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  • ISBN: 9780226078908
  • ISBN10: 0226078906

Scientific Practice Theories and Stories of Doing Physics

by Jed Z. Buchwald

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 11/01/1995
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List of FiguresAnalytical Contents1: IntroductionIan Hacking2: Context and ConstraintsPeter L. Galison3: Beyond Constraint: The Temporality of Practice and the Historicity of KnowledgeAndrew Pickering4: Experimenting in the Natural Sciences: A Philosophical ApproachHans Radder5: Scientific Practice: The View from the TabletopBrian S. Baigrie6: Following Scientists through Society? Yes, but at Arm's Length!Yves Gingras7: Why Hertz Was Right about Cathode RaysJed Z. Buchwald8: Is the Identification of Experimental Error Contextually Dependent? The Case of Kaufmann's Experiment and Its Varied ReceptionGiora Hon9: Scientific Conclusions and Philosophical Arguments: An Inessential TensionMargaret Morrison10: Where Experiments End: Tabletop Trials in Victorian AstronomySimon Schaffer11: The Sturdy Protestants of Science: Larmor, Trouton, and the Earth's Motion through the EtherAndrew WarwickConclusionJed Z. Buchwald, Sylvan S. Schweber.ReferencesContributorsIndex
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