Gavroglu, Kostas

Positioning the History of Science

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Table of contents

1. Big History?
Babak Ashrafi

2. Big History?
Babak Ashrafi

3. Suggestions for the Study of Science
Stephen G. Brush

4. Will Einstein Still be the Super-Hero of Physics Historyin 2050?
Tian Yu Cao

5. For a History of Knowledge
Olivier Darrigol

6. Working in Parallel, Working Together
Lorraine Daston

7. Challenges in Writing About Twentieth Century East Asian Physicists
Dong-Won Kim Jhu

8. Why Should Scientists Become Historians?
Raphael Falk, Ruma Falk

9. From the social to the moral to the spiritual: the postmodern exaltation of the history of science
Paul Forman

10. Between Science and History
Evelyn fox Keller

11. The Search for Autonomy in History of Science
Yves Gingras

12. Without Parallels?: Averting a Schweberian Dystopia
Michael D. Gordin

13. The Intellectual Strengths of Pluralism and Diversity
Loren Graham

14. On Connoisseurship
John L. Heilbron

15. Concerning Energy
Steve Joshua Heims

16. Reflections on a Discipline
Erwin N. Hiebert

17. The Woman in Einstein’s Shadow
Gerald Holton

18. The Mutual Embrace: Institutions and Epistemology
David Kaiser

19. History, Science, and History of Science
Helge Kragh

20. Parallel Lives and The History of Science
Mary Jo Nye

21. Discarding Dichotomies, Creating Community: Sam Schweber and Darwin Studies
Diane B. Paul, John Beatty

22. Public Participation and Industrial Technoscience Today: The difficult question of accountability
Dominique Pestre

23. The Character of Truth
Joan Richards

24. Schweber, Physicist, Historian and Moral Example
José M. Sànchez-Ron

25. What’s New in Science?
Terry Shinn

26. On The Road
Skùli Sigurdsson

27. Plutarchian Versus Socratic Scientific Biography
Thomas Söderqvist

28. Problems Not Disciplines
John Stachel

29. Physicist-Historians
Roger H. Stuewer

30. Letting the Scientists Back In
Stephen J. Weininger

31. Science As History
M. Norton Wise

32. Postscript
Sam Schweber


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