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Latour, Bruno (Personal Name)

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  • Latur, Bruno

His Science in the making, c1979: t.p. (Bruno Latour)

His Les microbes, 1984: t.p. (Bruno Latour) cover p. 4 (b. 1947)

Arvanitis, R. Evaluation des politiques publiques de la recherche et de la technologie, c1986: t.p. (B. Latour)

Bruno Latur, 2015.

Author's website, October 1, 2020: (Bruno Latour; professor emeritus of Science Po Paris;; professor affiliated with the Centre de sociologie de l'Innovation at the Ecole nationale supérieure des mines in Paris (1982-2006) and Sciences Po Paris (2006-2017); has studied philosophy and anthropology; coauthor of Évaluation des politiques publiques de la recherche et de la technologie; Ph.D. in philosophy, Université de Tours (1975); Ph.D. from EHESS (1987))

Encyclopedia Britannica website, October 1, 2020: (Bruno Latour; born June 22, 1947 in Beaune, France; French sociologist and anthropologist known for his innovative and iconoclastic work in the study of science and technology in society; early studies were in philosophy and theology, but his interests expanded to include anthropology and the philosophy of science and technology while he was stationed in Côte d'Ivoire for military service in the early 1970s; Ph.D. in philosophy, Université de Tours (1975); his book Laboratory Life (1979) (written with Steven Woolgar, a sociologist) was the result of more than a year spent observing molecular biologists at the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences in La Jolla, California; author of several works including Les microbes; Aramis; ou, l'amour des techinques (1992; Aramis; or, The love of technology) (traces a failed attempt to construct an automated personal rapid transit system in Paris); Politiques de la nature (1999; The politics of nature) (an examination of the connections between nature, science, and politics); Sur le culte moderne des dieux faitiches (2009; On the modern cult of the factish gods) (draws connections between religious and scientific belief systems); and Enquête sur les modes d'existence (2012; An inquiry into modes of existence))