This blog is all about my explorations and research relating to science, science studies, the history, philosophy, politics, sociology and culture of scientific knowledge-making. The meaning of legitimate and illegitimate knowledge. To study the societal constitution of pseudosciences and to understand the makings of epistemology.
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We would like to invite paper contributions for a panel session on modern physical sciences for the 2013 History of Science Society meeting in Boston, MA, from 21 to 24 November (more information can be found at http://www.hssonline.org/Meeting/index.html#wiki). We are interested in papers covering the different subfields of physics, physical chemistry, astronomy, biophysics, geophysics,
I am going to start making a citation of all relevant works that have been already done or in process which are relevant to my own dissertation project, in this blog. Hence, this post will be updated each time a new citation is added. 1. A philosophical experiment: empirical study of knowledge production at the LHC - Borrelli, Ariana
A review of a qualitative methods paper for studying public perception in the sociology of science (for a class on qualitative research methods)
“Sociocultural Meanings of Nanotechnology: Research Methodologies” is primarily a methods paper that presents an overview of the kind of qualitative research methodologies proposed for studying the sociocultural conditions of nanoscience/nanotechnology. I chose this paper because it discusses in near detail the sort of qualitative methods I intend to use for my own research into high
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Wrote this in Oct 2010 while thinking through a host of material related to my work before my prelims the following year, and also after my summer visit at CERN. I think it is a good time to republish it here, from my main blog, since it deals with questions relating to science fiction and science studies that I am also working through. -----------------------------------------------------------
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