Aesthetic Science: a history of taste, judgment, and affect in scientific practice

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  • The Center for Science & Society
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Join historians Ardeta Gjikola and Alex Wragge-Morley as they discuss Wragge-Morley’s new book reinterpreting the role of aesthetic experience in scientific practice. To mark the forthcoming publication of Aesthetic Science: Representing Nature in the Royal Society of London, 1650-1720, Alex Wragge-Morley and Ardeta Gjikola will engage in a wide-ranging discussion about the place of taste, judgment, and sensory pleasure in the production of scientific knowledge.

Alex Wragge-Morley, NYU
Ardeta Gjikola, Society of Fellows, Columbia
Lan A. Li, PSSN, Columbia