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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 451198–205 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.1.198
Published: 01 February 2015
... las puertas del universo derrotado . : Editorial Universidad Nacional de Colombia , 2012 . 182 pp., illus., index. ISBN 978-958-761-142-7 . $15.46 (hardcover). Closing and Opening Doors: Spanish History of Science and Science Historiographies in Spanish: Knowledge Production, Circulation, and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484441–474 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.441
Published: 01 September 2018
... manufacturers, and which directed research in the critical early years of penicillin production. I argue that an examination of the occupation period is especially revealing of the contribution of indigenous knowledge from the World War II and prewar periods to the development of microbiology during Japan’s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 454549–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.4.549
Published: 01 September 2015
... study of horses would yield findings that he and his fellow eugenicists could apply to humans. Thoroughbred breeders followed trends in genetics while contributing to the production of scientific knowledge. Pedigree charts available to bettors at race tracks helped normalize concepts of biological...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 453357–396 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.3.357
Published: 01 June 2015
... scientific publication acted as a boundary between collectors and those scientists who used their specimens in the production of knowledge. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Charles Aiken American ornithology specimen dealer natural history dealership professional...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 455758–804 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.5.758
Published: 01 November 2015
... became a major branch of physics in the 1960s. The field’s history calls for deeper consideration of the ways in which powerful institutions and the production of knowledge were joined in the Cold War era. Though nonlinear optics was every bit “Cold War science,” the conventional and widely used concept...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 503302–310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.3.302
Published: 28 May 2020
... history and philosophy of science, science and technology studies (STS), and the sociology of scientific knowledge (SSK).1 Especially *Clare College, University of Cambridge, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB21TL, United Kingdom; lcf34@cam.ac.uk 1. See, among others, Deepak Kumar, Science and the Raj, 1857 1905...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 503217–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.3.217
Published: 28 May 2020
.... Conceptions of mathematics as the epitome of universal knowledge have posed a challenge to historians of science who seek to understand the produc- tion of knowledge as a product of time and place. Historians of mathematics have effectively met this challenge by considering its development in terms of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 503311–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.3.311
Published: 28 May 2020
...- entific Understanding (London; New York: Routledge, 1999). 17. See, for example, Andrew Pickering, ed., Science as Practice and Culture (Chicago: Uni- versity of Chicago Press, 1992); and Everett Mendelsohn, Peter Weingart, and Richard Whitley, eds., The Social Production of Scientific Knowledge...
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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
... chance to consider the meanings that transnationalism, as a form of analysis, can present. Studies based on the flow, in the 1930s, of Jewish physicists to the United States, fleeing Nazi Germany,2 or the circulation of knowledge through short courses given in Latin America in the 1940s by scientists...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-241–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.41
Published: 02 April 2020
... linear model that pictures knowledge moving from fundamental research to applied science to product development to technology-in-use, with the engineering scientist at the tipping point mediating between science and society.18 Rather, I see the engineering and applied sciences as fields where...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-250–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.50
Published: 02 April 2020
... of references in footnotes, bodies of literature, and historical actors. New types of experts and expertise, artefacts and materiality, knowledge production and statehood, broaden our perspective and make us more sensitive and perceptive to themes, conflicts, and groups of people. In describing these...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-217–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.17
Published: 02 April 2020
... sciences since antiquity.6 Writing at a time when atomic energy, electronics, and cybernetics were transforming labor, technology, and industrial production, Kuznetsov reflected on the impact on human civilization of the early twentieth-century theories of relativity and quantum mechanics and on our ideas...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-2209–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.209
Published: 02 April 2020
... and manage enormous projects that brought together science, engineering, and the military, and they saved the world from fascism. The Lawrences and Wilsons subsequently leveraged this achievement and their wartime contacts as well as Cold War concern to further the esoteric knowledge that made it all...
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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
... conditions to scientific ideas had existed in the field since Boris Hessen s work in the 1930s, of course. But McCormmach s interest before the first publications on the sociology of scientific knowledge appeared from the Edinburgh school, and contemporaneous with Paul Forman s studies of the effect of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-274–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.74
Published: 02 April 2020
... added). 2. Charles A. Culotta, German Biophysics, Objective Knowledge, and Romanticism, HSPS 4 (1974): 3 38; Lewis Pyenson, In Memoriam: Charles A. Culotta (1938 1974 HSPS 4 (1974): 234 35. 3. Robert E. Kohler, Rudolf Schoenheimer, Isotopic Tracers, and Biochemistry in the 1930 s, HSPS 8 (1977): 257...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-281–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.81
Published: 02 April 2020
... scientific advancement had shifted. With the broader ambit came a new attentiveness to forms of data, quantitative or otherwise, collected in non-experimental settings. The forms of knowledge production it opened up included classification, categorization, and pattern recognition. This broader set of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-258–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.58
Published: 02 April 2020
... conclusions. There was, he argued, a third way beyond the ways of inductive empiricism and the physico-mathematical tradition. This third way conceptualized experiments and analogies as explor- atory tools and could prove extremely productive.12 Grounded in a study of experimental practices, my own...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-231–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.31
Published: 02 April 2020
... read the article either as a forerunner of social histories to come, or as the product of the long-running debate over 1. Paul Forman, Weimar culture, causality, and quantum theory, 1918 1927: Adaptation by German physicists and mathematicians to a hostile intellectual environment, HSPS 3 (1971): 1...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-211–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.11
Published: 02 April 2020
... wave of methodological relativism onto the pristine beaches of the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge (SSK).2 In the wake of this British invasion, restless historians would dabble further in ethnography, Bruno Latour, and the wilds of anthropology. By the mid- to late 1980s, the historiography of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-290–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.90
Published: 02 April 2020
... future climatic changes and related crop production than to survey the climatic trends of the immediate and more remote past and to correlate them with the responses of plant and animal life. 7 Clements and Chaney s remarks suggest that paleoecol- ogists thought their expertise stemmed from their ability...