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Daniel Münster presents at the international conference "Scientification and Scientism in the Humanities"

Nov 25, 2015 - Nov 26, 2015
Center for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Daniel Münster presents at the international conference Scientification and Scientism in the Humanities at the Center for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

The conference is held on the 25-26 November 2015. and is organized by Freie Universität Berlin, Heidelberg University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Manipal University

The conference covers Key themes such as:
- Environmentalisms in cultural studies and geography and agriculture, especially studies focusing on the cultural use or misuse of water
- Extortive use of statistics, scales and prognostics (in economics, psychology, sociology, linguistics)
- Mathematization of humanities (e.g., Vedic Mathematics, economics)
- Allopathic methods in Ayurveda
- The effects of alchemy
- Digitization as a strategy to make topics more “scientific”
- The psycho-physical functions of yoga and in meditation (based on empirical tests etc.)
- The notion of power in (esoteric forms of) religions and politics
- Environmentalisms in cultural studies and geography, especially the cultural use and misuse of water (resources)
- Application of technological methods and the mechanical worldview
- Categories of rational vs. irrational, definition of causality, methods of proofs and falsification
- Traditional crafts and its “modern” technologies
- Practical, tacit, and incorporate body knowledge

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