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Ian Hacking

AKA Ian M. Hacking

Born: 18-Feb-1936
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: The Taming of Chance

    University: BA Mathematics and Physics, University of British Columbia (1956)
    University: BA Moral Science, Peterhouse College, Cambridge University (1958)
    University: MA and PhD, Cambridge University (1962)
    Professor: University of British Columbia
    Teacher: Lecturer, Cambridge University
    Professor: Stanford University
    Professor: University of Toronto (1982-)
    Professor: Philosophy and History of Science, Collège de France (2000-06)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Royal Society of Canada
    Guggenheim Fellowship
    Order of Canada 2004

Author of books:
The Logic of Statistical Inference (1965)
The Emergence of Probability (1975)
Why Does Language Matter to Philosophy? (1975)
Representing and Intervening (1983)
The Taming of Chance (1990)
Scientific Revolutions (1990)
Rewriting the Soul: Multiple Personality and the Sciences of Memory (1995)
Mad Travellers: Reflections on the Reality of Transient Mental Illness (1998)
The Social Construction of What? (1999)
An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic (2001)
Historical Ontology (2002)


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