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Aaron R. Hanlon

Aaron R. Hanlon is an assistant professor of English at Colby College and a Lisa Jardine History of Science Fellow (2019) at the Royal Society of London, whose library collections are the basis for this article. His first book is A World of Disorderly Notions (University of Virginia Press, 2019). His second book is a conceptual history of science denial, with Johns Hopkins University Press.

Data at the Dawn of the Anthropocene

How is passive observation used to predict and ultimately control nature? Author Aaron R. Hanlon weaves a historical account.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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