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During this engrossing biography, Dorothy Stein strips away the various layers of fantasy to bare a narrative way more dramatic and engaging than past debts have indicated

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It is a magisterial historical study of an epistemological concept, namely “objectivity”. Hence I call it a contribution to what I call (if it wants a name) meta-epistemology, although other prefer the less apt but better sounding historical epistemology. You will find more food for thought, not to mention headaches, in their book, than in any other body of work about objectivity. It will seem that Objectivity rejects the injunction stated in my title, for what is the book about, but objectivity?

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Earman, John. 1993. Underdetermination, realism, and reason. CrossRef Elliott, Carl. 2010. White coat, black hat: Adventures on the dark side of medicine. Boston: Beacon Press. Gillies, Donald. 1993. Philosophy of science in the twentieth century: Four central themes. Oxford: Blackwell. , and Norman Levitt. 1994. Higher superstition: The academic left and its quarrels with science. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Hacking, Ian. 1999. The social construction of what? Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

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