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Mètode, Annual Review 2018

Making Science. A multitude of perspectives

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ISSN: 2174-3487

Matèria: ciències

Idioma: anglès

Any ed.: 2018

Enquadernació: rústica

Format: 21 x 28 cm.

Pàgines: 264

Mètode Science Studies Journal is devoted to the study and popularisation of science. Mètode SSJ is a place where science communication is both practised and studied; a meeting point for sciences and humanities. Its interdisciplinary nature acommodates the participation of artist, philosophers, sociologist, historians, journalists and litterateurs. Its strength and originality lies in this balance between theory and practice.

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MAKING SCIENCE: A MULTITUDE OF PERSPECTIVES

Mètode Science Studies Journal - Volume 8 (2018)

OP-ED ARTICLES

Editorial, Martí Domínguez

Challenges and difficulties for a Vice-Principal for Research, Carlos Hermenegildo

Towards a new biological science of language, Jaume Bertranpetit

DOCUMENTARY TEXTS

The role of the brain in financial decisions: A viewpoint on neuroeconomics

Guillermo Mateu, Lucas Monzani, Roger Muñoz Navarro

Nature as a political question: Alexander von Humboldt and power networks

Bernat Lladó i Mas

THE MILLENNIUM PROBLEMS. CHALLENGES TO FURTHER MATHEMATICS

Old mathematical challenges: Precedents to the millennium problems

Sergio Segura de León

The Riemann hypothesis: The great pending mathematical challenge

Pilar Bayer

Navier-Stokes equations: Unpredictability even without butterflies?

Xavier Mora

The Hodge conjecture: The complications of understanding the shape of geometric spaces

Vicente Muñoz Velázquez

Poincaré conjecture: A problem solved after a century of new ideas and continued work

María Teresa Lozano Imízcoz

SAPIENS. IN THE PATH OF THE HUMAN BEING

Evolution of the ‘Homo’ genus: New mysteries and perspectives

Jordí Agustí

History and reality of the genus ‘Homo’: What is it and why do we think so?

Ian Tattersall

A brief history of palaeogenomics: How a young discipline revolutionised the study of the past

Carles Lalueza-Fox

Out of Africa: An alternative scenario for the first human dispersal in Eurasia

Jordí Agustí, David Lordkipanidze

‘Homo sapiens’: who are we? Essential traits of our species

Eudald Carbonell, José María Bermúdez de Castro, Robert Sala

The seed of 'La Evolución': The development of human palaeontology in Spain in recent decades

Antonio Rosas

THE SCAM OF PSEUDOSCIENCE

How connected are the major forms of irrationality? An analysis of pseudoscience, science denial,

fact resistance and alternative facts

Sven Ove Hansson

Whence pseudoscience? An epidemiological approach

Stefaan Blancke, Maarten Boudry, Johan Braeckman

From creationism to economics: How far should analyses of pseudoscience extend?

Taner Edis

Dismantling the rhetoric of alternative medicine: Smokescreens, errors, conspiracies, and follies

Edzard Ernst, Angelo Fasce

Pseudoscience and bad science in biomedicine: Analysis of evidence, health risks, and media dissemination

Gonzalo Casino

Divan couches and gurus: The origin and dangers of clinical pseudopsychology

Angelo Fasce

The appeal-to-nature fallacy: Homeopathy and biodynamic agriculture in official EU regulations

José Miguel Mulet

Aircraft clouds: From chemtrail pseudoscience to the science of contrails

Jordi Mazon, Marcel Costa, David Pino

To what extent do pseudosciences affect teachers? A look at the mindset of science teachers in training

Jordi Solbes Matarredona, Rafael Palomar Fons, María Consuelo Domínguez Sales

How to be a critical but reasonable debater: Suggestions for critically addressing pseudoscientists and

other similar groups

Jesús Alcolea Banegas

NARRATING HEALTH. LITERATURE AND MEDICINE

Vacation stories: Santiago Ramón y Cajal’s fiction

Susana Collado-Vázquez, Jesús María Carrillo

Literature in medical teaching: The crucial importance of literature in the education of medical students

Josep Eladi Baños, Elena Guardiola

Virginia Woolf: Between writing and disease

Josep Ballester-Roca, Noelia Ibarra-Rius

A science fiction implant: Organ transplants in literature

Xavier Duran

Guilt, daily life, and love: AIDS narratives in the time of triple therapies

Karen Poe Lang

Death and literature: Different approaches, from simplicity to obscurity

John Skelton

Sanatoriums in contemporary narratives: ‘The sea’, by Blai Bonet

Adéla Koťátková