"Science Conservatively Defined"

"Science Conservatively Defined"

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Reflecting on how we came to name ourselves "AmericanScience" as HSS approaches, I noticed an interesting thing under our "Ab...
AmericanScience Goes to Cleveland

AmericanScience Goes to Cleveland

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AmericanScience will be all over the place at the jointly-held annual meetings of HSS/SHOT/4S in Cleveland next week. We're looking for...

Race and Violence in Occupied Oakland

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Oakland Police Arresting a Protestor, from the NY Times website. According to the NY Times...

The Buzz on Google NGram Viewer

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'Tis the season for conference presentations. A time when people are compelled to make grand st...
Moon Trees

Moon Trees

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A few weeks ago, Joanna joked that I should write a guest post on a subject she and I both find intriguing: moon trees. Even though I find m...
Carlo Ginzburg on the Historian's Craft

Carlo Ginzburg on the Historian's Craft

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This week, the father of the modern microhistory and one of the godparents of modern cultural history in general spoke at the Institute for ...

Gould's fundamental miscalculation

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[[Updated on 6 July 2012, to fix a few errors or poor phrasings in my original summary of Lewis et. ...
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