Helen Longino

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  • Helen Elizabeth Longino was born on July 13, 944

    Helen Elizabeth Longino was born on July 13, 944
  • Longino attends Barnard College

    Longino attends Barnard College
    She receives her b.A degree in English literature
  • Longino attend University of Sussexx in England

    She receives her M.A. in philosophy.
  • Longino attends John's Hopkins in Balitmore, Maryland

    She receives her PH.D.
  • Enlightening the future

    Longino taught the University of California
  • Spreading Knowledge

    Longino continues to teach at Mills University
  • Science as Social Knowledge

    Science as Social Knowledge
    Longino writes her first book, showing the importance of social values which is important with the correlation of humans and science, with the validation of scientific information. She seems to try to open dialogue "between methodologists and social critics of the sciences," she develops this concept of "contextual empiricism" which gets backlass from feminist. This book examine gender role behavior are related to social values.
  • How women are viewed in Science

    How women are viewed in Science
  • Longino Career

    She then teaches at University of MInnesota
  • Longino Explores

    Longino Explores
    Longino writes her second book , The Fate of Knowledge this book attempts to resolve the battle and debate among philosophers of science and sociologist of science about the “role of social forces in constructing scientific knowledge.”
  • Joining the Department

    She finally joins the philosophy department of Stanford University
  • Longino keeps the knowledge flowing

    Longino keeps the knowledge flowing
    With Longino's third book Studying Human Behavior: How Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality , where she tries to answer the age old question "nature vs nurture" but she doesn't take the normal approach. Instead she comes up with these five approaches to behavior: "quantitative behavioral genetics, molecular behavior genetics, developmental psychology, neurophysiology and anatomy, and social/environmental methods." She concludes that there isn't one way to skin a cat, basically.
  • Bibliography

    Helen E. Longino
    University of Chicago Press, Jan 18, 2013 -