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The Dilemma of Case Studies Resolved: The Virtues of Using Case Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science
(MIT Press, 2001-12)
Philosophers of science turned to historical case studies in part in response to Thomas Kuhn's insistence that such studies can transform the philosophy of science. In this issue Joseph Pitt argues that the power of case ...
The element of the table: Visual discourse and the preperiodic representation of chemical classification
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2004)
Rediscovering the King of Woodpeckers: Exploring the Implications
(Resilience Alliance, 2005-12)
The Ivory-billed Woodpecker has long held a special place in the psyche of North American conservation, eliciting unusually colorful prose, even from scientists, as an icon of the wild. The reverence in which it was held ...
"Liberal Education Has Failed": Reading Like an Engineer in 1960s America
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2009)
Emotions and Narrative Selves
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2003-12)
Cradle of a revolution? The industrial transformation of Louisiana's lower Mississippi river
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2006-01)
This article provides an overview of the petrochemical industry's transformation of Louisiana's Lower Mississippi River from Baton Rouge to New Orleans from the early 1900s to the present. First there is a broad discussion ...