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  • The Social Construction of What?
  • Ian Hacking
  • English
  • 16 November 2018
  • 9780674004122

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review Ä eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Ian Hacking summary ☆ The Social Construction of What? N new weapons influences not the content but the form of science In conclusion Hacking comments on the culture wars in anthropology in particular a spat between leading ethnographers over Hawaii and Captain Cook Written with generosity and gentle wit by one of our most distinguished philosophers of science this wise book brings a much needed measure of clarity to current arguments about the nature of knowledge. Social Construction is a specter haunting research Or at least it is one of the focal points of the Science Wars between figures arguing the objectivity and integrity of science usually particle p

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review Ä eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Ian Hacking summary ☆ The Social Construction of What? Lost in the raging debate over the validity of social construction is the uestion of what precisely is being constructed Facts gender uarks reality Is it a person An object An idea A theory Each entails a different notion of social construction Ian Hacking reminds us His book explores an array of examples to reveal the deep issues underlying contentious accounts of realityEspecially troublesome in this dispute. Hacking is remarkable for taking very seriously with fascinating examples a topic that many scientists would blow off He distills much of the social construction literature to three simply put but

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review Ä eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Ian Hacking summary ☆ The Social Construction of What? Is the status of the natural sciences and this is where Hacking finds some of his most telling cases from the conflict between biological and social approaches to mental illness to vying accounts of current research in sedimentary geology He looks at the issue of child abuse very much a reality though the idea of child abuse is a social product He also cautiously examines the ways in which advanced research o. Hacking must have ADD Reading this book is like having a conversation with a person who continually changes the subject though as if the discussion were linear and logical That is not to say that