History of science webinar series

November 2018 - December 2018

Webinar Series

Description

The YSI history of economics working group will start a webinar series where we will read and discuss key texts in the history of science literature of the past couple of decades. Our goal is to engage with this literature as a valuable source of inspiration for historians of economics.

UPCOMING EVENTS

There are no upcoming events in this project.

PAST EVENTS

Online

4 Dec 2018

Webinar

Historical epistemology

The theme of this first meeting will be historical epistemology. Discussion will be based on the following references: Feest, Uljana, Thomas Sturm. 2011. "What (good) is historical epistemology." Erkenntnis 75 (3), 285-302. Stapleford, Thomas. 2017. "Historical Epistemology and the History of Economics: Views Through the Lens of Practice." Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology 35 (A), 113-145. Daston, Lorraine, H. Otto sibum. 2003. "Introduction: Scientific personae and their histories." Science in context 16 (1-2), 1-8. At the end of the meeting we will discuss the schedule of the next 4-5 meetings, where we will discuss Daston and Galison's Objectivity (2007).

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Online

22 Jan 2019

Webinar

Objectivity #1

We will discuss chapters 1-3 of Objectivity.

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Online

19 Feb 2019

Webinar

Objectivity #2

We will discuss chapters 4 and 5.

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Online

26 Mar 2019

Webinar

Objectivity #3

We'll discuss the final two chapters.

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Working groups
  • History of Economic Thought
Project Organizers
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Juan Acosta

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Ludvig Goldschmidt

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