Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Catelijne Coopman, Janet Vertesi, Michaeland Lynch, and Steve Woolgar

Abstract

Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited, the long-awaited sequel to the influential volume, Representation in Scientific Practice, unites original editors Michael Lynch and Steve Woolgar with colleagues Catelijne Coopmans and Janet Vertesi to present a new series of essays that sets the bar for the study of representation in science in the twenty-first century. Chapters span a range of topics, including molecular modeling, nano-imaging, mathematical formalisms, and digital imagery in neuroscience, planetary science, and biology - as well as business data visualization, economics diagra ... More

Keywords: Representation, Science, Digital images, Science and Technology Studies, Anthropology & Sociology, History of Science

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780262525381
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catelijne Coopman, editor

Janet Vertesi, editor

Michaeland Lynch, editor

More
Show Summary Details

subscribe or login to access all content.

Contents

View:

Front Matter

1 Introduction: Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Catelijne Coopmans, Janet Vertesi, Michael Lynch, and Steve Woolgar

Chapters

5 Swimming in the Joint

Rachel Prentice

6 Chalk: Materials and Concepts in Mathematics Research

Michael J. Barany, and Donald MacKenzie

9 Nanoimages as Hybrid Monsters

Martin Ruivenkamp, and Arie Rip

10 Toward a New Ontology of Scientific Vision

Annamaria Carusi, and Aud Sissel Hoel

Reflections

15 Preface

Steve Woolgar

16 Beyond Representation

Lorraine Daston

End Matter