Memory Practices in the Sciences

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  • Title: Memory Practices in the Sciences
  • Author: Geoffrey C. Bowker
  • ISBN: 9780262025898
  • Page: 158
  • Format: Hardcover
Memory Practices in the Sciences

[PDF] Download ✓ Memory Practices in the Sciences : by Geoffrey C. Bowker, Memory Practices in the Sciences, Geoffrey C. Bowker, Memory Practices in the Sciences The ways we hold knowledge about the past shapes how we tell stories about it Bowker looks at the relation of our information structures to our information and maintains that over the past years information technology has converged with the nature and production of scientific knowledge [PDF] Download ✓ Memory Practices in the Sciences : by Geoffrey C. Bowker - Memory Practices in the Sciences, Memory Practices in the Sciences The ways we hold knowledge about the past shapes how we tell stories about it Bowker looks at the relation of our information structures to our information and maintains that over the past years i

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Memory Practices in the Sciences

About “Geoffrey C. Bowker

  • Geoffrey C. Bowker

    Geof Bowker is a professor and faculty member at the University of California, Irvine.



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  • I just finished reading Geoffrey Bowker s Memory Practices in the Sciences for the book club over at Reading Information Sciences I gave myself a break and allowed myself to read it at a leisurely pace, a luxury I rarely have any.At the heart of the book, is Bowker s examination of the ways in which acts of committing to record are socially imbued practices affecting our conception of the past in ways that As a consequence, affect our present and future Bowker begins with the effects of industri [...]


  • This is an interesting book and I gained a lot of great insight into how memory practices chart to changes in economy and philosophical worldviews over time.But what it achieves in uniqueness of argument, it loses in the difficulty of its writing style Bowker draws, clearly, from French intellectuals like Foucault and Latour only to name a few and it seems like that fashion of writing has also rubbed off on this book I found myself just trudging along at points, hoping to pick back up the thread [...]


  • I had the privilege of working near Dr John Isenhour and picked up this book This information has continued to be practical in the working environment.


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