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Introduction to the Sociology of Science and Technology

Robert Evans

Introduction to the Sociology of Science and Technology

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Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10907958M
    ISBN 100761973451
    ISBN 109780761973454


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In unit 1, we study the philosophy of science sociologists rely on called positivism which asserts we can only gain authentic knowledge.

The Sociology of Scientific Knowledge Prefatory Note 6. Sorokin’s Formulations in the Sociology of Science [with Bernard Barber] 7. Social and Cultural Contexts of Science 8. Changing Foci of Interest in the Sciences and Technology 9.

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