Laboratory Life: The Construction of Scientific Facts
This highly original work presents laboratory science in a deliberately skeptical way: as an anthropological approach to the culture of the scientist. Drawing on recent work in literary criticism, the authors study how the social world of the laboratory produces papers and other "texts,"' and how the scientific vision of reality becomes that set of statements considered, for the time being, too expensive to change. The book is based on field work done by Bruno Latour in Roger Guillemin's laboratory at the Salk Institute and provides an important link between the sociology of modern sciences and laboratory studies in the history of science.
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Laboratory Life is a profoundly annoying book. It gained its status as a classic for being one of the first books to flesh out what an anthropology of science might look like, in which social ... Read full review
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Very interesting read, but Latour's "naive" approach to scientific research seems a bit ineffective. Read full review
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Limited preview - 1987
FROM ORDER TO DISORDER
The Observer and the Scientist
A Participants Resource
The Observers Dilemma
The Anthropology of Science
The Construction of Order
Materials and Methods
The Organisation of the Argument
The Construction and Dismantling of Facts in Conversation
The Sociological Analysis of Thought Processes
Facts and Artefacts
CYCLES OF CREDIT
Reward and Credibility
Limitations of the Notion of Credit as Reward
The Quest for Crdibility
AN ANTHROPOLOGIST VISITS THE LABORATORY
The Culture of the Laboratory
Articles about Neuroendocrinology
Documents and Facts
The Publication List
The Transformation of Statement Types
THE CONSTRUCTION OF A FACT THE CASE OF TRFH
TRFH in Its Different Contexts
The Isolation and Characterisation of TRFH
A Choice of Strategies
The Elimination of Concurrent Efforts by New Investments
The Construction of a New Object
The Peptidic Nature of TRF
Narrowing Down the Possibilities
TRF Moves into Other Networks
THE MICROPROCESSING OF FACTS
Conversion from One Form of Credibility to Another
The Demand for Credible Information
Strategies Positions and Career Trajectories
THE CREATION OF ORDER OUT OF DISORDER
The Main Elements of Our Argument
Order From Disorder
A New Fiction For Old?
Postscript to Second Edition 1986
How Radical is Radical?
The Place of Philosophy
The Demise of the Social
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