“Computational History and Philosophy of Science”
Isis 110 (September 2019): 497-566 (co-edited with Manfred Laubichler and Jane Maienschein).
Featuring contributors from history, philosophy, information science, sociology, physics, evolutionary biology, and computer science, this themed collection of essays looks at the impact that data science and computational perspectives have had, and will have, on the history and philosophy of science. The articles cover a range of topics, including the history of knowledge production, the importance of data management, the difference between keyword analyses and network analyses, and the social impact of data-driven computational analyses.
Articles in this edited collection include:
- Abraham Gibson, Manfred Laubichler, and Jane Maienschein, “Focus: Computational History and Philosophy of Science”
- Manfred D. Laubichler, Jane Maienschein, and Jürgen Renn, “Computational History of Knowledge: Challenges and Opportunities”
- Julia Damerow and Dirk Wintergrün, “Hitchhiker’s Guide to Data in the History of Science”
- Kenneth D. Aiello and Michael Simeone, “Triangulation of History Using Textual Data”
- Deryc T. Painter, Bryan C. Daniels, and Jürgen Jost, “Network Analysis for the Digital Humanities: Principles, Problems, Extensions”
- Abraham Gibson and Cindy Ermus, “The History of Science and the History of Science: Computational Methods, Algorithms, and the Future of the Field”