Ludwik Hirszfeld, the Great War, and Seroanthropology: Expectations and Unfulfilled Promises
SUMMARY:The serologist Ludwik Hirszfeld and his wife Hanna Hirszfeld are considered to be among the first scientists in the world to link research from serology to anthropology. They were able to…
THE SCIENCE OF SCIENCE (NAUKOZNAWSTWO) IN POLAND: THE CHANGING THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES AND POLITICAL CONTEXTS--A HISTORICAL SKETCH FROM THE 1910S TO 1993.
The article sketches the history of naukoznawstwo (literally meaning the science connoisseurship or the science of science or science studies) in Poland from the 1910s to the end of the Cold War…
Lysenkoism in Poland
- SociologyJournal of the history of biology
It is argued that conditions specific to Polish politics and Poland's relationship with the Soviet Union, during the Thaw after Stalin’s death, provided the opponents of “Lysenkoism” in Poland with an opportunity to criticize Lysenko, and restore Polish genetics.
Lysenko Affair and Polish Botany
- ArtJournal of the history of biology
It is shown that though Lysenko’s theories received political support, and were actively promoted by a small circle of scientists and Communist party activists, they were never accepted by most botanists.
Szczepan Pieniążek, Edmund Malinowski, and Lysenkoism in Poland
This article's title describes the propagation of T. D. Lysenko's Michurinist doctrine, in terms of its impact on the careers of two members of the community of Polish biologists. Michurinism was…
Plastic Language for Plastic Science: The Rhetoric of Comrade Lysenko
Rhetoric of science reveals the role of rhetoric in the complex social enterprise that is standard science. Rhetoric plays a role in non-standard science too. The recent elucidation of the human…