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The Resource Trust in numbers : the pursuit of objectivity in science and public life, Theodore M. Porter

Trust in numbers : the pursuit of objectivity in science and public life, Theodore M. Porter

Label
Trust in numbers : the pursuit of objectivity in science and public life
Title
Trust in numbers
Title remainder
the pursuit of objectivity in science and public life
Statement of responsibility
Theodore M. Porter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Porter, Theodore M.
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Objectivity
  • SCIENCE
  • MATHEMATICS
  • Objectivity
  • Science
  • Soziale Verantwortung
  • Wissenschaft
  • Technologie
  • Sciences - General
  • Physical Sciences & Mathematics
Label
Trust in numbers : the pursuit of objectivity in science and public life, Theodore M. Porter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-301) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I Power in Numbers -- Ch. 1 A World of Artifice -- Ch. 2 How Social Numbers Are Made Valid -- Ch. 3 Economic Measurement and the Values of Science -- Ch. 4 The Political Philosophy of Quantification -- pt. II Technologies of Trust -- Ch. 5 Experts against Objectivity: Accountants and Actuaries -- Ch. 6 French State Engineers and the Ambiguities of Technocracy -- Ch. 7 U.S. Army Engineers and the Rise of Cost-Benefit Analysis -- pt. III Political and Scientific Communities -- Ch. 8 Objectivity and the Politics of Disciplines -- Ch. 9 Is Science Made by Communities?
Control code
ocn614650432
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400821617
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttvd1h
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)614650432
Label
Trust in numbers : the pursuit of objectivity in science and public life, Theodore M. Porter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-301) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I Power in Numbers -- Ch. 1 A World of Artifice -- Ch. 2 How Social Numbers Are Made Valid -- Ch. 3 Economic Measurement and the Values of Science -- Ch. 4 The Political Philosophy of Quantification -- pt. II Technologies of Trust -- Ch. 5 Experts against Objectivity: Accountants and Actuaries -- Ch. 6 French State Engineers and the Ambiguities of Technocracy -- Ch. 7 U.S. Army Engineers and the Rise of Cost-Benefit Analysis -- pt. III Political and Scientific Communities -- Ch. 8 Objectivity and the Politics of Disciplines -- Ch. 9 Is Science Made by Communities?
Control code
ocn614650432
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400821617
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttvd1h
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)614650432

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