A great collection of hundrends of lins to academic institutions, personal
sites, research centers, publications, events, exhibitions, etc, in Theory,
History, Philosophy of Sciences, of Medicine and Technology.
From "WWW Virtual Library for the History of Science, Technology &
At Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium. CLEA aim ... is the
development of world views that integrate the results of different scientific
and cultural disciplines ... in particular tries to bridge the gap between
the natural sciences and the social sciences and humanities ...
General info, study groups, collaborations, some news including web-pages
of the international conference "Einstein meets Magritte" (1995)
... The Centre exists to further research and training in the social
and historical study of science and technology with particular reference
to cultural change ...
At University of Bath.
Info, members, seminars and courses, programms.
From Univ. of Bath home site.
Department of History and Philosophy of Science at University of Melbourne.
Info about the Department, the Australian Science Archives Project,
the Australasian Association for the History and Philosophy of Science.
From 1946, studying ... processes whereby scientific knowledge is
generated, validated and used, and about the relationship between science
and the wider society in which it is practiced - in short, thinking about
science as a product of human activity, and its relationship to other human
...The world's largest society dedicated to understanding science,
technology, medicine, and their interactions with society in their historical
context... Also in this site:
- Journals "Isis" & "Osisris",
- "History of Science & Techonology Database",
- research programms,
- a very usefull collection of links to academic programms in History,
Theory and Philosophy of science, all over the world,
- employment and grants
- electronic publications
The European Association for the Study of Science and Technology
...an interdisciplinary scholarly society, which reflects the closeness
of history, philosophy, psychology and sociology of science in recent years.
It also welcomes a policy perspective on science and technology. Cross-
disciplinary interaction and cross-fertilisation between humanistic and
policy-oriented studies are important aims... General info, EASST journal, membership, activities, conferences, links
to Institutional Members of EASST, other links
to Science and Technology Studies.
... AAHPSSS (AUSTRALASIAN ASSOCIATION OR THE HISTORY PHILOSOPHY
AND SOCIAL STUDIES OF SCIENCE) is the 'professional association' representing
people with an interest in the history of science, the philosophy of science,
and the sociology of science - with all these terms being interpreted as
broadly as the natural elasticity of the human mind can achieve- in Australia
and New Zealand. Its principal activities are an annual conference and
a journal (Metascience) ...
General info with links to conferences, publishing activities ("Australasian
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science"), books and meetings.
... The BSHS brings together people with a common interest in all
aspects of the history of science ...
The British Society for the History of Science
Links to journal "British Journal for the History of Science" &
"Metascience", general info, events, educational
material, other links.
From the "Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine",
at University of Manchester.
It aims to bring to international attention the significant quantity
of research being carried out in Italy today in this field of rapidly expanding
historical studies. About 20.000 monographs, journal articles, analytic entries from miscellaneous
collections and reviews .... from 1982-1994 consulted by author, subject,
title and serial. Edited by Massimo Bucciantini, Anna Corinna, Citernesi,
Alessandra Lenzi and Lynne Otten.
Demo of ... a digital library which consists of all the philosophical
and scientific manuscripts written in Greek from 1600 to1821 ... realised
at the Laboratory for the Electronic Processing of Historical Archives
of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science of the University
... an exploration of the complex topography of science and technology
in the United States after World War II ... concerned with articulating
useful strategies for understanding circumstances key to the postwar period--the
close interaction among the institutions of science, technology, and politics,
and among knowledge, practice, political interests, and funding... Over 850 hours of oral history interviews with more than 200 interviewees,
by the Department of Space History,
National Air and Space Museum over the period 1981 through 1990.
... Since its inception in 1912, Isis has featured scholarly articles,
research notes and commentary on the history of science, medicine, and
technology, and their cultural influences ... From The University of Chicago Press, Journals Devision.
(top of the
On in STS@UCL? ... information about events and upcoming activities within STS@UCL... Seminars, lectures, conferences.
... An interdisciplinary reflection on science, nature, human action
and society ..., May 29 - June 3, Brussels, Belgium.
A major event. 4 main workshops ("Science, Society and the University",
"The Nature of Life and Death", "Worldviews and the Problem of Synthesis",
"A World in Transition"). 7 Parallel Paper Streams, 2 satellite symposia
("Quantum physics and the nature of reality", The Evolution of Complexity:
Evolutionary and cybernetic foundations for transdisciplinary integration").
... The conference is part of the 25th anniversary celebrations
of the 'Vrije Universiteit Brussel', which was founded in 1969 as a separate university from the 'Université
Libre de Bruxelles'. It is co-organised by CLEA, an interdisciplinary research
centre at this university investigating the possible ways of integrating
An up-to-date collection of
... bibliographical resources to the fields not only of philosophy
of nature and science studies, but also the related fields such as philosophy of science, history of science,
etc ... Currently with about 10 links, with sort description and comments.
Lecture notes from PHI 204 (Introduction to the Philosophy of Science),
which Zynde L. taught at Princeton University in the Spring 1994 semester.
24 on-line texts with various topics, such as Van Fraassen's pragmatic
view of explanation, paradigms and normal science, Laudan's reticulated
theory of scientific justification, entity realism (Hacking & Cartwright),
... In this paper, I wish to present and defend the thesis that
the impasse at which the philosophy and history of science find themselves
in the last couple of decades is due, to a large extent, either to the
complete neglect or to a misguided treatment of t he role of scientific
controversies in the evolution of science ...
English version of M. Dascal. Epistemology, controversies, and pragmatics,
IsegorÌa 12, 8-43, 1995).
Extended paper in 7 chapters, with notes and references.
Using ... Alvin Goldman's epistemic criteria of reliability, power,
fecundity, speed and efficiency to evaluate the largely positive impact
of Internet technologies on the development of scientific knowledge
... Paul Thagard examines perspectives of net-technologies in scientific
Thagard, P., Internet Epistemology: Contributions of New Information
Technologies to Scientific Research. Unpublished manuscript, University
of Waterloo, 1997.
From Cognitive Sciences E-print Archive.
... Studies regarding the philosophy of science with particular
emphasis on naturalism were reviewed ...
Rosenberg, A., The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science,
47/1, 1-30, 1996
... The two books reviewed here are the latest in a wave
of efforts to apply the concepts of the physical sciences to social processes
and organization ....
Evans, K., Public Administration Review, 56/5, 491-495, 1996.
An H-Net member. Web-archived, searchable. special listing for academic
announcements and book-reviews.
... intended for the growing number of scholars who study science,
medicine and technology across a wide variety of periods and regions of
From "Beginner's Guide to Research in the History of Science", of "Horus
Publications on the Internet".
A short review (3 p.) of Thomas Kuhn's theory of scientific revolutions
and some critical approaches to it + a guide to the main bibliographical
references on the subject.
Attempting ... to redirect, among feminists representing a variety
of philosophical traditions, a discussion of feminist epistemology and
feminist philosophy of science ...
Nelson, Lynn Hankinson, Hypatia, 10/3, 31-50, 1995
Using ... of "theories" that draw upon "third" and "fourth" world
epistemological traditions ... my purpose here is to bring a framework
already emergent within rural and peasant women's environmental struggles
in India into visibility, and to suggest ways in which we can articulate
"indigenous theories." ...
Pillai, P., Genders, 24, 206-xx, 1996
A 1996 NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers on the topic, "Feminist
epistemologies," conducted by Nancy Tuana at the Department of Philosophy,
University of Oregon, Eugene, including topics such as :
Feminist Standpoint Theory
The epistemic import of subjective components of knowledge
Background assumptions in the development of knowledge
Extended abstracts about the scope and the goals of the seminar, readings,
facilities, contact information.
... An International Journal for the Philosophy of Chemistry
... deal with epistemological, methodological, foundational, and
ontological problems of chemistry and its subfields; the peculiarities
of chemistry and relations to technology, other scientific and non-scientific
fields; aesthetical, ethical, and environmental matters in chemistry; as
well as philosophically relevant facets of the history, sociology, linguistics,
and education of chemistry ...
HYLE emerged from the bulletin of the German working group Philosophie
und Chemie, founded in Germany in 1993 by philosopher-chemists and philosophers
interested in chemistry. Since 1997 HYLE is published as an international
journal in cooperation with the University of Karlsruhe, Institute of Philosophy
On-line contents, archive, links, general info.
... An Introduction to Epistemology and Public Administration
... six epistemological paradigms have been suggested that offer possible
approaches for addressing the "identity crisis" in public administration ...
Article, no publication data.
... This paper summarizes some of the important concepts and developments
in cybernetics and general systems theory, especially during the last two
decades. Its purpose is to show show how they indeed can be a challenge
to sociological thinking ...
A review of postwar and contemporary system-theory's aspects, with
special reference to concepts form sciences of complexity (self-organization,
self-reference, self-steering, autocatalysis, autopoiesis), in accordance
... usefulness for sociology ...
Geyer, F., paper prepared for Symposium VI: "Challenges to Sociological
Knowledge", Session 04: "Challenges from Other Disciplines", 13th World
Congress of Sociology, Bielefeld, July 18-24, 1994.
Article with abstract and references