Whose Imposture?

  title={Whose Imposture?},
  author={Michel Callon},
  journal={Social Studies of Science},
  pages={261 - 286}
  • M. Callon
  • Published 1999
  • Sociology
  • Social Studies of Science
Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont (SB to disqualify science studies by showing their futility, so as to discourage potential readers; and to silence those who, while not physicists, want to talk about the methods or the contents of physics in a way that is not limited to hagiography or popularization. In terms of these war objectives, the undertaking has been a complete success, at least in France. The book has created quite a stir, the kind of stir made by throwing a large rock into a quiet pond… Expand
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