Igor Gontcharov is an independent researcher studying how scientific paradigms emerge and decline, how science and alternative approaches to the unknown – shamanism, religion, meditation, inspiration… – shape each other and contribute to our understanding of who and what and where we are. Igor has previously studied and worked in the fields of sociology, socio-political theory, philosophy and law in Siberia and beyond. Currently he is a PhD candidate at the Osgoode Hall Law School, York University in Toronto where he conducts research in the area of research governance and ethnography of science. His recent popular science articles are at http://ancientscienceartifacts.org, scholarly publications at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Igor_Gontcharov).
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