David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Laura Nader (ed.)
Naked Science is about contested domains and includes different science cultures: physics, molecular biology, primatology, immunology, ecology, medical environmental, mathematical and navigational domains. While the volume rests on the assumption that science is not autonomous, the book is distinguished by its global perspective. Examining knowledge systems within a planetary frame forces thinking about boundaries that silence or affect knowledge-building. Consideration of ethnoscience and technoscience research within a common framework is overdue for raising questions about deeply held beliefs and assumptions we all carry about scientific knowledge. We need a perspective on how to regard different science traditions because public controversies should not be about a glorified science or a despicable science. Contributors are: Ward Goodenough, Eloisa and Brent Berlin, Colin Scott, Jean Lave, Emily Martin, Troy Duster, Hugh Gusterson, Charles Schwartz, Joan Fujimura, Sharon Traweek, Estellie Smith, Ellen Bielawaski, David Jacobon, Charles Ziegler, Pamela Asquith.
|Keywords||Anthropology Philosophy Science Philosophy Science Social aspects Knowledge, Sociology of Power (Social sciences|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$13.83 used (74% off) $33.64 new (36% off) $51.78 direct from Amazon (1% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||GN33.N35 1996|
|ISBN(s)||0415914647 0415914655 9780415914659|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
Pamela J. Asquith, Japanese Science and Western Hegemonies: Primatology and the Limits Set to Questions.
Bjorn Claeson, Emily Martin, Wendy Richardson, Monica Schoch-Spana & Karen-Sue Taussig, Scientific Literacy: What It is, Why It is Important, and Why Scientists Think We Don't Have It.
Joan H. Fujimura & Michael Fortun, Constructing Knowledge Across Social Worlds: The Case of DNA Sequence Databases in Molecular Biology.
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Andrea Bonaccorsi (2010). New Forms of Complementarity in Science. Minerva 48 (4):355-387.
Sandra Harding (2005). "Science and Democracy:" Replayed or Redesigned? Social Epistemology 19 (1):5 – 18.
Alison Wylie (2008). Social Constructionist Arguments in Harding's Science and Social Inequality. Hypatia 23 (4):pp. 201-211.
James Maffie (2005). The Consequences of Ideas. Social Epistemology 19 (1):63 – 76.
Meera Nanda (2001). A 'Broken People' Defend Science: Reconstructing the Deweyan Buddha of India's Dalits. Social Epistemology 15 (4):335 – 365.
Similar books and articles
Sheila Jasanoff (ed.) (2004). States of Knowledge: The Co-Production of Science and Social Order. Routledge.
Matthew David (2005). Science in Society. Palgrave Macmillan.
Joseph Rouse (1987). Knowledge and Power: Toward a Political Philosophy of Science. Cornell University Press.
Gregoire Mallard, Catherine Paradeise & Ashveen Peerbaye (eds.) (2008). Global Science and National Sovereignty: Studies in Historical Sociology of Science. Routledge.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads21 ( #169,345 of 1,789,736 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #261,181 of 1,789,736 )
How can I increase my downloads?