Helen Longino 13 July 1944 - Present

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  • Johns Hopkins University

    Johns Hopkins University
    Helen Longino received her PhD in1973 from Johns Hopkins University; she is a Professor of Philosophy. Her concentration and research interests lie within social epistemology, philosophy of science and feminist philosophy. “Helen Longino.” Helen Longino's Profile | Stanford Profiles, https://profiles.stanford.edu/helen-longino?tab=bio.
  • "Science as Social Knowledge"

    "Science as Social Knowledge"
    Helen Longino explains how social values tend to play a role in scientific research and accomplishes this by analyzing aspects in scientific reasoning. In this book she opens up the dialogue that science is slightly governed by personal, cultural and social values. It is during this period of time that Longino creates her theory of "contextual empiricism." Longino, Helene E. Science as Social Knowledge: Values and Objectivity in Scientific Inquiry. Princeton University Press, 1990.
  • "The Fate of Knowledge"

    "The Fate of Knowledge"
    Longino continues to explain that science is both epistemological and social. Philosophers of science continue to believe that scientific knowledge is a product of cognitive processes whereas sociologists will argue that non cognitive factors will influence what scientists learn and how they accept the outcomes of their findings.

    Solomon, Miriam, and Alan Richardson. “A Critical Context for Longino’s Critical Contextual Empiricism.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 2005
  • Major Contributions to Philosophy of Science

  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Helen Longino was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. “Helen E. Longino.” American Academy of Arts & Sciences, https://www.amacad.org/person/helen-e-longino.
  • Boards/Professional Organizations

    Helen Longino belongs to many boards, advisory committees and professional organizations.

    First Vice President, Division of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy, International Union HPS “Helen Longino.” Helen Longino's Profile | Stanford Profiles, https://profiles.stanford.edu/helen-longino?tab=bio.