STS Workshop

Introduction: Hacking meets Taiwanese Critics

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Rueylin Chen

Ian Hacking, the distinguished Canadian philosopher of science, visited Taiwan in November 2007 and stayed for 19 days, at the invitation of Professor Yuann Jeu-Jenq at National Taiwan University. During his visit, Professor Hacking delivered a series of four lectures: "On the Historical Roots of Scientific Reason", "Where do Mathematical Objects come from?", "The Laboratory Style of Thinking and Doing", and "Realism and Anti-realism".

Taiwanese Journal for Studies of Science, Technology and Medicine, Number 7
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