volume 36, issue 1, P152-152 2014
DOI: 10.1007/s40656-014-0008-z
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Abstract: Jon Agar's stated goal in writing this ambitious volume is synthetic. He tries to subsume all science after 1900 under the unifying conception of ''working worlds,'' defined as ''arenas of human projects that generate problems.'' In his introduction, the author contends that ''just as we can make sense of a pattern of lights once we can see them as structured by the working movement of a city at dawn, so we can make sense of modern science once we see it as structured by working worlds'' (p. 3). Agar introduce…

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