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Recycling and the History of Science and Technology

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Title Recycling and the History of Science and Technology
Author Werrett, Simon
Contributors Szczesny, Bartosz (Musik)
License CC Attribution - NonCommercial - NoDerivatives 3.0 Germany:
You are free to use, copy, distribute and transmit the work or content in unchanged form for any legal and non-commercial purpose as long as the work is attributed to the author in the manner specified by the author or licensor.
DOI 10.5446/4470
Publisher Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC)
Release Date 2011
Language English
Producer Niepytalska, Marta
Hahn, Alec
Production Year 2011
Production Place Munich

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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.
Keywords Erhaltung
USA
England
Labor
Wissenschaft
Recycling
Geschichte
Environmental history
philosophy of science
recycling
sustainability

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