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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., philosophers, historians, geographers, scholars in science and technology studies, and artistic researchers, among others. And there is an emerging consensus that astronomers and other natural scientists—contrary to a common prejudice—are never simply depicting or describing the cosmos “just as it is.” Their...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 May 2017
... political and environmental anthropology influenced by the ontological turn and the temporal insights of Michel Serres, one of the most neglected forefathers of posthumanism in science and technology studies, I explore some of the political-economic transformations that are currently impeding recognition of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). multispecies ethnography ontology science and technology studies queer theory pregnancy testing animal experimentation extinction art On the morning of August 29, 2012, we conducted a pregnancy test at home with a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... than ignore the constructive relationships and intraspecies collaborations that constitute humanity? Could synthetic yeast help feed a future in which food still has terroir? ERIKA AMETHYST SZYMANSKI is a research fellow in Science, Technology, and Innovation Studies at the University of Edinburgh...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 May 2013
... science fiction roles? Or should he be taken seriously and analyzed in an academic article on important issues such as energy and environmental policy? Gender analysis in the studies of science, technology, and the environment has become increasingly important in recent years. This focus has opened up...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 May 2014
... David E. American Technological Sublime . Cambridge, MA. : The MIT Press , 1996 . Pritchard Sara B. “ Joining Environmental History with Science and Technology Studies: Promises, Challenges, and Contributions .” In New Natures: Joining Environmental History with Science and Technology...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 May 2012
... recent emergence of ‘multispecies ethnography’ and related fields offers an important example of this potential. Drawing on anthropology, philosophy, science and technology studies, geography, biology, ethology and numerous other fields, multispecies ethnography aims to develop a research practice that...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2016
... legacies. As well as accounting for inheritance in geographically diverse settler colonial contexts, these essays draw upon a diversity of sub-disciplinary perspectives—including more-than-human geographies, children's geographies, human-animal studies, feminist science and technology studies, Indigenous...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 300–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... arrival of self-critique into anthropology in the 1980s and the rise of feminist and postcolonial anthropology, to say nothing (though one should say everything) of the emergence of science and technology studies, which has made it possible to study the astrosciences themselves as cultural forms. In the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 433–453.
Published: 01 November 2017
... “intelligence,” “technology,” and “civilization”? What makes them possible, and how do they evolve? The present examination aims to arrive at a more well-founded search for extraterrestrial intelligence that takes into account current research within cognitive science, the history of technology, and the history...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 233–260.
Published: 01 May 2014
... could) in time be many. The rest of this essay suggests, in two sections, why and how. In section 1, I presented a summary account of Anthropocene science, citing key studies by Crutzen, Steffen, Zalasiewicz and others. These studies are precisely those that non-scientists writing about the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 169–186.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Euclid, Galileo, Descartes, and Newton. New forms of literature, such as the novel, not accidentally or coincidentally emerged. The studied mathematical precision of the music that we now call classical constitutes, in effect, a new modern science of music. Even theology became rational and deistic. The...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 59–88.
Published: 01 May 2016
... “positive results.” The p-value is used in null hypothesis testing to quantify the idea of statistical significance of evidence. If the p-value is less than a pre-set threshold value (historically 5% or 1%), the researcher rejects the null hypothesis and accepts the alternative hypothesis. Science studies...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jonas Anshelm; Anders Hansson AbstractGeoengineering, i.e., the deliberate manipulation of the global climate using grand-scale technologies, poses new challenges in terms of environmental risks and human–nature relationships. Until recently, these technologies were considered science fiction, but...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 341–358.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and technology studies (STS) and philosophy have also made the case for understanding the inanimate things that populate Western sociomaterial imaginaries as more than just objects caught in a reductive subject/object binary. In these cases, STS scholars like Bruno Latour have argued for a complete...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... from their surroundings by a security apparatus; and these two things can be scaled down to fit in a display case for our inspection. But of course, GNL Quintero is more than what these dioramas can contain. If there is anything that science and technology studies, as well as organization studies, have...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
... thought in feminist science and technology studies, feminist and continental philosophies, and their intersections. Staying with the trouble, it aims to hold onto competing ethical obligations, multiplying perspectives on what counts as “the good.” There are no neat and final answers here, nor are there...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 204–229.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., have become allies of humans resisting the RR-soy bioeconomy. 2 The collective resistance of people and the biological resistance of plants to GE crops in Latin America have been discussed in separate realms by scholars in science and technology studies (STS) and in the social and biological sciences...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 359–377.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). space science history of technology multispecies maintenance Spaceship Earth algae Perfect smoothness is only possible in idealizations, while the rough and the real converge. —Peter Sloterdijk, Globes The American astronaut in the 1960s was the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 May 2013
... . Goldsmith D. J. “ A Normative Approach to the Study of Uncertainty and Communication .” Journal of Communication 51 no. 3 ( 2001 ): 514 – 533 . Groshong Kimm . “ The Noisy Reception of Silent Spring. ” In An Element of Controversy: The Life of Chlorine in Science, Medicine, Technology...