Book ID: CBB000550490

Pedagogy and The Practice of Science: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (2005)


Kaiser, David Isaac (Editor)

MIT Press

Publication Date: 2005
Physical Details: vi + 426 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description Contents: David Kaiser, “Introduction, Moving Pedagogy from the Periphery to the Center”; Michael D. Gordin, “Beilstein Unbound: the Pedagogical Unraveling of a Man and His Handbuch”; David Kaiser, “Making Tools Travel: Pedagogy and the Transfer of Skills in Postwar Theoretical Physics”; Hugh Gusterson, “Pedagogy of Diminishing Returns: Scientific Involution across Three Generations of Nuclear Weapons Science”; Graeme Gooday, “Fear, Shunning, and Valuelessness: Controversy over the Use of `Cambridge' Mathematics in Late Victorian Electro-Technology”; Kenji Ito, “Geist in the Institute: The Production of Quantum Physicists in 1930s Japan”; Cyrus C. M. Moody, “Instruments in Training: The Growth of American Probe Microscopy in the 1980s”; Antonio García-Belmar; José Bertomeu-Sánchez; Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, “Power of Didactic Writings: French Chemistry Textbooks of the Nineteenth Century”; Karl Hall, “`Think less about foundations': A Short Course on Landau and Lifshitz's Course of Theoretical Physics”; Buhm Soon Park, “In the `Context of Pedagogy': Teaching Strategy and Theory Change in Quantum Chemistry”; Kathryn M. Olesko, “Foundations of a Canon: Kohlrausch's Practical Physics”; Sharon Traweek, “Generating High-Energy Physics in Japan: Moral Imperatives of a Future Pluperfect”; Andrew Warwick; David Kaiser, “Conclusion, Kuhn, Foucault, and the Power of Pedagogy.” (from WorldCat)

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Authors & Contributors
Calemi, Francesco
Vauthelin, Pierre–Michel
Carr, Christopher
Antonio Vidal Nogueira
Sheftall, M.G.
Watanabe, Yoshiaki
Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan
Substantia: An International Journal of the History of Chemistry
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
Science and Education
Physics World
Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, Fachgruppe Geschichte der Chemie
Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture
The MIT Press
Philosophy of science
Quantum mechanics
Science education and teaching
Philosophers of science, modern
Duhem, Pierre
Jean-Pierre Barruel
Yukawa, Hideki
Kallmann, Hartmut
Gramata, Kroenraad Wolter
Galilei, Galileo
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
20th century, late
18th century
17th century
United States
University of Tokyo

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