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What is a scientific instrument, when did it become one, and why?

  • Deborah Jean Warner (a1)
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J. A. Bennett , ‘The Mechanicians and the Mechanical Philosophy’, History of Science. (1986), 24, 128.

Simon Schaffer , ‘Natural Philosophy and Public Spectacle in the Eighteenth Century’, History of Science, (1983), 21, pp. 143

Simon Schaffer , ‘Scientific Discoveries and the End of Natural Philosophy’, Social Studies of Science, (1986), 16, pp. 387420.

Thomas F. Gieryn , ‘Boundary-Work and the Demarcation of Science from Non-Science: Strains and Interests in Professional Ideologies of Scientists’, American Sociological Review, 1983, 48, pp. 781795.

Arthur Molella and Nathan Reingold , ‘Theorists and Ingenious Mechanics: Joseph Henry Defines Science’, Science Studies, (1979), 3, pp. 323351.

Romuldas Sviedrys , ‘The Rise of Physics Laboratories in Britain’, Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences, (1976), 7, pp. 405436

J. V. Field , ‘What is Scientific About a Scientific Instrument?Nuncius, (1988), 3, pp. 326.

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