Masons, Tricksters and Cartographers: Comparative Studies in the Sociology of Scientific and Indigenous Knowledge
In an eclectic and highly original study, Turnbull brings together traditions as diverse as cathedral building, Micronesian navigation, cartography and turbulence research. He argues that all our differing ways of producing knowledge - including science - are messy, spatial and local. Every culture has its own ways of assembling local knowledge, thereby creating space thrugh the linking of people, practices and places. The spaces we inhabit and assemblages we work with are not as homogenous and coherent as our modernist perspectives have led us to believe - rather they are complex and heterogeneous motleys.
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This book is mindblowingly cool. It begins with the thesis that knowledge (including that we call scientific) is really the processual assembly of local contingencies like geography, organizational ... Read full review
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About maps and their relationship to power. How all knowledge is created in a distinct space, whether it's a literal geographic space or someplace more like a laboratory, established to control ...
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MAPS SCIENCE AND THE STATE IN THE MAKING OF A MODERN SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE SPACE
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