Category Archives: Ian Hacking

Ian Hacking on DSM-5: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Ian Hacking reviews DSM-5: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in the London Review of Books (open access). Thanks to Chathan Vemuri for the link. About these ads

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Ian Hacking on chance as worldview

Understanding Society has an interesting post about Ian Hacking’s work on chance and probability.

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Hacking – Pluto, Plutocrats & Plutonium

Thanks to Elliot Jarbe for the link – Ian Hacking recently gave a lecture in Berlin which elaborated on the Pluto theme. Details here. Elliot asks if anyone knows the link to the audio recording – please add as a … Continue reading

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Ian Hacking in Northumbria

As a break from marking and catching up on journal work and email, I headed up the A1 to Newcastle to hear Ian Hacking speak at the University of Northumbria. I really like his early books The Emergence of Probability … Continue reading

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Hacking in Holland

Ian Hacking is due to give the René Descartes lectures in Tilburg, 6-8 October 2010. Details here.

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Hiking and Reading

The weekend was spent hiking with Susan and friends in the Peak District, around the village of Edale. On Saturday, we went up to the plateau of Kinder Scout (and got absolutely drenched); and on Sunday up Mam Tor and … Continue reading

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