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Epistemic Cultures How the Sciences Make Knowledge by Karin Knorr Cetina

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Epistemology, theory of knowledge,
  • Mathematics and Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Science,
  • Scientists,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Epistemology,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Knowledge, Theory of,
  • Social aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7692453M
ISBN 100674258940
ISBN 109780674258945

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