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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 123–125.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Knowledge , in whose twenty-fifth anniversary issue this essay appears. T. S. Kuhn Kuhnianism irrationalism scientific method positivism philosophy of science Copyright © 1997 1997 ...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 441–452.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the origins of contextualism to Kuhn and his theory that paradigms of scientific knowledge are incommensurable, this essay then argues that Kuhnian method is formal, with scant concern for content, and that Kuhn’s work was vatic, more than philosophical or historical. Kuhn’s depiction of his sudden, blinding...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 50–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
... that the advance of science and the scientific method at once presupposes and demon- strates the illegitimacy of metaphysical sources of knowledge about the natural and social worlds. Implicit in these developments is the promise of mastery— of control...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 August 2009
... , and ing that “the relation of history to physics” ( physics” to history of relation “the that ing ( science” of rank the to history “rais[ing] for argue they history; of study the to conceived, broadly methods, scientific applying of sity...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 230–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
... arguments on topics including theory and method, nonhuman agency and politics, and technical mediation. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 actor-network theory anthropology Bruno Latour disciplinary translations literary studies Common Knowledge 26:2 DOI 10.1215/0961754X-8188844 ©...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2016
... able method able desir with aim, and in method more be should “scientific” losophy, forth so and phi music, literature, of art, study the rather, that is, applauded. argument Their be to view,my occur, in long whereoverdue they are, and, directions those in Moves them...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 402–423.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of Latour and Haraway) is an inside view, situated within the horizons and practices of ethical and epistemic communities, and with no ambition to transcend them. Every move, including appeals to scientific method, rationality, and intelligence, takes place within the game of cultural politics, since...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 251–279.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., “See how easy it is to be plausible, and what absurd propositions can be defended by a little ingenuity and distortion and departure from strictly scientific methods.” 14 Later the same year, in a preface to the second edition of Erewhon , Butler returns to this point: “I regret that reviewers...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 473–487.
Published: 01 September 2016
... absolute,because be must reality absolutely.that is condition ontological The of reality aspects various the grasp to in order methods scientific and tools conceptual explicit entirely and exact, fect, of per requirement the is condition former The one ontological...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the in poststructuralism and heyday ofthe structuralism idea the take of both that scientificand method scientific granted.law Sincefor the scientism of ­ Lévi- aboutboth interesting most is what meantime, the in perspectives ofSTS gence emer the given and structuralism, over controversy the from...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 424–442.
Published: 01 September 2022
... . Chemero Anthony . Radical Embodied Cognitive Science . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2009 . Collins Harry . Changing Order: Replication and Induction in Scientific Practice . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 1985 . Dewey John . Democracy and Education . Vol. 9...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... This is the sense in which Stengers argues that the sciences today are under assault by the knowledge economy. She is not worried about attacks on scientific objectivity or rational methods, since these were never the source of scientific achievements anyway. Rather, her concern is that the mobilization of science...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 380–401.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962), with the idea that no one method can grant exclusive access to reality. I agree that science studies is the place to go, but I think that the most useful insights come from work that comes after Kuhn, work that takes up many of the same issues...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 239–248.
Published: 01 April 2012
... as disadvantages. It is true that, on the negative side, fuzzy thinking implies failure to see illuminating distinctions that splitters 1.  Morris Kline, Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty (New 2.  Jack H. Hexter, “The Historical Method of Christo- York: Oxford University Press, 1980), 6. pher Hill” (1975...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 368–421.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and Hierarchy in John Milton's Paradise Lost .” In The Epic in History , edited by Davidson Lola S. , Mukherjee S. N. , and Zdenko Zlatar , 176 – 92 . Sydney : Sydney Studies , 1994 . Wisan Winfred L. “ Galileo's Scientific Method: A Re-examination .” In New Perspectives...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 152–177.
Published: 01 January 2002
... because they contradicted the Bible. On the other hand, the thrust of the movements we call—with some hes- itations—the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment was anticontextual in the sense that participants, fascinated by the geometrical method, were con- cerned with formulating laws...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 485–517.
Published: 01 August 2004
... in the discipline’s implied insistence that all religious phenom- ena, without exception, are fruitfully approached as human products and studied with the same literary and social-scientific methods. The egalitarianism of reli- gious studies, as currently pursued (especially in the United States), denies...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 January 2010
... education in the possibilities and limits of democratic political life in a scientific age. Duke University Press 2010 Symposium: Apology for Quietism, Part 4 The Critic as Quietist Thorstein Veblen’s Radical Realism Sidney Plotkin No one ever...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2022
... the Bible. On the other hand, the thrust of the movements we call—with some hesitations—the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment was anticontextual in the sense that participants, fascinated by the geometrical method, were concerned with formulating the laws of nature and society, generalisations...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 273–279.
Published: 01 April 2002
... proposed, have found wide acceptance. They are 1.the rejection of the idea of “analytic truth,” and with it the idea that philosophy can any longer claim to have a distinctive method or subject matter; and 1.Willard Van Orman Quine,Pursuit...