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Wild Knowledge : Science, Language, and Social Life in a Fragile Environment.

Author: Will Wright
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1988.
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Science is an incoherent form of knowledge, and, despite technical proficiency, it is conceptually wrong, wrong about nature, and wrong about knowledge" (p. 3). With this radical premise, Will Wright's intentions in this book are to challenge the.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Will Wright
ISBN: 9780816684243 0816684243
OCLC Number: 437191426
Description: 1 online resource (252 pages)
Contents: Contents; Preface; Introduction: Ecological Incoherence; ONE: The Desperate Privilege of Science; TWO: Belief Systems; THREE: Nature as Politics; FOUR: The Mathematics of Knowledge; FIVE: The Knowing Individual; SIX: Scientific Social Theory; SEVEN: The Dilemma of Rationality; EIGHT: The Reference to Language; NINE: The Ecology of Language; References; Index.

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Science is an incoherent form of knowledge, and, despite technical proficiency, it is conceptually wrong, wrong about nature, and wrong about knowledge" (p. 3). With this radical premise, Will Wright's intentions in this book are to challenge the.

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