Category Archives: Distant Reading

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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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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DR2 at the Vienna station

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, to be held in Vienna on July … Continue reading

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Analytic philosophy and the later Wittgensteinian Tradition

Paolo Tripodi’s book Analytic Philosophy and the Later Wittgensteinian Tradition has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan in the History of Analytic Philosophy series edited by Mike Beaney. Here is the cover:   And here the back cover: This book aims … Continue reading

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Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas

The following papers, delivered at the first DR2 Conference (Turin 2017) and then  submitted to Open Peer Review, have now been accepted by the  Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas and will appear on the next issue of the journal: Eugenio Petrovich … Continue reading

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New course at the SSST: Distant reading in the history of ideas

We are glad to announce that a new course has been created at the Scuola di Studi Superiori “Ferdinando Rossi”, Università di Torino: Distant reading in the history of ideas. The course will be held by DR2 members Guido Bonino, … Continue reading

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November in Turin: a lot of DR2 events!

This is a very hot November for the quantitative history of philosophy! On Thursday 14th Eugenio Petrovich gave an informal seminar in Italian, entitled “Approcci reticolari in storia della filosofia analitica contemporanea: reti di citazioni e reti di acknowledgments” (Network approaches … Continue reading

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DR2 @STOREP 2019

We are pleased to announce that several members of the DR2 research group have proposed a joint session with STOREP (Associazione Italiana per la Storia dell’Economia Politica / Italian Society for the History of Political Economics) during the upcoming 16th … Continue reading

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A grant for the DR2 group

Good news for the DR2 Research Group! We are pleased to announce that the DR2 research group has been awarded a grant by Fondazione CRT for the project REPOSUM. The project is based on a public-private partnership and, in particular, … Continue reading

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DR2 Conference: a not too late report

As is well known, in the last twenty years Franco Moretti’s distant reading approach has provided a fresh under­standing of literature and its historical development. The first DR2 Conference, held at the University of Turin (Italy) on January 16-18 and organized by Guido … Continue reading

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