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Product Description: Originally published in 1982. Taking a radical interpretation of the Kuhnian concept of paradigm incommensurability, the authors begin by discussing the difficulties of gaining access to the ideas of communities with different rational categories, and then define the subject area of parapsychology, offering a review of the relevant literature...read more

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9780415474566 | 1 edition (Routledge, October 10, 2008), cover price $195.00 | About this edition: Originally published in 1982.

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Product Description: According to the theory of relativity, we are constantly bathed in gravitational radiation. When stars explode or collide, a portion of their mass becomes energy that disturbs the very fabric of the space-time continuum like ripples in a pond...read more

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9780226113777 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 4, 2004, cover price $124.00 | About this edition: According to the theory of relativity, we are constantly bathed in gravitational radiation.

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9780226113784 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 2004, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: According to the theory of relativity, we are constantly bathed in gravitational radiation.

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Presents case studies that demonstrate how technological imperfections are related to uncertainties in science, citing such examples as the Patriot anti-missile missile, the Challenger shuttle explosion, and the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. By the authors of The Golem: What You Should Know About Science. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780521012706 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 27, 2002), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Presents case studies that demonstrate how technological imperfections are related to uncertainties in science, citing such examples as the Patriot anti-missile missile, the Challenger shuttle explosion, and the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

By H. M. Collins (editor) and Jay A. Labinger (editor)

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9780226467221 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 1, 2001, cover price $101.00

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9780226467238 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 1, 2001, cover price $30.00

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Product Description: Through a series of case studies, the authors aim to debunk the idea that science is the result of competent theorization, observation and experimentation. They argue that scientific certainty comes from interpreting ambiguous results within an order which the scientists themselves impose...read more

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9780521356015 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1993, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Through a series of case studies, the authors aim to debunk the idea that science is the result of competent theorization, observation and experimentation.

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Product Description: This fascinating study in the sociology of science explores the way scientists conduct, and draw conclusions from, their experiments. The book is organized around three case studies: replication of the TEA-laser, detecting gravitational rotation, and some experiments in the paranormal...read more

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9780803997578 | Sage Pubns, August 1, 1985, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: H M Collins is co-author of the widely acclaimed Frames of Meaning and Director of the Science Studies Centre at Bath University.

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9780226113760 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, June 15, 1992), cover price $29.00 | About this edition: This fascinating study in the sociology of science explores the way scientists conduct, and draw conclusions from, their experiments.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1982. Taking a radical interpretation of the Kuhnian concept of paradigm incommensurability, the authors begin by discussing the difficulties of gaining access to the ideas of communities with different rational categories, and then define the subject area of parapsychology, offering a review of the relevant literature...read more

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9780710090119 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, May 1, 1982, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Originally published in 1982.

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