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: 34.44 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
Size: 70.95 MB
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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.

Life Explained

Author: Michel Morange
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300142390
Size: 26.70 MB
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But in the intervening years, science has marched sometimes leaped forward, and now the question What is life? must be posed once again.In this accessible and fascinating book, Michel Morange draws on recent advances in molecular genetics, ...

Scientific Practice And Ordinary Action

Author: Michael Lynch
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521597425
Size: 61.49 MB
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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.

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'.

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 ...