X-Morphising: Review Essay of Bruno Latour's Aramis, or the Love of Technology

@article{Laurier1999XMorphisingRE,
  title={X-Morphising: Review Essay of Bruno Latour's Aramis, or the Love of Technology},
  author={E. Laurier and C. Philo},
  journal={Environment and Planning A},
  year={1999},
  volume={31},
  pages={1047 - 1071}
}
An extended review is presented of Bruno Latour's book Aramis, or the Love of Technology (Harvard University Press, 1996). Attention is paid to the textual style and strategies in the book, and also to how it fits in with, and exemplifies, many of the more abstract claims central to Latour's actor-network theory. In particular, consideration is given to the provocative arguments in the book about the status of nonhuman beings in social-scientific research, and to the specific manoeuvre whereby… Expand

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