Scientific Authorship: Credit and Intellectual Property in Science

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Mario Biagioli, Peter Galison
Psychology Press, 2003 - Law - 384 pages
How do we decide whether a chemical compound is discovered or invented? What does it mean to patent genetic material? Documenting the emergence of authorship, authorship's limits and its fragmentation, "Scientific Authorship" offers a collective history of a complex relationship.
 

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Contents

FOUCAULTS CHIASMUS
13
BUTTER FOR PARSNIPS
33
IN EARLY MODERN NATURAL PHILOSOPHY
67
THE USES OF ANONYMITY IN THE AGE OF REASON
91
CAN ARTISANS BE SCIENTIFIC AUTHORS?
113
A VERY HARD NUT TO CRACK
133
EMERGENT RELATIONS
165
BEYOND AUTHORSHIP
195
UNCOMMON CONTROVERSIES
225
RIGHTS OR REWARDS?
253
THE DEATH OF THE AUTHORS OF DEATH
281
DISCOURSES OF CIRCUMSTANCE
309
THE COLLECTIVE AUTHOR
325
END CREDITS
359
CONTRIBUTORS
373
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Mario Biagioli is Professor of the History of Science at Harvard and author of Galileo, Courtier. He is editor of The Science Studies Reader (Routledge). Peter Galison is Mallinkrodt Professor of the History of Science at Harvard. He is the author of several books, including Image and Logic and is editor, with Caroline Jones, of Picturing Science, Producing Art (Routledge).

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