Books & Edited Volumes

Date: 1996
Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass.
Translator(s): Cathy Porter
Language: English

Other Translations:
  • Aramis ou l'amour des techniques
Description:
Aramis is a very high tech automated subway that was developped in France during the 80s; after its sudden demise, an investigation has been requested in the reasons of this failure; the book is the scenography of this enquiry that aims at understanding what happened to Aramis, at training readers in the booming field of technology studies and at...

Date: 1993, revised and augmented English translation
Publisher: Simon and Schuster (England), Harvard University Press (United States)
Translator(s): Catherine Porter
Language: English

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  • Jamais Fomos Modernos
  • Mes niekada nebuvome Modernus, Simetrines antropologijos esé
  • Emme ole koskaan, olleet moderneja
  • Biz Hic Modern Olmadik
Description:
If science studies is right in erasing the divide between nature and society, it remains true that the readers of those work still maintain a strict dichotomy that renders them unable to register what they read in any another position than the alternative of social construction versus realism. The book explores the possible philosophical origin of this...

Date: 2015
Publisher: Tact Edutora
Translator(s): Bogdan Giu
Language: Roumain

Other Translations:
No Other Translations Available
Description:
„În ciuda unui întreg alai de comentatori și deci, deja, a unei idei de-a gata potrivit căreia Bruno Latour s-ar rupe de predecesorii săi imediați, marea pleiada (sau generație ’30) a gânditorilor așa-zis poststructuraliști, incorect (dar nu și involuntar) numiți „postmoderni” (Foucault,Derrida, Deleuze etc.), mie mi se pare că, dimpotrivă, Latour este...

Date: 1987
Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge Mass.
Language: English

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  • La Science en action
  • Ciencia En Accion
  • La scienza in azione – Introduzione alla sociologia della scienza
  • Ciência em Açao. Como seguir cientistas e engenheiros sociedade afora
Description:
Written for a large public interested in renewing the understanding of scientific practice and its connection with the rest of society this book uses anecdotes, case studies, examples from many different periods and disciplines, to define rules of methods which can be used in following scientists around; the key role is given to non-humans, that is to...

Date: 1988
Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge Mass
Translator(s): A. Sheridan and J. Law
Language: English

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  • I Microbi: Trattato scientifico-politico
  • Bakteriologie und Moderne. Studien zur Biopolitik des Unsichtbaren, 1870-1930
Description:
The book is made of two parts: the first one is a detailed exploration of the litterature around Pasteur’s rise from obscurity to fame and of the corresponding transformations of microbes from invisibility to prominence; the impossibility of a social explanation of science is then explored in a second part which provides the ontological basis for what has...

Date: 1979 [with Steve Woolgar. 1986: Reprinted in a revised paperback edition «Laboratory Life: the Construction of Scientific Facts » Princeton University Press, Princeton]
Publisher: Sage, Los Angeles
Language: English

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  • La Vie de laboratoire– La production des faits scientifiques
  • La vida en el laboratorio. La construccion de los hechos cientificos
  • A Vida de Laboratorio. A Produçao dos Fatos Cientificos
  • 实验室生活:科学事实的建构过程
Description:
The result of a two-year ethnographic enquiry into the neuroendocrinology laboratory of Professor Roger Guillemin in La Jolla, California; the book explores the different steps in the construction of scientific facts and frame the different issues of the then emerging science studies.

Date: 2011 [Edited by Bruno Latour, Graham Harman & Peter Erdelyi]
Publisher: Zero Books, Winchester UK
Language: English

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No Other Translations Available
Description:
The Prince and the Wolf. Latour and Harman at the LSE
Coping with the Past –Creative Perspectives on Conservation and Restoration

Date: 2010 [Edited by Pasquale Gagliardi, Bruno Latour & Pedro Memelsorff]
Publisher: Duke University Press
Translator(s): Leo S. Olschki publisher, Firenze
Language: English

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No Other Translations Available
Description:
Coping with the Past –Creative Perspectives on Conservation and Restoration

Date: 2005 [edited by Bruno Latour & Peter Weibel]
Publisher: MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.
Language: English

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No Other Translations Available
Description:
In this groundbreaking editorial and curatorial project, more than 100 writers, artists, and philosophers rethink what politics is about. In a time of political turmoil and anticlimax, this book redefines politics as operating in the realm of things. Politics is not just an arena, a profession, or a system, but a concern for things brought to the attention...

Date: 2002 [Edited by Bruno Latour and Peter Weibel]
Publisher: MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.
Language: English

Other Translations:
No Other Translations Available
Description:
This book, which accompanies a major exhibition at the Center for New Art and Media (ZKM) in Karlsruhe, Germany, invokes three disparate realms in which images have assumed the role of cultural weapons. Monotheistic religions, scientific theories, and contemporary arts have struggled with the contradictory urge to produce and also destroy images and emblems...