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The one culture? [electronic resource] :a conversation about science / edited by Jay A. Labinger and Harry Collins.

Contributor(s): Labinger, Jay A [რედაქტორი] | Collins, H. M. (Harry M.), 1943- [რედაქტორი].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (xi, 329 p.).ISBN: 9780226467245 (electronic bk.); 0226467244 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Science -- Social aspects | Science and state | Science -- Philosophy | Science | Sciences -- Aspect social | Politique scientifique et technique | Sciences -- Philosophie | SCIENCE -- Philosophy & Social Aspects | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Social Aspects | Wetenschapsbeoefening | Geesteswetenschappen | Natuurwetenschappen | Wetenschapsfilosofie | Naturwissenschaften | Philosophie | Physik | მეცნიერება | მეცნიერება და სახელმწიფო | მეცნიერება - ფილოსოფიაGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 303.48/3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Does science studies undermine science? Wittgenstein, Turing, and Polanyi as precursors for science studies and the science wars / Trevor Pinch -- Science and sociology of science: beyond war and peace / Jean Bricmont, Alan Sokal -- Is a science peace process necessary? / Michael Lynch -- Caught in the crossfire? The public's role in the science wars / Jane Gregory, Steve Miller -- Life inside a case study / Peter R. Saulson -- Conversing seriously with sociologists / N. David Mermin -- How to be antiscientific / Steven Shapin -- Physics and history / Steven Weinberg / Science studies as epistemography / Peter Dear -- From social construction to questions for research: the promise of the sociology of science / Kenneth G. Wilson, Constance K. Barsky -- A Martian sends a postcard home / Harry Collins -- Awakening a sleeping giant? / Jay A. Labinger -- Remarks on methodological relativism and "antiscience' / Jean Bricmont, Alan Sokat -- One more round with relativism / Harry Collins -- Overdetermination and contingency / Peter Dear -- Reclaiming responsibility / Jane Gregory -- Split personalities, or the science wars within / Jay A. Labinger -- Situated knowledge and common enemies: therapy for the science wars / Michael Lynch -- Real essences and human experience / N. David Mermin -- It's a conversation! / Trevor Pinch -- Confessions of a believer / Peter R. Saulson -- Barbarians at which gates? / Steven Shapin -- Peace at last? / Steven Weinberg -- Reply to our critics / Jean Bricmont, Alan Sokal -- Crown jewels and rough diamonds: the source of science's authority / Harry Collins.
Another visit to epistemography / Peter Dear -- Let's not get too agreeable / Jay A. Labinger -- Causality, grammar, and working philosophies: some final comments / Michael Lynch -- Readings and misreadings / N. David Mermin -- Peace for whom and on whose terms? / Trevor Pinch -- Pilgrims' progress / Peter R. Saulson -- Historiographical uses of scientific knowledge / Steven Weinberg -- Beyond social construction / Kenneth G. Wilson, Constance K. Barsky.
Summary: So far the "Science Wars" have generated far more heat than light. Combatants from one or the other of what C.P. Snow famously called "the two cultures" (science versus the arts and humanities) have launched bitter attacks but have seldom engaged in constructive dialogue about the central issues. In The One Culture?, Jay A. Labinger and Harry Collins have gathered together some of the world's foremost scientists and sociologists of science to exchange opinions and ideas rather than insults. The contributors find surprising areas of broad agreement in a genuine conversation.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-315) and index.

Does science studies undermine science? Wittgenstein, Turing, and Polanyi as precursors for science studies and the science wars / Trevor Pinch -- Science and sociology of science: beyond war and peace / Jean Bricmont, Alan Sokal -- Is a science peace process necessary? / Michael Lynch -- Caught in the crossfire? The public's role in the science wars / Jane Gregory, Steve Miller -- Life inside a case study / Peter R. Saulson -- Conversing seriously with sociologists / N. David Mermin -- How to be antiscientific / Steven Shapin -- Physics and history / Steven Weinberg / Science studies as epistemography / Peter Dear -- From social construction to questions for research: the promise of the sociology of science / Kenneth G. Wilson, Constance K. Barsky -- A Martian sends a postcard home / Harry Collins -- Awakening a sleeping giant? / Jay A. Labinger -- Remarks on methodological relativism and "antiscience' / Jean Bricmont, Alan Sokat -- One more round with relativism / Harry Collins -- Overdetermination and contingency / Peter Dear -- Reclaiming responsibility / Jane Gregory -- Split personalities, or the science wars within / Jay A. Labinger -- Situated knowledge and common enemies: therapy for the science wars / Michael Lynch -- Real essences and human experience / N. David Mermin -- It's a conversation! / Trevor Pinch -- Confessions of a believer / Peter R. Saulson -- Barbarians at which gates? / Steven Shapin -- Peace at last? / Steven Weinberg -- Reply to our critics / Jean Bricmont, Alan Sokal -- Crown jewels and rough diamonds: the source of science's authority / Harry Collins.

Another visit to epistemography / Peter Dear -- Let's not get too agreeable / Jay A. Labinger -- Causality, grammar, and working philosophies: some final comments / Michael Lynch -- Readings and misreadings / N. David Mermin -- Peace for whom and on whose terms? / Trevor Pinch -- Pilgrims' progress / Peter R. Saulson -- Historiographical uses of scientific knowledge / Steven Weinberg -- Beyond social construction / Kenneth G. Wilson, Constance K. Barsky.

So far the "Science Wars" have generated far more heat than light. Combatants from one or the other of what C.P. Snow famously called "the two cultures" (science versus the arts and humanities) have launched bitter attacks but have seldom engaged in constructive dialogue about the central issues. In The One Culture?, Jay A. Labinger and Harry Collins have gathered together some of the world's foremost scientists and sociologists of science to exchange opinions and ideas rather than insults. The contributors find surprising areas of broad agreement in a genuine conversation.

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