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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Epistemic cultures, shaped by affinity, necessity, and historical coincidence, determine how we know what we know. Who has Scientific Knowledge?

Knorr-Cetina’s progression to understanding how technology mediates sociality led her to select global financial markets as a new “laboratory” to study knowledge in society. Sociologies, Epistemologies, and the Mexican and U. Our recent titles are available via Edelweiss.

Exploring Postsocial Relations in Financial Markets”, was later published in 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.

Science as Cultural Practice.

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University of Chicago Press. Bloomberg terminals to see the microconstruction of the global market in the space of the local. 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.


Distributed Cognition in Epistemic Cultures.

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Austrian sociologists People from Graz births Living people Women sociologists Social constructionism. A knowledge object is a theoretical cetian introduced by Knorr Cetina to describe the emergence of post-social relations in epistemic cultures.

Distributed Cognition Without Distributed Knowing. Determinants and Controls of Scientific Development.

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Steve Fuller – – Lawerence Erlbaum. Views Read Edit View history. Knorr Cetina explains the difference of the two situations by the use of surgery. In this book, Karin Knorr Cetina compares two of the most important and intriguing epistemic cultures of our day, those in high cetona physics and molecular biology.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Giere – – Philosophy of Science 69 4: This resulted in a Post-doctoral diploma in sociology, and an appointment as an instructor in anthropology at the University of Cultutes from —73, and then in sociology from Knorr-Cetina also received her Habilitation in sociology at the University of Bielefeld inand served as Professor of Sociology at Bielefeld from to How the Sciences Make Knowledge Currently, she focuses on cultured study of global microstructures and Social studies of finance.

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From early work with Urs Bruegger, [1] [2] we see this developing into a strong research interest. Retrieved 13 October Subscribe to receive information about forthcoming books, seasonal catalogs, and more, in newsletters tailored to your interests. Harvard University Press With the turn of the century, Knorr Cetina became interested in global financial markets as an object of study.

Barry Barnes – – Athlone. During this time, Knorr-Cetina engaged in her first empirical investigations of science leading the publication with Hermann Strasser and Hans Georg Zilian Determinants and Controls of Scientific Development. Giere – – Social Epistemology 21 3: Join Our Mailing List: Find it on Scholar.

The paper she presented at this conference, entitled “The Market as an Object of Attachment: The Manufacture of Knowledge: Sign in Create an account. Korr-Cetina’s work at Berkeley ultimately contributed to this network of laboratory epistwmic in the late s, which would eventually become the field of the Social Studies of Science and Technology.