Penultimate draft, final appeared in Social Studies of Science 27 (3) 1997 pp. 503-536, final pagination in brackets; footnote numbers 4 and above equal final footnotes -3, so Note 10 here = Note 7 in published version. Untimely meditations on the emperor’s then new wardrobe.
Author Archives: Dr. John A. Schuster
Why Cartesian Method Could Not Work, But Looked as Though it Did. Schuster 1993
Penultimate pre-publication version of J.A.Schuster, (1993) ‘Whatever Should We Do with Cartesian Method: Reclaiming Descartes for the History of Science” in Stephen Voss (ed.) Essays on the Philosophy and Science of René Descartes (OUP), pp. 195-223. With improved figures and final pagination added in brackets.
Natural Philosophy, Experiment and Discourse: Beyond the Kuhn-Bachelard Problematic. Schuster and Watchirs (1990)
John Schuster and Graeme Watchirs, ‘Natural Philosophy, Experiment and Discourse: Beyond the Kuhn-Bachelard Problematic’ in Experimental Inquiries: Historical, Philosophical and Social Studies of Experimentation in Science, H.E. Le Grand (ed), (1990) pp.1-48 Initial foray into issue of post-Kuhn/Bachelard history of emergence of new experimental sciences. Improved and corrected in later works, starting with ‘Aristotelianism and …
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Feminine Method as Myth and Accounting Resource. Richards and Schuster 1989
Evelleen Richards and John A Schuster, ‘Feminine Method as Myth and Accounting Resource’, Social Studies of Science 19 1989 697-720. Controversial and widely read. Still correct, however.
Schuster 1989 On Bruno Latour as Historian
John A. Schuster, ‘Bruno’s (No History Required) Tour of the Past’ This paper on the historiographical implications of Latour’s early work was originally delivered at 1989 Conference of the Australasian Assoc for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science, and then published in a set of working papers on ‘Deconstructing Bruno Latour’ by the University of …
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Schuster BJHS 1979 Kuhn and Lakatos Revisited
J.A. Schuster, Kuhn and Lakatos Revisited, BJHS 12 (1979), 301-317. Essay review of Kuhn, Essential Tension and Lakatos, Collected Papers vol 1. Very early but characteristic Schuster.