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Science in Color

Visualizing Achromatic Knowlegde

Ed. by Bock von Wülfingen, Bettina

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    Publication Date:
    August 2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    ISBN
    978-3-11-060521-1
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Color makes its way into natural science images as early as the research process. It serves for self-reflection and for communication within the scientific community. However, color does not follow a standard in the natural sciences: its meaning is contingent, even though culturally conditioned. Digital publishing enhances the use of color in scientific publications; at the same time, globalization promotes the idea of universal color symbolism.

    This book investigates the function of color in historical and current visualizations for scientific purposes, its epistemic role as a tool, and its long neglect due to symbolic and gender-specific connotations. The publication thus closes a research gap in the natural sciences and the humanities.

    Details

    23.0 x 15.5 cm
    239 pages
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Image, Color, Science
    Readership:
    Historians of science, art and cultural scholars, natural scientists

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    Bettina Bock von Wülfingen, Humboldt University, Berlin.

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