In his new book, Thomas Gieryn argues that a better explanation for the cultural authority of science lies downstream, when scientific claims leave laboratories. CULTURAL. BOUNDARIES OF. SCIENCE credibility on the line. 9Scienc o Sharlin. THOMAS E. GIERYN. Page 2. Preface. I have always been fond of maps. PDF | In Cultural Boundaries of Science (), Thomas Gieryn provides many examples of the ways in which the boundaries among science.

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Was phrenology good science? The chapter on congress and NSF funding is particularly relevant these days of federal cutbacks for science and education.

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Cultural Boundaries of Science Credibility on the Line

Alice added it Jun 29, Science remains a pliable cultural space, flexibly reshaped to claim credibility for some beliefs while denying it to others. No trivia or quizzes yet.


Ivan Flis added it May 12, On such occasions, we use “maps” to decide who to believe—cultural maps demarcating “science” from pseudoscience, ideology, faith, or nonsense. Paperbackpages.

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Gieryn looks at episodes of boundary-work: Magnus Axen marked it as to-read Sep 23, Ash – – Berichte Zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte 29 3: Dana added it Dec 14, What is Basic Research? Gieryn looks at episodes of boundary-work: Contesting Credibility Cartographically 1.

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Contents Contesting Credibility Cartographically. Science Logic and Mathematics. Sandra rated it really liked it Jan 08, Magnus – – MacHack. Joseph Rouse – – Philosophy of Science 58 4: In a timely epilogue, Gieryn finds this same controversy at the heart of the raging “science wars.

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Michael Laurentius rated it really liked it Apr 22, Veronika added it May 14, Published January 15th by University of Chicago Press. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. How about cold fusion?