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Charting Links between Life, Science, and Technique: Georges Canguilhem and Lucien Febvre (2018)


The article explores theoretical convergences between the work of Georges Canguilhem and Lucien Febvre on the theme of science and technique. In comparing the scholarship of both authors from the 1920s through 1940s, we endeavor to show that their critique of mechanistic determinism was rooted in the concept of the genres of life (not only human) and its creative interaction with the environment.

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Article Fábio Ferreira Almeida (2018) Introduction: Dossier Georges Canguilhem. Transversal: International Journal for the Historiography of Science (pp. 3-7). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Loison, Laurent
Vagelli, Matteo
David M. Peña-Guzmán
Isabel Gabel
Almeida, Fábio Ferreira
Moya-Diez, Ivan
Revue d'Histoire des Sciences
Transversal: International Journal for the Historiography of Science
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Journal for General Philosophy of Science
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Cambridge University Press
Emory University
University of Minnesota Press
Presses Universitaires de France
Philosophy of science
Philosophy of biology
Historical method
Canguilhem, Georges
Foucault, Michel
Bachelard, Gaston
Ruyer, Raymond
Wolff, Étienne
Popper, Karl Raimund
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
21st century
20th century, late
18th century
United States
Montana (U.S.)

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