David Bloor 1942-Present

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  • David Bloor is born

    David is born in Derbyshire, England
  • Writes book, key for 'Strong Programme'

    In the '70s David Bloor along with others were key people in what was known as the 'Strong Programme,' which was a program that would change key aspects of philosophical and technological approaches to science. His book 'Knowledge and Social Imagery' was a key part of the program and its awareness.
  • Book, 'Knowledge and Social Imagery'

    Bloor, D. (1976). Knowledge and Social Imagery. Chicago, IL: Univ. of Chicago Press.
  • Book, 'Wittgenstein: A Social Theory of Knowledge'

    Bloor, D. (1983). Wittgenstein: A Social theory of knowledge. New York: Columbia University Press.
  • David Receives Bernal Prize

    In 1996 David Bloor receives the Bernal Prize for his exceptional contributions to the field of the Social Studies of Science.
  • YouTube video concerning David and the 'Strong Programme'

    This video goes into detail about the philosophical ideals of David and what the 'Strong Programme' was. Link: https://youtu.be/J5niwyPoMw4
  • Death (Still alive as of present)

    David Bloor lives today and is now a professor.