Category: History of Science

Chemistry and Slavery in the Scottish Enlightenment

Scottish people don’t figure prominently in most histories of slave trade. When Scots are mentioned, people usually point to the […]

Chemistry and Slavery in the Scottish Enlightenment

Scottish people don’t figure prominently in most histories of slave trade. When Scots are mentioned, people usually point to the […]

Sometimes I Do History

Last week, my second article was published. Like the first, it is in an open access journal, this time Circumscribere: International Journal for the History of Science. While I now spend most of my time writing code or thinking about pedagogy, I still occasionally crack open a book and think about eighteenth-century history. Lately, I’ve been reading and […]

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