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
Size: 72.56 MB
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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: 30.11 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, ...

Science Democracy And The American University

Author: Andrew Jewett
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107027268
Size: 32.56 MB
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"This book fundamentally reinterprets the rise of the natural and social sciences as sources of political authority in modern America.

The Pasteurization Of France

Author: Bruno Latour
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674657618
Size: 51.89 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.

Making Human Geography

Author: Kevin R. Cox
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462512917
Size: 30.49 MB
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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.

Scientific Practice And Ordinary Action

Author: Michael Lynch
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521597425
Size: 62.47 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.

Life Explained

Author: Michel Morange
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300142390
Size: 68.63 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, ...

Laboratory Life

Author: Bruno Latour
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 069102832X
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"The pioneering 'laboratory study' in the sociology of scientific knowledge. . . . The first and, deservedly, the most influential book-length account of day-to-day work in a single laboratory setting."-- ISIS.