Category Archives: Distant Reading

New Digital Humanities course for PhD students available in Turin

The Digital Humanities course for PhD students has been established at the PhD School for Humanities (Scuola di Dottorato in Scienze Umanistiche), University of Turin. The course is designed and hosted by the newly born inter-departmental centre of DIgital Scholarship … Continue reading

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Upcoming talk by Eugenio Petrovic @DS² 2021 conference

We are glad to announce an upcoming talk by Eugenio Petrovich at the DS² 2021 conference (Digital Studies of Digital Science) @UCLouvain. Here more details on the program. The conference aims to connect two groups of scholars working on separate … Continue reading

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On-line workshop, February 17-19 – Sentiment analysis on multilingual 18th-century corpora

We give notice of the on-line workshop Sentiment Analysis in Literary studies organized by the Centre for Information Modelling of the University of Graz. Sentiment analysis is a common task in literary studies, yet sitting outside the mainstream of analytic computational procedures … Continue reading

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Analytic and Continental Philosophy: playing around with quantitative methods

by Pietro Lana   What can quantitative methods tell us about the differences between the Analytic and the Continental philosophical traditions? Attempts to define, characterize and distinguish the two have led to such a variety of positions that even the … Continue reading

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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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