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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Knorr-Cetina studied at the University of Viennareceiving a Ph. The paper she presented at this conference, entitled “The Market as an Object of Attachment: Giere – – Social Epistemology 21 3: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Interactionism for a Global World. 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. University of Chicago Press.

Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction. How the Sciences Make Knowledge, published cegina By looking at epistemic cultures in two sample cases, this book addresses pressing questions vetina 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.

Jaki – – University of Windsor Press. Although Goffman is widely published and read in these areas, much has changed since his day and Knorr Cetina conceptualized such changes.


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The empirical research conducted while at Berkeley also became her widely-cited publication The Manufacture of Knowledge: Work on epistemology and social constructionism. The two collaborated on over a dozen articles on global financial markets. For the photographer, see Karen Knorr.

Gabriel Abend – – Sociological Theory 24 1: Steve Fuller – – Lawerence Erlbaum. Philosophy, Rhetoric, and the End of Knowledge: Request removal from index. Determinants and Controls of Scientific Development. The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. Who has Scientific Knowledge?

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Korr-Cetina’s cuultures at Berkeley ultimately contributed to this network of laboratory studies in the late s, which would eventually become the field of the Social Studies of Science and Technology. The Manufacture of Knowledge: Bloomberg terminals to see the microconstruction of the global market in the space of the local.

A synthetic situation arises, however, when the surgeon uses technology like a scope and a screen in order to accomplish the task at hand. The financial market infrastructure also comprises a “global scopic system” that integrates news and information across the world. Sign in to use this feature.

Distributed Cognition Without Distributed Knowing. 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 Controls of Scientific Development.


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Karin Knorr Cetina also Karin Knorr-Cetina born 19 July in GrazAustria is an Austrian sociologist well known for her work on epistemology and social constructionismsummarized in the books The Manufacture of Knowledge: This resulted in a Post-doctoral diploma in sociology, and an appointment as an instructor in anthropology at the University of Vienna from —73, and then in sociology from Science as Cultural Epistemicc.

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. episttemic

Karin Knorr Cetina

Sign in Create an account. How the Sciences Make Knowledge Knorr-Cetina also received her Habilitation in sociology at the University of Bielefeld inand served as Professor of Sociology at Bielefeld from to Distributed Cognition in Epistemic Cultures.

Her work in the social studies of science during these years culminated in her widely-cited book Epistemic Cultures: 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.