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The one culture? : a conversation about science

Author: Jay A Labinger; H M Collins
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text is a discussion of issues that have been raised by the "Science Wars" (science versus the arts and humanities). The book presents papers for discussion, and then commentaries on those  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jay A Labinger; H M Collins
ISBN: 0226467228 9780226467221 0226467236 9780226467238
OCLC Number: 45629846
Description: xi, 329 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Does science studies undermine science? Wittgenstein, Turing, and Polanyi as precursors for science studies and the science wars / Trevor Pinch --
Science and sociology of science: beyond war and peace / Jean Bricmont, Alan Sokal --
Is a science peace process necessary? / Michael Lynch --
Caught in the crossfire? The public's role in the science wars / Jane Gregory, Steve Miller --
Life inside a case study / Peter R. Saulson --
Conversing seriously with sociologists / N. David Mermin --
How to be antiscientific / Steven Shapin --
Physics and history / Steven Weinberg / Science studies as epistemography / Peter Dear --
From social construction to questions for research: the promise of the sociology of science / Kenneth G. Wilson, Constance K. Barsky --
A Martian sends a postcard home / Harry Collins --
Awakening a sleeping giant? / Jay A. Labinger --
Remarks on methodological relativism and "antiscience' / Jean Bricmont, Alan Sokat --
One more round with relativism / Harry Collins --
Overdetermination and contingency / Peter Dear --
Reclaiming responsibility / Jane Gregory --
Split personalities, or the science wars within / Jay A. Labinger --
Situated knowledge and common enemies: therapy for the science wars / Michael Lynch --
Real essences and human experience / N. David Mermin --
It's a conversation! / Trevor Pinch --
Confessions of a believer / Peter R. Saulson --
Barbarians at which gates? / Steven Shapin --
Peace at last? / Steven Weinberg --
Reply to our critics / Jean Bricmont, Alan Sokal --
Crown jewels and rough diamonds: the source of science's authority / Harry Collins. Another visit to epistemography / Peter Dear --
Let's not get too agreeable / Jay A. Labinger --
Causality, grammar, and working philosophies: some final comments / Michael Lynch --
Readings and misreadings / N. David Mermin --
Peace for whom and on whose terms? / Trevor Pinch --
Pilgrims' progress / Peter R. Saulson --
Historiographical uses of scientific knowledge / Steven Weinberg --
Beyond social construction / Kenneth G. Wilson, Constance K. Barsky.
Responsibility: edited by Jay A. Labinger and Harry Collins.
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