Sociology of Knowledge

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Electronic Information and the Sociology of Knowledge  In this paper Lanham argues that the fundamental "operating system" for the humanities is changing from the book to the digital multimedia computer screen. He outlines the consequences of this move for the creation, performance, teaching, and study of literature, music, and the visual arts. He concludes with a suggestion for how this movement from page to digital display might inform the administrative changes forced upon the university by the current shortage of money.
Evolutionary Models of Scientific Theory Change John S. Wilkins, Masters thesis, Department of Philosophy, Monash University (1995).
   
Internet: Which Future for Organized Knowledge - Frankenstein or Pygmalion? What is the Internet exactly? What can it be used for? And what will be the effects of such a radical revolution in the way we handle the world of information?
Interview with Bruno Latour  
   
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