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  • Sixth International Congress for the History of Science, Amsterdam, 14-20 August, 1950Source: Isis, Vol. 40, No. 4 (Nov., 1949), p. 404Published by: The University of Chicago Press on behalf of The History of Science SocietyStable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/226376 .Accessed: 08/05/2014 18:00

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    MARSHALL CLAGETT (University of Wisconsin): The Reception of English and French Physics into Italy in the Fourteenth Century

    MARIE BOAS (University of Massachusetts): Robert Boyle, Baconian Scientist?

    OWSEI TEMKIN (The Johns Hopkins University, Institute of the History of Medicine): Con- cepts of Ontogeny and History in Germany around z800.

    THURSDAY, 29 DECEMBER 1949 2:30 P.M.- Afternoon Session (Hotel Stat-

    ler, Parlor B, Boston)

    CHAIRMAN: JOHN F. FULTON (Yale University School of Medicine)

    IAGO GALDSTON (New York Academy of Medi- cine): The Psychiatry of Paracelsus

    E. S. MERTON (Cornell University): Sir Thomas Brown and Science

    SHELBY T. MCCLOY (University of Kentucky): Encouragement of Invention in z8th-Century France

    The Annual Business Meeting of the So- ciety, the Meeting of the Council, and the Annual Banquet will be announced later.

    Members of the Society may be interested in a meeting of the American Historical Association (Wednesday Morning, 28 December 1949, IO:OO A.M., at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston) which will be devoted to a discussion of Science and the American Revolution: Chairman, HENRY GUERLAC (Cor- nell University), MAIN SPEAKER, BROOK HINDLE (Institute of Early American Culture, Williams- burgh, Virginia), Discussion by EDWARD MORGAN (Brown University), I. BERNARD COHEN (Har- vard University), MAX SAVELLE (University of Washington), DIRK J. STRUIK (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

    Sixth International Congress for the History of Science

    Amsterdam, 14-20 August, 1950

    PRELIM INARY N OTTICE The Union Internationale d'Histoire des

    Sciences and the Academie Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences have agreed to ask the Dutch branch of the Union, the Genootschap voor Geschiedenis van Wiskunde, Genees- kunde en Natuurwetenschappen, to organ- ize the Sixth International Congress for the History of Science in Holland.

    This congress will take place on 14 to 20 August 1950 in the localities of the Amsterdam University. Apart from general and committee meetings the congress members will meet in four sections: a. History of Mathematics, Phys- ics and Astronomy, b. History of Chemistry, Pharmacy and Biology, c. History of Applied Science and Technology, d. History of Medicine. The meetings of the last section will also form the congress of the Union Internationale d'Histoire de la Medecine, which will plan the program of this section.

    All papers to be read at this congress should reach the secretary before 1 May 1950, and should be accompanied by a summary of ioo- i50 words. After 1 May no further papers will be accepted.

    Later announcements will contain details on registration, payments, accommodations, enter- tainments, excursions, program, etc. Provision will be made to entertain the ladies or relatives accompanying the members. The registration fee of $I0.00 (50 shillings, 2500 francs, or the equivalent in other currency) for each member ($6.oo, 30 shillings, I500 francs, or the equiva- lent in other currency for each of his guests) will cover the expenses of transactions of the congress, transportation, lunch and light re- freshments during the congress, as well as the final dinner. Hotel accommodations can be provided for $3.00 to $5.00, including breakfast, and the daily general expenses need not exceed $Io.00 to $12.00, or the equivalent in other currencies.

    Letters of registration, enquiries, and sugges- tions should be addressed to the Secretary of the Congress:

    Prof. H. J. Forbes Haringvlietstraat i Amsterdam-Zuid The Netherlands

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    Article Contentsp.404

    Issue Table of ContentsIsis, Vol. 40, No. 4 (Nov., 1949), pp. 309-412Volume Information [pp.405-409]Front Matter [pp.309-310]Third Preface to Volume Forty: Qualifications of Teachers of the History of Science (Second Article) [pp.311-313]Notes on Some Early Chemistry Books Published in Pennsylvania [pp.313-316]Sigmund Freud: A Critical Summary and Review [pp.316-327]Hooke's Gravitation Theory and Its Influence on Newton. I: Hooke's Gravitation Theory [pp.327-341]Le Langage mathmatique de J.-J. Rousseau [pp.341-344]Note on Kepler's Tabulae Rudolphinae in the Library of Pei-t'ang in Pekin [pp.344-347]Concerning John Canonicus [pp.347-349]Notes and Correspondence [pp.349-353]Personalia [pp.353-354]Obituaries [pp.354-355]Seventy-Fourth Critical Bibliography of the History and Philosophy of Science and of the History of Civilization (To March 1949) [pp.356-403]1949 Meeting of the History of Science Society: Boston, Massachusetts, 28-29 December [pp.403-404]Sixth International Congress for the History of Science, Amsterdam, 14-20 August, 1950 [p.404]Back Matter [pp.410-412]

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