"Helen Longino has written a timely book that fills a critical gap in the existing literature between philosophy of science and the social studies of science. Her exposition of scientific inquiry as a context-laden process provides the conceptual tools we need to understand how social expectations shape the development of science while at the same time recognizing the dependence of scientific inquiry on its interactions with natural phenomena. This is an important book precisely because there is none other quite like it."--Evelyn Fox Keller, author ofReflections on Gender and ScienceLongino, Helen E. is the author of 'Science As Social Knowledge Values and Objectivity in Scientific Inquiry', published 1990 under ISBN 9780691020518 and ISBN 0691020515.
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