Author Archives: DR2 Turin Group

New DR2 Paper is out on Synthese

We are pleased to announce that a new paper by DR2 co-founders Guido Bonino and Paolo Tripodi, together with another DR2 affiliate member, Paolo Maffezioli, has been published on Synthese: “Logic in analytic philosophy: a quantitative analysis”.  Abstract: Using quantitative … Continue reading

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Joint Paper by three DR2 Members

We are pleased to announce and to share the publication of this joint paper, written by three DR2 members: “Reclutamento accademico: come tutelare il pluralismo epistemico? Un modello di simulazione ad agenti”, Carlo Debernardi, Eleonora Priori e Marco Viola, Sistemi … Continue reading

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Interesting tutorials @Programming Historian

Following the posts of the past few weeks, today we present an interesting website – and peer-reviewed journal – on the same wake. That is Programming Historian, a useful, multilingual and open access collection of tutorials about computational tecniques for … Continue reading

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Science mapping – an in depth review

A new entry of the Encyclopedia of Knowledge Organization (IEKO) has been published. This contribution – by Eugenio Petrovich – is an in depth review of Science Mapping. It is also a must-read for anyone who wants to approach the … Continue reading

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Building a flow map from scrap

By Emiliano Tolusso Maps are a pleasant and handy way of visualizing spatial data. Choropleths especially are widely employed in the visual description of spatial phenomena. However, as much as traditional maps are a popular solution, they suffer from a … Continue reading

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Practices and Malpractices. What the Analysis of Retractions can Tell us about the Research Ethos of the Humanities

By Eugenio Petrovich In the last decades, the number of retractions of scientific articles has significantly grown in all disciplines (Steen et al., 2013). Even prestigious journals such as Science are not immune to such growth (Wray & Andersen, 2018). … Continue reading

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DR2-INTERVIEWS: Interview with Peter De Bolla

With this interview we open the series of the “DR2-Interviews”, a new section of this blog dedicated to questions and answers about the use of quantitative methods. A few months ago one of our members, Paolo Babbiotti, was in Cambridge … Continue reading

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SSHAP 2020 at Vienna postponed

One month ago we announced that the papers presented by DR2 members Eugenio Petrovich, Guido Bonino and Paolo Tripodi have been accepted at the ninth annual conference of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytic philosophy. The … Continue reading

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Betti’s course moves online

As earlier announced on this blog, Prof. Arianna Betti (University of Amsterdam) is going to teach a History of Ideas course at the University of Turin during the second semester of the Academic Year 2019/2020 (starting at the end of … Continue reading

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Drawing maps with R. A basic tutorial

By Eugenio Petrovich Maps are a powerful tool to visualize information. Plotting data on a map can reveal trends and patterns that are difficult to spot by inspecting a spreadsheet. Maps are also very useful to communicate information to the … Continue reading

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