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7 edition of sociology of science found in the catalog.

sociology of science

an episodic memoir

by Robert King Merton

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- Social aspects -- Europe,
    • Science -- Social aspects,
    • Science -- Philosophy

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert K. Merton.
      SeriesArcturus paperbacks ; 150
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ175.52.E85 M47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 151 p. ;
      Number of Pages151
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4406812M
      ISBN 100809309254
      LC Control Number79009962

      Key works: Barnes et al states the prominent 'Strong programme', Collins presents the sociology of science of the so-called 'Bath school', Fleck is an early classic in sociology of science, In Latour & Woolgar a constructivist approach in the sociology of science is defended, Merton is a collection of key essays by probably the most prominent sociologist of science. "The exploration of the social conditions that facilitate or retard the search for scientific knowledge has been the major theme of Robert K. Merton's work for forty years. This collection of papers [is] a fascinating overview of this sustained inquiry There are very few other books in sociology with such meticulous scholarship, or so elegant a style.5/5(1).

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      Sociology is the study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture that surrounds everyday life. It is a social science that uses various methods of empirical investigation and critical analysis: to develop a body of knowledge about social order and social change.: Sociology can also be defined as the general science of society. As simple or complex as that question can become, it's the one Sociology books try to answer. From expert-level looks at scientific methods to masterful musings ideal for entertaining laymen, Sociology books approach the science of studying people from every possible angle.


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