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Peter Barker

Professor of the History of Science

Photographic portrait of Peter Barker
  • Open Exhibition in Physics, Hertford College, University of Oxford, England, 1968
  • B.A. (Honors) in Physics and Philosophy, University of Oxford, England, 1971
  • Diploma in the History and Philosophy of Science, University of Oxford, England, 1972
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1975 

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Peter Barker
Department of the History of Science
The University of Oklahoma
601 Elm, Room 625
Norman, OK 73019
USA

Office Tel: 1-405-325-2213
Office Fax: 1-405-325-2363

Email: barkerp@ou.edu
Web: ou.edu/cas/hsci

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Book cover for The Cognitive Structure of Scientific Revolution by Hanne Andersen, Peter Barker, and Hang Chen

The Cognitive Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Hanne Andersen, Peter Barker and Xiang Chen (co-authors). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Book cover for Revolution and Continuity: essays in the history and philosophy of Early Modern Science, ed. Peter Barker and Roger Ariew

Pierre Duhem: Essays in the History and Philosophy of Science. Roger Ariew and Peter Barker (trs.). Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co., 1996. Available as an ebook from 2008.

Book cover of Essay in the History and Philosophy of Science by Pierre Duhem, ed. Roger Ariew and Peter Barker

Revolution and Continuity: Essays in the History and Philosophy of Early Modern Science, Peter Barker and Roger Ariew (eds.). Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 1991.