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Sismondo, Sergio

An Introduction to Science and Technology Studies

Sismondo, Sergio - An Introduction to Science and Technology Studies, ebook

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An Introduction to Science and Technology Studies, Second Edition reflects the latest advances in the field while continuing to provide students with a road map to the complex interdisciplinary terrain of science and technology studies.

  • Distinctive in its attention to both the underlying philosophical and sociological aspects of science and technology

  • Explores core topics such as realism and social construction, discourse and rhetoric, objectivity, and the public understanding of science  

  • Includes numerous empirical studies and illustrative examples to elucidate the topics discussed

  • Now includes new material on  political economies of scientific and technological knowledge, and democratizing technical decisions

  • Other features of the new edition include improved readability, updated references, chapter reorganization, and more material on medicine and technology

Keywords: technology, expertise, knowledge, social construction, epistemology, Kuhn, objectivity

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
2
Page amount
256 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444358889
Printed ISBN
9781405187657

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