Scientific Authorship: Credit and Intellectual Property in Science

Scientific Authorship: Credit and Intellectual Property in Science

by Mario Biagioli
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415942934

ISBN-13: 9780415942935

Pub. Date: 11/27/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415942935
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/27/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
394
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsVII
Introduction1
Part IEmergence of Authorship
1.Foucault's Chiasmus: Authorship between Science and Literature in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries13
2.Butter for Parsnips: Authorship, Audience, and the Incomprehensibility of the Principia33
3.The Ambivalence of Authorship in Early Modern Natural Philosophy67
4.The Uses of Anonymity in the Age of Reason91
5.Can Artisans Be Scientific Authors? The Unique Case of Fraunhofer's Artisanal Optics and the German Republic of Letters113
6."A Very Hard Nut to Crack" or Making Sense of Maxwell's Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism in Mid-Victorian Cambridge133
Part IILimits of Authorship
7.Emergent Relations165
8.Beyond Authorship: Refiguring Rights in Traditional Culture and Bioknowledge195
9.Uncommon Controversies: Legal Mediations of Gift and Market Models of Authorship225
Part IIIThe Fragmentation of Authorship
10.Rights or Rewards? Changing Frameworks of Scientific Authorship253
11.The Death of the Authors of Death: Prestige and Creativity among Nuclear Weapons Scientists281
12."Discourses of Circumstance" A Note on the Author in Science309
13.The Collective Author325
Part IVCommentaries
End Credits359
What Is Not a Scientific Author?369
Contributors373
Index375

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