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Elizabeth Hamm  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  

Education:

  • Ph.D. Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto, 2011
  • M.A. Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto, 2004
  • B.A. Integral Liberal Arts, Saint Mary's College of California, 2003

Presentations:

Invited Talks

  • Modeling the Heavens: Ptolemy's Planetary Hypotheses and Ancient Instrument-making.
    Integral Liberal Arts Lecture Series
    (November 13, 2012)
  • Revising Models: Ptolemy's Latitude Theory for the Planets.
    Joint Mathematics Meetings (MAA/AMS)
    (January 2011)
  • The Aim and Function of Ptolemy's Astronomical Models.
    Joint Colloquium with the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology and the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto
    (March 2010)

Selected Conference Presentations

  • Ptolemy's Criteria for Constructing Models.
    Eleventh Biennial History of Astronomy Workshop, University of Notre Dame
    (June 2013)
  • Ptolemy’s Visual Theory Applied to Astronomy.
    Joint Society Meeting for the History of Science Society, British Society for the History of Science, Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science
    (July 2012)
  • Realism in Ptolemaic Astronomy.
    History of Science Society
    (November 2009)
  • Instructions for the Instrument-Maker? Ptolemy's Planetary Hypotheses and Mechanical Representations.
    International Congress of History of Science and Technology
    (July 2009)
  • Perspective in Ptolemy's Almagest and Planetary Hypotheses.
    History of Science Society
    (November 2008)

Publications:

  • Hamm, Elizabeth A. 2012. “Shaping Worldviews: Contextualizing Roman Science.” Academic Round Table on Daryn Lehoux's “What Did the Romans Know? An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking”, Expositions, vol. 6, issue 2, pg.10-14.
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