Nils Roll-Hansen

Professor emeritus
Bilde av Nils Roll-Hansen
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Main research interests: History and philosophy of biology, 19th and 20th century, in particular history genetics with emphasis on the formation of classical genetics. Environmental science and politics, e.g., acid rain and forest death. The nature and role of reductionism in biology. Interaction of science and politics, e.g., Eugenics, and Lysenkoism in the Soviet Union. Science policy. Full CV.

Emneord: Filosofi, Vitenskaphistorie og -filosofi

Publikasjoner

  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2018). Revisiting the Pouchet-Pasteur controversy over spontaneous generation: understanding experimental method. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences. ISSN 0391-9714. 40(4), s. 1–28. doi: 10.1007/s40656-018-0229-7.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2017). Eine Politik des Wohlfartsstates? Eugenik und Sterilization in Skandinavien im 20. Jahrhundert. I Schwarz, Angela (Red.), Streitfall Evolution. Böhlau. ISSN 9783412507145. s. 511–525.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2017). Some Thoughts on Genetics and Politics. The Historical Misrepresentation of Scandinavian Eugenics and Sterilization. I Petermann, Heike I.; Harper, Peter S. & Doetz, Susanne (Red.), History of Human Genetics Aspects of Its Development and Global Perspectives. Springer. ISSN 9783319517827. s. 167–187. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-51783-4_11.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2017). A Historical Perspective on the Distinction Between Basic and Applied Science. Journal for General Philosophy of Science (JGPS). ISSN 0925-4560. s. 535–551. doi: 10.1007/s10838-017-9362-3. Fulltekst i vitenarkiv
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2015). On the philosophical roots of today’s science policy: Any lessons from the “Lysenko affair”? Studies in East European thought. ISSN 0925-9392. 67(1-2), s. 91–109. doi: 10.1007/s11212-015-9231-8.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2014). Vavilov, Nikolai Ivanovich. I Bynum, William F. (Red.), eLS. John Wiley & Sons. ISSN 9780470015902. s. 1–6. doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0025064.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2014). Johannsen's Criticism of the Chromosome Theory. Perspectives in biology and medicine. ISSN 0031-5982. 57(1), s. 40–56. doi: 10.1353/pbm.2014.0005.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2014). The holist tradition in twentieth century genetics. Wilhelm Johannsen's genotype concept. The Journal of General Physiology. ISSN 0022-1295. 592(11), s. 2431–2438. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2014.272120.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2014). Commentary: Wilhelm Johannsen and the problem of heredity at the turn of the 19th century. International Journal of Epidemiology. ISSN 0300-5771. 43(4), s. 1007–1013. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyu066.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2013). Some Remarks on the Distinction between Basic (Theoretical) and Applied (Practical) Science and its Importance in the Politics of Science. I Frauchiger, Michael (Red.), Reference, Rationality, and Phenomenology. Themes from Føllesdal. Ontos Verlag. ISSN 978-3-86838-182-5. s. 137–149. doi: 10.1515/9783110323542.137.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2012). Marxist roots of science studies. Meta Science. ISSN 0815-0796. 21, s. 749–757. doi: 10.1007/s11016-012-9647-4.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2011). "De to kulturer" og den akademiske (vitenskapelige) dannelsen. I Hagtvet, Bernt & Ognjenovic, Gorana (Red.), Dannelse. Tenkning - modning - refleksjon. Dreyer Forlag A/S. ISSN 978-82-8265-027-4. s. 472–487.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2011). Lessons from the history of science. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science. ISSN 0039-3681. 42(3), s. 462–466. doi: 10.1016/j.shpsa.2011.05.003.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2011). Innledning. I Roll-Hansen, Nils (Red.), Status i klimaforskningen. Novus Forlag. ISSN 978-82-7099-643-8. s. 9–13.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2011). Niels Bohr and Max Delbrück: Balancing Autonomy and Reduction in Biology. I Sloan, Phillip R. & Fogel, Brandon (Red.), Creating a Physical Biology. The Three-Mn Paper and Early Molecular Biology. University of Chicago Press. ISSN 978-0-226-76783-3. s. 145–178. doi: 10.7208/chicago/9780226762777.003.0005.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2011). Lamarckism and Lysenkoism Revisited. I Gissis, Snait B. & Jablonka, Eva (Red.), Transformations of Lamarckism. From Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology. MIT Press. ISSN 978-0-262-01514-1. s. 77–88. doi: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262015141.003.0008.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2011). The Spell of the North. Æmula Lauri: The Royal Norwegian Society of Science and Letters, 1760-2010. Essay review. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science. ISSN 0039-3681. 42(1), s. 227–230. doi: 10.1016/j.shpsa.2010.11.013.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2010). Eugenics and the Science of Genetics. I Bashford, Alison & Levine, Philippa (Red.), The Oxford Handbook of The History of Eugenics. Oxford University Press. ISSN 978-0-19-537314-1. s. 80–97.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2009). Om å "måle" kvalitet av forskning. I Østerud, Øyvind (Red.), Hvordan målevitenskap? Søkelys på bibliometriske metoder. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi. ISSN 978-82-7099-530-1. s. 71–80.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2009). Sources of Wilhelm Johannsen's Genotype Theory. Journal of the History of Biology. ISSN 0022-5010. 42(3), s. 457–493. doi: 10.1007/s10739-008-9166-8.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2008). Wishful Science: The Persistence of T. D. Lysenko's Agrobiology in the Politics of Science. Osiris. ISSN 0369-7827. 23, s. 166–188.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2007). Eugenic Sterilization and the Role of Science - The Scandinavian Case. I McBride, Patrizia C.; McCormick, Richard W. & Zagar, Monika (Red.), Legacies of Modernism. Art and Politics in Northern Europe, 1890 - 1950. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 1-4039-7323-7. s. 67–78.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2007). What is a sensible Realist program for Science Studies? I de Waal, Cornelis (Red.), Susan Haack. The Philosopher Responds to Her Critics. Prometheus Books. ISSN 1-59102-422-6. s. 169–186.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2007). Pasteur. I Koertge, Noretta (Red.), New dictionary of scientific biography. Schribner's. ISSN 9780684313207. s. 21–29.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils & Broberg, Gunnar (2005). Preface to the 2005 Edition. I Broberg, Gunnar & Roll-Hansen, Nils (Red.), Eugenics and the Welfare State. Norway, Sweden,Denmark and Finland. Michigan State University Press. ISSN 0-87013-758-1.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils; Elina, Olga & Heim, Susanne (2005). Plant Breeding on the Front: Imperialism, War, and Exploitation. Osiris. ISSN 0369-7827. 20, s. 161–179.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2005). The Lysenko effect: undermining the autonomy of science. Endeavour. ISSN 0160-9327. 29(4), s. 143–147.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2004). Wilhelm Johannsen. I Hoffman, Dieter (Red.), Lexikon der bedeutenden Naturwissenschaftler, in drei Bänder. Spktrum, Elsevier. ISSN 3-8274-0401-0. s. 277–278.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2004). La biologia agricola. I Petruccioli, Sandro (Red.), Storia della Scienza / History of Science. Vol. VIII. Instituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2004). Den sure nedbøren og skogdøden i Europa. 2. Vitenskapelig rådgivning. Årbok / Det norske videnskaps-akademi. ISSN 0332-6209. (2002), s. 340–353.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2002). Sur nedbør - miljøforskning mellom vitenskap og politikk. I Anker, Peder & Tarjei, Rønnow (Red.), Miljø og menneske - kritiske innspill. Gyldendal Norske Forlag. ISSN 82-05-30509-9. s. 78–93.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2002). Untangling the McClintock Myth. Meta Science. ISSN 0815-0796. 11(3), s. 293–298.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2002). "Wie fördert man heute die empirische bewegung?" Noen refleksjoner omkring Arne Næss' vitenskapsteori. Norsk Filosofisk tidsskrift. ISSN 0029-1943. 37, s. 71–77.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2002). Kunnskapsvekst og samfunnsendring. Noen bemerkninger om vitenskapens rolle i historien. Historisk Tidsskrift (Norge). ISSN 0018-263X. s. 119–127.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2001). Hva slags natur ønsker vi? I Ebbestad-Hansen, Jan-Erik (Red.), Norsk tro og tanke. Universitetsforlaget, Oslo. s. 285–295.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2001). Eugenic Practice and Genetic Science in Scandinavia and Germany. Scandinavian Journal of History. ISSN 0346-8755. 26(1), s. 75–82.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2001). "Eugenikk", "racehygiejne", og "tvangssterilisation". Bibliotek for læger. ISSN 0906-5407. 193, s. 226–236.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2000). The application of complementarity to biology: From Niels Bohr to Max Delbrück. Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences. ISSN 0890-9997. 30, s. 417–442.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2000). Theory and practice: the impact of mendelism on agriculture. Comptes rendus. Biologies. ISSN 1631-0691. 323, s. 1107–1116.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1999). Eugenics in Scandinavia After 1945: Change of values and Growth in Knowledge. Scandinavian Journal of History. ISSN 0346-8755. 24, s. 199–213.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1998). Norsk rasehygiene og eugenikk historisk belyst. Norsk Teologisk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0029-2176. 99, s. 169–180.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1998). Studying Natural Science without Nature? Reflections on the Realism of So-called Laboratotry Studies. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 29, s. 165–187.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1998). Pasteur: an Underestimated Hero of Science. Essay review of Gerald Geison The Private Science of Louis Pasteur. Centaurus. ISSN 0008-8994. 40, s. 81–93.

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  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2011). Status i klimaforskningen. Novus Forlag. ISBN 978-82-7099-643-8. 197 s.
  • Broberg, Gunnar & Roll-Hansen, Nils (2005). Eugenics and the Welfare State. Norway, Sweden,Denmark and Finland. Michigan State University Press. ISBN 0-87013-758-1. 294 s.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2005). The Lysenko Effect. The Politics of Science. Humanity Books. ISBN 1-59102-262-2. 335 s.
  • Braarvig, Jens E.; Ellingsrud, Geir; Heli, Ulla; Roll-Hansen, Nils & Natvig, Bent (2002). To kulturer? Pax forlag. ISBN 9788253022659.

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  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2017). Review of: Jonathan D. Oldfield; Denis J.B. Shaw: The Development of Russian Environmental Thought: Scientific and Geographical Perspectives on the Natural Environment. London, New York: Routledge, 2016. Isis. ISSN 0021-1753. 108, s. 209–211.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2013). The current relevance of Lysenkoism. Review of William deJong-Lambert: The Cold war politics of Genetic Research. An introduction to the Lysenko affair. Dordrecht: Springer, 2012. Meta Science. ISSN 0815-0796. 22, s. 621–624. doi: 10.1007/s11016-013-9797-z.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2013). A problematic social science approach to the study of climate science. Climatic Change. ISSN 0165-0009. 119(3-4), s. 561–563. doi: 10.1007/s10584-013-0778-4.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2013). What are we to learn from the history of eugenics? Review of Marius Turda: Modernism and eugenics. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Meta Science. ISSN 0815-0796.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2011). The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich. Isis. ISSN 0021-1753. 102(4), s. 796–797.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2009). Lamarckism and Lysenkoism - revisited.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2009). Lysenkoism in Lamarckian perspective.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2008). Why the distinction between basic (theoretical) and applied (practical) research is important in the politics of science.
  • Elster, Jakob; Roll-Hansen, Nils & Storm, Johan Frederik (2008). Upop-aften: Nevroetikk.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2007). Forskningsetikkens begrensninger. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0800-336X. 24(4), s. 430–431.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2006). Mangel på kritikk er farligere enn fusk i forskning. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0800-336X. s. 254–257.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2005). Review of: Iris Fry, "The Emergence ofLife on Earth: A Historical and Scientific Overview" (Rutgers University Press, 200). Isis. ISSN 0021-1753. 96(2), s. 258–260.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2005). Review of: Richard Weikart. From Darwin to Hitler: Evolutionary Ethics, Eugenics, and Racism in Germany. New York: Palgrave, 2004. Isis. ISSN 0021-1753. 96(4), s. 669–671.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2005). Review of: Iris Fry, The Emergence of Life on Earth: A Historical and Scientific Overview, New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2000. Isis. ISSN 0021-1753. 96, s. 258–260.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2005). An international perspective on the cancellantion of the 1937 International Congress of Genetics: Suppression of the freedom of speech in the name of anti-eugenics.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2005). Interpreting the Bohr-Delbrück Application of Complementarity to Biology.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2005). Sources of Johannsen's Genotype Theory.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2004). Et biomedisinsk blikk på virkeligheten. Apollon : Forskningsmagasin for Universitetet i Oslo. ISSN 0803-6926.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2004). The Bohr-Delbrück quest for complementarity and new laws of physics in the phednomena of life. Implications for reductionism?
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2004). Farene ved å overdrive vitenskapelig usikkerhet.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2003). On the Dangers of Exaggerating uncertainty.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2003). Scientific Advice and Sterilization Policy in Scandinavia since 1945.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2003). "Dangers of Exaggerating Uncertainty - or the lack of interest in scientific knowledge".
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2003). Wilhelm Johannsen and his Visit to the United States 1911-1912.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2003). Vitenskapelig rådgivning - det vanskelig partnerskapet mellom vitenskap og miljøpolitikk. Belyst med skogdøden i Europa.
  • Anker, Peder; Hessen, Dag Olav & Roll-Hansen, Nils (2002). Thor Heyerdahl. Uniforum. ISSN 1891-5825. s. 8–8.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2002). Eugenics and psychiatry in Norway after 1945 - a Scandinavian example.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2002). The persistence of Lysenko's agrobiology in the politics of science.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2002). A realistic interpretation of reductionism in biology.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2002). Eugenics and the role of science - the case of Scandinavia.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2002). Eugenics in Scandinavia and the role of science.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2001). Myten om den instrumentelle naturvitenskapen. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0800-336X. 18, s. 119–131.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2001). Science, truth and environmental politics: The case of "forest death" from "acid rain" - as seen from Norway.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2001). Plea for a realistic interpretation of reductionism in biology.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2000). Likestillingsprosesser i forandring?
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2000). "Eugenikk i Norge i det 20. århundret".
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2000). "Den svenske mendelismens historie".
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2000). Eugenikk i Norge - hva kan vi lære av historien?
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2000). "Theory and practice: the origins of classical genetics", "Eugenics in Scandinavia after 1945: Change in values and growth of knowledge".
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1999). Akademisk kynisme. Apollon : Forskningsmagasin for Universitetet i Oslo. ISSN 0803-6926. s. 40–42.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1999). Review of Joseph Needham (ed) Science and Civilization in China. Vol. 6, Biology and Biological Technology, part III, Agro-industries and forestry, Christian Daniels, "Agro-industries: Sugar Cane Technology" and Nicholas Menzies, Forestry (Cambridge University Press, 1996). Centaurus. ISSN 0008-8994. 41, s. 316–317.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1999). Vitenskap som hegemonisk kunnskap.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1999). A Heuristic Role for Scientific Realism.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1999). A Heuristic Role for Scientific realism: The Irrelevance of some Instrumentalist Objections.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1998). Review of Michael Ruse, From Monad to Man. The Concept of Progress in Evolutionary Biology. Nuncius. Storia della scienza. s. 722–725.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1998). Den kritiske tanken i vitenskapen. Norsk litteraturhistorie. Sakprosa fra 1750 til 1995. 1, s. 175–178.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1998). Eugenikk i Norden etter 1945.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1997). Missvisande om nordiska steriliseringar. Tlm. Thélème. ISSN 1103-8926. s. 85–90.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (1996). The menaing of reduction in biology.
  • Bull, Kirsti Strøm; Roll-Hansen, Nils; Kvernmo, Siv; Unsgård, Geirmund; Nordby, Andreas & Tapper, Nina Mår (2003). Granskning av påstander om uetisk medisinsk forskning på mennesker. Norges offentlige utredninger 2003:33.
  • Roll-Hansen, Nils (2002). Ideological obstacles to scientific advice in politics? The case of "forest death" from "acid rain". Makt- og demokratiutredningen. ISSN 1501-3065. 48.

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