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A House Built on SandExposing Postmodernist Myths About Science$
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Noretta Koertge

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780195117257

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0195117255.001.0001

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Latour's Relativity Latour's Relativity John Huth

Latour's Relativity Latour's Relativity John Huth

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A House Built on Sand

John Huth

Oxford University Press

Bruno Latour’s article on Einstein attempts to show that even physics is “social through and through”. This essay criticizes his relativistic account of Einstein’s theory of relativity, showing that Latour misunderstood the role of the observer in that theory.

Keywords:   Bruno Latour, Einstein, relativity, observer, relativism

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