We map our collection by ways of knowing and ways of practicing.
Resources and Intellectual Resources
Resources we need to study and think about history of science. We collect here things that significantly shaped our discipline in the past decades, from people, institutions to ideas and trends.
|4||Archives and Databases|
|7||Paradigms and Methods|
|8||History and Philosophy of Science|
|9||Science and Society|
Objects and Questions
What do historians of science study, and what questions do they ask. We define “science” as a broad category, so be prepared to encounter something unexpected.
|1||Practices of Science|
|4||Sites of Science|
History of Disciplines
A discipline is an established system of knowledge and methods. Doing away from the modern disciplinary classification we learned at school, we collect histories of a variety of disciplines, and we ask how we learned about the world through them.
|1||Mathematics and Logic|
Histories of Technics
Histories and media archaeologies of technics.
|3||Kinds of Technologies|
Some sources you may need to be a trained historian of science, from palaeography, academic writing to digital tools.
|2||Manuscripts and Rare Books|
|7||Modern Scientific Knowledge|
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