MILIEU, EMBODIMENT, AND CULTURAL STUDIES OF SCIENCE. COMMENT ON ROM HARRE’S ASPECTS OF A SOCIAL PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE

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Olga Stoliarova
Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences
Issue number: 
No. 1 (Vol. 47)
Pages: 
78-83
Abstract: 

The article discusses the concept of milieu in its connection with a problem of embodiment as it is today posed in the cultural studies of science. It is pointed out that if we take the embodied milieu as a precondition and result of our theoretical and practical activities, then it challenges the traditional sense of the word “social” and, accordingly, the basic purposes of a social philosophy of science.

Keywords: 
social philosophy, science, milieu, embodiment, symmetrical approaches, new materialism
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