Recycling and the History of Science and Technology

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Titel Recycling and the History of Science and Technology
Autor Werrett, Simon
Mitwirkende Szczesny, Bartosz (Musik)
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DOI 10.5446/4470
Herausgeber Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC)
Erscheinungsjahr 2011
Sprache Englisch
Produzent Niepytalska, Marta
Hahn, Alec
Produktionsjahr 2011
Produktionsort Munich

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Dateigröße 416 MB
Dauer 04:16

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Abstract Wie wurden früher Labormaterialien oder Instrumente wiederverwendet? Carson Fellow Simon Werrett erforscht die Geschichte des Recycling in England und Nordamerika im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert und betrachtet dabei die Umgebung der Wissenschaftler. Er versucht zu ergründen, warum schon damals recycelt wurde und nutzt diese Erkenntnisse für heutige Techniken der Wiederverwendung. Simon Werrett ist Professor im Bereich Geschichte der Wissenschaften in Washington und Seattle mit einem Interesse an der Beziehung von Kunst und Wissenschaft in der Geschichte.
Carson Fellow Simon Werrett examines the idea of frugality as a moral value of scientists during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in North America and Britain, exploring “past practices of recycling” (such as preserving, repairing, and reusing materials in the laboratory). The intention of the research is to incorporate those practices from the past into the present: he finds a particular interaction between scientists and the raw materials used to build their instruments considering a new notion of “sustainability in science.” Prof. Dr. Werrett is a historian of science at the University of Washington. He is interested in the long-term historical relationships of the arts and sciences, in particular the ways domestic, artisanal, and industrial skills, techniques, and performances have shaped the development of the sciences.
Schlagwörter Erhaltung
Environmental history
philosophy of science

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