Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

About Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

Since its inception in 1994, the institute has approached the fundamental questions of the history of knowledge from the Neolithic era to the present day. Researchers at the institute pursue an historical epistemology in their study of how new categories of thought, proof, and experience have emerged in interactions between the sciences and their ambient cultures.

The institute’s research projects span all eras of human history, as well as all cultures north, south, east, and west. The ...

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Düppel, Dahlem, Berlin

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