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  1. Metaphor and the Dynamics of Knowledge

    By Sabine Maasen, Peter Weingart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book opens up a new route to the study of knowledge dynamics and the sociology of knowledge. The focus is on the role of metaphors as powerful catalysts, and the book dissects their role in the construction of theories of knowledge. It is of vital interest to social and cognitive scientists...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Science Images and Popular Images of the Sciences

    Edited by Peter Weingart, Bernd Huppauf

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    What is a popular image of science and where does it come from? Little is known about the formation of science images and their transformation into popular images of science. In this anthology, contributions from two areas of expertise: image theory and history and the sociology of the sciences,...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Human By Nature

    Between Biology and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Peter Weingart, Sandra D. Mitchell, Peter J. Richerson, Sabine Maasen

    Representing a wide range of disciplines -- biology, sociology, anthropology, economics, human ethology, psychology, primatology, history, and philosophy of science -- the contributors to this book recently spent a complete academic year at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) discussing...

    Published July 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

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