Category Archives: cultural history

STS in the Archives

As a field of academic inquiry, Science and Technology Studies (STS) developed against the diverse disciplinary backdrops of history, philosophy, and sociology of science and technology, as well as science and technology policy. The relationship between STS and these disciplines … Continue reading

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Scientific illustration and the illustration of science

This semester, I’m sitting in on a graduate seminar that covers a cultural history of 18th century science. Instead of a traditional research paper, the students must present, among other things, a discussion of illustrations of science. Illustrations of science … Continue reading

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