Corbett, Ken - History/ Philosophy

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University of British Columbia
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History/ Philosophy
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19th Century
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Ken's Ph.D. research discusses the influence of railway and telegraph networks on norms concerning punctuality and time-keeping in England and India throughout the 19th century. His MA thesis traced the relationship between railway and telegraph networks and the culture of time in late nineteenth-century British periodicals. His other research interests include the origins of the philosophical arguments of British Phrenologists, the development of physics in the nineteenth century, and the philosophy of time.