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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Retrieved 13 October 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 biology. ceetina

Social relations in postsocial knowledge societies”followed later by a conference on “The Status of the Object in Social Science” at Brunel University in September How the Sciences Make Knowledge Knorr-Cetina studied at the University of Eistemicreceiving a Ph.

Giere – – Philosophy of Science 69 4: A knowledge object is a theoretical concept introduced by Knorr Cetina to describe cegina emergence of post-social relations in epistemic cultures.

Request removal from index. By looking at epistemic cultures in two sample cases, this book addresses pressing questions about how such expert systems and processes work, what principles inform their cognitive and procedural orientations, and whether their organization, structures, and operations can be extended to other forms of social order.

The empirical research conducted while at Berkeley also became her widely-cited publication The Manufacture of Knowledge: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Added to PP index Total downloads 38, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 6 91, of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Procedural Knowledge in the Cooperative Development of Science. Sociologies, Epistemologies, and the Mexican and U.


Karin Knorr Cetina

Styles of Sociological Thought: Her dissertation research focused on the structural analysis of oral literature. Knorr-Cetina also received her Habilitation in sociology at the University of Ctina inand served as Professor of Sociology at Bielefeld from to 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. The Manufacture of Knowledge: A synthetic situation arises, however, when the surgeon epiwtemic technology like a scope and a screen in order to accomplish the task at hand.

Barry Barnes – – Athlone. Epistemic cultures, shaped by affinity, necessity, and historical coincidence, determine how we know what we know. Work on epistemology and social constructionism. Knorr-Cetina’s progression to knlrr how technology mediates sociality led her to select global financial markets as a new “laboratory” to study knowledge in society.

Jaki – – University of Windsor Press. She shifted her focus toward sociology as she found that cultural anthropology at the time was too focused on historical concerns, while she was more interested in contemporary social phenomena.

Karin Knorr Cetina also Karin Knorr-Cetina born 19 July in GrazAustria is an Austrian sociologist well known for her work on epistemology and social constructionismsummarized in the books The Manufacture of Knowledge: In this book, Karin Culturrs Cetina compares two of the most important and intriguing epistemic cultures of our day, those in high energy physics and molecular Examples include an online video chat, playing video games against others on the Internet or even a business deal done via videoconference.

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The paper she presented at this conference, entitled “The Market as an Object of Attachment: Spyridon Palermos – – Synthese 9: This resulted in a Post-doctoral diploma in sociology, and an appointment as an instructor in anthropology at the University of Vienna from —73, and then in sociology from Korr-Cetina’s work at Berkeley ultimately contributed to this network of laboratory studies in the late s, which would eventually become the field of the Social Studies of Science and Technology.


Retrieved 6 July How does science create knowledge? Harvard University Press 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.

Retrieved from ” https: Sign in to use this feature. Our recent titles are available via Edelweiss. Science as Cultural Practice.

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Distributed Cognition Without Distributed Knowing. With the turn of the century, Knorr Cetina became interested in global financial markets as an object of study.

Gabriel Abend – – Cuotures Theory 24 1: Although Goffman is widely published and read in these areas, much has changed since his day and Knorr Cetina conceptualized such changes.

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