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Wild Knowledge
By Will Wright

Wild Knowledge

Science, Language and Social Life in a Fragile Environment

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Wild Knowledge by Will Wright

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Will Wright argues that scientific knowledge - and specifically physics, as the fundamental science - is primarily an effort at social legitimation, and that its conceptual incoherence as knowledge is now becoming ecological incoherence as social practice. In this argument he attacks the scientific notions of nature, mathematics, the mind and social life, and concludes that the idea of knowledge must be understood ecologically and reflexively as an issue of language, rather than objectively and technically as an issue of nature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816620517
ISBN-10: 0816620512
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 10-Jun-1992
Country of Publication: United States

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