The Program in History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) at Stanford teaches students to examine the sciences, medicine and technology from myriad perspectives, conceptual, historical and social.

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Our community of scholars includes core faculty and students in History, Philosophy, and Classics, and affiliated members in Anthropology, English, Political Science, Communication and other disciplines.

Together, we draw upon the multiple methods of our disciplines to study the development, functioning, applications and social and cultural engagements of the sciences.