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Pandora's Hope

Essays on the Reality of Science Studies

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PAPERBACK

$36.50 • £29.95 • €33.00

ISBN 9780674653368

Publication Date: 06/30/1999

Short

336 pages

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

20 halftones, 28 line illustrations

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  • 1. “Do You Believe in Reality?”: News from the Trenches of the Science Wars
  • 2. Circulating Reference: Sampling the Soil in the Amazon Forest
  • 3. Science’s Blood Flow: An Example from Joliot’s Scientific Intelligence
  • 4. From Fabrication to Reality: Pasteur and His Lactic Acid Ferment
  • 5. The Historicity of Things: Where Were Microbes before Pasteur?
  • 6. A Collective of Humans and Nonhumans: Following Daedalus’s Labyrinth
  • 7. The Invention of the Science Wars: The Settlement of Socrates and Callicles
  • 8. A Politics Freed from Science: The Body Cosmopolitic
  • 9. The Slight Surprise of Action: Facts, Fetishes, Factishes
  • Conclusion: What Contrivance Will Free Pandora’s Hope?
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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