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Title Anton Pannekoek : ways of viewing science and society / edited by Chaokang Tai, Bart van der Steen, and Jeroen van Dongen
Published Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2019]


Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in the history of knowledge
Studies in the history of knowledge.
Contents Frontmatter -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- 1. Anton Pannekoek: Ways of Viewing Science and Society / Tai, Chaokang / Steen, Bart van der / Dongen, Jeroen van -- 2. Anton Pannekoek's Astronomy in Relation to his Political Activities, and the Founding of the Astronomical Institute of the University of Amsterdam / Heuvel, Edward P.J. van den -- 3. Anton Pannekoek: A 'Principled Theorist' / Voerman, Gerrit -- 4. Utopianism in Anton Pannekoek's Socialism and Astronomy / Berkel, Klaas van -- 5. Pannekoek's One Revolution: Anton Pannekoek and the Modernization of the Dutch Astronomical Community / Baneke, David -- 6. Astronomy in the Time of Pannekoek and Pannekoek as an Astronomer of his Times / Smith, Robert W. -- 7. 'A New Scientific Conception of the Human World': Anton Pannekoek's Understanding of Scientific Socialism / Steen, Bart van der -- 8. From Science to Science: Anton Pannekoek, Willem Bonger, and Scientific Socialism / Rullens, Annemarie -- 9. Popularizing the Cosmos: Pedagogies of Science and Society in Anton Pannekoek's Life and Work / Tucker, Jennifer -- 10. Anton Pannekoek as a Pioneer in the Sociology of Knowledge / Karstens, Bart -- 11. The Milky Way as Optical Phenomenon: Perception and Photography in the Drawings of Anton Pannekoek / Tai, Chaokang -- 12. The Labour of Handwork in Astronomy: Between Drawing and Photography in Anton Pannekoek / Nasim, Omar W. -- 13. Cross-Fading the Milky Way. Johan Hartle in conversation with Jeronimo Voss about universalism and a realist economy of time / Hartle, Johan / Voss, Jeronimo -- 14. A Galaxy of Appearances: Anton Pannekoek and the Planetary Cinema of Jeronimo Voss / Williams, Alena J. -- Index
Summary Anton Pannekoek (1873-1960), prominent astronomer and world-renowned socialist theorist, stood at the nexus of the revolutions in politics, science and the arts of the early twentieth century. His astronomy was uniquely visual and highly innovative, while his politics was radical. This volume collects essays on Pannekoek and his contemporaries at the crossroads of political history, the history of science and art history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pannekoek, Anton, 1873-1960.
Pannekoek, Anton, 1873-1960
Pannekoek, Anton, 1873-1960.
Communists -- Netherlands -- Biography
Astronomers -- Netherlands -- Biography
Astronomy, space & time.
History of science.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Science & Technology.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Tai, Chaokang, editor
Steen, Bart van der, editor.
Dongen, Jeroen van, 1974- editor.
ISBN 9789048535002