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Lei: A Response to “The STS Challenge to Philosophy of Science in Taiwan”

Sean H.-L. Lei responds to Ruey-Lin Chen's characterization of the relationship between STS and the Philsophy of Science in Taiwan. Read more

East Asian STS: Some Critical Issues

This 2007 article by Sungook Hong responds to and elaborates on Professor Fu Daiwie’s article on East Asian STS.Read more

Anthropologies of the United States

Jessica R. Cattelino describes three ways anthropologists of the United States have located the anthropological field.Read more

From Politics to Academics: Political Activism and the Emergence of Science and Technology Studies in South Korea

This 2014 article by Mathieu Quet and Marianne Noel link South Korean political activism and STS reflections from the 70s and 80s to the growth of academic STS in the 90s. Comparisons are made to similar developments in Europe and the US. Read more

Philosophy of Science and Science Studies in the West: An Unrecognized Convergence

Joseph Rouse traces the emergence - and convergence - of philosophy of science and science studies in the 1990s. Read more

Discovering Distinctive East Asian STS: An Introduction

Ruey-Lin Chen introduces the 2011 special issue of EASTS that asks whether and how East Asian STS might be distinctive from STS practiced in the West.Read more

We Have Never Been Latecomers!?: Making Knowledge Spaces for East Asian Technosocial Practices

Wen-yuan Lin and John Law argue in this 2015 article that to highlight practices from East Asia or other locations is possible but problematic because emphasis on locality surfaces histories of area studies and evolutionary narratives.Read more

What Are Cultural Studies of Scientific Knowledge?

Joseph Rouse articulates the disputes (and movement beyond) between internalists and social constructivists across many disciplines that have focused on what he calls the "cultural studies of scientific knowledge."Read more

The STS Challenge to Philosophy of Science in Taiwan

Ruey-Lin Chen describes the intensifying relationship between STS and Philosophy of Science in Taiwan.Read more

Bray: A Response to “The STS Challenge to Philosophy of Science in Taiwan”

Francesca Bray responds to Ruey-Lin Chen's characterization of the relationship between STS and Philosophy of Science in Taiwan.Read more

Science, Technology and Society Studies in Korea: Background and Prospects

This 1999 article by Song Sang-Yong reviews the growth of STS in Korea and contemplates future directions.Read more

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