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    Laboratizing and de-laboratizing the world: changing sociological concepts for places of knowledge production.Michael Guggenheim - 2012 - History of the Human Sciences 25 (1):99-118.
    How has sociology framed places of knowledge production and what is the specific power of the laboratory for this history? This article looks in three steps at how sociology and Science and Technology Studies have historically framed the world as laboratory. First, in early sociology, the laboratory was an important metaphor to conceive of sociology as a scientific enterprise. In the 1950s, the trend reversed and with the emergence of a ‘qualitative sociology’, sociology was seen in opposition to laboratory work. (...)
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  2. Symmetrical twins: On the relationship between Actor-Network theory and the sociology of critical capacities.Jörg Potthast & Michael Guggenheim - 2012 - European Journal of Social Theory 15 (2):157-178.
    This article explores the elective affinities between Actor-Network Theory and the sociology of critical capacities. It argues that these two research programmes can be understood as symmetrical twins. We show the extent to which the exchange between Bruno Latour and Luc Boltanski has influenced their respective theoretical developments. Three strong encounters between the twin research programmes may be distinguished. The first encounter concerns explanations for social change. The second encounter focuses on the status of objects and their relationship to places. (...)
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    Im Elfenbeinbunker (Replik auf Michael Schmid: Theorievergleich in den Sozialwissenschaften).Michael Guggenheim - 2001 - Ethik Und Sozialwissenschaften 12 (4):511-512.
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