Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Philosophy, Science and the Sciences

Liba Taub

Position

Professor of History and Philosophy of Science

 

Profile

Liba Taub is Professor of History and Philosophy of Science in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. She holds an Einstein Visiting Fellowship with the Exzellence Cluster TOPOI. The author of Ptolemy’s Universe: The Natural Philosophical and Ethical Foundations of Ptolemy’s Astronomy (1993), Ancient Meteorology (2003), and Aetna and the Moon: Explaining Nature in Ancient Greece and Rome (2008), she is currently writing a book on Greek and Roman scientific writing, and also works on the material culture of Greco-Roman science.

 

Further Information

http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/people/taub/