International Academy of the History of Science

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The International Academy of the History of Science is a membership organization for historians of science. It was founded on 17 August 1928 at the Congress of Historical Science by Aldo Mieli, Abel Rey
Abel Rey
Abel Rey was a French philosopher and historian of science.Abel Rey succeeded Gaston Milhaud as professor of the history of philosophy in its relation to science at the Sorbonne, and established the Institut d'histoire des sciences et des techniques to encourage cooperation between the sciences...

, George Sarton
George Sarton
George Sarton was a Belgian chemist and historian who is considered the founder of the discipline of history of science. He left Belgium because of the First World War and settled in the United States where he spent the rest of his life researching and writing about the history of science...

, Henry E. Sigerist, Charles Singer
Charles Singer
Charles Joseph Singer was a British historian of science, technology, and medicine.-Early years:Singer was born in Camberwell in London, where his father Simeon Singer was a minister and Hebraist. He was educated at City of London School, University College London, and Magdalen College, Oxford...

, Karl Sudhoff
Karl Sudhoff
Karl Sudhoff was a German historian of medicine, important in establishing that field as a legitimate discipline for research and teaching within faculties of medicine....

, and Lynn Thorndike
Lynn Thorndike
Lynn Thorndike was an American historian of medieval science and alchemy...


See also

  • European Society for the History of Science
  • History of Science Society
    History of Science Society
    The History of Science Society is the primary professional society for the academic study of the history of science.It was founded in 1924 by George Sarton and Lawrence Joseph Henderson, primarily to support the publication of Isis, a journal of the history of science Sarton had started in 1912....

  • International Congress of Historical Sciences
  • International Committee of Historical Sciences
  • International Commission on the History of Mathematics

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