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Chris Young <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:  Fri, 24 Jul 1998 17:04:29 -0700
From: Jane Maienschein <[log in to unmask]>


1.  Everett Mendelsohn began the Journal of the History of Biology in
1968 and has remained as editor since then, joined by Shirley Roe as
assistant and then co-editor.  Their combined efforts have provided an
impressive 31 volumes of this important outlet that has helped to shape
the history of the biological sciences.  Beginning with volume 32,
Garland Allen (Washington University) and Jane Maienschein (Arizona
State University) will serve as co-editors.  Starting immediately,
correspondence should be sent to the editorial offices at:
        Journal of the History of Biology
        Biology Department
        Box 871501
        Arizona State University
        Tempe, AZ 85287-1501

        email: [log in to unmask]

Also, beginning with volume 32, a special reduced individual
subscription rate of $50 will be available to members of the
International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of
Biology when paid through the organization.

Jane Maienschein
602-965-6105 (phone)
602-965-0902  (fax)

Date: Fri, 24 Jul 1998 19:02:54 +0100 (BST)
From:  "M.F. Spada" <[log in to unmask]>

_Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical

_Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical
is a new journal whose first issue will be published at the beginning of
1998.  The journal will be devoted to historical, sociological,
philosophical and ethical aspects of the life and environmental
of the sciences of mind and behaviour, and of the medical and biomedical
sciences and technologies.

The editorial policy will be in line with the policy of the parent
journal, _Studies in History and Philosophy of Science_: contributions
will be drawn from a wide range of countries and cultural traditions; we
shall encourage both specialist articles, and articles combining
historical, philosophical, and sociological approaches; and we shall
favour works of interest to scientists and medics as well as to
specialists in the history, philosophy and sociology of the sciences.
table of contents of _Studies in History and Philosophy of Science_ is
available at the Elsevier Science Ltd website at the following

The editors are seeking original English language articles in the field
the new journal.  For these the word limit is c. 10,000.  They would
welcome proposals for 3-4000 word essay-reviews.

Prospective authors should submit copies of papers in duplicate, typed
double-spaced (including quotations and footnotes) on quarto or A4
They should retain a copy for the purpose of checking proofs.
Illustrations are encouraged; authors should be prepared, if their paper
is accepted, to supply good quality copies of any illustration and any
necessary permissions for reproduction of copyright material.  All
articles and volunteered essay-reviews will be blind refereed.

Contributions and proposals should be sent to Dr Marina Frasca-Spada,
Associate Editor, _Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and
Biomedical Sciences_, Department of History and Philosophy of Science,
University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RH, U.K.,
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Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 29c:1
Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
1st issue -- March 1998
Table of Contents

Alice D. Dreger, Michigan State University, USA
“The limits of individuality: ritual and sacrifice in the lives and
medical treatment of conjoined twins”
Toine Pieters, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
“Managing differences in biomedical research: the case of standardising
Soraya de Chadarevian, Hamburg Institue for Social Research, Germany
“Of worms and programmes: Caenorhabditis elegans and the study of
Paul Thagard, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
“Ulcers and bacteria, part I: discovery and acceptance”
Alan Marshall, University of Wollongong, Australia
“A postmodern natural history of the world: eviscerating the GUTs from
ecology and environmentalism”
Niels Roll-Hansen, University of Oslo, Norway
“Studying natural science without nature? Reflections on the realism of
the so-called laboratory studies”
Lyuba Gurjeva, University of Cambridge, UK
“Scientific motherhood” (essay-review of Janet Golden, A Social History
Wet Nursing in America: From Breast to Bottle, Cambridge 1996)
Bradley E. Wilson, Slippery Rock University, USA
“Completing the synthesis” (essay-review of Harmon R. Holcomb III,
Sociobiology, Sex, and Science, New York 1993)
Sahotra Sarkhar, McGill University, Canada
“Symbiosis in evolution” (essay-review of Jan Sapp, Evolution by
Association: A History of Symbiosis, Oxford 1994)

Editorial Panel
Nicholas Jardine, University of Cambridge, U.K.

Associate Editor:
Marina Frasca-Spada, University of Cambridge, U.K.

Advisory Editors
Soraya de Chadarevian, University of Cambridge, U.K.
Nicholas Hopwood, Wellcome Institute, London, U.K.
Harmke Kamminga, University of Cambridge, U.K.

Consultant Editors
Andrew A. Brennan, University of Western Australia
Alice Domurat Dreger, Michigan State University, U.S.A.
John P. Forrester, University of Cambridge, U.K.
Ilana Lswy, INSERM, Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malade, Paris, France
Onora O'Neill, University of Cambridge, U.K.
Hans-Jsrg Rheinberger, Max-Planck-Institut fur Wissenschaftsgeschichte,
Berlin, Germany
Kenneth F. Schaffner, George Washington University, U.S.A.

Dr Marina Frasca-Spada -- Associate Editor
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Cambridge
Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RH, ENGLAND
Tel. +44 (0)1223 330466  FAX +44 (0)1223 334554

Christian C. Young
Assistant Professor
Department of History, Science, and Culture
Mt. Angel Seminary, St. Benedict, Oregon   97373
Summer phone:  (503) 245-6913 (H)
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