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March 11, 2014
The group discussed pp. 97-233 of Bruno Latour's An inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns
January 28, 2014
John Tresch of UPenn introduced pp1-95, chps 1-3 of Bruno Latour's An inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns
December 17, 2013
John Tresch of UPenn introduced selections from Peter Gordon's Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos as well as Hans-Joerg Rheinberger's, "Gaston Bachelard and the Notion of 'Phenomenotechnique'".
November 19, 2013
John Tresch of UPenn introduced Michel Foucault's "Introduction" to Georges Canguilhem's Normal and Pathological and the chapter on "From Vital to Social Norms" as well as Chapter 5 of Peter Gordon's Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos (Harvard, 2010).
October 8, 2013
John Tresch of UPenn introduced Michael Friedman's "Carnap, Cassirer, and Heidegger: The Davos Disputation and Twentieth Century Philosophy." European Journal of Philosophy. Vol 10, issue 3, pages 263-274, December 2002 and Peter Gordon's Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos (Harvard, 2010), Chapter 1: 43-86.
April 9, 2013
Darin Hayton of Haverford College introduced Meaning and Understanding in the History of Ideas by Quentin Skinner, History and Theory 8 (1969): 3-53 and More Theses on the Philosophy of History by John Keane, Meaning and Context, ed. James Tully, 204-217
March 12, 2013
Tiago Saraiva of Drexel University introduced selections from Carlo Ginzburg's Threads and Traces and Perry Anderson's review The Force of the Anomaly
February 12, 2013
Babak Ashrafi of PACHS introduced selections from the 2012 Osiris, Clio Meets Science: The Challenges of History Is It Time to Forget Science? Reflections on Singular Science and Its History by Jan Golinski Science Is Dead; Long Live Science by Peter Dear On the Historical Forms of Knowledge Production and Curation: Modernity Entailed Disciplinarity, Postmodernity Entails Antidisciplinarity by Paul Forman
December 11, 2012
John Tresch of UPenn introduced: Kristin Asdal, Contexts in Action-And the Future of the Past in STS, STHV 37 (4, 2012): 379-403 Daston, L. Science Studies and the History of Science, Critical Inquiry 34 (4, 2009): 798-816. Dear, P., and Jasanoff, S. Dismantling Boundaries in Science and Technology Studies, Isis 101 (4, 2010) 759-774.
November 13, 2012
Audra Wolfe introduced the Prologue and The Search for Power (chp. 3) from The Age of Fracture by Daniel Rogers.