Nils Roll-Hansen - Selected publications#


Gunnar Broberg and Nils Roll-Hansen (eds.) Eugenics and the Welfare state.
Sterilization Policy in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland, East Lansing: Michigan State University press 1996.

Ideological obstacles to scientific advice in politics? The case of “forest death” from “acid rain”, Rapport nr. 48, November 2002, fra Makt- og demokratiutredningen.

”La biologia agricola”. In: Storia della Scienza / History of Science. Vol. VIII. Roma: Instituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 2004. 20 p.

The Lysenko Effect. The Politics of Science. New Jersey: Humanities Books, 2005. Strongly positive review in Nature. (25 August 2005).

“Wishful Science: The Persistence of T.D.Lysenko’s Agrobiology in the Politics of Science,” Osiris 23 (2008): 166-188.

Why the distinction between basic (theoretical) and applied (practical) research is important in the politics of science. Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science. Technical report No. 04/09. London School of Economics.

“Eugenics and the science of genetics”. The Oxford Handbook of the History of Eugenics. Oxford University Press, 2010, Pp. 80-97.

“Lamarckism and Lysenkoism Revisited”. Snaït Gissis and Eva Jablonka (eds.) Transformations of Lamarckism. MIT Press, 2011. Pp. 77-88.

“Lessons from the history of science.” Essay review of N. Oreskes and E. Conway Merchants of Doubt (2010). Studies in history and philosophy of biological and biomedical sciences, 42 (2011): 462-466.

“Niels Bohr and Max Delbrück: Balancing Autonomy and Reductionism in Biology.” Phillip R. Sloane and Brandon Vogel (eds) Creating a Physical Biology. The Three-Man Paper and Early Molecular Biology. University of Chicago Press, 2011. Pp. 145-178.

"Marxist roots of science studies." Essay review of Gideon Freudenthal and Peter McLaughlin (eds): The social and economic roots of the scientific revolution. Texts by Boris Hessen and Henryk Grossmann (2009). Metascience, 21 (2012): 749-757.
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