Baltic Association of the History and Philosophy of Science

Acta Baltica Historiae et Philosophiae Scientiarum
ABHPS Vol. 2, No. 2 (Autumn 2014)

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Joseph Agassi. The Role of Historians of Science in Contemporary Society.
Raffaele Pisano, Paolo Bussotti. Historical and Epistemological Reflections on the Culture of Machines around the Renaissance: How Science and Technique Work?
Yurii Duplenko, Kateryna Gamaliia. Ukrainian Naturalist and Economist Serhii Podolinsky and His Role in the Formation of the Noosphere Concept.
Tatyana Yurievna Feklova. The Expedition of Ilya G. Voznesensky to Russian America in 1839–1849 and the Formation of the American Collections in St. Petersburg Academic Museums.
Arvo Tering. Riga Municipal Physician Nicolaus Witte von Lilienau (1618–1688): His Medical Views at the Crossroads of Tradition and Changes in Medical Teaching during his Student Years at Dutch Universities in the 1640s.

Short Communications
Leo Näpinen. The Problem of Understanding of Nature in Exact Science.
Michael Lindberg. A Brief Presentation of Two Telescopes from the Late 19th and Early 20th Century at the Stockholm Old Observatory.
Iveta Íestere. The Baltic Historians of Pedagogy and the International Standing Conference for the History of Education.

Book Reviews
Artur Alajaan. Misâns, Ilgvars & Neitmann, Klaus (eds.) Leonid Arbusow (1882–1951) und die Erforschung des mittelalterlichen Livland, Köln: Böhlau Verlag, 2014, 383pp. ISBN 978-3-412-22214-7.
Wolfgang J. Lippke. Íestere, Iveta & Krûze, Aîda (eds.) History of Pedagogy and Educational Sciences in the Baltic Countries from 1940 to 1990: An Overview, Riga: RaKa, 2013, 288pp. ISBN 978-9984-46-285-1.