The Division for Advancement and External Relations  

 
RAZ  CHEN-MORRIS,  Barbara Druss Dibner Professor for Research and Teaching in the the History of Science
Status : ACTIVE Birth place : TEL AVIV
Office Phone: 02-588-3770 Fax:
E-Mail: raz.chen-morris@mail.huji.ac.il
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Department Faculty  
HISTORY FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. TEL AVIV UNIV. 2001
 
Academic Position   Year
SENIOR LECTURER 2014
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Postdoctoral Fellow: Edelstein Center for the History and
Philosophy of Science, Hebrew Univ., 2001-02.
Visiting Scholar: Hist. & Philos. of Science Unit, Univ. of
Sydney, 2006-09.
Lecturer, 2005-10, Sen. Lect. 2010-14, Bar-Ilan Univ.
Research Fellow: Minerva Humanities Center, Tel Aviv Univ.,
since 2010; at Zentrum fuer Literatur- und Kulturforschung,
Berlin, Summer 2011.
 
Research Interests
Renaissance and early modern science (especially the history of optics).
Johannes Kepler. Art and science in the Renaissance and the Baroque.
Early modern intellectual and cultural history.
 
Research Projects
Optics, lenses and the formation of knowledge in early modern Europe:
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
The fall of Icarus and Kepler's observations: Forbidden 2014
Baroque Science. Chicago: The University of Chicago 2013
Imagination, passions, and the production of knowledge in Early 2013
Nature's drawing: problems and resolutions in the 2012
Science in the Age of Baroque. Dordrecht: Springer 2012
Baroque optics and the disappearance of the observer: From 2010
Empiricism without the senses: How the instrument replaced the 2010
From emblems to diagrams: Kepler's new pictorial language of 2009
The archaeology of the Inverse Square Law: (2) The use and 2006
The archaeology of the Inverse Square Law: (1) Metaphysical 2005
Shadows of instruction: Optics and classical authorities in 2005
Optics, imagination, and the construction of scientific 2001

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