Mary Hesse#


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Sadly, this member passed away.
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Membership Number:625
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHILOSOPHY, THEOLOGY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Username:mhesse
Elected:1989




Mary Hesse passed away October 21, 2016.


Positions Held
  • 1986 Professor emerita of the philosophy of science at Cambridge University
  • 1975 - 1985 Professor of Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge (England, UK)
  • 1968 - 1975 University Reader in Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge (England, UK)
  • 1960 - 1968 Lecturer in Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge (England, UK)
  • 1955 - 1959 Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science, University of London, University College (England, UK)
  • 1951 - 1955 Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Leeds (England, UK)

Fields of Scholarship
  • History of physics
  • The theory-observation relation in science
  • The relationships of the natural and social sciences with religion
  • Landscape History

Honours and Awards
  • 1984 Doctor of Science honoris causa, University of Hull (England, UK)
  • 1987 Doctor of Science honoris causa, University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada)
  • 2002 Doctor of Science honoris causa, University of Cambridge (England, UK)


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