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By Susann Wagenknecht, Nancy J. Nersessian, Hanne Andersen

The e-book examines the rising strategy of utilizing qualitative equipment, reminiscent of interviews and box observations, within the philosophy of technology. Qualitative equipment are becoming more popular between philosophers of technological know-how as progressively more students are resorting to empirical paintings of their learn of clinical practices. even as, the consequences produced via empirical paintings are fairly assorted from these received throughout the type of introspective conceptual research extra common of philosophy. This quantity explores the advantages and demanding situations of an empirical philosophy of technology and addresses questions resembling: What do philosophers achieve from empirical paintings? How can empirical study aid to boost philosophical strategies? How can we combine philosophical frameworks and empirical study? What constraints will we settle for whilst selecting an empirical strategy? What constraints does a reported theoretical concentration impose on empirical paintings? 9 specialists talk about their concepts and empirical ends up in the chapters of this booklet with the purpose of supplying readers with a solution to those questions.

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Sociol. Quart. : Social Stratification in Science. : Theory Change in Science: Strategies from Mendelian Genetics. : Reflective equilibium and empirical data: Third person moral experiences in empirical medical ethics. : Introduction: the discipline and practice of qualitative research. S. ) Handbook in Qualitative Research, 1–19. : Beyond peaceful coexistence. H. ) Historical and Philosophical Perspectives of Science, 3–11. : Qualitative Methodology: Firsthand Involvement with the Social World.

The work on scientific specialties, in particular, had obvious relations to Kuhn’s work on paradigms and normal science, and Kuhn himself explicitly referred to the work of Hagstrom and others as the key to identifying scientific communities. This early macrosociology of science included both quantitative and qualitative studies, but with the emergence of the Science Citation Index in the 1960s quantitative studies of citations and co-citations gained prominence and eventually developed into its own specialty of scientometrics (see Wouters 1999, especially Chap.

Affordances include freedom in relation to the selection of cases or episodes for analysis and the kinds of data to examine, and freedom in relation to analytic procedure. One can be more inventive with ones methods. g. Beiser 2011). Historians have long used the resources, insights, and analytical methods of many other disciplines to deepen historical understanding. Historians of science, too, frequently draw on the resources of other disciplines—anthropology, economics, political science, literature, sociology, cognitive science—to further their analyses.

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