John Farley (1936 – 2015)

John Farley, a pioneer in the history of science and the history of medicine, a scientist turned historian of science, passed away on 10 Nov 2015.  A subtle scholar of the role of social and political factors in the very content of science, and a leader in the study of the history of tropical medicine, John was instrumental in establishing the history of science at Dalhousie, in Nova Scotia.