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Frames of Meaning: The Social Construction of Extraordinary Science

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Hardcover, 210 pages
Published January 1st 1982 by Routledge & Kegan Paul Books
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Joshua Buhs

Most of what was novel in this book is now commonly taken for granted in the history of science--in one way or another--but still worth considering.

Here, Collins and Pinch develop the s0-called Bath School's radical interpretation of Kuhn, the so-called Empirical Programme of Relativism. They do so by looking at the battle, in the 1970s, over parapsychology as spurred by Uri Geller's spoon-bending.

Collins and Pinch argue that the divide between orthodox science and parapsychology cannot b
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