The Resource A house built on sand : exposing postmodernist myths about science, edited by Noretta Koertge, (ebook)

A house built on sand : exposing postmodernist myths about science, edited by Noretta Koertge, (ebook)

Label
A house built on sand : exposing postmodernist myths about science
Title
A house built on sand
Title remainder
exposing postmodernist myths about science
Statement of responsibility
edited by Noretta Koertge
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q172
LC item number
.H68 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Koertge, Noretta
  • NC Live e-Pub Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Science and state
  • Research
Label
A house built on sand : exposing postmodernist myths about science, edited by Noretta Koertge, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3052066
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Bashful eggs, macho sperm, and Tonypandy
  • Paul R. Gross
  • Engineer dissects two case studies: Hayles on fluid mechanics, and MacKenzie on statistics
  • Philip A. Sullivan
  • Evidence-free forensics and enemies of objectivity
  • Paul R. Gross
  • Is Darwinism sexist? (And if it is, so what?)
  • Michael Ruse
  • When experiments fail: is "cold fusion" science as normal?
  • William J. McKinney
  • Scrutinizing science studies
  • Avoiding the experimenters' regress
  • Allan Franklin
  • Latour's relativity
  • John Huth
  • In defense of Bacon
  • Alchemy, domination, and gender
  • William R. Newman
  • What's wrong with the strong programme's case study of the "Hobbes-Boyle" dispute
  • Cassandra L. Pinnick
  • Postmodernisms and the problem of scientific literacy
  • Noretta Koertge
  • Noretta Koertge
  • End of science, the central dogma of science studies, Monsieur Jordain, and Uncle Vanya
  • Norman Levitt
  • Epistemic charity of the social constructivist critics of science and why the third world should refuse the offer
  • Meera Nanda
  • What the social text affair does and does not prove
  • Alan D. Sokal
  • What the Sokal hoax ought to teach us
  • Paul A. Boghossian
  • Plea for science studies
  • Philip Kitcher
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 322 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3052066
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3052066
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3052066
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10142352
  • (CaONFJC)MIL52962
  • (OCoLC)922952690
Label
A house built on sand : exposing postmodernist myths about science, edited by Noretta Koertge, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3052066
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Bashful eggs, macho sperm, and Tonypandy
  • Paul R. Gross
  • Engineer dissects two case studies: Hayles on fluid mechanics, and MacKenzie on statistics
  • Philip A. Sullivan
  • Evidence-free forensics and enemies of objectivity
  • Paul R. Gross
  • Is Darwinism sexist? (And if it is, so what?)
  • Michael Ruse
  • When experiments fail: is "cold fusion" science as normal?
  • William J. McKinney
  • Scrutinizing science studies
  • Avoiding the experimenters' regress
  • Allan Franklin
  • Latour's relativity
  • John Huth
  • In defense of Bacon
  • Alchemy, domination, and gender
  • William R. Newman
  • What's wrong with the strong programme's case study of the "Hobbes-Boyle" dispute
  • Cassandra L. Pinnick
  • Postmodernisms and the problem of scientific literacy
  • Noretta Koertge
  • Noretta Koertge
  • End of science, the central dogma of science studies, Monsieur Jordain, and Uncle Vanya
  • Norman Levitt
  • Epistemic charity of the social constructivist critics of science and why the third world should refuse the offer
  • Meera Nanda
  • What the social text affair does and does not prove
  • Alan D. Sokal
  • What the Sokal hoax ought to teach us
  • Paul A. Boghossian
  • Plea for science studies
  • Philip Kitcher
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 322 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3052066
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3052066
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3052066
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10142352
  • (CaONFJC)MIL52962
  • (OCoLC)922952690

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