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Who knows : from Quine to a feminist empiricism

Author: Lynn Hankinson Nelson
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1990.
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Building on the work of W V 0 Quine, this title establishes a framework for a much-needed dialogue between feminist science critics and other scientists and scholars about the nature of science. It  Read more...

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Named Person: W V Quine; W V Quine; Willard van Orman Quine; W V Quine
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Hankinson Nelson
ISBN: 0877226474 9780877226475
OCLC Number: 20012431
Description: xi, 401 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Reopening a Discussion 1. Empiricism and Feminist Science Criticism 2. Autonomy, Objectivity, and Incommensurability 3. Quine: Science (Almost) without Boundaries 4. Addelson: The Politics of Knowledge 5. Bridges of Our Own making 6. Who Knows 7. Science Communities Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Lynn Hankinson Nelson.

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