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Toward a New Ontology of Scientific Vision

Annamaria Carusi and Aud Sissel Hoel

in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines the dismantling of the qualitative-quantitative distinction in the practice and instrumentation of computational biology. Computational biologists work with an impressive array ... More


Conclusion

Brian D. Haig

in The Philosophy of Quantitative Methods: Understanding Statistics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190222055
eISBN:
9780190871734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190222055.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 7 takes stock of previous chapters by highlighting some of the most important general ideas that shape the character of the book. It is suggested that some of the major lessons learned from ... More


Social science which engages with the real world

Anthony Heath and Andrea Scott

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0027
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter, Anthony Heath is interviewed by Andrea Scott about his life as a sociologist. He describes how he was drawn to sociology because it is concerned with ‘real world problems’, sparked ... More


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