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Constructing Knowledge in the History of Science
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Constructing Knowledge in the History of Science (Paperback)

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Providing a review of current controversies, emerging agendas and recent research in the history of science, these essays are organized to consider such themes as knowledge and values, gender or authorship; knowledge constructed by discipline, chronology or geography; and knowledge in related fields. Contributors include: Lorraine Daston on the moral economy of science; Evelyn Fox Keller on gender in science; Sally Gregory Kohlstedt on women in science; David C. Lindberg on medieval science and its religious context; Shigeru Nakayama on East Asian science; Daniel J. Kevles and Gerald L. Geison on the modern experimental life sciences; Joan L. Richards on mathematics and the human mind; Nancy J. Nersessian on cognitive science and history of science; John Harley Warner on history of science and the sciences of medicine; Thomas Nickles on philosophy of science and history of science; and Stephen Brush on scientists as historians.

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