Metascience is a review journal which publishes high quality, comprehensive reviews of books in the fields of history and philosophy of science, and science and technology studies.

Metascience specializes in innovative approaches including - beyond standard reviews - essay reviews, non-anglophone reviews, discipline survey reviews and 'round-tables' in which up to four reviewers provide independent essay reviews of one book. The coverage includes short descriptive notices of books which are not reviewed at length.

The reviews published in Metascience are accessible to a wide cross-section of the science studies community.

  • Presents high quality reviews of books in the fields of history and philosophy of science, and science and technology studies
  • Includes such innovations as essay reviews, non-anglophone reviews, discipline survey reviews and 'round-tables' in which up to four reviewers provide independent essay reviews of one book
  • The contents are accessible to a wide cross-section of the science studies community

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Brad Wray,
  • Jonathan Simon
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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    • Adam Lucas
    • Content type: Symposium
  2. Authors

    • Larry Stewart
    • Content type: Symposium
This journal has 19 open access articles

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1467-9981
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0815-0796
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