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Science Wars: Harry Collins

Thursday, December 10th, 2009
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This is an interview with Harry Collins about the science wars and his book the one culture?: A Conversation About Science

Harry Collins is perhaps the most well-known sociologist of scientific knowledge in the world and is the author of a dozen books, including the famous Golem series, and over one-hundred peer-reviewed articles. The interview and script were prepared and conducted by Jeffrey Tucker and Rochelle Meyers.

Harry Collins

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Science Wars: Peter R. Saulson

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009
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This is an interview with Peter R. Saulson about his role in the "science wars" and his contributions to the one culture? "Peter R. Saulson is a physicist Who has worked on gravitational wave detection since 1981. He is the author of Fundamentals of Interferometric Gravitational Wave Detectors (1994). On the faculty at Syracuse University since 1991, he spent 2000 helping commission the LIGO interferometer at Livingston, Lousiana."

Peter R. Saulson

 

Fundamentals of Interferometric Gravitational Wave Detectors

 

Dr. Saulson's publications

 

Syracuse University Gravitational Wave Group

Interview by students of Dr. Michael MacKay

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science wars: An interview with Jay Labinger

Monday, November 16th, 2009
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This is a podcast and interview of Jay A. Labinger about his book "the one culture?" that claims to have signified the end of the "science wars". He "is a chemist by training and continues to be active in research in catalysis and organometallic chemistry. In the last eight years or so he has also become involved in areas encompassing broader issues of science and has written articles and spoken at meetings on science and literature, sociology of science, and history of science. His current position is administrator of the Beckman Institute at Caltech."

For the one culture? http://www.press.uchicago.edu/presssite/metadata.epl?mode=synopsis&bookkey=3613474

For Labinger: http://directory.caltech.edu/cgi-bin/search.cgi?searchtext=labinger

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