- hochgeladen 12. Dezember 2017
Methods are committed modes of attention that students learn over time as they are initiated into disciplinary knowledge projects. Mature researchers comfortably inhabit methods. An assumption that has become an unhealthy habit, the quantitative/qualitative divide, haunts the social sciences and to a more limited extent the humanities. In advocating the unlearning of this “unhealthy habit,” this talk reimagines Conceptual methodologies for making knowledge. This lunch lecture tells the story of how interdisciplinary Science and Technology Studies has evolved meta-methodologies in order to integrate and critically situate sciences that straddle the qualitative / quantitative divide.