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    Rethinking Expertise.H. M. Collins & Robert Evans - 2007 - University of Chicago Press.
    ISBN-13: 978-0-226-11360-9 (cloth : alk. paper) ISBN-10: 0-226-11360-4 ... HM651.C64 2007 158.1—dc22 2007022671 The paper used in this publication meets the minimum requirements of the American National Standard for Information ...
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    Changing Order: Replication and Induction in Scientific Practice.H. M. Collins - 1985 - University of Chicago Press.
    This fascinating study in the sociology of science explores the way scientists conduct, and draw conclusions from, their experiments. The book is organized around three case studies: replication of the TEA-laser, detecting gravitational rotation, and some experiments in the paranormal. "In his superb book, Collins shows why the quest for certainty is disappointed. He shows that standards of replication are, of course, social, and that there is consequently no outside standard, no Archimedean point beyond society from which we can lever (...)
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  3. Epistemological Chicken HM Collins and Steven Yearley.H. M. Collins - 1992 - In Andrew Pickering (ed.), Science as Practice and Culture. University of Chicago Press. pp. 301.
  4. The Seven Sexes: A Study in the Sociology of a Phenomenon, or the Replication of Experiments in Physics.H. M. Collins - 1975 - Sociology 9 (2):205.
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    A Strong Confirmation Of The Experimenters' Regress.H. M. Collins - 1994 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 25 (3):493-503.
  6. The One Culture? A Conversation About Science.Jay A. Labinger & H. M. Collins - 2001
     
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    What is TRASP?: The Radical Programme as a Methodological Imperative.H. M. Collins - 1981 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 11 (2):215.
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    The Place of the ‘Core-Set’ in Modern Science: Social Contingency with Methodological Propriety in Science.H. M. Collins - 1981 - History of Science 19 (1):6-19.
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    The Experimenter's Regress as Philosophical Sociology.H. M. Collins - 2002 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 33 (1):149-156.
    I will divide my discussion into two. In the first part I will discuss Godin and Gingras's delicious claim that the experimenter's regress is anticipated by Sextus Empiricus's formulation of scepticism. In the second part, I will try to deal with Godin and Gingras's ‘critical argument’, that the experimenter's regress would be redundant if we were less concerned with ‘frightening philosophers’.
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    "When" Do Scientists Prefer to Vary Their Experiments?H. M. Collins - 1984 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 15 (2):169.
  11. Two Kinds of Actions: A Phenomenological Study.H. M. Collins & M. Kusch - 1995 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 55 (4):799-819.
    In this paper, we will explain and analyse a phenomenological distinction between two kinds of actions. The distinction we have in mind is the difference between those actions that actors try, or are satisfied, to carry out, in like situations, ‘in the same way’, and all other actions. We call the first kind ‘mimeomorphic actions’ and the second kind ‘polimorphic actions’. We will define these two kinds of actions, and their species, on the basis of their characteristic intentions and experiences, (...)
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    Journey Into Space HM Collins and Steven Yearley.H. M. Collins - 1992 - In Andrew Pickering (ed.), Science as Practice and Culture. University of Chicago Press. pp. 369.
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    We Have Never Been Modern. Bruno Latour, Catherine Porter.H. M. Collins - 1994 - Isis 85 (4):672-674.
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    Laboratory Life: The Construction of Scientific Facts. Bruno Latour, Steve Woolgar.H. M. Collins - 1988 - Isis 79 (1):148-149.
  15. Sociology of Scientific Knowledge: A Source Book.H. M. Collins (ed.) - 1982 - Bath University Press.
     
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    The Elusive Science: Origins of Experimental Psychical Research. Seymour H. Mauskopf, Michael R. McVaugh.H. M. Collins - 1981 - Isis 72 (4):670-671.
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    Sociology of Knowledge Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact. By Ludwik Flek. Ed. By Thaddeus J. Trenn and Robert K. Merton. Translated by Fred Bradley and Thaddeus J. Trenn. Chicago & London: Chicago University Press, 1979. Pp. Xxviii + 203. £10.50 $22.75. [REVIEW]H. M. Collins - 1981 - British Journal for the History of Science 14 (2):208-209.
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    Book Reviews : The Social Bases of Scientific Discoveries. By Augustine Brannigan. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981. Pp. XI + 212. $29.95. Paper $11.95. [REVIEW]H. M. Collins - 1985 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 15 (3):377-380.
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    Replication of Experiments: A Sociological Comment.H. M. Collins - 1978 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 1 (3):391-392.
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    Interests and the Growth of KnowledgeBarry Barnes.H. M. Collins - 1980 - Isis 71 (1):159-160.
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    Sociology of Science: A Sociological Pilgrimage. Michael Mulkay.H. M. Collins - 1993 - Isis 84 (3):622-623.
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    Lead Into Gold: The Science of Finding Nothing.H. M. Collins - 2003 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 34 (4):661-691.
    Scientists are always doing experiments or making observations that disappoint them. Most negative experiments are consigned to the file drawer. But in physics, lead is regularly transmuted into gold by treating a negative result as an upper limit—an observation of the maximum strength of the phenomenon under investigation. The logic and sociology of upper limits and the logic and sociology of positive results are different. I explore the difference through a case study in the physical sciences. In the conclusion I (...)
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    Constructivist Critiques of the Research Program.H. M. Collins - 1996 - Knowledge and Policy 9 (2-3):53-76.
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  24. Two Kinds of Actions: A Phenomenological Study.H. M. Collins & M. Kusch - 1995 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 55 (4):799-819.
    In this paper, we will explain and analyse a phenomenological distinction between two kinds of actions. The distinction we have in mind is the difference between those actions that actors try, or are satisfied, to carry out, in like situations, ‘in the same way’, and all other actions. We call the first kind ‘mimeomorphic actions’ and the second kind ‘polimorphic actions’. We will define these two kinds of actions, and their species, on the basis of their characteristic intentions and experiences, (...)
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  25. "The Social Bases of Scientific Discoveries" by Augustine Brannigan.H. M. Collins - 1985 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 15 (3):377.
     
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  26. The Sociology of Science: Problems, Approaches, and ResearchJerry Gaston.H. M. Collins - 1980 - Isis 71 (3):487-488.