Epistemic Cultures: How the Sciences Make Knowledge

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Epistemic Cultures: How the Sciences Make Knowledge - Cetina, Karin Knorr, and Knorr-Cetina, K, and Knorr Cetina, Karin

How does science create knowledge? Epistemic cultures, shaped by affinity, necessity, and historical coincidence, determine how we know what we know. In this book, Karin Knorr Cetina compares two of the most important and intriguing epistemic cultures of our day, those in high energy physics and molecular biology. The first ethnographic study to ...

Epistemic Cultures: How the Sciences Make Knowledge 1999, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674258945

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