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Philip Mirowski
Professor of Economics and Policy Studies, University of Notre Dame

Philip Mirowski is the Carl E Koch Professor of Economics and Policy Studies and the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Notre Dame, and a fellow at the Reilly Center in Indiana. His latest book, together with Edward Nik-Khah, is The Knowledge We Have Lost in Information (2017).

Written by Philip Mirowski

Essay/
History of science
Against citizen science

It might style itself as a grassroots movement but citizen science is little more than a cheap land-grab by big business

Philip Mirowski