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Dr Chiara Ambrosio

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Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science

About me:

I am a Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science at University College London. My research interests include the relations between art and science in the 20th century, American Pragmatism and the philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce, scientific discovery and general issues in philosophy of science, with a particular focus on scientific representations.

I lectured extensively on the connections between art, science and philosophy in the 20th century and I am currently writing a book entitled “Beyond Resemblance: A Philosophical History of Representative Practices 1880-1914”. If you want to know more about my current academic interests please click here. My list of publications is here.

I am a member of the British Society for the History of Science, The Charles S. Peirce Society and the Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice.

At UCL, I am a member of the Slade Word Image Forum, I regularly collaborate with the UCL Public Engagement Unit and the UCL Museums and Collections on a number of interdisciplinary projects. I regularly serve as a judge in the Graduate School Research Poster Competition .

I am also the Cultures Pathway representative in the new UCL flagship degree, the BASc Arts and Sciences (BASc). More information about this exciting degree is available here.

More about me:

My contact details:

Department of Science and Technology Studies
University College London
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT

Office location: Room 1.2, Department of Science and Technology Studies.
Office Phone: 020 7679 0166
e-mail: c.ambrosio@ucl.ac.uk

My office hours:

Term 1
Thursdays 11-1

Term 2
Fridays 11-1


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