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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 472200–254 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.2.200
Published: 01 April 2017
... of epistemic virtues. Doing so will not only emphasize the unique aspects of his astronomical research, but also reveal its connections to his left radical brand of Marxism. A crucial feature of Pannekoek’s astronomical method was the active role ascribed to astronomers. They were expected to use...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 503248–301 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.3.248
Published: 28 May 2020
... the emerging middle class for access to university education. 254 | T A VARES , B AGDONAS AND V I DE I R A These circumstances proved volatile, and in the early 1930s, the country s political structure underwent a radical reorganization. Getu´lio Vargas and the social forces that supported him...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-25–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.5
Published: 02 April 2020
... yet strongly reflected in publications in the history of science, but it would be fundamen- tal going forward. Above all, the internalist-externalist distinction was to be left behind. The vision of the history of science that relegates the historiographical traditions of internal and external...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495573–584 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.573
Published: 01 November 2019
... does open doors for further investigation. A related merit of this volume, but once again left largely unanalyzed by its contributors, is how aggressive secular, anti-creationist movements have only abetted the growth of anti-evolution sentiment. To paraphrase the prolific third-century Christian...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495471–503 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.471
Published: 01 November 2019
... as they may have been from a cross-section of the American Army, their experience made hardened soldiers of them all, and soldiers, in whatever army, have much in common. As the conditions of battle are similar, so the men who fight wars learn the same lessons. 25 By mid-1942, Miller had left the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495504–555 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.504
Published: 01 November 2019
... 1877 schematic of a plant cell and plasmolysis, showing, from left to right, a healthy cell (parenchyma cell of Cephalaria leucantha peduncle), and cells in 4%, 6%, and 10% potassium nitrate solutions. Today such figures are also used to explain hypo-, iso-, and hypertonic solutions, corresponding (in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494420–446 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.420
Published: 01 September 2019
... canal debate as one steeped in Progressive Era political ideology as well as other sociopolitical norms. In conclusion, we are left with two versions of the scientific ideal—the objective, apolitical expert and the heroic scientist. © 2019 by the Regents of the University of California 2019 Mars...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494384–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.384
Published: 01 September 2019
...: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017); Harry Clor, On Moderation: Defending an Ancient Virtue in a Modern World (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2008); Ted Halstead and Michael Lind, The Radical Center: The Future of American Politics (New York: Anchor Books, 2001); Geoffrey Kabaservice, Rule or Ruin...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492151–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.151
Published: 01 April 2019
... of concern.6 The Princeton phys- icist John Wheeler, who created the network, had become captivated by the question of what would be left of a massive star once it had exhausted its supply of nuclear fuel and experienced a gravitational collapse, an enquiry that would, in time, help produce the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484536–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.536
Published: 01 September 2018
... lions. Our cartoons are filled with animal protagonists like Yogi Bear and Scooby-Doo. Novelists, painters, and biologists all tell stories about animals. Not to be left out, historians have conferences, special issues, edited volumes, and focus groups all devoted to researching animals. Each year...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483259–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.259
Published: 01 June 2018
... function can be interpreted to represent flipping a switch at time x¼ 0, with y¼ 0meaning the switch is off and y ¼ 1 meaning the switch is on. On a Cartesian graph, the Heaviside function is a flat line at altitude y¼ 0 to the left of the y-axis and a flat line at altitude y ¼ 1 to the right, forming a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483338–379 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.338
Published: 01 June 2018
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482246–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.246
Published: 01 April 2018
... order borne of biology. Damore complained that those who dissented from Google s left-wing social engineering were shamed into silence.1 Controversy over the memo quickly spread from Google to the wider public. The company soon fired Damore for violating its code of conduct by advancing harmful...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482123–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.123
Published: 01 April 2018
... system.He acknowl- edges that some irregularities in the planetary motions can accumulate until a reformatory action of God is required. In so doing, Newton is implicitly rec- ognizing that the solar system, if left to itself, is doomed, although it may continue by those Laws for many Ages Certainly...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482223–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.223
Published: 01 April 2018
... function of the Office, no longer left to the insufficient efforts of enthusiastic members of its staff at their postprandial dining tables11 The first formal research section, the Forecasting Research Division, was established in 1948, and the addition of climate modelling as a research stream in 1963 was...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 48156–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.56
Published: 01 February 2018
... Georg Bronn to visualize the history of nature and discover biological laws. In these diagrams, the horizontal axis represents time, and the vertical reflects the number of subtaxa (for instance, species within genera) present in the groups in the table on the left. The resulting line of fluctuating...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475589–601 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.589
Published: 01 November 2017
... of biology as an outcome of the Enlightenment, and that have associated further progress in this field with the left-leaning ideas of nineteenth-century biologists.3 Our examinations suggest instead that novel and important views on biological organization were associated with a diversity of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475602–628 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.602
Published: 01 November 2017
... from the left.19 The radical materialist Vogt epitomized a nexus of radical politics, anti-clericalism, and materialist science that frightened some and energized others.20 Born in 1817 into a family of radicals in Giessen, he grew up an atmosphere that combined leftist political activism and an...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475653–677 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.653
Published: 01 November 2017
... COMTEAN Like Claude Bernard, who had moved out of his Beaujolais home to try his luck in Paris, Robin left his native region of Bresse to pursue medical studies in Paris, where he also made his career. The Latin Quarter was his home turf; he lived and worked there all his life. He became a colorful...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475629–652 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.629
Published: 01 November 2017
... focusing above all on his scientific works of the 1820s and 1830s. 630 | V I E NNE Matthias Schleiden seem to have left a lasting impression on his historiogra- phy: It seems to me irreconcilable with the dignity of science to engage with Raspail s work he wrote in 1837.6 In the following I do not just...