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Galileo, Courtier: The Practice of Science in the Culture of Absolutism
In the court of the Medicis and the Vatican, Galileo fashioned both his career and his science to the demands of patronage and its complex systems of wealth, power, and prestige. In this fascinatingExpand
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From Book Censorship to Academic Peer Review
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Patent Republic: Representing Inventions, Constructing Rights and Authors
costly, and tedious. Still, both practices play out in different ways what it means to operate in a regime of political representation. In colonial America (as well as in early modern France,Expand
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The science studies reader
The Reader focuses on the practices of modern and contemporary science and technology located in different national and institutional settings, with some attention to non- Western contexts. ByExpand
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  • M. Biagioli
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 14 July 2016
WORLD VIEW A personal take on events UC DAVIS SCHOOL OF LAW Watch out for cheats in citation game The focus on impact of published research has created new opportunities for misconduct andExpand
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Galileo's Instruments of Credit: Telescopes, Images, Secrecy
In six short years, Galileo Galilei went from being a somewhat obscure mathematics professor running a student boarding house in Padua to a star in the court of Florence to the recipient of dangerousExpand
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Recycling Texts or Stealing Time?: Plagiarism, Authorship, and Credit in Science
Scientific plagiarism is as sui generis as the author function in science. A study of the specificity of scientific plagiarism and the ways in which it diverges from appropriation in otherExpand
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Galileo's System of Patronage
Writing to Belisario Vinta in May 1610 inquiring about the possibilities of a position at the Medici court, Galileo apologized for taking up the time of such a high-ranking official for a matter thatExpand
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