Social Constructivism and the Philosophy of Science
Social constructionists maintain that we invent the properties of the world rather than discover them. Is reality constructed by our own activity? Do we collectively invent the world rather than discover it?
André Kukla presents a comprehensive discussion of the philosophical issues that arise out of this debate, analysing the various strengths and weaknesses of a range of constructivist arguments and arguing that current philosophical objections to constructivism are inconclusive. However, Kukla offers and develops new objections to constructivism, distinguishing between the social causes of scientific beliefs and the view that all ascertainable facts are constructed.
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Review: Social Constructivism and the Philosophy of ScienceUser Review - May - Goodreads
I pulled this off the shelf at Columbia. This is not a beginners book on Social Constructivism and probably should be read with a bit of existing background in the discourse which surrounds it. It is ... Read full review
Review: Social Constructivism and the Philosophy of ScienceUser Review - Goodreads
A kick 'em in the guts approach to some aspects of POMO. Love it.