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Title How well do facts travel? : the dissemination of reliable knowledge / [edited by] Peter Howlett, Mary S. Morgan

Publ Info Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  B105.F3 H69 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  B105.F3 H69 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  B105 F3 H69 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 465 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Travelling facts Mary S. Morgan; Part I. Matters of Fact: 2. Facts and building artefacts: what travels in material objects? Simona Valeriani; 3. A journey through times and cultures? Ancient Greek forms in American 19th century architecture: an archaeological view Lambert Schneider; 4. Manning's N: putting roughness to work Sarah J. Whatmore and Catharina Landström; 5. My facts are better than your facts: spreading good news about global warming Naomi Oreskes; 6. Real problems with fictional cases Jon Adams; Part II. Integrity and Fruitfulness: 7. Ethology's travelling facts Richard Burkhardt; 8. Travelling facts about crowded rats: rodent experimentation and the human sciences Ed Ramsden; 9. Using cases to establish novel diagnoses: creating generic facts by making particular facts travel together Rachel Ankeny; 10. Technology transfer and travelling facts: a perspective from Indian agriculture Peter Howlett and Aashish Velkar; 11. Archaeological facts in transit: the eminent mounds of central North America Alison Wylie; Part III. Companionship and Character: 12. Packaging small facts for re-use: databases in model organism biology Sabina Leonelli; 13. Designed for travel: communicating facts through images Martina Merz; 14. Using models to keep us healthy: the productive journeys of facts across public health research networks Erika Mansnerus; 15. The facts of life and death: a case of exceptional longevity David Haycock; 16. Love life of a fact Heather Schell
LC subject Facts (Philosophy)
Add Author Howlett, Peter, 1962-
Morgan, Mary S
ISBN 9780521196543 (hardback)
052119654X (hardback)
9780521159586 (pbk. : alk. paper)
052115958X (pbk. : alk. paper)