Unhastening Science: Autonomy and Reflexivity in the Social theory of Knowledge (Liverpool University Press - Studies in European Regional Cultures)

Unhastening Science: Autonomy and Reflexivity in the Social theory of Knowledge (Liverpool University Press - Studies in European Regional Cultures)

Dick Pels


This e-book bargains a brand new account of what makes technology designated between different human goals, significantly enticing with various ways, particularly constructivist and relativist reports of technology and expertise. It specializes in the studied "lack of haste" of technology, its relative freedom from pressure and its socially sanctioned withdrawal from the speedy speed of normal lifestyles. Unhastening Science bargains a balanced and considerate argument which emphasizes the hazards of cosseting technological know-how from the "scourge" of inner festival whereas whilst highlighting the necessity for "distance" among the method of medical suggestion and the quicker equipment of politics, company, activities, and the media.

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