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After the Science Wars

edited by Keith M. Ashman and Philip S. Baringer
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0415212081, 041521209X (pbk.)
Contents
  • 1 Introduction: the "science wars" / Philip S. Baringer 1
  • 2 What the Social Text affair does and does not prove: a critical look at "science studies" / Alan D. Sokal 14
  • 3 Randomized thoughts of a cultural turncoat / Adrian L. Melott 30
  • 4 Reading and relativism: an introduction to the science wars / Gabriel Stolzenberg 33
  • 5 Pure objects and useful knowledges / Barry Shank, Shari Speer, Alan Thompson, Sarah Wayland 66
  • 6 Objectivity and ethno-feminist critiques of science / Ann E. Cudd 80
  • 7 Measuring the Hubble constant: objectivity under the telescope / Keith M. Ashman 98
  • 8 Above, beyond, and at the center of the science wars: a postcolonial reading / Ziauddin Sardar 120
  • 9 Voodoo medicine in a scientific world / Robert L. Park 140
  • 10 Stigma of reason: irrationalism as a problem for social theory / David Norman Smith 151
  • 11 Reenchantment of science: a fit end to the science wars? / Steve Fuller 183
  • 12 Anticipations: a science-fiction author dramatizes the issues / James Gunn 209.
Description
vi, 224 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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