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Defining science : a rhetoric of demarcation

Author: Charles Alan Taylor
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1996.
Series: Rhetoric of the human sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is science? What isn't science? And who draws the line between them? This book presents the theoretical and cultural underpinnings of scientific practice. It shows how boundaries between  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Alan Taylor
ISBN: 0299150305 9780299150303 0299150348 9780299150341
OCLC Number: 34149770
Description: vii, 292 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Rhetorical Ecology of Science --
2. Philosophical Perspectives: Of Propositions, Procedures, and Politics --
3. Historical and Social Studies of Science and Their Rhetorical Reconstructions --
4. Demarcating Science Rhetorically --
5. The Rhetorical Construction of Science and Creation Science --
6. Demarcating Cold Fusion: Rationality, Material Interests, and "Good Science" --
Postscript: Stabilizations and Provocations.
Series Title: Rhetoric of the human sciences.
Responsibility: Charles Alan Taylor.

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