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    Science Social

    Episode 10: Times of Transience with Noa Hegesh and Keith Knapp

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    Knowledge Ownership Explored

    Into the Kn/own/

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    No. 85

    Commoning Biomedicine: An Open Source Network for Oral Histories Online

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    kn/own/able

    Exploring the Unity of Knowledge and Its Ownership

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Founded in 1994, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin is one of the more than 80 research institutes administered by the Max Planck Society. It is dedicated to the study of the history of science and aims to understand scientific thinking and practice as historical phenomena. Researchers pursue a historical epistemology in their studies of how new categories of thought, proof, and experience have emerged.

 

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Positions in research, communication, and administration

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The Kn/Own/Able Project—an initiative on knowledge and its ownership

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Stephanie Christmann-Budian and Andrea Braun Střelcová in Science Business on science diplomacy

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Events

Computer Vision Approaches for Greek Vase Paintings

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Region, Practice, and Genre: Putting Knowledge to Use in the History of Science in South Asia. "Genres of Knowledge"

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Science Regime: A New Concept to Solve The Needham Puzzle

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Immanuel Kant (1724–2024): Philosopher–Scientist

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