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  1. Objectivity.Lorraine Daston & Peter Galison - 2007 - Zone Books.
    Objectivity has a history, and it is full of surprises. In Objectivity, Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison chart the emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences--and show how the concept differs from its alternatives, truth-to-nature and trained judgment. This is a story of lofty epistemic ideals fused with workaday practices in the making of scientific images. From the eighteenth through the early twenty-first centuries, the images that reveal the deepest commitments of the empirical sciences--from anatomy to crystallography--are those featured in (...)
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  2. Objectivity.Lorraine Daston - 2007 - The MIT Press.
    Prologue: objectivity shock -- Epistemologies of the eye -- Blind sight -- Collective empiricism -- Objectivity is new -- Histories of the scientific self -- Epistemic virtues -- The argument -- Objectivity in shirtsleeves -- Truth-to-nature -- Before objectivity -- Taming nature's variability -- The idea in the observation -- Four-eyed sight -- Drawing from nature -- Truth-to-nature after objectivity -- Mechanical objectivity -- Seeing clear -- Photography as science and art -- Automatic images and blind sight -- Drawing against (...)
     
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  3. The Empire of Chance: How Probability Changed Science and Everyday Life.Gerd Gigerenzer, Zeno Swijtink, Theodore Porter, Lorraine Daston, John Beatty & Lorenz Kruger - 1989 - Cambridge University Press.
    The Empire of Chance tells how quantitative ideas of chance transformed the natural and social sciences, as well as daily life over the last three centuries. A continuous narrative connects the earliest application of probability and statistics in gambling and insurance to the most recent forays into law, medicine, polling and baseball. Separate chapters explore the theoretical and methodological impact in biology, physics and psychology. Themes recur - determinism, inference, causality, free will, evidence, the shifting meaning of probability - but (...)
     
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    A Social History of Truth: Civility and Science in Seventeenth-Century England by Steven Shapin. [REVIEW]Lorraine Daston - 1995 - Journal of Philosophy 92 (7):388-392.
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    Histories of Scientific Observation.Lorraine Daston & Elizabeth Lunbeck (eds.) - 2011 - University of Chicago Press.
    This book makes a compelling case for the significance of the long, surprising, and epistemologically significant history of scientific observation, a history ...
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  6. The Moral Economy of Science.Lorraine Daston - 1995 - Osiris 10:3--24.
  7. The Empire of Observation, 1600-1800.Lorraine Daston - 2011 - In Lorraine Daston & Elizabeth Lunbeck (eds.), Histories of Scientific Observation. University of Chicago Press.
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  8. Biographies of Scientific Objects.Lorraine Daston - 2002 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 23 (3/4):551-551.
    Why does an object or phenomenon become the subject of scientific inquiry? Why do some of these objects remain provocative, while others fade from center stage? And why do objects sometimes return as the focus of research long after they were once abandoned? Addressing such questions, _Biographies of Scientific Objects_ is about how whole domains of phenomena—dreams, atoms, monsters, culture, society, mortality, centers of gravity, value, cytoplasmic particles, the self, tuberculosis—come into being and sometimes pass away as objects of scientific (...)
     
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    On Scientific Observation.Lorraine Daston - 2008 - Isis 99:97-110.
    For much of the last forty years, certain shared epistemological concerns have guided research in both the history and the philosophy of science: the testing of theory , the assessment of evidence, the bearing of theoretical and metaphysical assumptions on the reality of scientific objects, and, above all, the interaction of subjective and objective factors in scientific inquiry. This essay proposes a turn toward ontology—more specifically, toward the ontologies created and sustained by scientific observation. Such a shift in focus would (...)
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    Science Studies and the History of Science.Lorraine Daston - 2009 - Critical Inquiry 35 (4):798-813.
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    Marvelous Facts and Miraculous Evidence in Early Modern Europe.Lorraine Daston - 1991 - Critical Inquiry 18 (1):93-124.
    I have sketched the well-known distinction between facts and evidence not to defend or attack it , but rather as a preface to a key episode in the history of the conceptual categories of fact and evidence. My question is neither, “Do neutral facts exist?” nor “How does evidence prove or disprove?” but rather, “How did our current conceptions of neutral facts and enlisted evidence, and the distinction between them, come to be?” How did evidence come to be incompatible with (...)
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    The Ideal and Reality of the Republic of Letters in the Enlightenment.Lorraine Daston - 1991 - Science in Context 4 (2):367-386.
    The ArgumentThe Republic of Letters of the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries teaches us two lessons about style in science. First, the bearer of style—individual, nation, institution, religious group, region, class—depends crucially on historical context. When the organization and values of intellectual life are self-consciously cosmopolitan, and when allegiances to other entities are culturally more compelling than those to the nation-state, distinctivelynationalstyles are far to seek. This was largely the case for the Republic of Letters, that immaterial but nonetheless real (...)
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  13. Historical Epistemology.Lorraine Daston - 1994 - In James K. Chandler, Arnold Ira Davidson & Harry D. Harootunian (eds.), Questions of Evidence: Proof, Practice, and Persuasion Across the Disciplines. University of Chicago Press. pp. 282--289.
     
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    On Scientific Observation.Lorraine Daston - 2008 - Isis 99 (1):97-110.
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    Type Specimens and Scientific Memory.Lorraine Daston - 2004 - Critical Inquiry 31 (1):153.
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  16. Thinking with Animals: New Perspectives on Anthropomorphism.Lorraine Daston & Gregg Mitman - 2005 - Journal of the History of Biology 38 (3):624-626.
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    The Moral Authority of Nature.Lorraine Daston & Fernando Vidal (eds.) - 2004 - University of Chicago Press.
    For thousands of years, people have used nature to justify their political, moral, and social judgments. Such appeals to the moral authority of nature are still very much with us today, as heated debates over genetically modified organisms and human cloning testify. The Moral Authority of Nature offers a wide-ranging account of how people have used nature to think about what counts as good, beautiful, just, or valuable. The eighteen essays cover a diverse array of topics, including the connection of (...)
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    Taking Note.Lorraine Daston - 2004 - Isis 95:443-448.
    Because reading was and remains a central aspect of doing science, reading practices may provide insights into cognitive practices—such as observation, economies of attention, arts of memory, and the solidification and erosion of belief—in the context of science. Reading has since ancient times been the model for all forms of understanding and possibly also the template upon which other ways of making the world intelligible were formed. Reading practices may also provide keys to the formation of the specifically scientific self, (...)
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    Introduction: Scientific Personae and Their Histories.Lorraine Daston & H. Otto Sibum - 2003 - Science in Context 16 (1-2):1-8.
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  20. Things That Talk: Object Lessons From Art and Science.Lorraine J. Daston (ed.) - 2004 - Zone Books.
    Imagine a world without things. There would be nothing to describe, nothing to explain, remark, interpret, or complain about. Without things, we would stop speaking; we would become as mute as things are alleged to be. In nine original essays, internationally renowned historians of art and of science seek to understand how objects become charged with significance without losing their gritty materiality. True to the particularity of things, each of the essays singles out one object for close attention: a Bosch (...)
     
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    The Factual Sensibility.Lorraine Daston - 1988 - Isis 79:452-467.
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    The Physicalist Tradition in Early Nineteenth Century French Geometry.Lorraine J. Daston - 1986 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 17 (3):269.
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    Ground-Zero Empiricism.Lorraine Daston - 2021 - Critical Inquiry 47 (S2):S55-S57.
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    Taking Note.Lorraine Daston - 2004 - Isis 95 (3):443-448.
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    Science Studies and the History of Science.Lorraine Daston - 2009 - Critical Inquiry 35 (4):798.
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    The Factual SensibilityThe Origins of Museums: The Cabinet of Curiosities in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century EuropeOliver Impey Arthur MacGregorTradescant's Rarities: Essays on the Foundation of the Ashmolean Museum, 1683; With a Catalogue of the Surviving Early CollectionsArthur MacGregorThe Ashmolean Museum, 1683-1894R. F. Ovenell. [REVIEW]Lorraine J. Daston - 1988 - Isis 79 (3):452-467.
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    British Responses to Psycho-Physiology, 1860-1900.Lorraine Daston - 1978 - Isis 69:192-208.
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    Scientific Error and the Ethos of Belief.Lorraine Daston - 2005 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 72 (1):1-28.
  29. Objectivity in Historical Perspective: Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison: Objectivity. New York: Zone Books, 2007, 542pp, $38.95 HB, $28.95 PB.Peter Dear, Ian Hacking, Matthew L. Jones, Lorraine Daston & Peter Galison - 2012 - Metascience 21 (1):11-39.
    Objectivity in historical perspective Content Type Journal Article Category Book Symposium Pages 11-39 DOI 10.1007/s11016-011-9597-2 Authors Peter Dear, Department of History, Cornell University, 435 McGraw Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA Ian Hacking, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, 170 St. George St., Toronto, ON M5R 2M8, Canada Matthew L. Jones, Department of History, Columbia University, 514 Fayerweather Hall, 1180 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027, USA Lorraine Daston, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, Germany (...)
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  30. Introduction. Doing What Comes Naturally.Lorraine Daston & Fernando Vidal - 2004 - In Lorraine Daston & Fernando Vidal (eds.), The Moral Authority of Nature. University of Chicago Press. pp. 1--23.
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    History of Science and History of Philologies.Lorraine Daston & Glenn W. Most - 2015 - Isis 106 (2):378-390.
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  32. Things That Talk: Object Lessons From Art and Science.Lorraine J. Daston (ed.) - 2007 - Zone Books.
    Imagine a world without things. There would be nothing to describe, nothing to explain, remark, interpret, or complain about. Without things, we would stop speaking; we would become as mute as things are alleged to be. In nine original essays, internationally renowned historians of art and of science seek to understand how objects become charged with significance without losing their gritty materiality. True to the particularity of things, each of the essays singles out one object for close attention: a Bosch (...)
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    British Responses to Psycho-Physiology, 1860-1900.Lorraine J. Daston - 1978 - Isis 69 (2):192-208.
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    Enlightenment Calculations.Lorraine Daston - 1994 - Critical Inquiry 21 (1):182-202.
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    The Naturalistic Fallacy Is Modern.Lorraine Daston - 2014 - Isis 105 (3):579-587.
    The naturalistic fallacy appears to be ubiquitous and irresistible. The avant-garde and the rearguard, the devout and the secular, the learned elite and the lay public all seem to want to enlist nature on their side, everywhere and always. Yet a closer look at the history of the term “naturalistic fallacy” and its associated arguments suggests that this way of understanding appeals to nature’s authority in human affairs is of relatively modern origin. To apply this category cross-historically masks considerable variability (...)
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    Introduction.Lorraine Daston & Michael Otte - 1991 - Science in Context 4 (2):223-232.
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  37. Probability and Evidence.Lorraine Daston - 1998 - In Daniel Garber & Michael Ayers (eds.), The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy. Cambridge University Press. pp. 1108--1144.
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    Bacon, Galileo, and Descartes on Imagination and Analogy.Katharine Park, Lorraine Daston & Peter Galison - 1984 - Isis 75:287-289.
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    Objectivity Versus Truth.Lorraine Daston - 2001 - Daimon: Revista Internacional de Filosofía 24:11-22.
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    History of Science in an Elegiac Mode: E. A. Burtt's Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Physical Science Revisited.Lorraine Daston - 1991 - Isis 82:522-531.
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    The Naturalized Female Intellect.Lorraine Daston - 1992 - Science in Context 5 (2):209-235.
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    Whither "Critical Inquiry?".Lorraine Daston - 2004 - Critical Inquiry 30 (2):361-364.
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    Comment.Lorraine Daston - 2004 - Teaching New Histories of Philosophy:307-315.
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    Galilean Analogies: Imagination at the Bounds of Sense.Lorraine Daston - 1984 - Isis 75:302-310.
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    The Humboldtian Gaze.Lorraine Daston - 2010 - In Claus Zittel & Moritz Epple (eds.), Science as Cultural Practice: Vol. I: Cultures and Politics of Research From the Early Modern Period to the Age of Extremes. Akademie Verlag. pp. 45-60.
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  46. Why Does History Matter to Philosophy and the Sciences?Lorenz Krüger, Thomas Sturm, Wolfgang Carl & Lorraine Daston (eds.) - 2005 - Walter DeGruyter.
    What are the relationships between philosophy and the history of philosophy, the history of science and the philosophy of science? This selection of essays by Lorenz Krüger (1932-1994) presents exemplary studies on the philosophy of John Locke and Immanuel Kant, on the history of physics and on the scope and limitations of scientific explanation, and a realistic understanding of science and truth. In his treatment of leading currents in 20th century philosophy, Krüger presents new and original arguments for a deeper (...)
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    Enlightenment Now Concluding Reflections on Knowledge and Belief.Mary B. Campbell, Lorraine Daston, Arnold Ira Davidson, John Forrester & Simon Goldhill - 2007 - Common Knowledge 13 (2-3):429-450.
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    The History of Emergences. [REVIEW]Lorraine Daston - 2007 - Isis 98:801-808.
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    Critical Problems in the History of Science.Martin Rudwick, William Coleman, Edith Sylla & Lorraine Daston - 1981 - Isis 72 (2):267-283.
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    Sweet ReasonThe Nature of Mathematical KnowledgePhilip Kitcher.Lorraine J. Daston - 1984 - Isis 75 (4):717-721.
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