Download e-book for kindle: Relocating the History of Science: Essays in Honor of Kostas by Theodore Arabatzis,Jürgen Renn,Ana Simões

By Theodore Arabatzis,Jürgen Renn,Ana Simões

This quantity is prepare in honor of a distinctive historian of technology, Kostas Gavroglu, whose paintings has received overseas acclaim, and has been pivotal in developing the self-discipline of historical past of technological know-how in Greece, its consolidation in different nations of the eu outer edge, and the positive discussion of those rising groups with a longer group of foreign scholars.

The papers within the quantity replicate Gavroglu’s vast variety of highbrow pursuits and comment on major issues in contemporary heritage and philosophy of technology. They contain themes within the historical past of recent actual sciences, technology and know-how within the eu outer edge, built-in background and philosophy of technology, historiographical concerns, and intersections with the background of arithmetic, know-how and modern concerns. they're authored through eminent students whose educational and private trajectories crossed with Gavroglu’s.

The booklet will curiosity historians and philosophers of technology and expertise alike, in addition to technological know-how experiences students, and usually readers attracted to the function of the sciences some time past in quite a few geographical contexts.

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