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Author Zammito, John H., 1948-
Title A nice derangement of epistemes : post-positivism in the study of science from Quine to Latour / John H. Zammito
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2004
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  Q175 Z24 2004    AVAILABLE    30530000773390
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Descript x, 390 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-370) and index
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 wars -- Conclusion : the hyperbolic derangement of epistemes
Subject Science -- Philosophy
Science -- History
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