Martin J. S. Rudwick

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Martin John Spencer Rudwick (born in 1932) is an emeritus professor of History at the University of California, San Diego and an affiliated research scholar at Cambridge University's Department of History and Philosophy of Science. His principal field of study is the history of the earth sciences, for which he received the Sue Tyler Friedman Medal in 1988. Rudwick was also the recipient of the 2007 George Sarton Medal from the History of Science Society. Rudwick was an early scholar to critique the conflict thesis regarding religion and science.