Investigates the appeal of quantification in the modern world. This book discusses the development of cultural meanings of objectivity over two centuries. It shows that it is 'exactly wrong' to interpret the drive for quantitative rigor as inherent somehow in the activity of science except where political and social pressures force compromise.
- Limba : Engleza
- Data Publicarii : 16 Sep 1996
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 324
- ISBN : 9780691029085