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Author Rheinberger, Hans-Jörg

Common Titl Epistemologie des Konkreten. English
Title An epistemology of the concrete : twentieth-century histories of life / Hans-Jörg Rheinberger ; foreword by Tim Lenoir

Publ Info Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  QH331 .R4513 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xix, 330 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Experimental futures : technological lives, scientific arts, anthropological voices
Experimental futures
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.[289]-319) and index
Contents Ludwik Fleck, Edmund Husserl : on the historicity of scientific knowledge -- Gaston Bachelard : the concept of "phenomenotechnique" -- Georges Canguilhem : epistemological history -- Pisum : Carl Correns's experiments on Xenia, 1896-99 -- Eudorina : Max Hartmann's experiments on biological regulation in protozoa, 1914-21 -- Ephestia : Alfred Kähn's experimental design for a developmental physiological -- Genetics, 1924-45 -- Tobacco mosaic virus : virus research at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institutes for Biochemistry and Biology, 1937-45 -- The concept of the gene : molecular biological perspectives -- The liquid scintillation counter : traces of radioactivity -- The concept of information : the writings of François Jacob -- Intersections -- Preparations -- The economy of the scribble
Note Translated from the German
LC subject Biology -- Philosophy
Biology -- History -- 20th century
Biology -- Methodology
Knowledge, Theory of
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