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Philosophy

Teresa
Castelão-Lawless

Professor

Mackinac Hall B-3 207
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403
Fax: (616) 331-
2601

Office
MAK B-3 207
Ext.: 13419 (voice-mail)
Email: castelat@gvsu.edu

 

 


Teresa Castelão-Lawless earned an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She also holds an M.A. and a B.A. in Philosophy from the Classic  University of Lisbon, Portugal. She is internationally known for her expertise on French epistemologist and philosopher of science Gaston Bachelard.

Her research interests include history, philosophy, and sociology of science and technology, Aristotelianism in medieval Universities, natural history of the 17th century, and the role of the religious Orders in the introduction of Modern Science to Portugal during the 18th century.

In 2005, she received the Grand Valley State University's Outstanding Contribution to a Discipline Award. 

 

 

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