FOX is Emeritus Professor of the History of Science at the University of Oxford.
Educated at Oxford, Fox spent over twenty years at the University of Lancaster
before returning to his alma mater in 1988, where he held the chair of History
of Science until his retirement. He is the recipient of the History of Science
Society’s Sarton Medal, its highest award for scholarly achievement, and of the
Alexandre Koyré Medal of the International Academy of the History of Science.