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Theory Out of Bounds #10: Power and Invention: Situating Science

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Using the law of thermodynamics, one of today's most penetrating and celebrated thinkers sets out to explain the consequences of nonlinear dynamics (or chaos theory) for philosophy and science. Concerned with the interplay between science, society, and power, Isabelle Stengers offers a unique perspective on the power of scientific theories to modify society, and vice versa. 9 diagrams. 248 pp.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-243) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816625178
Translator:
Bains, Paul
Author:
Stengers, Asabelle
Translator:
Bains, Paul
Author:
Stengers, ISabelle
Author:
LaTour, Bruno
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Location:
Minneapolis, MN
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Inventions
Subject:
Philosophy and science
Subject:
Science -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Science -- Philosophy.
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Theory Out of Bounds Paperback
Series Volume:
11378v. 10
Publication Date:
19971031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
9 diagrams
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

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