Editorials and viewpoints

These publications discuss various issues related to history of science and scientists, and science policies. Views expressed in these papers are those of the author and not necessarily the views of the university or professional organizations.

See also:

From Russia with Love: Science and Ideology Then and Now;

Spotlight on scientific censorship: A virtual collection;

Science, Interrupted. Review of The Lost Scientists of World War II by Sir David Clary.

In other langauges:

Niebezpieczeństwo upolitycznienia nauki (in Polish)

Teaduse politiseerimise ohud, Anna Krolova (in Estonian)

Опасность политизации науки (in Russian)

Akademicy ideolodzy korumpują STEM. Milcząca liberalna większość musi stawić opór (in Polish)

Bons baisers de Russie : science et idéologie, hier en URSS et aujourd'hui aux États-Unis (in French): Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

Nauka i ideologia kiedyś i dziś. Od ZSRR do Zachodu (in Polish)

‘Raniąca’ idea merytorycznych podstaw nauki (in Polish)

Страховка от «вредных знаний». Как работает цензура в научных публикациях (in Russian)

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306. A.I. Krylov and J. Tanzman
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298. D. Abbot, A. Bikfalvi, A.L. Bleske-Rechek, W. Bodmer, P. Boghossian, C.M. Carvalho, J. Ciccolini, J.A. Coyne, J. Gauss, P.M.W. Gill, S. Jitomirskaya, L. Jussim, A.I. Krylov, G.C. Loury, P. Nayna Schwerdtle, L. Maroja, J.H. McWhorter, S. Moosavi, J. Pearl, M.A. Quintanilla-Tornel, H.F. Schaefer III, P.R. Schreiner, P. Schwerdtfeger, D. Shechtman, M. Schifman, J. Tanzman, B.L. Trout, A. Warshel, and J.D. West
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296. T.D. Crawford, A.I. Krylov, T. Van Voorhis, and H.F. Schaefer
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295. A.I. Krylov and J. Tanzman
Critical Social Justice subverts scientific publishing
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279. A.I. Krylov
Social Justice Warriors subvert scientific publishing
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278. A.I. Krylov, J.S. Tanzman, G. Frenking, and P.M.W. Gill
Scientists must resist cancel culture
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276. A.I. Krylov, G. Frenking, and P.M.W. Gill
Royal Society of Chemistry provides guidelines for censorship to its editors
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273. A.I. Krylov and J. Tanzman
Academic ideologues are corrupting STEM. The silent liberal majority must fight back.
Quillette , (2021) Abstract  Full text 

268. A.I. Krylov
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225. C. Wittig, A. Sanov, S. Reid, and A. I. Krylov
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161. A.I. Krylov, J.M. Herbert, F. Furche, M. Head-Gordon, P.J. Knowles, R. Lindh, F.R. Manby, P. Pulay, C.-K. Skylaris, and H.-J. Werner
What is the price of open-source software?
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Preface to the Robert Benny Gerber Festschrift
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