Evelyn Fox Keller to Speak at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

<p>One of my hero's of feminism, <a href="http://web.mit.edu/sts/faculty/info/Keller_Evelyn-css.html">Evelyn Fox Keller</a> is giving a talk entitled, &quot;Innate Confusions: Nature, Nurture, and All of That&quot; at the <a href="http://www.radcliffe.edu/">Radcliffe Institute</a> tomorrow at 4:30.   I plan to be there, and will report back on the talk.  I anticipate that Evelyn will provide a solid rebuttal for <a href="http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2005/01/19/summerss_tortured_logic/">Lawrence Summers' recent remarks</a> concerning women's innate difficulty with science and math.  </p><p>Evelyn has written extensively about gender and science and the history and philosophy of biology.  I am currently reading her latest work, &quot;Making Sense of Life, Explaining Biological Development with Models, Metaphors, and Machines&quot;.  My favorite work of Evelyn's is the biography of Barbara McClintock, <a href="http://www.adonispress.org/a_feeling.html">&quot;A Feeling for the Organism&quot;.</a></p>

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