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    E–pub/E–book [The Social Construction of What?] Ñ Ian Hacking I like to think of Ian Hacking as the Oliver Sacks of the philosophy of science Never boring and stocked with a seemingly endless supply of interesting facts details and stories Hacking makes reading and thinking about th

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    E–pub/E–book [The Social Construction of What?] Ñ Ian Hacking I know social construction is supposed to be the great bogeyman of the sciences But as someone who received a strong science education as well as a strong humanities education I can't help but appreciate both the arguments for and against social construction and I also can't help but pound my fists at the way the

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    E–pub/E–book [The Social Construction of What?] Ñ Ian Hacking Hacking is remarkable for taking very seriously with fascinating examples a topic that many scientists would blow off He distills much of the social construction literature to three simply put but not so simple uestions abou

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    Summary The Social Construction of What? E–pub/E–book [The Social Construction of What?] Ñ Ian Hacking Ian Hacking ☆ 2 Review I came to this book as a skeptic about social construction Hacking offers a clear and thorough treatment of social construction that disabused me of most of my concerns One example of his style is to step back and ask what the point of social construction type critiue is For example no one disputes this proposit

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    E–pub/E–book [The Social Construction of What?] Ñ Ian Hacking Hacking must have ADD Reading this book is like having a conversation with a person who continually changes the subject though as if the discussion were linear and logical That is not to say that Hacking draws numerous conclusions from obviously faulty reasoning Rather beyond the first few chapters it is difficult to tell what Hacking's point is While his stories and analysis are interesting and fun many of the later chapters do not conn

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    E–pub/E–book [The Social Construction of What?] Ñ Ian Hacking Ian Hacking ☆ 2 Review This book is all over the place Much of it feels like a collection of articles rather than a continuous narrative Despite this there are some worthwhile nuggets to extract namely the distinction between idea and object It may be worth muddling through discussions of dolomite and Captain Cook for this takeaway Most of my notes however were taken in the first third of the book

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    E–pub/E–book [The Social Construction of What?] Ñ Ian Hacking Ian Hacking ☆ 2 Review I don't mean to disappoint you but this book is not actually about the word what But you still might want to read it if you've ever wondered whether the concept of child abuse makes any sense

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    Summary The Social Construction of What? Characters ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Ian Hacking Ian Hacking ☆ 2 Review Social Construction is a specter haunting research Or at least it is one of the focal points of the Science Wars between figures arguing the objectivity and integrity of science usually particle physicists and those arguing the oppos

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    E–pub/E–book [The Social Construction of What?] Ñ Ian Hacking Ian Hacking ☆ 2 Review I'd describe myself as at risk of being a naïve STEMbot sometimes so over the last few years I've been on the lookout for good mid

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    Summary The Social Construction of What? Ian Hacking ☆ 2 Review Characters ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Ian Hacking A good book that clarifies some common misconceptions about social construction ism although the case studies about scientific findings are a bit dry Despite never stating directly? what a social construct means from Hacking

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Characters ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Ian Hacking

The Social Construction of What?

Ian Hacking ☆ 2 Review Characters í The Social Construction of What? Ê PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Is the status of the natural sciences and this is where Hacking finds some of his most telling cases from the conflict between biological and social approaches to mental illness to vying accounts of current research in sedimentary geology He looks at the issue of child abuse very much a reality though the idea of child abuse is a social product He also cautiously examines the ways in which advanced research o. Hacking must have ADD Reading this book is like having a conversation with a person who continually changes the subject though as if the discussion were linear and logical That is not to say that Hacking draws numerous conclusions from obviously faulty reasoning Rather beyond the first few chapters it is difficult to tell what Hacking s point is While his stories and analysis are interesting and fun many of the later chapters do not connect very well or are just not connected well with the points of the earlier chapters

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Ian Hacking ☆ 2 Review Characters í The Social Construction of What? Ê PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Lost in the raging debate over the validity of social construction is the uestion of what precisely is being constructed Facts gender uarks reality Is it a person An object An idea A theory Each entails a different notion of social construction Ian Hacking reminds us His book explores an array of examples to reveal the deep issues underlying contentious accounts of realityEspecially troublesome in this dispute. I know social construction is supposed to be the great bogeyman of the sciences But as someone who received a strong science education as well as a strong humanities education I can t help but appreciate both the arguments for and against social construction and I also can t help but pound my fists at the way the two sides of the debate can t seem to understand each otherIan Hacking maintains roughly the same position as me that the sciences and the social constructionists act as gadflies for each other with each side of the debate contributing something valuable in the general intellectual discourse And he provides plenty of amusing anecdotes along the way While there isn t much of a case put forth he certainly does a good job of elaborating how social construction works

Characters ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Ian Hacking

Ian Hacking ☆ 2 Review Characters í The Social Construction of What? Ê PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free N new weapons influences not the content but the form of science In conclusion Hacking comments on the culture wars in anthropology in particular a spat between leading ethnographers over Hawaii and Captain Cook Written with generosity and gentle wit by one of our most distinguished philosophers of science this wise book brings a much needed measure of clarity to current arguments about the nature of knowledge. I don t mean to disappoint you but this book is not actually about the word what But you still might want to read it if you ve ever wondered whether the concept of child abuse makes any sense

  • Paperback
  • 272
  • The Social Construction of What?
  • Ian Hacking
  • English
  • 09 August 2020
  • 9780674004122