In his new book, Thomas Gieryn argues that a better explanation for the cultural authority of science lies downstream, when scientific claims leave laboratories. CULTURAL. BOUNDARIES OF. SCIENCE credibility on the line. 9Scienc o Sharlin. THOMAS E. GIERYN. Page 2. Preface. I have always been fond of maps. PDF | In Cultural Boundaries of Science (), Thomas Gieryn provides many examples of the ways in which the boundaries among science.

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In a timely epilogue, Gieryn sience this same controversy at the heart of the raging “science wars. After centuries of disputes like these, Gieryn finds no stable criteria that absolutely distinguish science from non-science.

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On such occasions, we use “maps” to decide who to believe—cultural maps demarcating “science” from pseudoscience, ideology, faith, or nonsense.

Cultural Boundaries of Science: Brandon Finlay marked it as to-read Nov 15, Paperbackpages. Why is science so credible?