Author Archives: Elisabetta Basso

Anyone of you in Berlin this week?

Technische Universität – Berlin, 25th April 2013 Guest lecture: Prof. Claude Debru “Science and Philosophy: possible interactions” Prof. em. Claude Debru (Ecole normale supérieure, Paris) The lecture will be held in German Thuesday, 25th April 2013, 18.00 p.m Main building … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault’s Trajectory from Existential Psychiatry to Historical Epistemology

Dear Friends, I hope you are all fine and your work is going well! Last Spring I had the opportunity of talking with some of you about my work on Foucault, existential psychiatry, and historical epistemology. Some of you asked … Continue reading

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What Ever Happen to Phineas Gage?

Dear friends, Do you remember our visit to the Warren Museum? How to forget the scull of Phineas Gage?! I permit myself to draw your attention to a recent research that could be interesting for those between us who were … Continue reading

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Canguilhem’s Archives at ENS

Dear Friends, During the last week I had the opportunity of talking with some of you about the Canguilhem’s archives at ENS. Here you find some more information about the Caphés (Centre d’Archives de Philosophie, d’Histoire et d’Édition des Sciences; … Continue reading

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Peter Galison: Practices, Places and Material Culture in the History of Science

  by Silvia, Nicola, and Elisabetta   The second conference planned for the afternoon session was held by Peter Galison, who outlined an overview of the project in which he is currently involved, that is “a material history of the … Continue reading

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Natural History Museum

by Silvia, Nicola, and Elisabetta Introduction Wednesday morning was devoted to the visit of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, one of three natural history museums whose public face is the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Janet Browne guided us throughout … Continue reading

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Pictures of Famous people and friends… (W. James at Houghton)

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CaphéliENS: database on history and philosophy of sciences

Dear friends, I permit myself to draw your attention to a database on history and philosophy of sciences recently created by the library staff of the Caphés (USR 3308-CIRPHLES, CNRS-Ecole Normale Supérieure): http://www.netvibes.com/capheliens#Accueil If you have any comments or suggestions … Continue reading

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Bonjour à tout le monde !

Bonjour à tout le monde ! My name is Elisabetta Basso. Let me say first how lucky and honored I feel to have this great opportunity to take part in this research exchange between our two universities. The program of … Continue reading

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