The Science Studies Reader
Edited by Mario Biagioli
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Science Studies Reader by Mario Biagioli
Book DescriptionThe Reader focuses on the practices of modern and contemporary science and technology located in different national and institutional settings, with some attention to non- Western contexts. By mapping some of the open questions and points of tension likely to occupy the field for years to come, the essays in the Readercast fresh light on what "science" means at the end of the twentieth century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415918671
(254mm x 178mm x 39mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mario Biagioli
Nature Engaged, Hardback (November 2012)
This volume gathers essays that focus on the worldliness of science, its inseparable engagement in the major institutional bases of social life: law, market, church, school, and nation.
Making and Unmaking Intellectual Property, Paperback (April 2011)
Examining fundamental concepts and challenging conventional narratives - including those centered around authorship, invention, and the public domain - this book provides an introduction to intellectual property rights, an important intersection of law, culture, and material production.
Galileo's Instruments of Credit, Paperback (June 2007)
Focusing on the aspects of Galileo's scientific life that extended beyond court culture and patronage, this title offers an account of the different systems of exchanges, communication, and credibility at work in Galileo's career. It is intended for readers interested in the history of astronomy and the history of science in general.
Scientific Authorship, Hardback (December 2002)» View all books by Mario Biagioli
Tracks the changing nature and identity of the author in science, both historically and conceptually.
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Author Biography - Mario Biagioli
Mario Biagioli is Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University and the author of Galileo Courtier (1993).
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