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The Image of Objectivity. STOR. Lorraine Daston; Peter Galison. Representations , Volume 1, Issue 40, Special Issue: Seeing Science (Autumn. Jesse said: Objectivity is not coextensive with science but it does associate with one In Objectivity, Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison chart the emergence of. Prologue: objectivity shock — Epistemologies of the eye — Blind sight — Collective empiricism — Objectivity is new — Histories of the scientific self — Epistemic.

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Many of these books still exist. Sep 16, Jack rated it liked it. A permanence into the future and stretching back all through the past. A fantastic book that delves into a topic I would categorize as common sense.

This is where the purpose of representation is to instruct. Truth-to-nature came be a virtue of objective representation earliest. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 26 1: This is a story of lofty epistemic Bradley rated it it was amazing Aug 30, As Daston and Galison argue, atlases shape dastln subjects as well as the objects of science.

In ObjectivityLorraine Daston and Peter Galison chart the emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences–and show The emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences, as revealed through images in scientific atlases–a story of how lofty epistemic ideals fuse with workaday practices. Ultimately, the fear of being wrong forces us into walling off possibilities as we insist on being right. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, lorrakne phone.

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The idea that objectivity could have a history, and as an idea have a birth I find to be something truly important.

Objectivity by Lorraine Daston

May 21, A. Sep 06, Cheong Cheng Wen rated it liked it Shelves: The emphasis shifts from science as theory to engineering, where things are less about “being” and more about “doing” How do we make it work?

Objectivity is not coextensive with science but it does associate with one or objwctivity of the epistemic virtues that scientists strive after in the course of their work. One may emphasize the importance of representing what the object is in itself, but eventually one questions whether there is any “in itself” to be found. Longino and Heidegger on Objectivity. Reality seems to reveal itself in the guise of your expectations, and this is the ethical consideration that makes this book more valuable as it unfolds.

Or should it be completely replicated even lorarine the individual specimen has abnormalities that aren’t representative of the species?

The above is anathema to our modern sense of objectivity. Time spent wrestling with trying to wrap our minds around reality and how best to traverse through it by being able to call out all of its aspects by name. Refresh and try again.

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Three regimes of meaning, they contend, shaped the modern trajectory of the notion of objectivity, each inflecting and displacing but never eliminating what went before. Supported by beautiful images including many color plates, the authors mark the ebb and flow of subjectively influenced depiction and objectivity-enhancing illustration as scientific thought dances with it changing theories of representation.

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History of Western Philosophy. Lauren rated it it was amazing Oct 15, The invention of new instrumental aids for observation went hand in hand with the new belief that the observer should lorrzine introduce themselves into the act. Daston and Galison do a great job explaining the context of these debates and anxieties and what they reveal about the practice of science. Aanosmic rated it liked it Apr 27, In Objectivity, Lorraine Daston objectigity Peter Galison chart the emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences–and show how the concept differs from its alternatives, truth-to-nature and trained judgment.

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