Laboratory Life: The Construction Of Scientific Facts, 2nd Edition

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ISBN : 9780691028323
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Laboratory Life: The Construction of Scientific Facts, 2nd Edition

This highly original work presents laboratory science in a deliberately skeptical way: as an anthropological approach to the culture of the scientist. Drawing on recent work in literary criticism, the authors study how the social world of the laboratory produces papers and other "texts,"' and how the scientific vision of reality becomes that set of statements considered, for the time being, too expensive to change. The book is based on field work done by Bruno Latour in Roger Guillemin's laboratory at the Salk Institute and provides an important link between the sociology of modern sciences and laboratory studies in the history of science.

Specifications of Laboratory Life: The Construction of Scientific Facts, 2nd Edition

GENERAL
AuthorBruno Latour, Steve Woolgar
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition2nd
ISBN-10069102832X
ISBN-139780691028323
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Number Of Pages296
Publication Date1986-09-01
DIMENSIONS
Height8.43 inch.
Length5.47 inch.
Width0.77 inch.
Weight0.75 pounds.

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