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Outside the USA, see our international sales information. Ariel Rubinstein – unknown. Social Constructivism and the Turn to Microsociological Studies 7. Zammito shows how problems that Epistemees and Kuhn saw in the philosophy of the natural sciences inspired a turn to the philosophy of language for resolution. In essence, Zammito pf that none of the problems with positivism provides the slightest justification for denigrating empirical inquiry and scientific practice, delivering quite a blow to the “discipline” postmodern science studies.


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Zammito argues that while so-called postpositivist theories of science are very often invoked, they actually provide little support for fashionable postmodern approaches to science studies.

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