The Politics of Explanation: an Alternative

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1988

In Steve Woolgar (editor) Knowledge and Reflexivity, New Frontiers in the Sociology of Knowledge Sage, London, pp.155-177, 1988

Abstract

Methodological article that traces a path between scientistic self-contradictory accounts of science and reflexivists self-destructive accounts of science; pleads for an infra-reflexivity based on new literary forms rather than for meta-reflexivity.

Translations

1996: Italien / Italian
« La politica della spiegazione: un’ alternativa » in Federico Neresini (editor) Interpretazione e ricerca sociologica, QuattroVenti, Urbino, pp.151-182