Science & Humanities

Reconfiguring the Two Cultures: Contemporary Perspectives on the Sciences and the Humanities


February 18, 1997

Speaker:

Trevor Pinch (Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University): "The Golem of Science: One Way to Learn to Love Science"

February 19, 1997 

Colloquium: "Analogue Days: The History of the Moog Electronic Music Synthesizer"

Trevor Pinch (Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University)


March 7, 1997

Speaker:

Lorraine Daston (History of Science, Max Planck Institute, Berlin): "What Kind of a Culture is Science?"

March 8, 1997

Colloquium: “Objectivity”

Lorraine Daston (History of Science, Max Planck Institute, Berlin); Commentator: Stanley Fish (English, Duke)


March 24, 1997

Speaker:

Bruno Latour (Sociology of Science, Ecole des Mines, Paris): "Why has Reality Become an Object of Belief and an Article of Faith?: A Commentary on Plato's Gorgias"


March 26, 1997

Colloquium: “Reality”

Isabelle Stengers (Philosophy and History of Science, Free University of Brussels); Commentator: Fredric Jameson  (Program in Literature and Romance Studies, Duke)


March 25, 1997

Colloquium: "Science Wars: What About Peace?"

Isabelle Stengers (Philosophy and History of Science, Free University of Brussels);  Bruno Latour (Sociology of Science, Ecole des Mines, Paris); Commentator: Robert Brandon (Philosophy, Duke)


April 7, 1997

Speaker:

Mario Biagioli (History of Science, Harvard University): "Stress in the Book of Nature: The Supplemental Logic of Galileo's Mathematical Realism"


April 8, 1997

Colloquium: "Biomedical Journals and the Question of Authorship"

Mario Biagioli (History of Science, Harvard University); Commentator: Michael Hardt (Literature, Duke)


April 21, 1997

Speaker:

Steven Shapin (History and Sociology of Science, University of California, San Diego): "Proverbial Philosophy: Science and Common Sense Once More"


April 22, 1997

Colloquium: “Truth"

Steven Shapin (History and Sociology of Science, University of California, San Diego); Commentator: Tom Cohen (English, UNC-CH)

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