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An Epistemology of Scientific Practice: Positioning Hans-Jörg Rheinberger in Twentieth-Century History and Philosophy of Biology.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte [Ber Wiss] 2022 Sep; Vol. 45 (3), pp. 397-414.

Abstract:In this article, I first outline the professionalization of the history and philosophy of biology from the 1960s onward. Then, I attempt to situate the work of Hans-Jörg Rheinberger with respect to this field. On the one hand, Rheinberger was marginal ...

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History and philosophy of science takes form.

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Source(s):Studies in history and philosophy of science [Stud Hist Philos Sci] 2022 Jun; Vol. 93, pp. 175-182. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 04.

Abstract:During the past hundred years the strength of the amalgam of history and philosophy of science (HPS) has waxed and waned, while assuming multiple forms and acquiring different imprints. In the 1940s and 1950s, philosopher Gerd Buchdahl and colleagues i...

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[Knowledge in the labyrinths of power: Europe and the (inter)nationalization of science in the first half of the twentieth century].

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Source(s):Historia, ciencias, saude--Manguinhos [Hist Cienc Saude Manguinhos] 2022 Apr-Jun; Vol. 29 (2), pp. 441-460.

Abstract:The first half of the twentieth century was marked globally by a nationalist shift, which also affected science. The initiatives to block some "national science" (especially from Germany) and the discussions that flooded Western public space are hallma...

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Exploring the ancient chemistry of mercury.

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Source(s):Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America [Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A] 2022 Jun 14; Vol. 119 (24), pp. e2123171119. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 07.

Abstract:This paper explores the chemistry of mercury as described in ancient alchemical literature. Alchemy's focus on the knowledge and manipulation of natural substances is not so different from modern chemistry's purposes. The great divide between the two i...

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"How Many Individuals Consider Themselves to Be Cell Biologists but Are Informed by the Journal That Their Work Is Not Cell Biology".

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Source(s):Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte [Ber Wiss] 2022 Sep; Vol. 45 (3), pp. 344-354.

Abstract:What can we gain from co-analyzing experimental cultures, regionalization, and disciplinary phenomena of late twentieth century life sciences under our historiographic looking glass? This essay investigates the potential of such a strategy for the case...

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From the state of nature to the state of ruins: 'American race' and 'savage knowledge' according to Carl von Martius.

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Source(s):Annals of science [Ann Sci] 2022 Jan; Vol. 79 (1), pp. 40-59. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Oct 27.

Abstract:This study focuses on the notions of 'ruins', 'savage knowledge', and 'American race' in the works of the German naturalist Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius (1794-1868). A somewhat neglected figure in the history of anthropology and of natural histor...

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The distinguished surgeon Francisco Antônio de Sampaio and the plants of "his country" (vila de Cachoeira, Brazil, late eighteenth century).

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Source(s):Historia, ciencias, saude--Manguinhos [Hist Cienc Saude Manguinhos] 2022 Jan-Mar; Vol. 29 (1), pp. 21-39.

Abstract:Francisco Antônio de Sampaio worked as a surgeon for over two decades in Cachoeira, in the captaincy of Bahia, Brazil. In this village, he produced writings on natural history, which he sent to the Lisbon Academy of Science, although he had no specific...

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The evolution of epistemological methodologies in anatomy: From antiquity to modern times.

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Source(s):Anatomical record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007) [Anat Rec (Hoboken)] 2022 Apr; Vol. 305 (4), pp. 803-817. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Sep 24.

Abstract:Present day scenario regarding epistemological methods in anatomy is in sharp contrast to the situation during ancient period. This study aimed to explore the evolution of epistemological methodologies in anatomy across centuries. In ancient times Egyp...

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Misinformation on COVID-19 origin and its relationship with perception and knowledge about social distancing: A cross-sectional study.

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Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2021 Mar 09; Vol. 16 (3), pp. e0248160. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Mar 09 (Print Publication: 2021).

Abstract:Despite the vast scientific evidence obtained from the genomic sequencing of COVID-19, controversy regarding its origin has been created in the mass media. This could potentially have a long-term influence on the behavior among individuals, such as fai...

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[Studying the material culture of science education in Argentina: consumer market, transnational circulation, educational practices, and local appropriation].

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Source(s):Historia, ciencias, saude--Manguinhos [Hist Cienc Saude Manguinhos] 2022 Jul-Sep; Vol. 29 (3), pp. 813-831.

Abstract:The article presents part of a research process on the material culture of science education, particularly natural sciences, in Argentina, between the second half of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century. We used some method...

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