Breno Arsioli Moura has a degree in Physics (State University of Campinas) and Master and PhD in Science (University of Sao Paulo), with emphasis in History of Science.

 

His main research interests are History of Science (History of Optics) and Eighteenth Century.

 

He is Assistant Professor at Federal University of ABC (UFABC), located in the city of Santo André, metropolitan region of São Paulo, Brazil. He occupies a tenured position at the university.

 

At UFABC, he is responsible for the courses of "History of Science and Teaching", "Birth and Development of Modern Science" and "Evolution of Physics", along with other courses in physics teaching.

In 2014, he was a post-doc at the Department of History at the University of California (Berkeley).

 

E-mail: breno.moura@ufabc.edu.br

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Selected publications in English

2018. Transversal - International Journal for the Historiography of Science / Newtonianism and the historiography of light in the 18th century: a critical analysis of Joseph Priestley's The History of Optics [PDF]

2018. Critical and transformative teachers: a rationale for History and Philosophy of Science in Teacher Education.  IN: Teaching Science with Context: Historical, Philosophical, and Sociological Approaches. Dordrecht: Springer.

2015. Proceedings of the 13th Biennial Conference of the International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Group. Rio de Janeiro-RJ, Brazil. / Joseph Priestley and The History of Optics: Historiography for Science Education. [PDF]

2013. Proceedings of the 12th Biennial Conference of the International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Group. Pittsburgh-PA, USA. / Multi-contextual Approach of History of Science (MCAHS): introducing historical content in science teacher training. [PDF] 

2012. Science & Education / Science and Society: the case of the acceptance of Newtonian optics in the Eighteenth Century. [PDF]

2009. GIREP-EPEC 2009 International Conference Proceedings. Leicester, England. / Mechanical models for light in eighteenth century: enhancing physics teachers' views of nature of science. [PDF]  

2007. Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Conference of the International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Group. Calgary, Canada. / Newtonian optics in the eighteenth century: discussing the nature of science. [PDF]

 

For other papers published in Portuguese (with abstract also available in English), click here.

 

For a complete CV, click here.

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