first book was published in 1990 titled, "Science as Social Knowledge: Values and Objectivity in Scientific Inquiry." In her book she noted that scientific results are neither for or against in support of theories but data that relevant or not in the realm of human beliefs and what is believed true with regard to being logical. Also in 1990 Helen began teaching at Rice University and she played a key role in establishing women's studies at many educational institutions over years.
  • Helen Longino - 2002 Professional Award for Best Book

    Helen Longino - 2002 Professional Award for Best Book
    Helen Longino wrote her second book in 2001 titled "The Fate of Knowledge" in which Longino is a firm believer social interaction aides in producing rational knowledge. Her book builds on her first and elaborates on her work in various areas like that of social epistemology. In 2002 Longino's second book received the Robert K. Merton Professional Award for best book. She also taught at the University of Minnesota from 1995-2005 before joining the philosophy department at Stanford University.
  • Helen Longino - American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2016

    Helen Longino - American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2016
    Helen Longino is currently part of the philosophy faculty at Stanford University as C.I. Lewis Professor in Philosophy. She wrote her third book in 2013 titled "Studying Human Behavior: How Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality." Like her second, her third book was award winning Best Book in Feminist Philosophy Prize in 2014. In 2016 Helen Longino received her election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences which was founded in the 1700's and subsequently one of the oldest.