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Nice Derangement of Epistemes Post-Positivism in the Study of Science from Quine to Latour

ISBN-10: 0226978621

ISBN-13: 9780226978628

Edition: 2003

Authors: John H. Zammito

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Reconstructing the critiques of positivism, John H. Zammito argues that positivist theories of science provide very little support for fashionable postmodern approaches to science studies.
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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 2/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 406
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
From Positivism to Post-positivism
The Perils of Semantic Ascent: Quine and Post-positivism in the Philosophy of Science
Living in Different Worlds? Kuhn's Misadventures with Incommensurability
Doing Kuhn One Better? The (Failed) Marriage of History and Philosophy of Science
How Kuhn Became a Sociologist (and Why He Didn't Like It): The Strong Program and the Social Construction of Science
All the Way Down: Social Constructivism and the Turn to Microsociological Studies
Women, ANTs, and (Other) Dangerous Things: "Hybrid" Discourses
A Nice Derangement of Epistemes: Radical Reflexivity and the Science WarsConclusion: The Hyperbolic Derangement of Epistemes
Notes
Index