Tag: Science Studies

Anne-Jorunn Berg – Casa Inteligente

Casa Inteligente Anne-Jorunn Berg  “To say the smart house is a masculine construct and leave it at that, however, is unnecessarily defeatist. Technology should not be understood as ready-made artefacts whose use is non-negotiable. A technology’s impacts are never entirely determined…

Anne-Jorunn Berg – Casa Inteligente

Casa Inteligente Anne-Jorunn Berg  “There is a crucial difference between a house and a home. It is women, in the main, whose work and skills make the former into the latter. Decor and style have no place in these prototypes. The…

Martin Eger – Conhecimento Prévio

Conhecimento Prévio Martin Eger  “The tacit knowledge of background that comes with being a particular kind of human in a particular place” Fonte: EGER, Martin. Achievements of the hermeneutic-phenomenological approach to natural science. Man and World, 30, 1997, p. 97.

Thomas Parke Hughes – Tecnologia

Tecnologia Thomas Parke Hughes  “Only a decade ago the five-volume Oxford History of Technology defined technology as how and what things are made. Technology is more than this; it is also system and structures of things. It is the man-made…

Steve Woolgar – Ciência e Tecnologia

Science Studies Steve Woolgar “This article examines how the special theoretical significance of sociology of scientific knowledge (SSK) is affected by attempts to apply relativist-constructivism to technology. […] A consideration of critiques of technological determinism, and of some empirical studies,…

Sheila Jasanoff – Science Studies e Conhecimento

Science Studies e Conhecimento Sheila Jasanoff  “The problem that science studies can help illuminate is how some crucially important knowledges, practices and norms were bounded out of decision-making that later turned out to be mistaken or tragic” “O problema que…

Steve Fuller – Escola de Edimburgo

Escola de Edimburgo Steve Fuller “Indeed, the curriculum of what became known as the ‘Edinburgh School’ was the first to integrate the teaching of history, philosophy, and sociology of science, the three fields that Kuhn was seen as having brought…

Jennifer Lackey – Ciência e Testemunho

Ciência e Testemunho Jennifer Lackey “The upshot of my view is that, strictly speaking, we do not learn from one another’s states of believing on knowing – we learn from one another’s words” “O resultado do meu ponto de vista…

Steve Fuller – Science Studies Unit

Science Studies Unit Steve Fuller “Shortly after becoming prime minister of Great Britain in 1964, Harold Wilson called for the integration of science and technology into the mainstream of British society. The result was a series of courses instituted in…