Concepts of Science

  • Bud, Robert (2013). “Framed in the Public Sphere: Tools for the Conceptual History of ‘Applied Science’ – A Review Paper.” History of Science 51 (4), 413-33. [link]
  • Bud, Robert (2014). “‘Applied Science’ in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Public Discourse and the Creation of Meaning, 1817–1876.” History and Technology 30 (4), 1-34. [link]
  • Kaldewey, David (2013). Wahrheit und Nützlichkeit: Selbstbeschreibungen der Wissenschaft zwischen Autonomie und gesellschaftlicher Relevanz. Bielefeld: Transcript. [publisher]
  • Phillips, Denise (2010). “Epistemological Distinctions and Cultural Politics. Educational Reform and the Naturwissenschaft/Geisteswissenschaft Distinction in Nineteenth-Century Germany.” In: Uljana Feest, ed., Historical Perspectives on Erklären and Verstehen, Berlin: Springer, 15-35. [link]
  • Phillips, Denise (2013). Acolytes of Nature. Defining Natural Science in Germany, 1770-1850. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press. [publisher]
  • Phillips, Denise (forthcoming). “Trading Epistemological Insults: ‘Positive Knowledge’ and Natural Science in Germany, 1800–1850.” In The Worlds of Positivism, edited by Johannes Feichtinger, Franz L. Fillafer and Jan Surman. New York: Palgrave.
  • Roberts, Lissa (1993). “Filling the Space of Possibilities. Eighteenth-Century Chemistry’s Transition from Art to Science.” Science in Context 6 (2), 511-553. [link]

Concepts of Research

  • Clarke, Sabine (2010): “Pure Science with a Practical Aim. The Meanings of Fundamental Research in Britain, circa 1916–1950.” Isis 101 (2), 285-311. [link]
  • Flink, Tim (2016). Die Entstehung des Europäischen Forschungsrates. Marktimperative. Geostrategie. Frontier Research. Weilerswist: Velbrück Wissenschaft. [publisher]
  • Godin, Benoît, and Désirée Schauz (2016). “The Changing Identity of Research: A Cultural and Conceptual History.” History of Science 54 (3), 276-306. [link]
  • Pielke, Roger (2012). “‘Basic Research’ as a Political Symbol.” Minerva 50 (3), 339-261. [link]
  • Schauz, Désirée (2014). “What is Basic Research? Insights from Historical Semantics.Minerva 52 (3), 273-328. [link]
  • Kaldewey, David, and Désirée Schauz, eds. (2018): Basic and Applied Research: The Language of Science Policy in the Twentieth Century. New York: Berghahn books. [publisher]

Concepts of Technology

  • Mitcham, Carl and Eric Schatzberg (2009). “Defining Technology and the Engineering Sciences.” Chapter I.1 in Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences, Handbook of the Philosophy of Science, vol. 9, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 27-64. [publisher]
  • Schatzberg, Eric (2012). “From Art to Applied Science.” Isis 103 (3), 555-563. [link]
  • Schatzberg, Eric (2006). “Technik Comes to America: Changing Meanings of Technology Before 1930.Technology and Culture 47 (3), 486-512. [link]
  • Schatzberg, Eric (2018). Technology: Critical History of a Concept. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. [publisher]

Concepts of Innovation

  • Godin, Benoît (2015). “Innovation: A Study in the Rehabilitation of a Concept,” Contributions to the History of Concepts, 10 (1), 45-68. [link]
  • Godin, Benoît (2015). Innovation Contested: The Idea of Innovation Over the Centuries, London: Routledge. [publisher]
  • Godin, Benoît (2017). Models of Innovation: The History of an Idea. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. [publisher]
  • Godin, Benoît (2017). L’innovation sous tension: Histoire d’un concept. Québec: Presse de l’Université Laval. [publisher]
  • Godin, Benoît, and Dominique Vinck, eds. (2017). Critical Studies of Innovation. Alternative Approaches to the Pro-Innovation Bias. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. [publisher]
  • Spanos, Apostolos (2014). “Was Innovation Unwanted in Byzantium?”, in Ingela Nilsson and Paul Stephenson (eds.), Byzantium Wanted: The Desire for a Lost Empire, Uppsala (Studia Byzantina Upsaliensia 15), 43-56. [link]
  • Spanos, Apostolos (2010). “To Every Innovation Anathema”(?). Some preliminary thoughts on the study of Byzantine Innovation, in Harald Knudsen et al., eds., Mysterion, Strategike og Kainotomia, Oslo: Novus forlag, 51-59. [link]

Other Concepts in STI Discourse

  • Flink, Tim, and David Kaldewey (2018). “The New Production of Legitimacy: STI Policy Discourses Beyond the Contract Metaphor.” Research Policy 47 (1), 14-22. [link]
  • Flink, Tim, and Tobias Peter (2018). “Excellence and Frontier Research as Travelling Concepts in Science Policymaking.” Minerva, online first. [link]
  • Kaldewey, David (2018). “The Grand Challenges Discourse: Transforming Identity Work in Science and Science Policy.” Minerva 56 (2), 161-182. [link]

Theoretical and Methodological Aspects

  • Chumtong, Jason, and David Kaldewey (2017): Beyond the Google Ngram Viewer. Bibliographic Databases and Journal Archives as Tools for the Quantitative Analysis of Scientific and Meta-Scientific Concepts. FIW Working Paper No. 8, Bonn. [link]
  • Godin, Benoît (2015). “Models of Innovation: Why Models of Innovation are Models, or What Work is Being Done in Calling Them Models?” Social Studies of Science, 45 (4), 570-596. [link]
  • Kaldewey, David, and Désirée Schauz (2017): “‘The Politics of Pure Science’ Revisited.” Science and Public Policy 44 (6), 883-886 [link]
  • Schauz, Désirée (2014). “Wissenschaftspolitische Sprache als Gegenstand von Forschung und disziplinärer Selbstreflexion – Das Programm des Forschungsnetzwerks CASTI,” Forum interdisziplinäre Begriffsgeschichte 3 (2), 49-61. [link]
  • Schauz, Désirée (2015). “Wissenschaftsgeschichte und das Revival der Begriffsgeschichte,”  NTM 22 (3), 53-63. [link]