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    Narrative Science and Narrative Knowing. Introduction to Special Issue on Narrative Science.Mary S. Morgan & M. Norton Wise - 2017 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 62:1-5.
  2. Science Without Laws. Model Systems, Cases, Exemplary Narratives.Angela N. H. Creager, Elizabeth Lunbeck & M. Norton Wise - 2008 - Journal of the History of Biology 41 (1):199-202.
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    Science as (Historical) Narrative.M. Norton Wise - 2011 - Erkenntnis 75 (3):349-376.
    The traditional mode of explanation in physics via deduction from partial differential equations is contrasted here with explanation via simulations. I argue that the different technologies employed constitute different languages, which support different sorts of narratives. The narratives that accompany simulations and articulate their meaning are typically historical or natural historical in kind. They explain complex phenomena by growing them rather than by referring them to general laws. Examples of such growth simulations and growth narratives come from the evolution of (...)
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    Growing Explanations: Historical Perspectives on Recent Science.M. Norton Wise (ed.) - 2004 - Duke University Press.
    This collection addresses a post-WWII shift in the hierarchy of scientific explanations, where the highest goal moves from reductionism towards some ...
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  5. Thoughts on the Politicization of Science Through Commercialization.M. Norton Wise - 2006 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 73 (4):1253-1272.
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    On the Narrative Form of Simulations.M. Norton Wise - 2017 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 62:74-85.
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    Mediating Machines.M. Norton Wise - 1988 - Science in Context 2 (1):77-113.
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    Making Visible.M. Norton Wise - 2006 - Isis 97 (1):75-82.
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    Work and Waste: Politican Economy and Natural Philosophy in Nineteenth Century Britain (I).M. Norton Wise & Crosbie Smith - 1989 - History of Science 27 (4):263-301.
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    Work and Waste: Political Economy and Natural Philosophy in Nineteenth Century Britain (III).M. Norton Wise & Crosbie Smith - 1990 - History of Science 28 (3):221-261.
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  11. Mediations: Enlightenment Balancing Acts, or the Technologies of Rationalism.M. Norton Wise - 1993 - In Paul Horwich (ed.), World Changes. Thomas Kuhn and the Nature of Science. MIT Press. pp. 207--256.
     
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    Work and Waste: Political Economy and Natural Philosophy in Nineteenth Century Britain (II).M. Norton Wise & Crosbie Smith - 1989 - History of Science 27 (78):391-449.
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    Electromagnetic Theory in the Nineteenth Century.M. Norton Wise - 1990 - In R. C. Olby, G. N. Cantor, J. R. R. Christie & M. J. S. Hodge (eds.), Companion to the History of Modern Science. Routledge.
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    The Culture of Quantum Chaos.M. Norton Wise & David C. Brock - 1998 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 29 (3):369-389.
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    Afterward: Humboldt Was Right.M. Norton Wise - 2018 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 70:82-86.
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    Kelvin and Stokes: A Comparative Study in Victorian Physics. David B. Wilson.M. Norton Wise - 1989 - Isis 80 (4):712-713.
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    The Enemy Without and the Enemy withinHigher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science. Paul R. Gross, Norman Levitt.M. Norton Wise - 1996 - Isis 87 (2):323-327.
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    Does the History of Physics Help Him?M. Norton Wise - 1992 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 22 (1):122-130.
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    Thoughts on Politicization of Science Through Commercialization.M. Norton Wise - 2011 - In M. Carrier & A. Nordmann (eds.), Science in the Context of Application. Springer. pp. 283--299.
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  20. Realism is Dead.M. Norton Wise - 2005 - Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 86 (1):269-286.
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    Afterward: Humboldt Was Right 1.M. Norton Wise - forthcoming - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A.
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    Agency.M. Norton Wise - 2016 - Isis 107 (4):781-784.
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    Epilogue: “Man, That Woman Can Talk!”.M. Norton Wise - 2016 - In Susan Neiman, Peter Galison & Wendy Doniger (eds.), What Reason Promises: Essays on Reason, Nature and History. De Gruyter. pp. 247-252.