Science In Action

Author: Bruno Latour
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674792913
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From weaker to stronger rhetoric : literature - Laboratories - From weak points to strongholds : machines - Insiders out - From short to longer networks : tribunals of reason - Centres of calculation.

Pandora S Hope

Author: Bruno Latour
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674653351
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In this book Latour, identified by Richard Rorty as the new "bĂȘte noire of the science worshipers," gives us his most philosophically informed book since Science in Action.

The Science Studies Reader

Author: Mario Biagioli
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415918688
Size: 79.36 MB
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A landmark anthology of writing in the burgeoning new field of science studies, this collection features contributions by some of the most prominent scientific thinkers, speaking to the nature of science and knowledge across time, genders, ...

The Pasteurization Of France

Author: Bruno Latour
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674657618
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Describes Pasteur's roles in improving health practices in France and identifies the other forces that helped implement his ideas about health care.

Scientific Practice And Ordinary Action

Author: Michael Lynch
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521597425
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This controversial book disputes the idea that science is the application of a unified method or the outgrowth of a progressive history of ideas.

Genesis And Development Of A Scientific Fact

Author: Ludwik Fleck
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226253251
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The sociological dimension of science is studied using the discovery of the Wasserman reaction and its accidental application as a test for syphilis as a basis, and examining the role of cultural conditioning and error in scientific ...

Epistemic Cultures

Author: Karin Knorr Cetina
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674039681
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In this book, Karin Knorr Cetina compares two of the most important and intriguing epistemic cultures of our day, those in high energy physics and molecular biology.

Politics Of Nature

Author: Bruno Latour
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674039964
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Skills for the Collective The Third Nature and the Quarrel between the Two "Eco" Sciences Contribution of the Professions to the Procedures of the Houses The Work of the Houses The Common Dwelling, the Oikos 5.

Refiguring Life

Author: Evelyn Fox Keller
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231102056
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This text continues the author's study of how 'scientific technique is both contributor to and product of discourse'.