Käte Hamburger Kolleg Aachen: Cultures of Research

The Käte Hamburger Kolleg: Cultures of Research (c:o/re) is an International Center for Advanced Studies in Philosophy, Sociology, and History of Science and Technology at RWTH Aachen University. It fosters interdisciplinary exchange with scholars from the natural and engineering sciences, particularly in the fields of matter, life and brain research as focused on the topics of complexity, lifelikeness and emergence.


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Navigating Interdisciplinarity: between over-simplifying and over-complexifying

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The notebook pt. 3: “For 20 years, I haven’t used a pen” – a computer nerd’s confession

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