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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
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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
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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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