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Epistemic Cultures

How the Sciences Make Knowledge

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$42.00 • £33.95 • €38.00

ISBN 9780674258945

Publication Date: 05/01/1999

Short

352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftone, 11 line illustrations

World

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Karin Knorr Cetina is Otto Borchert Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Sciences at the University of Chicago.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2001 Robert K. Merton Book Award, Science, Knowledge, and Technology Section of the American Sociological Association
  • 2001 Ludwik Fleck Prize, Society for Social Studies of Science
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