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Pablo Rubén Mariconda

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Pablo Rubén Mariconda - PerfilPablo R. Mariconda has obtained his Master degree and the Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of São Paulo, the latter in 1986. From then on, he has dedicated himself to the development of the doctoral program of philosophical studies on science and technology. During 1998-2000, he was awarded with a post-doctoral and has pursued advanced research at Equipe Rehesis of CNRS - France - a team devoted to the history of science and of the scientific institutions. He has translated into Portuguese the more important works of Galileo, the Dialogue (1632) and the Discourse (1638), with historical and contextualized introductions and critical notes. From 2002 to 2005, he was head of the Department of Philosophy at the University of São Paulo. In 2005, he became Professor of Theory of Knowledge and Philosophy of Science at the same university. Since 2003, he is the editor of Scientiae Studia, a quarterly Latin-American journal, published in Portuguese and Spanish, devoted to the Philosophy, History and Sociology of Science. Currently, he is the director of a thematic research project which investigates the origins and significance of Technoscience, with special concern on the relations between science, technology and society; connected with this, he also directs a collection of studies on Science and Technology, which is designed to publish the results of the thematic researches. Member of the Consultative Council of the Parc of Science and Technology (CienTec) at USP, where he directs a special program for applying philosophy and history of science to scientific education at high school level.

Research group: Philosophy, History, and Sociology of Science and Technology

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