Experiment and Orientation: Early Systems of in vitro Protein Synthesis [Book Review]

Journal of the History of Biology 26 (3):443 - 471 (1993)
The living world is one of complexity, the result of innumerable interactions among organisms, cells, molecules. In analyzing a problem, the biologist is constrained to focus on a fragment of reality, on a piece of the universe which he arbitrarily isolates to define certain of its parameters.In biology, any study thus begins with the choice of a “system.” On this choice depend the experimenter's freedom to maneuver, the nature of the questions he is free to ask, and even, often, the type of answer he can obtain
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.2307/4331280
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
Download options
PhilPapers Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 15,831
External links
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
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (1993). Experiment und Orientierung: Frühe Systeme der in vitro Proteinbiosynthese. NTM International Journal of History and Ethics of Natural Sciences, Technology and Medicine 1 (1):237-253.
Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (1992). Experiment, Difference, and Writing: I. Tracing Protein Synthesis. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 23 (2):305-331.
H. Landecker (2002). New Times for Biology: Nerve Cultures and the Advent of Cellular Life in Vitro. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 33 (4):667-694.

Monthly downloads

Added to index


Total downloads

9 ( #245,785 of 1,724,890 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

1 ( #349,138 of 1,724,890 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature

Start a new thread
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.