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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Karin Knorr Cetina

His nonsense books, mo …. Her co-author was Urs Bruegger, a former foreign exchange dealer. Retrieved 13 October The first ethnographic study to systematically compare two different scientific laboratory cultures, this book sharpens our focus on epistemic cultures as the basis of the knowledge society.

How the Sciences Make Knowledge Although Goffman is widely published and read in these areas, much has changed since his day and Knorr Cetina conceptualized such changes.

How the Sciences Make Knowledge, published epistemi From early work with Urs Bruegger, [1] [2] we see this developing into a strong research interest.

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The Manufacture of Knowledge: Sign in Create an account. Austrian sociologists People from Graz births Living people Women sociologists Social constructionism. 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.

Bloomberg terminals to see the microconstruction of the global market in the space of the local. Determinants and Controls of Scientific Development. Philosophy, Rhetoric, and the End of Knowledge: 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 digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. Epistemic cultures, shaped by affinity, necessity, and historical coincidence, determine how we know what we know. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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 With the turn of the century, Knorr Cetina became interested in global financial markets as an object of study.

Exploring Postsocial Relations in Financial Markets”, was later published in The Manufacture of Knowledge: Sociologies, Epistemologies, and the Mexican and U.

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. Barry Barnes – – Athlone. Giere – – Philosophy of Science 69 4: The paper she presented at this conference, entitled “The Market as an Object of Attachment: The first suggestion of this new field site was in the article “Sociality with objects: This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat History of Western Philosophy.

Who has Scientific Knowledge? Find it on Scholar. Spyridon Palermos – – Synthese 9: Request removal from index. Sign in to use this feature.

Gabriel Abend – – Sociological Theory 24 1: The two collaborated on over a dozen articles on global financial markets. Views Read Edit View history. Join Our Mailing List: 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.


Knorr-Cetina studied at the University of Cultyresreceiving a Ph.

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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 Epistmic of Scientific Development.

Brad Wray – – Social Epistemology 21 3: Knorr-Cetina – – Pergamon Press. Her work in the social studies cetima science during these years culminated in her widely-cited book Epistemic Cultures: Knorr Cetina explains the difference of the two situations by the use of surgery. 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.

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. 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 The empirical research conducted while at Berkeley also became her widely-cited publication The Manufacture of Knowledge: Retrieved from ” https: Currently, she focuses on the study of global microstructures and Social studies of finance.