PACHSmörgåsbord: Expertise

Thursday, December 23, 2010

The Role of Experts in Identifying Witchcraft

A (belated) summary of Jonathan Seitz’s recent colloquium, along with an account of the discussion that followed. Jonathan’s colloquium confronted a number of historiographical issues about expertise and experts. It also showed that early modern talks can draw reasonable crowds.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 12/23 at 10:53 PM
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Tuesday, January 08, 2013

It’s About Domains of Expertise

Unfortunately, the history of science is easily distorted or misleadingly presented to make point in the present.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 01/08 at 02:00 PM
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