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28
Feb 2009
Science and Truth in the Ring: The Leviathan and the Air-Pump
Posted in History of Science by medicalhistory at 5:39 pm

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This podcast places Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer in the boxing ring with Cassandra Pinnick to discuss to The Leviathan and the Air-Pump.

For Steven Shapin see http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~hsdept/bios/shapin.html

For Simon Schaffer see http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/dept/schaffer.html

For Cassandra Pinnick see http://www.wku.edu/~cassandra.pinnick/

For The Leviathon and the Air-Pump see H-Net review http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=3996

and Wikipedia article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leviathan_and_the_Air-Pump

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