ISBN-10:
0745650635
ISBN-13:
9780745650630
Pub. Date:
10/17/2016
Publisher:
Wiley
Bruno Latour / Edition 1

Bruno Latour / Edition 1

by Gerard de Vries
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ISBN-13: 9780745650630
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/17/2016
Series: Key Contemporary Thinkers Series
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,214,259
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gerard de Vries is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy of Science at the University of Amsterdam.

Table of Contents

Preface

1 Empirical philosophy

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Making Paris visible

1.3 The path towards 'empirical philosophy'

1.4 The power of addition

2 Science studies

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Sociology of Scientific Knowledge

2.3 An anthropologist visits a laboratory

2.4 Anatomy of a scientific paper

2.5 Realism in and about science

3 Science and society

3.1 Introduction

3.2 The Pasteurization of France: War and Peace of Microbes

3.3 The Pasteurization of France: Irreductions

3.4 Another turn after the social turn

3.5 The turn to ontology

4 Another social science

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Deploying what makes up the social

4.3 Deploying how the social is stabilized

4.4 Shifting focus

5 A philosophy for our time

5.1 Introduction

5.2 We have never been modern

5.3 The modern Constitution

5.4 Relationism

5.5 Cosmopolitics

6 A comparative anthropology of the Moderns

6.1 Introduction

6.2 A research protocol for a comparative anthropology

6.3 'Empirical philosophy' redefined

6.4 Inquiring 'modes of existence'

6.5 The modern experience: fifteen modes

6.6 Facing 'Gaia'

7 Bibliography

Index

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