Science Studies Reader

ISBN-10: 0415918685
ISBN-13: 9780415918688
Edition: 1999
Authors: Mario Biagioli
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Description: The Science Studies Reader pulls together the foundational essays in science studies by the field's key scholars, including the cultural study of science, feminism and science, the relation of technology to society and humans.

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Book details

List price: $70.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 1/13/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 606
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.574
Language: English

The Science Studies Reader pulls together the foundational essays in science studies by the field's key scholars, including the cultural study of science, feminism and science, the relation of technology to society and humans.

Jessica Riskinis an Associate Professor of History at Stanford University.Mario Biagioliis Professor of the History of Science at Harvard.

Table of Contents
Introduction
Agential Realism: Feminist Interventions in Understanding Scientific Practices
Aporias of Scientific Authorship: Credit and Responsibility in Contemporary Biomedicine
The Specificity of Scientific Field and the Social Conditions of the Progress of Reason
Muscles and Engines: Indicator Diagrams and Helmholtz's Graphical Methods
Some Elements of a Sociology of Translation: Domestication of the Scallops and the Fisherman of St. Brieuc Bay
Reading Science Studies Writing
The TEA Set: Tacit Knowledge and Scientific Networks
Objectivity and the Escape from Perspective
Styles of Reasoning, Conceptual History, and the Emergence of Psychiatry
Trading Zone: Coordinating Action and Belief
Making Up People
Situated Knowledge: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective
On the Problem of Chinese Science
The Evolution of Large Technological Systems
In the Beginning Was the Word?: The Genetic Code and the Book of Life
The Gender/Science System: or, Is Sex to Gender as Nature Is to Science?
Moral Economy, Material Culture, and Community in Drosophila Genetics
Give Me a Laboratory and I Will Raise the World
One More Turn After the Social Turn...
Was the Last Turn the Right Turn?: The Semiotic Turn
Science in Antiquity: The Greek and Chinese Cases and Their Relevance to the Problems of Culture and Cognition
Pictures, Texts, and Objects: The Literary Language Game of Bird-Watching
Nuclear Missile Testing and the Social Construction of Accuracy
Toward an Anthropology of Immunology: The Body as Nation State
The Mangle of Practice: Agency and Emergence in the Sociology of Science
Quantification and the Accounting Ideal in Science
Artificiality and Enlightenment: From Sociobiology to Biosociality
Experimental Systems: Historiality, Narration and Deconstruction
Thinking Dia-Grams: Mathematics, Writing, and Virtual Reality
Understanding Scientific Practices: Cultural Studies of Science as a Philosophical Program
Late Victorian Metrology and Its Instrumentation: A Manufactory of Ohms
The House of Experimentation in Seventeenth-Century England
Institutional Ecology, "Translation," and Boundary Objects: Amateurs and Professionals in Berkeley's Mu

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