Reconfiguring Truth: Postmodernism, Science Studies, and the Search for a New Model of Knowledge

Reconfiguring Truth: Postmodernism, Science Studies, and the Search for a New Model of Knowledge

by Steven C. Ward
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0847682609

ISBN-13: 9780847682607

Pub. Date: 10/04/1996

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

This refreshingly original book links the postmodern critique of notions such as "reality" and "truth" with approaches to knowledge found in science and technology studies (STS), a field also discontent with traditional epistemology. Exploring STS approaches to knowledge, such as actor-network theory, Ward forges a path through the impasse of the

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This refreshingly original book links the postmodern critique of notions such as "reality" and "truth" with approaches to knowledge found in science and technology studies (STS), a field also discontent with traditional epistemology. Exploring STS approaches to knowledge, such as actor-network theory, Ward forges a path through the impasse of the modernism vs. postmodernism debate. Reconfiguring Knowledge is an important work for social scientists and theorists, philosophers, historians, and scholars of science and technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847682607
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/04/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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