Epistemic cultures : how the sciences make knowledge (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Epistemic cultures : how the sciences make knowledge

Epistemic cultures : how the sciences make knowledge

Author: K Knorr-Cetina
Publisher: Cambridge Mass. [etc.] : Harvard University Press, 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd printingView all editions and formats

How does science create knowledge? Epistemic cultures, shaped by affinity, necessity and historical coincidence, determine how people know and what they know. This text compares two epistemic  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K Knorr-Cetina
ISBN: 0674258932 9780674258938 0674258940 9780674258945
OCLC Number: 1039575616
Awards: Winner of Robert K. Merton Book Award 2001
Nominated for Pfizer Award 2001
Description: xiii, 329 p. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Karin Knorr Cetina.


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[Karin Cetina] has studied the behavior and practices of physicists in the process of trying to acquire knowledge of the basic components of the universe, and of biologists seeking empirical Read more...

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