The Body Multiple: Ontology in Medical Practice
- A. Mol
- 17 January 2003
The Body Multiple draws on medical anthropology, sociology, feminist theory, philosophy, and science and technology studies to reframe such issues as the disease-illness distinction, subject-object relations, boundaries, difference, situatedness, and ontology.
Ontological Politics. A Word and Some Questions
- A. Mol
- Political Science
- 1 May 1999
This is a chapter that asks questions about where we are with politics now that actor network theory and its semiotic relatives have reshaped ontology. They have reshaped it by underlining that the…
Regions, Networks and Fluids: Anaemia and Social Topology
It is argued that `the social' does not exist as a single spatial type, but rather performs itself in a recursive and topologically heterogeneous manner, and explores three different social topologies.
Care in practice: on tinkering in clinics, homes and farms
This book does not continue to oppose care and technology, but contributes to rethinking both in such a way that they can be analysed together.
Situating Technoscience: An Inquiry into Spatialities
This paper explores the spatial characteristics of science and technology. Originally seen as universal, and therefore outside space and place, studies in science, technology, and society (STS)…
Actor-Network Theory: sensitive terms and enduring tensions
- A. Mol
In this presentation of "Actor Network Theory" the terms "actor", "network", "theory", as well as the terms "'order" and "coordination", will be explored.
Embodied Action, Enacted Bodies: the Example of Hypoglycaemia
We all know that we have and are our bodies. But might it be possible to leave this common place? In the present article we try to do this by attending to the way we do our bodies. The site where we…
Complexities: Social Studies of Knowledge Practices
Complexities: An Introduction / Annemarie Mol and John Law Romantic and Baroque Conceptions of Complex Wholes in the Sciences / Chunglin Kwa Which Road to Follow? The Moral Complexity of an…