Culture in global knowledge societies: knowledge cultures and epistemic cultures. KARIN KNORR CETINA. Department of Sociology, University of Konstanz. Epistemic Cultures: Forms of Reason in Science. Karin Knorr Cetina. Inside the Epistemic: Rationality and Context. Rationality is a conspicuous yet neglected. Epistemic Cultures: How the Sciences Make Knowledge, by Karin Knorr. Cetina. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, xix + pp. Karin Knorr.

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Shortly before her arrival in California, the French philosopher-turned-sociologist Bruno Latour and British sociologist Steven Woolgar began their well known “laboratory studies” at the Salk Institute in southern California. Although Goffman is widely published and read in these areas, much has changed since cehina day and Knorr Cetina conceptualized such changes.

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During this time, Knorr-Cetina engaged in her first empirical investigations of science leading the publication with Hermann Strasser and Hans Georg Zilian Determinants and Controls of Scientific Development. The two collaborated on over a dozen articles on global financial markets. Knorr Cetina explains the difference of the two situations by the use of surgery.


Who has Scientific Knowledge? Epistemic cultures, shaped by affinity, necessity, and historical coincidence, determine how we know what we know. She shifted her focus toward sociology as she found that cultural anthropology at the time was too focused on episteimc concerns, while she was more interested in contemporary social epixtemic.

Distributed Cognition in Epistemic Cultures.

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Elistemic as Cultural Practice. Distributed Cognition Without Distributed Knowing. Harvard University Press This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat Knorr-Cetina – – Pergamon Press. University of Chicago Press.

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In this book, Karin Knorr Cetina compares two of the most important and intriguing epistemic cultures of our day, those in high energy physics and molecular Retrieved 13 October Knorr-Cetina also received her Habilitation in sociology at the University of Bielefeld inand served as Professor of Sociology at Bielefeld from to Work on epistemology and social constructionism.

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Retrieved 6 July Our recent titles are available via Edelweiss. Subscribe to receive information about forthcoming books, seasonal catalogs, and more, in newsletters tailored to your interests. How does science create knowledge?


Sign in Create an account. Procedural Knowledge in the Cooperative Development of Science. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. How the Sciences Make Knowledge, published in Knorr-Cetina studied at the University of Viennareceiving a Ph. Request removal from index.

The financial market infrastructure also comprises a “global scopic system” that integrates news and information across the world. Society for Social Studies of Science.

Sociologies, Epistemologies, and the Mexican and U. Her co-author was Urs Bruegger, a former foreign exchange dealer.

Without looking at the patient through the screen, the job would not be able to be done and would remain a face-to-face, social situation.

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Austrian sociologists People from Graz births Living people Women sociologists Social constructionism. Her dissertation research focused on the structural analysis of oral literature. The first suggestion of this new field site was in the article “Sociality with objects: Views Read Edit View history.