John E. Murdoch

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

John Emery Murdoch (/ˈmɜrdɑːk/; 1927 – 16 September 2010) was an American academic.[1][2][3] Educated in philosophy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison,[4] Murdoch spent most of his career at Harvard University.[3] At Harvard, he was Professor of History of Science and Chair of the Department from 1966 to 1971 and 1974 to 1975.[5] He specialized in ancient and medieval medicine and philosophy,[6] and published numerous materials on the topic.[7] Murdoch was awarded the George Sarton Medal in 2009 for his scholarship.[2][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Remembering Longtime Faculty Member John E. Murdoch". Extension.harvard.edu. 2010-09-21. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  2. ^ a b Thijssen, Hans; Lüthy, Christoph (1 March 2011). "John Emery Murdoch (10 May 1927–16 September 2010)". Early Science and Medicine 16 (2): 147–152. doi:10.1163/157338211X557093. 
  3. ^ a b McVaugh, M R; Sylla, E D; Grant, E (Jul 2011). "Memoirs of Fellows and Corresponding Fellows of the Medieval Academy of America John Emery Murdoch". SPECULUM-A JOURNAL OF MEDIEVAL STUDIES 86 (3): 855–857. 
  4. ^ "People - The Department of the History of Science, Harvard University". Fas.harvard.edu. 2010-09-16. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  5. ^ Sweeney, Sarah. "John E. Murdoch, professor of history of science, 83 | Harvard Gazette". News.harvard.edu. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  6. ^ McAuley, James K. (2010-09-20). "Murdoch, History of Science Professor, Dies at 83 | News | The Harvard Crimson". Thecrimson.com. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  7. ^ "Rationes mathematice: Un aspect du rapport des mathématiques et de la philosophie au moyen âge : Conférence donnée au Palais de la Découverte le 4. Nov. 1961 histoire des sciences /". Worldcat.org. 1987-08-29. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  8. ^ Sweeney, Sarah. "History of Science Society awards Sarton Medal to John Murdoch | Harvard Gazette". News.harvard.edu. Retrieved 2014-03-05.