FWD: HPS&ST Newsletter (July)

Dear Colleague,

The July HPS&ST Newsletter is on the web at:


  • Introduction
  • HPS&ST Newsletter Assistant Editors Appointed
  • Science & Education Journal
  • NARST Conference, Strand 13: History, Philosophy, Sociology, and NOS
  • Forum on the History of Physics, 2021 Essay Contest
  • British Society for the History of Science, Summer Conference
  • First Meeting on History and Philosophy of Physics Education in Southern Brazil
  • Transformational HPS Network
  • University of Pittsburgh Centre for Philosophy of Science
  • Opinion Piece: The Usefulness of Popper: A Scientist’s Response to Professor Charlotte Sleigh Bradley E. Alger, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Recent HPS&ST Research Articles
  • Recent HPS&ST Related Books
  • Varia
  • Charles Darwin: Justice of the Peace  Book File
  • Michael R. Matthews: History, Philosophy and Science Teaching: A Personal Story, Springer, 2021
  • Coming HPS&ST Related Conferences
  • HPS&ST Related Organisations and Websites

For the penultimate item, the book’s Preface and TOC can be read at:


Book details, chapter titles, previews, and purchasing information can be seen at:


Till July 18 there is a 20% discount available by using the following Springer token when purchasing from the Springer site: xRMtG7SJe4B2Ddd.  This token is part of the above web address.

The Table of Contents and web-link of the HPS&ST Newsletter is sent monthly to about 9,500 individuals who directly or indirectly have an interest in the connections of history and philosophy of science with theoretical, curricular and pedagogical issues in science teaching, and/or interests in the promotion of more engaging and effective teaching of the history and philosophy of science.  The newsletter is readable and downloadable from the website above.

The newsletter is also sent to different HPS lists and to science education lists.

The newsletter seeks to serve the diverse international community of HPS&ST scholars and teachers by disseminating information about events and publications that connect to HPS&ST concerns.

Please do feel free to forward this email to any local, national or international lists whose members you think would appreciate knowing of the newsletter and its web location.  Forwarding the notification email is a very easy and efficient way of multiplying the readership and so increasing awareness of HPS&ST matters.

Contributions to the newsletter (publications, thematic issues, conferences, Opinion Page, etc.) are welcome and should be sent direct to the editor:
Michael R. Matthews, UNSW,