Scientific Knowledge And The Transgression Of Boundaries by Bettina-johanna KringsScientific Knowledge And The Transgression Of Boundaries by Bettina-johanna Krings

Scientific Knowledge And The Transgression Of Boundaries

byBettina-johanna KringsEditorHannot Rodríguez, Anna Schleisiek

Paperback | December 15, 2016

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The aim of this book is to understand and critically appraise science-based transgression dynamics in their whole complexity. It includes contributions from experts with different disciplinary backgrounds, such as philosophy, history and sociology. Thus, it is in itself an example of boundary transgression.
Scientific disciplines and their objects have tended to be seen as permanent and distinct. However, science is better conceived as an activity that constantly surpasses, erases and rebuilds all kinds of boundaries, either disciplinary, socio-ethical or ecological. This transgressive capacity, a characteristic trait of science and its applications, defines us as "knowledge societies." However, scientific and technological developments are also sources of serious environmental and social concerns. 

Bettina-Johanna Krings (MA in Sociology, Political Science and Anthropology; PhD in Sociology) is head of the research department "Knowledge Society and Knowledge Policy" at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).Hannot Rodríguez (PhD in Philosophy) is Assistan...
Title:Scientific Knowledge And The Transgression Of BoundariesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:286 pagesPublished:December 15, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3658144483

ISBN - 13:9783658144487

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Table of Contents

Nuno Boavida:
The use and influence of indicators in decisions of technology innovation: Quantitative results from questionnaires in Portugal

Kathrin Friedrich:
From 'Imaging 2.0' to 'Imaging 3.0': On the crises of radiology and its 'culture shifts' 

Steve Fuller:
Prolegomena to a Genealogy of the Transgressive Mindset

Genco Guralp:
Cosmology and the end of Weberian Science

Judith Igelsböck:

Bettina-Johanna Krings, Hannot Rodriguez and Anna Schleisiek:
Introduction: the transgressive power of science (tentative)

Jaume Navarro:
Boundaries between territories of knowledge. Colonisation or Independence? 

Fabrice Pataut:
Cosmology and Theology: Some mistakes in the cosmological case against God

Farah Purwaningrum:
Shifting Practices of Academia as an Entrepreneurial Organisation in Indonesia: The Case of ATMI Polytechnic Cikarang

Hans-Jörg Rheinberger:
Science and Experiment

Pedro Saez Williams:
The Formal Boundaries of Science and the Metaphysics of Cognitive Authority (tentative)