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Name: FANG Zaiqing

Ph.D. of Philosophy, Professor

Residence: From April 2002 to now

Departments and research group: Science Culture Group, Department of Western History of Science

 

Education

 

Wuhan University, Ph.D. in Philosophy

Sept. 1988-- July 1991

Study Contemporary Philosophy in Wuhan University, Wuhan, P.R. China

Doctor of Philosophy, 1991

Dissertation Title: On Normative Naturalism

Sept. 1983-- July 1986

Study History and Philosophy of Science in Jilin University, Changchun, China

Master of Philosophy, 1986

Sept. 1979-- July 1983

Study Physics in Jilin University, Changchun, P.R. China

Bachelor of Science, 1983

 

Employment History

 

Institute for the history of Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, from April 2002 to now

School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, from 1995 to 2002

Institut für Soziologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany, from 1999 to 2011

 

Research Interest/Areas

 

History and Philosophy of Science  Science and Technology Studies  Comparative Studies of “Science as Culture”

 

Selected Publications

Books

 

Authentic Einstein: An Illustrated Biography about Albert Einstein, Beijing University Press, Beijing, 2006

Einstein, Science and Culture in Germany, Beijing University Press, Beijing, 2006

Scientific Revolution and the Chinese Way (co-edited with YUAN Jiangyang), Hubei Education Press, Wuhan, 2006.

A Brief History of German Science and Education (co-edited with DAI Jiqiang), People’s Education Press, Beijing, 2003.

Scientific Development and Cultural Background, Hubei Education Press, Wuhan, 1998

 

Over 30 Articles about History and Philosophy of Sciences

 

Translations

 

Einstein’s German World by Fritz Stern, published by Shanghai Scientific and Technological Education Press, 2005.

Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time, and the Beauty That Causes Havoc by Arthur I. Miller, published by Shanghai Scientific and Technological Education Press, 2003, 2006, 2008.

Out of my later Years by Albert Einstein, published by Hainan Publishing House, 1999. Beijing University Press, Beijing, 2008.

`Subtle is the Lord...´ The Science and Life of Albert Einstein, by Abraham Pais, published by Guangdong Education Press, Guangzhou, 1998, Commercial Press, Beijing, 2004.

Progress and Its Problem, by Larry Laudan, published by Shanghai Translation Press, Shanghai, 1991.

Robert Millikan, by Robert Kargon, Published by Oriental Publishing Center, Shanghai, 1998.

Eighteenth-century Science, vol. 4. of The Cambridge History of Science, edited by Roy Porter, Published (forthcoming) by Daxiang Publishing House, Zhenzhou.

 

Contact

 

Address: Institute for the History of Natural Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences

55 ZHONGGUANCUN East Road

Beijing, 100190

Email: fang@ihns.ac.cn

Phone number: +86 10 5755 2563