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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 471–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
... with an urgent and immediate application in mind.15 Though the data was obtained for pragmatic reasons, studying the workings of fear in soldiers was a coherent continuation of Dollard s prewar research agenda, and a vast new territory for neo-behaviorism to test its hypotheses.16 In the late 1930s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 110–122.
Published: 01 February 2018
... beliefs in Noah s Flood, Crutzen resurrected neo-catastrophism as a wake-up call for industrial societies that have pushed the Earth s governing systems to the brink. For historians of science, recent scholarship on the Anthropocene reveals why naming a new geological epoch after humanity matters and why...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (5): 653–677.
Published: 01 November 2017
... this historiography, which explains Robin s biology by his adherence to Comte s positivism and a reaction against German idealism, an approach that places him on the losing side of history and suggests that he is responsible for obstructing the progress of French biology. Here, I will present not only...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 293–319.
Published: 01 June 2017
... could be more inaccurate.51 Native Hawaiians repeatedly referred to the Outriggers as part of a neo- colonialist agenda because the project reinforced their ideological position that all was not well: Native Hawaiians were still a dispossessed people subject to the authority of foreign interests that...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 268–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (3): 281–333.
Published: 01 June 2013
... abstraction Neo-Idealism LEWIS PYENSON* The Einstein-Picasso Question: Neo-Idealist Abstraction in the Decorative Arts and Manufactures ABSTRACT The theories of relativity in physics and the style known as Cubism in painting found a favorable reception by theoretical physicists, on the one hand, and avant...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 633–668.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Perspectives on Science 3, no. 1 (1995): 1 48. 17. Michael David-Fox, Multiple Modernities vs. Neo-Traditionalism: On Recent Debates in Russian and Soviet History Jahrbu¨cher fu¨r Geschichte Osteuropas 55, no. 4 (2006); Stephen Kotkin, Magnetic Mountain: Stalinism as a Civilization (Berkeley: University of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 538–547.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Intelligent Design movement neo-creationism See Eugenie Carol Scott, Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004); Ronald L. Numbers, The Creationists: From Scientific Creationism to Intelligent Design, 2nd ed. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (2): 154–206.
Published: 01 April 2016
...: Shanghai Lexicographical Publishing House, 2005), 107, 109, 550, 581, 593, 594, 603. 164 | J I ANG , to investigate things and extend knowledge) that reflected a Neo- Confucian view that studying natural things was one necessary step for under- standing the principles of nature, once a scholar had...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (5): 641–702.
Published: 01 November 2015
... practical end, but rather the use of a specific theory to model a particular phenomenon or idealized system. The latter is a common usage among physicists. It has been adopted and refined in various manners by philosophers, yet we see it as suspect insofar as it implies a clearly demarcated theory that can...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (2): 273–302.
Published: 01 April 2015
... materialist influences, mechanist pre- judices, and neo-Darwinian ideologies. Born in Hampden, Wisconsin, in 1856, Ritter began his career as a public school teacher in 1877. Like many ambitious Northerners in the 1880s, he moved to California, where he earned a degree at Berkeley under Joseph LeConte s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (1): 41–104.
Published: 01 February 2013
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (1): 112–122.
Published: 01 February 2011
... world. In wrestling simultaneously (and dialogically) with the quantum and with neo-Kantianism, Heisenberg sought for a means to avoid the Scylla of the pure a priori and the Charybdis of a derivation from experience. The figure that emerges from Camilleri s analysis of Heisenberg s thinking is one in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (3): 279–317.
Published: 01 August 2010
... reconstitute his proximate-ultimate distinction to address new foes of the neo-Darwinian paradigm, including developmental biology in the 1980s. See also Thomas Junker, Ernst Mayr (1904 2005) and the New Philosophy of Biology, Journal for General Philosophy of Science 38 (2007): 1 17. HSNS4003_01.indd 289 6...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (2): 183–224.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Scientists, the International Geophysical Year, and the Ambitions of Fred Whipple, Isis 7 (2006): 634 58; Allan A. Needell, Science, Cold War, and the American State: Lloyd V. Berkner and the Balance of Professional Ideals (Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000); Fae L. Korsmo, Shaping Up Planet...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2009) 39 (3): 269–299.
Published: 01 August 2009
... was an avid gardener and landscape architect. During the war he organized a group of regional planners whose task was to figure out how to re- design conquered Polish lands into idealized versions of German topography.45 He saw himself as a patron of science, and devoted his attention to the breed...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2009) 39 (3): 300–355.
Published: 01 August 2009
... COU NTE R PART OF DROSOPH I LA The most suitable organism for genetical study, Babcock knew, needed to meet a number of important criteria. He articulated these in an article published in 1920 in the way of desiderata for the ideal form for genetic investigations. 3 0 8 | S M O C O V I T I S 17. A...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2009) 39 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 February 2009
... ideal setting for Kauffman to integrate and develop his ideas about biological organization, development, and evolution, and in the late 1980s he worked vigorously to promote the view that the dynamic created by the notions of edge of chaos and self-organized criticality demanded a radical 1 8 | K E L L...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2008) 38 (1): 5–44.
Published: 01 February 2008
... agenda in Western Europe in the early Cold War. ©© 2008 by The Regents of the University of California neo-colonialism nuclear power nuclear weapons non-proliferation soft power State Department AEC IAEA European integration JOH N KR IG E The Peaceful Atom as Political Weapon: Euratom...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2007) 37 (2): 479–492.
Published: 01 March 2007
... intelligence became operationalized and the object of scientific study. Carson s story is a compelling one, noting the confluence of philosophical fashion, viz positivism (and consequent turn away from Lockean faculty psychology), the acceptance of neo-Lamarkian natural hierarchies, and education policy in...