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Margaret J. Osler

AKA Margaret Jo Osler

Born: 27-Nov-1942
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 15-Sep-2010
Location of death: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian
Occupation: Historian, Philosopher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Reconfiguring the World

Father: Abraham Osler
Mother: Sonia
Girlfriend: Betty Flagler

    High School: Forest Park High School, Baltimore, MD (1959)
    University: BA Philosophy, Swarthmore College (1963)
    University: MA History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University (1966)
    University: PhD, Indiana University (1968)
    Assistant Professor: History, Harvey Mudd College (1970-74)
    Assistant Professor: History, Wake Forest University (1974-75)
    Professor: University of Calgary (1975-2010)

    History of Science Society 1965

Author of books:
Divine Will and the Mechanical Philosophy: Gassendi and Descartes on Contingency and Necessity in the Created World (1994, philosophy)
Reconfiguring the World: Nature, God, and Human Understanding from the Middle Ages to Early Modern Europe (2010, intellectual history)

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