Article ID: CBB924784770

Bibliographical Distortions, Distortive Habits: Contextualizing Italian Publications in the History of Science (2018)

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In Italy, many works devoted to the history of science are published traditionally in philosophy journals. Also, a surprisingly large amount of brilliant, rigorous, and innovative research comes from publications that are deemed marginal—or are not considered at all—by the milieu of Italian academia. This article explains the historical reasons for the strong philosophical orientation that still characterizes Italian scholarship in the history of science, and discusses how the overlapping of several factors (the different scholarly traditions, the reform of the academic recruitment system launched in 2010, the obsessive use of metrics in research evaluation, the imposition of rigid disciplinary boundaries, and rampant clientelism and nepotism) has caused severe distortions in the way scholarly works are produced and valued in Italian academia.

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Article Francesco Luzzini (2019) Distorsioni bibliografiche e storture etiche. Le pubblicazioni di storia della scienza nel contesto italiano. Il Protagora: Rivista di Filosofia e Cultura fondata da Bruno Widmar (pp. 327-340). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Generali, Dario
Bird, Alexander
Nye, Mary Jo
Golinski, Jan V.
Rolando Bellini
Mazauric, Simone
Journals
Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Mefisto: Rivista di medicina, filosofia, storia
Il Protagora: Rivista di Filosofia e Cultura fondata da Bruno Widmar
Publishers
Aracne
Mimesis
Princeton University Press
Firenze University Press
CSLI Publications
Olschki
Concepts
Philosophy of science
Philosophers of science, modern
Philosophy
Historians of science, modern
Science and politics
Philosophy and politics
People
Duhem, Pierre
Kuhn, Thomas S.
Popper, Karl Raimund
Polanyi, Michael
Dick, Steven J.
Galilei, Galileo
Time Periods
20th century
21st century
19th century
18th century
17th century
20th century, late
Places
Italy
Europe
France
Institutions
School of Milan
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Division
United States Naval Observatory
University of Missouri-Kansas City
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