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  • The Body Multiple

    The Body Multiple
    av Annemarie Mol

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822329176

    "The Body Multiple" is an ethnography of an ordinary disease. Drawing on fieldwork in a Dutch university hospital, Annemarie Mol looks at the day-to-day diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerosis.

  • The Body Multiple

    The Body Multiple
    av Annemarie Mol

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822329022

    The Body Multiple is an extraordinary ethnography of an ordinary disease. Drawing on fieldwork in a Dutch university hospital, Annemarie Mol looks at the day-to-day diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerosis. A patient information leaflet might desc…

  • Mathematics, Science, and Postclassical Theory

    Mathematics, Science, and Postclassical Theory

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318576

    Mathematics, Science, and Postclassical Theory is a unique collection of essays dealing with the intersections between science and mathematics and the radical reconceptions of knowledge, language, proof, truth, and reality currently emerging from po…

  • Mathematics, Science, and Postclassical Theory

    Mathematics, Science, and Postclassical Theory

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318637

    Mathematics, Science, and Postclassical Theory is a unique collection of essays dealing with the intersections between science and mathematics and the radical reconceptions of knowledge, language, proof, truth, and reality currently emerging from po…

  • The Mangle in Practice

    The Mangle in Practice

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822343738

    In The Mangle of Practice (1995), the renowned sociologist of science Andrew Pickering argued for a reconceptualization of research practice as a "mangle," an open-ended, evolutionary, and performative interplay of human and non-human agency. While…

  • The Mangle in Practice

    The Mangle in Practice

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822343516

    In The Mangle of Practice (1995), the renowned sociologist of science Andrew Pickering argued for a reconceptualization of research practice as a "mangle," an open-ended, evolutionary, and performative interplay of human and non-human agency. While…

  • On the Modern Cult of the Factish Gods

    On the Modern Cult of the Factish Gods
    av Bruno Latour

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822348160

    On the Modern Cult of the Factish Gods continues the project that the influential anthropologist, philosopher, and science studies theorist Bruno Latour advanced in his book We Have Never Been Modern. There he redescribed the Enlightenment idea of u…

  • On the Modern Cult of the Factish Gods

    On the Modern Cult of the Factish Gods
    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822348252

    On the Modern Cult of the Factish Gods continues the project that the influential anthropologist, philosopher, and science studies theorist Bruno Latour advanced in his book We Have Never Been Modern. There he redescribed the Enlightenment idea of u…

  • The Effortless Economy of Science?

    The Effortless Economy of Science?
    av Philip Mirowski

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822333227

    A leading scholar of the history and philosophy of economic thought, Philip Mirowski argues that there has been a top-to-bottom transformation in how scientific research is organized and funded in Western countries over the past two decades and that…

  • The Effortless Economy of Science?

    The Effortless Economy of Science?
    av Philip Mirowski

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822333104

    A leading scholar of the history and philosophy of economic thought, Philip Mirowski argues that there has been a top-to-bottom transformation in how scientific research is organized and funded in Western countries over the past two decades and that…

  • Complexities

    Complexities

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328469

    These essays examine complexity from a variety of perspectives and cover an array of case studies and topics that include market behaviour, medical interventions, aeronautical design, the governing of supranational states, ecology, road-building, me…

  • Complexities

    Complexities

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328315

    Although much recent social science and humanities work has been a revolt against simplification, this volume explores the contrast between simplicity and complexity to reveal that this dichotomy, itself, is too simplistic. John Law and Annemarie Mo…

  • The Provocative Joan Robinson

    The Provocative Joan Robinson
    av Nahid Aslanbeigui

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822345381

    One of the most original and prolific economists of the twentieth century, Joan Robinson (1903-83) is widely regarded as the most important woman in the history of economic thought. Robinson studied economics at Cambridge University, where she made…

  • The Provocative Joan Robinson

    The Provocative Joan Robinson
    av Nahid Aslanbeigui

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822345213

    One of the most original and prolific economists of the twentieth century, Joan Robinson (1903-83) is widely regarded as the most important woman in the history of economic thought. Robinson studied economics at Cambridge University, where she made…

  • Chinese Medicine in Contemporary China

    Chinese Medicine in Contemporary China
    av Volker G. Scheid

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328575

    As a traditional healing art that has established a contemporary global presence, Chinese medicine defies categories and raises many interesting questions. If Chinese medicine is "traditional," why has it not disappeared with the rest of traditional…

  • Chinese Medicine in Contemporary China

    Chinese Medicine in Contemporary China
    av Volker G. Scheid

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328728

    In attempting to illuminate the plurality inherent in Chinese medical practice, Scheid redefines - and in some cases abandons - traditional anthropological concepts such as tradition, culture, and practice, in favour of approaches from disciplines s…

  • The Ontogeny of Information

    The Ontogeny of Information
    av Susan Oyama

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822324317

    The Ontogeny of Information is a critical intervention into the ongoing and perpetually troubling nature-nurture debates surrounding human development. Originally published in 1985, this was a foundational text in what is now the substantial field o…

  • The Ontogeny of Information

    The Ontogeny of Information
    av Susan Oyama

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822324669

    A critical intervention into the ongoing nature-nurture debates surrounding human development. Susan Oyama argues that nature and nurture are not alternative influences on human development but, rather, developmental products and the developmental p…

  • Tissue Economies

    Tissue Economies
    av Robert Mitchell

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822337577

    As new medical technologies are developed, more and more human tissues-such as skin, bones, heart valves, embryos, and stem cell lines-are stored and distributed for therapeutic and research purposes. The accelerating circulation of human tissue fra…

  • Tissue Economies

    Tissue Economies
    av Robert Mitchell

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822337706

    As new medical technologies are developed, more and more human tissues-such as skin, bones, heart valves, embryos, and stem cell lines-are stored and distributed for therapeutic and research purposes. The accelerating circulation of human tissue fra…

  • Genes in Development

    Genes in Development

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822336563

    In light of scientific advances such as genomics, predictive diagnostics, genetically engineered agriculture, nuclear transfer cloning, and the manipulation of stem cells, the idea that genes carry predetermined molecular programs or blueprints is p…

  • Genes in Development

    Genes in Development

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822336679

    In light of scientific advances such as genomics, predictive diagnostics, genetically engineered agriculture, nuclear transfer cloning, and the manipulation of stem cells, the idea that genes carry predetermined molecular programs or blueprints is p…

  • Emergence and Embodiment

    Emergence and Embodiment

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822345817

    Emerging in the 1940s, the first cybernetics-the study of communication and control systems-was mainstreamed under the names artificial intelligence and computer science and taken up by the social sciences, the humanities, and the creative arts. In…

  • Emergence and Embodiment

    Emergence and Embodiment

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822346005

    Emerging in the 1940s, the first cybernetics-the study of communication and control systems-was mainstreamed under the names artificial intelligence and computer science and taken up by the social sciences, the humanities, and the creative arts. In…

  • Aircraft Stories

    Aircraft Stories
    av John Law

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328124

    In Aircraft Stories noted sociologist of technoscience John Law tells "stories" about a British attempt to build a military aircraft-the TSR2. The intertwining of these stories demonstrates the ways in which particular technological projects can be…

  • Aircraft Stories

    Aircraft Stories
    av John Law

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328247

    In Aircraft Stories noted sociologist of technoscience John Law tells "stories" about a British attempt to build a military aircraft-the TSR2. The intertwining of these stories demonstrates the ways in which particular technological projects can be…

  • Evolution's Eye

    Evolution's Eye
    av Susan Oyama

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822324720

    Susan Oyama rejects the determinism inherent in the nature/nurture debate. In this volume, she elaborates on her work on developmental systems by spelling out that work's implications for the fields of evolutionary theory, developmental and social p…

  • Evolution's Eye

    Evolution's Eye
    av Susan Oyama

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822324362

    In recent decades, Susan Oyama and her colleagues in the burgeoning field of developmental systems theory have rejected the determinism inherent in the nature/nurture debate, arguing that behavior cannot be reduced to distinct biological or environm…

  • Growing Explanations

    Growing Explanations

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822333074

    For much of the twentieth century scientists sought to explain objects and processes by reducing them to their components-nuclei into protons and neutrons, proteins into amino acids, and so on-but over the past forty years there has been a marked tu…

  • Growing Explanations

    Growing Explanations

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822333197

    For much of the twentieth century scientists sought to explain objects and processes by reducing them to their components-nuclei into protons and neutrons, proteins into amino acids, and so on-but over the past forty years there has been a marked tu…

  • Science without Laws

    Science without Laws

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822340683

    Physicists regularly invoke universal laws, such as those of motion and electromagnetism, to explain events. Biological and medical scientists have no such laws. How then do they acquire a reliable body of knowledge about biological organisms and hu…

  • Science without Laws

    Science without Laws

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822340461

    Physicists regularly invoke universal laws, such as those of motion and electromagnetism, to explain events. Biological and medical scientists have no such laws. How then do they acquire a reliable body of knowledge about biological organisms and hu…

  • The Heavens on Earth

    The Heavens on Earth

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822346289

    The Heavens on Earth explores the place of the observatory in nineteenth-century science and culture. Astronomy was a core pursuit for observatories, but usually not the only one. It belonged to a larger group of "observatory sciences" that also inc…

  • The Heavens on Earth

    The Heavens on Earth

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822346401

    The Heavens on Earth explores the place of the observatory in nineteenth-century science and culture. Astronomy was a core pursuit for observatories, but usually not the only one. It belonged to a larger group of "observatory sciences" that also inc…

  • How Economics Became a Mathematical Science

    How Economics Became a Mathematical Science
    av E. Roy Weintraub

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328568

    This volume traces the history of economics through the prism of the history of mathematics in the 20th century.

  • How Economics Became a Mathematical Science

    How Economics Became a Mathematical Science
    av E. Roy Weintraub

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328711

    In How Economics Became a Mathematical Science E. Roy Weintraub traces the history of economics through the prism of the history of mathematics in the twentieth century. As mathematics has evolved, so has the image of mathematics, explains Weintraub…

  • Whither China?

    Whither China?

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822326595

    Whither China? presents an in-depth and wide-angled picture of Chinese intellectual life during the last decade of the millennium, as China struggled to move beyond the shadow of the Tiananmen tragedy. Because many cultural and intellectual paradigm…

  • Imre Lakatos and the Guises of Reason

    Imre Lakatos and the Guises of Reason
    av John Kadvany

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822326601

    The Hungarian emigre Imre Lakatos (1922-1974) earned a worldwide reputation through the influential philosophy of science debates involving Thomas Kuhn, Paul Feyerabend, and Sir Karl Popper. In Imre Lakatos and the Guises of Reason John Kadvany show…

  • Imre Lakatos and the Guises of Reason

    Imre Lakatos and the Guises of Reason
    av John Kadvany

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822326496

    The Hungarian emigre Imre Lakatos (1922-1974) earned a worldwide reputation through the influential philosophy of science debates involving Thomas Kuhn, Paul Feyerabend, and Sir Karl Popper. In Imre Lakatos and the Guises of Reason John Kadvany show…