Faculty of Arts & Science
Institute for the History & Philosophy of Science & Technology
Founded in 1967, IHPST is the vanguard of an international movement in the humanistic study of science and technology, which seeks to understand the wider context in which these disciplines operate. Students and faculty explore the complex history of, and tease out intriguing philosophical perspectives on, biology, medicine, physics, chemistry, astronomy, mathematics and technology as prime forces in the development of knowledge, culture and society. An unparalleled breadth of research and teaching that cuts across the sciences and humanities is a hallmark of IHPST. IHPST is also home to Annals of Science, a top journal in the history of science. Your gift will support a world leader in a fascinating and rare field of study.