Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (alk. paper) — isbn (pbk.: alk. paper) 1. Science — Philosophy. 2. Science. A nice derangement of epistemes: post-positivism in the study of science from and the science wars; Conclusion: the hyperbolic derangement of epistemes. Filling a gap in scholarship to date, A Nice Derangement of Epistemes will appeal to historians, philosophers, philosophers of science, and the broader scientific.

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Zammito – – Journal of the Philosophy of History 6 3: In essence, Zammito argues that none of the problems with positivism provides the slightest justification for denigrating empirical inquiry and scientific practice, delivering quite a blow to the “discipline” postmodern science studies.

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For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: His book is, in the end, a cautionary tale about academic standards, defending derangemebt, philosophy, and sociology of science. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Slavery after Rome, — This linguistic turn led to claims that science needs to be situated in both historical and social contexts, but the claims of recent “science studies” only deepened the philosophical quandary.


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References to this book Scandalous Knowledge: Creatively Undecided Menachem Fisch. Filling a gap in scholarship to date, A Nice Derangement of Epistemes will appeal to historians, philosophers, philosophers of science, and the broader scientific community.

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University of Chicago Press His book can almost be read as a cautious defense of social and cultural studies of science, although his was moved to write it, he explains, by his distress at the postmodern abandonment of the ideal of truth. Account Options Sign in. Jeff Kochan – – Social Studies of Science 40 4: From ‘Implications’ to ‘Dimensions’: Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.


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