Prémio Pfizer

O Prémio Pfizer (em inglês: Pfizer Award), é um galardão atribuído anualmente pela History of Science Society (HSS) dos Estados Unidos.[1]

Este prémio destina-se a distinguir o autor da publicação de um livro sobre história da ciência. Esse livro deve ser escrito em língua inglesa e tem de ser publicado num dos três anos precedentes à atribuição do prémio.


Ano Autor Livro
1959 Marie Boas Hall Robert Boyle and Seventeenth-Century Chemistry
1960 Marshall Clagett The Science of Mechanics in the Middle Ages
1961 Cyril Stanley Smith A History of Metallography: The Development of Ideas on the Structure of Metal before 1890
1962 Henry Guerlac Lavoisier, The Crucial Year: The Background and Origin of His First Experiments on Combustion in 1772
1963 Lynn White, Jr. Medieval Technology and Social Change
1964 Robert E. Schofield The Lunar Society of Birmingham: A Social History of Provincial Science and Industry in Eighteenth-Century England
1965 Charles D. O'Malley Andreas Vesalius of Brussels, 1514-1564
1966 L. Pearce Williams Michael Faraday: A Biography
1967 Howard B. Adelmann Marcello Malpighi and the Evolution of Embryology
1968 Edward Rosen Kepler's Somnium
1969 Margaret T. May Galen on the Usefulness of the Parts of the Body
1970 Michael Ghiselin The Triumph of the Darwinian Method
1971 David Joravsky The Lysenko Affair
1972 Richard S. Westfall Force in Newton's Physics: The Science of Dynamics in the Seventeenth Century
1973 Joseph Fruton Molecules and Life: Historical Essays on the Interplay ofChemistry and Biology
1974 Susan Schlee The Edge of an Unfamiliar World: A History of Oceanography
1975 Frederic L. Holmes Claude Bernard and Animal Chemistry: The Emergence of a Scientist
1976 Otto Neugebauer A History of Ancient Mathematical Astronomy (3 vols.)
1977 Stephen G. Brush The Kind of Motion We Call Heat
1978 Allen G. Debus The Chemical Philosophy: Paracelsian Science and Medicine in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
1978 Merritt Roe Smith Harpers Ferry Armory and the New Technology: The Challenge of Change
1979 Susan Faye Cannon Science in Culture: The Early Victorian Period
1980 Frank Sulloway Freud, Biologist of the Mind: Beyond the Psychoanalytic Legend
1981 Charles Coulston Gillispie Science and Polity in France at the End of the Old Regime
1982 Thomas Goldstein Dawn of Modern Science: From the Arabs to Leonardo da Vinci
1983 Richard S. Westfall Never at Rest: A Biography of lsaac Newton
1984 Kenneth Manning Black Apollo of Science: The Life of Ernest Everett Just
1985 Noel Swerdlow e Otto Neugebauer Mathematical Astronomy in Copernicus's De Revolutionibus
1986 I. Bernard Cohen Revolution in Science
1987 Christa Jungnickel e Russell McCormmach Intellectual Mastery of Nature: Theoretical Physics from Ohm to Einstein; Volume I: The Torch of Mathematics, 1800-1870; Volume II: The Now Mighty Theoretical Physics, 1870-1925
1988 Robert J. Richards Darwin and the Emergence of Evolutionary Theories of Mind and Behavior
1989 Lorraine J. Daston Classical Probability in the Enlightenment
1990 Crosbie Smith e M. Norton Wise Energy and Empire: A Biographical Study of Lord Kelvin
1991 Adrian Desmond The Politics of Evolution: Morphology, Medicine, and Reform in Radical London
1991 John Servos Physical chemistry from Ostwald to Pauling : the making of a science in America
1992 James R. Bartholomew The Formation of Science in Japan: Building a Research Tradition
1993 David Charles Cassidy Uncertainty: The Life and Science of Werner Heisenberg
1994 Joan Cadden The Meanings of Sex Difference in the Middle Ages
1995 Pamela H. Smith The Business of Alchemy: Science and Culture in the Holy Roman Empire
1996 Paula Findlen Possessing Nature: Museums, Collecting, and Scientific Culture in Early Modern Italy
1997 Margaret W. Rossiter Women Scientists in America: Before Affirmative Action, 1940-1972
1998 Peter Galison Image and Logic: A Material Culture of Microphysics
1999 Lorraine Daston and Katharine Park Wonders and the Order of Nature
2000 Crosbie Smith The Science of Energy: A Cultural History of Energy Physics
2001 John Heilbron The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories
2002 James Secord Victorian Sensation: The Extraordinary Publication, Reception, and Secret Authorship of Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation
2003 Mary Terrall The Man Who Flattened the Earth: Maupertuis and the Sciences in the Enlightenment
2004 Janet Browne Charles Darwin: The Power of Place
2005 William R. Newman e Lawrence Principe Alchemy Tried in the Fire: Starkey, Boyle, and the Fate of Helmontian Chymistry
2006 Richard W. Burkhardt, Jr. Patterns of Behavior: Konrad Lorenz, Niko Tinbergen, and the Founding of Ethology
2007 David I. Kaiser Drawing Theories Apart: The Dispersion of Feynman Diagrams in Postwar Physics
2008 Deborah Harkness The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution
2009 Harold J. Cook Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age
2010 Maria Rosa Antognazza Leibniz: An Intellectual Biography
2011 Eleanor Robson Mathematics in Ancient Iraq: A Social History
2012 Dagmar Schäfer The Crafting of the 10,000 Things: Knowledge and Technology in Seventeenth-Century China
2013 John Tresch The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology after Napoleon
2014 Sachiko Kusukawa Picturing the book of nature: Image, text and argument in sixteenth-century human anatomy and medical botany
2015 Daniel Todes Ivan Pavlov: A Russian Life in Science
2016 Omar W. Nasim Observing by Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century
2017 Tiago Saraiva Fascist Pigs: Technoscientific Organisms and the History of Fascism


  1. a b «Pfizer Award» (em inglês). University of Notre Dame / History of Science Society. Consultado em 24 de novembro de 2016. Cópia arquivada em 10 de novembro de 2016