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Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

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


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


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catelijne Coopman, editor

Janet Vertesi, editor

Michaeland Lynch, editor

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Front Matter

1 Introduction: Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

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


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


15 Preface

Steve Woolgar

16 Beyond Representation

Lorraine Daston

End Matter