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Negotiating boundaries: Encyclopédie, romanticism, and the construction of science

Overview of attention for article published in História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos, September 2017
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (78th percentile)

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Title
Negotiating boundaries: Encyclopédie, romanticism, and the construction of science
Published in
História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos, September 2017
DOI 10.1590/s0104-59702017000300006
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Authors

Marcelo Fetz

Abstract

Natural history in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries has been widely debated in the field of the social sciences. This paper explores the social negotiation of boundaries in the Encyclopédie and romantic science. Highlighting the importance of imagination and aesthetics to the scientific realms, we perceive a different comprehension of the scientific field through the empirical study of how scientific demarcation is constructed. Works by Erasmus Darwin, Goethe, and Humboldt illustrate how reliable science was performed through atypical scientific methods. After pointing out the links between literary, artistic, and scientific works, we then debate a series of changes that framed the scientific imagery of romantic and encyclopaedic sciences.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 3 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 1 33%
Student > Postgraduate 1 33%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 2 67%
Arts and Humanities 1 33%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 November 2017.
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#1,886,408
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#185
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#67,162
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