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Aronova, Elena

Science Studies during the Cold War and Beyond

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Science Studies in East and West—Incommensurable Paradigms?
Elena Aronova, Simone Turchetti

Part I. Science Studies in the “West”

2. Telegrams and Paradigms: On Cold War Geopolitics and The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

George A. Reisch

3. “What’s So Great About Science?” Feyerabend on Science, Ideology, and the Cold War
Ian James Kidd

4. Looking for the Bad Teachers: The Radical Science Movement and Its Transnational History
Simone Turchetti

5. Thomas Kuhn’s Structure: An “Exemplary Document of the Cold War Era”?
Hans-Joachim Dahms

Part II. Studies of Science Behind the “Curtain”

6. Blind Isolation: History of Science Behind the Iron Curtain
Gabor Pallo

7. The Science of Science (naukoznawstwo) in Poland: Defending and Removing the Past in the Cold War
Michał Kokowski

8. Scientists of the World, Unite! Radovan Richta’s Theory of Scientific and Technological Revolution
Vítězslav Sommer

Part III. National Agendas of the Studies of Science Beyond the “Two Blocs”

9. The Cold War, Political Neutrality, and Academic Boundaries: Imprints on the Origins and Early Development of Science Studies in Sweden
Aant Elzinga

10. What does a “National Science” Mean? Science Policy, Politics and Philosophy in Latin America
Federico Vasen

11. From Dialectics of Nature to STS: The Historical Evolution of Science Studies in China
Lu Gao

Keywords: History, History of Science, Intellectual Studies, Political History, Modern History, History of Modern Europe, Russian, Soviet, and East European History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137559432
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-57816-7

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