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Sociology of the sciences

Sociology of the sciences CRITICAL STUDY DESCIENTIFICATION OF SCIENCE AHARON KANTOROVlCH SOCIOLOGY OF THE SCIENCES, a Yearbook, Managing editor: R.D. Whitley, Dordrecht: D. Reidel. Volume I, 1977: The Social Production of Scientific Knowledge, edited by Everett Mendelsohn, Peter Weingart and Richard Whitley, 294 pp. Volume II, 1978: The Dynamics of Science and Technology, edited by Wolfgang Krohn, Edwin T. Layton, Jr., and Peter Weingart, 293 pp. 0. Introduction The issues discussed in the first two volumes of the yearbook are not confined to the sociological study of science in the narrow sense; they are embedded in a broad realm within which philosoph- ical, historiographical and sociological considerations meet, a realm in which very fruitful debates and research programs have flourished in recent years. In the present article I would like to expose a general theme which emerges from some of the articles of the first volume (SPSK) and which bears also on the subject matter of the second volume (DST). This line of thought fits in with a general trend which has been developing in the scientific and philosophical study of science for some time. 1. The Emergence of Sociologism in the Study of Science The scientific study of science is in a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Philosophia Springer Journals

Sociology of the sciences

Philosophia , Volume 12 (1): 19 – Dec 1, 1982

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Springer Journals
Copyright
1982 Bar-Ilan University
ISSN
0048-3893
eISSN
1574-9274
DOI
10.1007/BF02379366
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Abstract

CRITICAL STUDY DESCIENTIFICATION OF SCIENCE AHARON KANTOROVlCH SOCIOLOGY OF THE SCIENCES, a Yearbook, Managing editor: R.D. Whitley, Dordrecht: D. Reidel. Volume I, 1977: The Social Production of Scientific Knowledge, edited by Everett Mendelsohn, Peter Weingart and Richard Whitley, 294 pp. Volume II, 1978: The Dynamics of Science and Technology, edited by Wolfgang Krohn, Edwin T. Layton, Jr., and Peter Weingart, 293 pp. 0. Introduction The issues discussed in the first two volumes of the yearbook are not confined to the sociological study of science in the narrow sense; they are embedded in a broad realm within which philosoph- ical, historiographical and sociological considerations meet, a realm in which very fruitful debates and research programs have flourished in recent years. In the present article I would like to expose a general theme which emerges from some of the articles of the first volume (SPSK) and which bears also on the subject matter of the second volume (DST). This line of thought fits in with a general trend which has been developing in the scientific and philosophical study of science for some time. 1. The Emergence of Sociologism in the Study of Science The scientific study of science is in a

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Published: Dec 1, 1982

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