Cultural Hegemony in a Scientific World: Gramscian Concepts for the History of Science (Historical Materialism) (Paperback)

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This crucial intervention in political epistemology offers a comprehensive discussion of the multiple applicability of Gramscian concepts and categories to the historical, sociological, and cultural analysis of science. The authors argue that the perspective of hegemony and subalternity allows us to critically assess the political directedness of scientific practices as well as to reflect on the ideological status of disciplines that deal with science at a meta-level - historical, socio-historical, and epistemological.

Contributors include: Massimiliano Badino, Javier Balsa, Lino Camprub , Ana Carneiro, Lu's Miguel Carolino, Riccardo Ciavolella, Roger Cooter, Alina-Sandra Cucu, Maria Paula Diogo, Isabel Jim nez Lucena, Annelies Lannoy, Jorge Molero Mesa, Agust Nieto-Galan, Pietro Daniel Omodeo, Matteo Realdi, Jaume Sastre-Juan, Arne Schirrmacher, Ana Sim es, Carlos Tabernero Holgado, and Carlos Ziller Camenietzki.

About the Author

Pietro Daniel Omodeo is Professor of Historical Epistemology at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy; Principal Investigator of the ERC project EarlyModernCosmology (Horizon 2020, GA 725883) and the FARE project EarlyGeoPraxis (grant of the Italian Ministry of University and Research). He is the author of Political Epistemology: The Problem of Ideology in Science Studies (Springer, 2019).Massimiliano Badino is Associate Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Verona. He was recipient of a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Global Fellowship (FP7, 2014-2017). He has written extensively on the early history of statistical mechanics and quantum physics. His research interests include history and philosophy of contemporary physics as well as the intersection between ethics, politics, and epistemology.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781642596014
ISBN-10: 1642596019
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication Date: December 23rd, 2021
Pages: 440
Language: English
Series: Historical Materialism