Laboratory Life: The Construction of Scientific Facts by Bruno Latour,Steve Woolgar,Jonas Salk

By Bruno Latour,Steve Woolgar,Jonas Salk

This hugely unique paintings offers laboratory technological know-how in a intentionally skeptical manner: as an anthropological method of the tradition of the scientist. Drawing on fresh paintings in literary feedback, the authors examine how the social international of the laboratory produces papers and different "texts,"' and the way the medical imaginative and prescient of fact turns into that set of statements thought of, in the mean time, too dear to alter. The e-book relies on box paintings performed through Bruno Latour in Roger Guillemin's laboratory on the Salk Institute and gives a tremendous hyperlink among the sociology of contemporary sciences and laboratory stories within the historical past of science.

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