Jutta Schickore, 2011–2012 | National Humanities Center

Jutta Schickore (NHC Fellow, 2011–12)

Project Title

Hazardous Operations: Experiments with Snake Venom, 1660-1960

Indiana University Bloomington

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2011–12

Jutta Schickore drafted the last two chapters of her book About Method: Experimenters, Snake Venom, and the History of Writing Scientifically. She cowrote the introduction to a special issue of Perspectives on Science on "Integrated History and Philosophy of Science" and coedited the contributions for the volume. She also wrote a paper on "The Concept of Error in Experimental Reports: Robert Boyle and Felice Fontana on Error, Contingencies, Circumstances, and Vipers."