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.

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.

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 "bête noire of the science worshipers," gives us his most philosophically informed book since Science in Action.

Science As Practice And Culture

Author: Andrew Pickering
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226668010
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Andrew Pickering has invited leading historians, philosophers, sociologists, and anthropologists of science to prepare original essays for this volume.

Science Democracy And The American University

Author: Andrew Jewett
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107027268
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"This book fundamentally reinterprets the rise of the natural and social sciences as sources of political authority in modern America.

We Have Never Been Modern

Author: Bruno Latour
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674076753
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A summation of the work of one of the most influential and provocative interpreters of science, it aims at saving what is good and valuable in modernity and replacing the rest with a broader, fairer, and finer sense of possibility.

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 ...

Making Human Geography

Author: Kevin R. Cox
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781462512836
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This book cogently examines how human geography has developed from a field with limited self-awareness regarding method and theory to the vibrant study of society and space that it is today.